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  • Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aidby B. Mak Arvin; Byron Lew

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    It would be fair to say that foreign aid today is one of the most important factors in international relations and in the national economy of many countries - as well as one of the most researched fields in economics. Although much has been written on the subject of foreign aid, this book contributes by taking stock of knowledge in the field, with... more...

  • International Health and Aid Policiesby Jean-Pierre Unger; Pierre De Paepe; Kasturi Sen; Werner Soors

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    Using international case studies to critique recent health and aid policies, this book presents strategies to create fairer health services. more...

  • The Deep Darkby Gregg Olsen

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 16.00

    For nearly a century, Kellogg, Idaho, was home to America?s richest silver mine, Sunshine Mine. Mining there, as everywhere, was not an easy life, but regardless of the risk, there was something about being underground, the lure of hitting a deep vein of silver. The promise of good money and the intense bonds of friendship brought men back year after... more...

  • Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Aid Recipients 2001/2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 126.00

    This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries.  The data show each country's intake of Official Development Assistance and well as other official and private funds from members of the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD, multilateral agencies... more...

  • Knowledge for Development?by Kenneth King; Simon McGrath

    Zed Books 2004; US$ 34.95

    In 1996, the World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, declared that his organization would henceforth be ‘the knowledge bank‘. A new discourse of knowledge-based aid has since spread rapidly across the development field. This book is the first detailed attempt to analyse this new discourse and practice. Through an examination of four agencies... more...

  • Reinventing Philanthrophyby Eric Friedman

    Potomac Books 2013; US$ 27.50

    Several years ago, Eric Friedman decided to donate a substantial percentage of his income to charity. As many people do when making a big decision, he researched the best path he should take to accomplish his goal. After speaking with foundations, consultants, and nonprofit staff members, he found that few could adequately respond to his basic questions:... more...

  • I Want to Make a Differenceby Tim Drake

    Cyan Books 2006; US$ 17.95

    The desire to ?make a difference? in our lives is stronger than ever ? this book provides inspiration and advice on how to achieve this. Disasters and poverty abroad, war and death, corruption and scandal ? people today are moved to contribute and make a difference to the world. A modern-day self-help book, that captures exactly what people are feeling... more...

  • The State of Giving Research in Europeby Pamala Wiepking

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    An overview of current philanthropic research in Europe with much-anticipated insights into the study of philanthropy. more...

  • Aid and Other Dirty Businessby Giles Bolton

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 12.68

    Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your charity money? Why do trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you too? We've heard it all before: the corrupt leaders, heartless global corporations, the wicked World Bank. But the answers are much closer to home... and so are the solutions When Giles Bolton began working in... more...

  • Dog Heroes of September 11thby Nona Kilgore Bauer; Rudy Giuliani

    i5 Publishing 2011; US$ 29.99

    Dog Heroes of September 11th -- A Tribute to America?s Search and Rescue Dogs, now in its Tenth Anniversary second edition, is the first and only major publication to salute the canines that served our nation in the recovery missions following the terrorists? strikes on America. In his foreword to this edition, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani... more...