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  • Aid and Dependenceby Kathryn Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1975, in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, this study examines the case for and against aid for developing nations, taking the specific example of British aid to Malawi?s economic development since independence in 1964. more...

  • The Economics of Aidby J. M. Healey

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1971, this reissue considers the main aspects of foreign aid to developing countries in terms of economic concepts and principles. The author gives an economic definition of aid and considers the motives for giving aid and the principles on which it may be allocated. He looks at the effect on the economic growth of developing countries... more...

  • Does Aid Work in India?by Michael Lipton; John Toye

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Much about India's economy and aid flows has changed in the last two decades. India's growth rate has quickened since economic liberalisation, the poverty head count has fallen and the volume and composition of its aid have changed as new issues of climate change and the environment have emerged.. Yet Does Aid Work in India?, first published in... more...

  • Catherine's Giftby John Little

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2008; US$ 18.17

    Dr Catherine Hamlin has been described as a living saint and one of our greatest Australians. Since 1959 she has lived and worked in Ethiopia, helping the victims of fistulas ? devastating injuries caused by obstructed labour in childbirth, which condemn women to a lifetime of incapacity and degradation. The surgery she pioneered has helped tens... more...

  • A Year of Living Generouslyby Lawrence Scanlan

    D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 14.00

    A Year of Living Generously follows award-winning journalist Lawrence Scanlan as he volunteers with 12 different charities, among them well-known institutions Habitat for Humanity, the St. Vincent de Paul Society and Canadian Crossroads. Drawing from first-hand experiences - serving in a soup kitchen in Ontario, building houses in post-Katrina... more...

  • Smart Giving Is Good Businessby Curt Weeden

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    Answers to the 12 most common and critical questions about corporate giving In this groundbreaking resource, Weeden shows how to strategically plan, manage and evaluate corporate contributions. Questions include: Why Should We Give?; How Much?; Who Decides?; Does a Company Need a Foundation?; How to Give Products or Services?; How Do We Know What Works?... more...

  • Richard Pratt: One Out of the Boxby James Kirby; Rod Myer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 36.95

    Richard Pratt was one of Australia's most successful, formidable and charismatic businessmen. Yet for all this he was unfailingly human, his life playing out like a drama even after the final act.  Self-made billionaire, family man, generous philanthropist, patron of the arts and Carlton Football Club saviour were just a few of Pratt's many guises,... more...

  • Humanitarianism Contestedby Michael Barnett; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early 19th century until the 21st century. more...

  • Building Powerful Community Organizationsby Michael Jacoby Brown

    Long Haul Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    Intended for individuals who want to start, strengthen, or revitalize a group to address a community issue, this indispensable guide includes a series of practical steps that help build a successful community orgranization and offers sample cases that more clearly illustrate each step. In addition to addressing common problems that are often encountered,... more...

  • Politics of Water in Africa, Theby Christopher Rowan

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 29.00

    The dilemmas of African development continue to haunt both African and western institutions and governments. Here Christopher Rowan offers an original interpretation of the evolving concept of partnership as it operates within the current relationship between the European Union and the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific group. Framing his discussion in... more...