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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
Married at twelve, then separated, divorced and widowed, Nisa is the mother of four children, none of whom survived. She is strong, capable of foraging on her own in one of the world's most hostile environments, not dependent on any man for her daily sustenance and ready to talk to anyone as her equal. Wise, full of humour at the absurdities of life... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 39.95
Research Methods for Graduate Business and Social Science Students is a. fundamental and easy guide to studying research methods. In addition to the general. concepts relating to research methods, broad research issues and theoretical concepts. critical to research are discussed. The book is written in a lucid style and contains. examples and helpful... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
This valuable and engaging new book bears eloquent testimony to A.P. Thirlwall's substantial contribution to economics over the last 40 years. The volume does not attempt to provide a comprehensive review of such a prolific figure, but rather demonstrates the considerable influence that his work on economic theory has had on his contemporaries, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00
Examining the foundations of development, Shivakumar describes how societies can reconstitute themselves to improve their developmental well-being. He argues that the unitary state focus in theory and practice limits the creative potential of individuals to improve their mutual well-being through crafting capabilities for self-governance. This is a... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 52.00
These lectures contain a masterful summing-up of Nicholas Kaldor's critique of the foundations of mainstream economic theory. more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
Beyond its terrible toll in human lives and suffering, the Ebola epidemic has inflicted a measurable economic impact on West Africa in terms of forgone output, higher fiscal deficits, rising prices, lower real household incomes, and greater poverty. This impact results partly from the health-care costs and forgone productivity associated with being... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights. The famines of the British era disappeared, and steady economic growth replaced the economic stagnation of the Raj. The growth of the Indian... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.00
In Common Wealth , Jeffrey D. Sachs-one of the world's most respected economists and the author of The New York Times bestseller The End of Poverty - offers an urgent assessment of the environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and extreme poverty that threaten global peace and prosperity. Through crystalline examination of hard facts,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00
This book re-evaluates the importance of social policies in shaping well-being and combating exclusion, and enhances understanding of how these policies are formed in a globalizing world. It emphasises the context- and path-dependence of patterns and policies of inclusion and exclusion, and provides a framework for supporting social policy making. more...