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Third World Development

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  • Banker To The Poorby Muhammad Yunus

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 15.99

    Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple but revolutionary solution to end world poverty--micro-credit--has become the classic text for a growing movement more...

  • Half the Skyby Nicholas D. Kristof; Sheryl Wudunn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    #1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era?s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet... more...

  • Innovation and Inequalityby S. Cozzens; D. Thakur

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is an original and very well structured and informative book. Its particular interest stems from the multidimensional and detailed analysis of a set of core technologies and their uneven diffusion process in eight countries of quite different levels of development. It challenges received ideas about what really matters to democratize the... more...

  • Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transitionby M. T. T. Thai; E. Turkina

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how and why firms from economies in transition internationalize. The economic transition process is usually characterized by significant changes in the role of the state, the creation and promotion of privately owned enterprises, markets and independent financial institutions. This book provides insights into... more...

  • Food and Famine in the 21st Century [2 volumes]by William Dando

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 189.00

    This comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia examines specific famines throughout history and contains entries on key topics related to food production, security and policies, and famine, giving readers an in-depth look at food crises and their causes, responses to them, and outcomes. more...

  • Re-thinking Development in Africaby Komla Tsey

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 24.95

    In this thought provoking book, Komla Tsey argues that if governments, NGOs, development donor agencies and researchers are serious about development in Africa, they need to get down to ground level, both metaphorically and literally. They must search deep into Africaís own rich oral traditions by creating space and opportunity for ordinary Africans,... more...

  • Des outils pour le changementby Nasser A. Tanimoune; Henry Veltmeyer; Denise Veilleux

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2014; US$ 44.99

    Si la lutte mondiale contre la pauvreté n'est pas encore gagnée après plus de 30 ans d'efforts concertés, c'est que le projet même du développement comporte de graves lacunes. Ce recueil rassemble chercheurs et praticiens militants qui offrent une réflexion critique à l?appui de progrès véritables et durables. more...

  • Africaby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 46.95

    Africaís dynamic security environment is characterized by great diversityófrom conventional challenges such as insurgencies, resource and identity conflicts, and post-conflict stabilization to growing threats from piracy, narcotics trafficking, violent extremism, and organized crime taking root in urban slums, among others. This precarious... more...

  • Demanding Accountabilityby Dana Clark; Jonathan A. Fox; Kay Treakle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 38.99

    Demanding Accountability is a collection of nine original case studies that offer insights into how local, national, and international civil society factors mobilize to hold the World Bank accountable for its financed projects. It is a rich source of lessons for understanding today's emerging transnational civil society efforts to challenge powerful... more...

  • Development Fieldworkby Regina Scheyvens

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    'Without doubt the best available guide to dealing with practical, methodological and ethical issues in 'development' research, within and across 'North' and 'South'. It addresses both long-standing and more recently emerging research issues with sensitivity, insight, good sense and a clear commitment to engaged, responsible research practices and... more...