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  • Do It Anywayby Courtney E. Martin

    Beacon Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin?s rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a meaningful life? Can one person even begin to make a difference in our hugely complex, globalized world? 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 46.00

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

  • Delivering Aid Differentlyby Wolfgang Fengler; Homi Kharas

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    Delivering Aid Differently provides a valuable overview of foreign aid programs today, focusing on what works and what still needs improvement. more...

  • Capacity Development in Practiceby Alan Fowler; Jan Ubels

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Selfish Altruistby Tony Vaux

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Output-Based Aidby Yogita Mumssen; Lars Johannes; Geeta Kumar

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    Developing country governments and the development aid community are acutely aware of the need to find more effective ways to improve basic living conditions for the poor, as traditional approaches of delivering public support have not always led to the results intended. 'Results-based financing' (RBF) instruments, which tie the disbursement... more...

  • Aid and Inequality in Kenyaby Gerald Holtham; Arthur Hazelwood

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    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.   more...

  • 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...