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  • Aid and Inequality in Kenyaby Gerald Holtham; Arthur Hazelwood

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This reissue, first published in 1976, considers the rapid rate of economic growth in Kenya, combined with its apparent political stability, to determine whether or not this is indeed a case of ?growth without development? and, if so, where the responsibility for aid lies in this situation. The book concludes that while Kenyan growth has not been... more...

  • Aid and Dependenceby Kathryn Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    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. Kathryn Morton suggests that without Britain?s aid, Malawi?s capacity to develop would have... 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...

  • 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...

  • Cry from the Deepby Ramsey Flynn

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99

    A gripping account of the disastrous Russian submarine explosion that killed the entire crew, devastated the Russian people, and defined Vladimir Putin's post?Cold War regime. What were Russian officials thinking when they waited 48 hours to acknowledge their most prized submarine was in trouble? Why did they track the desperate tappings of an... more...

  • Smart Giving Is Good Businessby Curt Weeden

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 27.96

    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... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.00 US$ 28.00

    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... more...

  • Humanitarianism Contestedby Michael Barnett; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and insight into the on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. Combining theoretical and historical exposition with a broad range of contemporary case studies, the book: provides a brief survey of the... more...

  • Politics of Water in Africa, Theby Christopher Rowan

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • The New Philanthropistsby Charles Handy; Elizabeth Handy

    Random House 2011; US$ 21.14

    Who are the new philanthropists? And how is their philanthropy 'new'? In this remarkable and inspiring book, the eminent management writer Charles Handy and his wife Elizabeth, a portrait photographer, have collaborated to portray a new generation of practical philanthropists, men and women who have made their own fortunes and decided to move on... more...