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- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 46.00
Jeffrey Haynes adopts a chronological and conceptual approach to introduce students to the central themes and theoretical perspectives in the study of religion and development in the developing world, focusing on key themes including environmental sustainability, health and education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time ? averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty ? and the close interconnections between them. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00
This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of: balanced land uses energy efficiency and mobility... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 27.99
The 2008 financial crisis—like the Great Depression—was a world-historical event. What caused it will be debated for years, if not generations. The conventional narrative is that the financial crisis was caused by Wall Street greed and insufficient regulation of the financial system. That narrative produced the Dodd-Frank Act, the most comprehensive... more...
- Kogan Page 2012; US$ 34.99
When buying professional services, most clients will assume that you are competent in your field. They are therefore not hiring you mainly on the basis of your expertise but on factors such as price, and whether they want to do business with you. To minimise the issue of cost, you need to ensure that the benefits of working with you are clear to your... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 57.00
'Pieterse has provided a sound overview of current development theory and trends. The book highlights important discourse in current Development Theory and each chapter can be used as a starting block for initiating further insight into current controversy and trends' - Dr Samantha Leonard, Department of Development Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 47.00
An interdisciplinary synthesis that offers a new understanding of childhood in the Middle Ages as a form of master-servant relation embedded in an ancient sense of time as a correspondence between earthly change and eternal order. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 30.00
A contemporary classic in Peru, where it was first published in 1986, this book explores changes in the political identity and economic strategies of the Peruvian working class in the 1970s and 1980s. Jorge Parodi uses a case study of Metal Empresa, a large factory in Lima, to trace the surge and decline of the labor movement in Peru--and in Latin... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 1.99
Before he gained notoriety as the lawyer who defended teenage murderers Leopold and Loeb, lawyer Clarence Darrow was an important figure in the labor movement and progressive causes. In his talk Industrial Conspiracies, Darrow provides a wide-ranging look at his own political philosophy, including his somewhat radical insistence that the U.S. Constitution... more...