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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Does Foreign Aid Really Work?by Roger C. Riddell

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 21.99

    Foreign aid is now a $100bn business and is expanding more rapidly today than it has for a generation. But does it work? Indeed, is it needed at all? Other attempts to answer these important questions have been dominated by a focus on the impact of official aid provided by governments. But today possibly as much as 30 percent of aid is provided by... more...

  • A Dream So Bigby Steve Peifer; Gregg Lewis

    Zondervan 2013; US$ 15.99

    Steve Peifer and his wife agreed to be dorm parents at a school in Kenya for a year to escape their grief over the death of their infant son. But a one-year experiment prompted a personal and family pilgrimage that transformed a seemingly ordinary middle-aged American man, husband, and father into perhaps the most unlikely internationally influential... more...

  • The Economics of Aidby J. M. Healey

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Enlightened Aidby Amanda Kay McVety

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99

    Enlightened Aid is a unique history of foreign aid. The book begins with the modern concept of progress in the Scottish Enlightenment, follows the development of this concept in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century economics and anthropology, describes its transformation from a concept into a tool of foreign policy, and ends with the current debate... more...

  • The Everything Fundraising Bookby Richard Mintzer; Sam Friedman

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 14.95

    The Everything Fundraising Book makes fundraising easy with step-by-step instruction and advice from the experts. Whether you are a community volunteer or a professional fundraiser, this clear and practical guide shows you exactly how to set goals, create a plan, and tap into a financial goldmine of corporate and government endowments. Features... more...

  • Famine and Foreignersby Peter Gill

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers something of the events - if not the original TV pictures, then Band Aid and Live Aid, Geldof and Bono. Peter Gill was the first journalist to reach the epicentre of the famine and one of the... more...

  • Feeding Peopleby Leon Aarts

    Panoma Press 2010; US$ 6.99

    What if it actually is simple to do great things, and to leave a lasting legacy? Leon Aarts is a social entrepreneur, dad, chef, philanthropist, traveller and founder of Extraordinary Ones. In this poignant and timely book, Leon shows us what happens when we all become truly connected to each other again and with ourselves, we make a huge difference.... more...

  • First World, Third Worldby William Ryrie

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 70.00

    This new updated and extended edition of First World, Third World examines the failures of aid to eliminate poverty. The world development effort can claim only limited success, and in some parts of the world, especially Africa, failure must be recognised. William Ryrie, while starting from a position of sympathy with the aims of the aid effort,... more...

  • For Protection and Promotionby Margaret E. Grosh

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 34.99

    Safety nets are noncontributory transfer programs targeted to the poor or vulnerable. They play important roles in social policy. Safety nets redistribute income, thereby immediately reducing poverty and inequality; they enable households to invest in the human capital of their children and in the livelihoods of their earners; they help households... more...