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  • Peasants and Religionby Mats Lundahl; Jan Lundius

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 300.00

    This book examines the relationship between economics, politics and religion through the case of Olivorio Mateo and the religious movement he inspired from 1908 in the Dominican Republic. The authors explore how and why the new religion was formed, and why it was so successful. Comparing this case with other peasant movements, they show ways in which... more...

  • Povertyby Professor John Dixon; John Dixon; David Macarov

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    This book addresses the global issue of poverty in ten different countries, discussing its causes, its extent and nature, socio-economic and historical contexts, and the measures that have been taken to mitigate it. more...

  • Place, Migration and Development in the Third Worldby Lawrence A. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 270.00

    Provides a fresh examination of the nature of Third World development, with particular emphasis on the characteristics of particular places as influences on behaviour and the links between population movements and national changes. more...

  • Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asiaby Gerard Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 195.00

    The Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asia traces the emergence of NGOs in the Philippines and southeast Asia and the political factors which encouraged this, including the complex relations between NGOs and other actors. more...

  • Income Distribution in Less Developed Countriesby R. M. Sundrum

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    Bridges the gap between the statistical and the theoretical literature on income distribution in an attempt to make clearer what the underlying trends are and to make recommendations of the sort of policies which can provide growth with equity. more...

  • The Little Heroby Andrew Crofts

    Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 16.99

    Iqbal Masih was gunned down by an assassin when he was 13 years old. This story is about a child martyr, who died trying to end child slavery. After he escaped his carpet-master, Iqbal worked to spread the word to other enslaved children that they could be free too. He was awarded a scholarship to study in Boston, but his life was cut short. more...

  • Principles of Child Protectionby Anne Lawrence

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    There continues to be a recognized need for cooperation among the major agencies involved in children?s welfare today. While retaining their individual autonomy and authority, agencies need to work together effectively for the well-being of children. Principles of Child Protection examines the topical and growing field of child protection practice.... more...

  • Early Childhood Interventionsby Lynn A. Karoly; M. Rebecca Kilburn; Jill S. Cannon

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Presents a review and synthesis of research that addresses the potential for various forms of early childhood intervention to improve outcomes for participating children and their families. This 450-character abstract considers the potential consequences of not investing additional resources in children's lives. more...

  • Qatar Supreme Council for Family Affairs Database of Social Indicatorsby Lynn A. Karoly; Michael Mattock

    RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95

    The Qatar Supreme Council for Family Affairs is developing a social indicators database system that will provide essential information for assessing the well-being of families in Qatar. This report, which presents the final results of an analysis by the RAND-Qatar Policy Institute, addresses questions related to the implementation, use, and maintenance... more...

  • Aids and Powerby Alex de Waal

    Zed Books 2006; US$ 23.95

    AIDS and Power explains why social and political life in Africa goes on in a remarkably normal way, and how political leaders have successfully managed the AIDS epidemic so as to overcome any threats to their power. more...