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Development

  • Shanghai, Past and Presentby Niv Horesh

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 32.99

    This book sets out to explain how Shanghai emerged from relative obscurity in 1842 to become one of the world?s best-known finance and industry hubs. As China?s largest city, Shanghai today plays a central economic role, much as it did in the 1920s. The author provides a concise diachronic survey of the economic history of modern Shanghai, setting... more...

  • Necessity Entrepreneursby J. Brewer; S. W. Gibson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    An estimated one billion individuals in both developed and developing nations can be defined as necessity entrepreneurs: individuals who have no other viable option for licit income than to start a small income generating activity. This volume (of the two volume series) comes together at the close of the 2013 Inaugural Necessity Entrepreneurship Conference... more...

  • Handbook on Foodby R. Jha; R. Gaiha; A. B. Deolalikar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    ‘This excellent volume offers a compact but wide-ranging survey of recent research on important changes in global food markets. Its 20 chapters accurately capture important areas of scholarly agreement as well as on-going debates among economists studying agriculture and nutrition, with several provocative original contributions from other fields.... more...

  • Capabilities, Gender, Equalityby Flavio Comim; Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Provides unique reflections on the capability approach and its relevance to new human development policies and political liberalism. more...

  • Oil, Democracy, and Development in Africaby John R. Heilbrunn

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book focuses on the history, key industry and policy actors, and political economic outcomes in oil-producing African states. more...

  • Advancing the Ugandan Economyby Ezra Sabiti Suruma

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 38.00

    The first twenty-five years of Uganda's independence from British colonial rule were characterized by internal conflicts, dictatorship, and economic disintegration. Since then, the country has benefited from relative political and economic stability and economic growth. Advancing the Ugandan Economy is an account of the remarkable policy changes... more...

  • FIREby Dan Ward

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    Noted military technology expert Dan Ward's manifesto for creating great products and projects using the methods of rapid innovation. Why do some programs deliver their product under cost, while others bust their budget? Why do some deliver ahead of schedule, while others experience endless delays? Which products work better?the quick and thrifty... more...

  • FIREby Dan Ward

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Noted military technology expert Dan Ward's manifesto for creating great products and projects using the methods of rapid innovation. Why do some programs deliver their product under cost, while others bust their budget? Why do some deliver ahead of schedule, while others experience endless delays? Which products work better?the quick and thrifty... more...

  • FIREby Dan Ward

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Noted military technology expert Dan Ward's manifesto for creating great products and projects using the methods of rapid innovation. Why do some programs deliver their product under cost, while others bust their budget? Why do some deliver ahead of schedule, while others experience endless delays? Which products work better?the quick and thrifty... more...

  • Territorial Development and Action Researchby James Karlsen; Miren Larrea

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Territorial Development and Action Research examines the role of action research within fields such as territorial development, and innovation.Based on their own experience of territorial development processes from the inside-out, James Karlsen and Miren Larrea argue that filling the gap regarding social relations in the innovation process means researchers... more...