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  • The World Economyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00

    Following on from his The World Economy: a Millennial Perspective, published by the OECD in 2001, Angus Maddison offers a rare insight into the history and political influence of national accounts and national accounting. He demonstrates that such statistical data can enlighten the contemporary and later observer in the analysis of economic phenomena... more...

  • Poor Economicsby Abhijit Banerjee; Esther Duflo

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 15.99

    “A marvelously insightful book by two outstanding researchers on the real nature of poverty.? —Amartya Sen more...

  • Progress on Drinking-water and Sanitationby WHO Regional Office for Europe

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 15.00

    This report details global progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for drinking water and sanitation, and what these trends suggest for the remainder of the Water for Life Decade 2005-2015. The report also introduces a separate assessment of global, regional and country progress using the ?sanitation ladder??a new way of analyzing... more...

  • Handbook of International Development and Educationby Pauline Dixon; Steve Humble; Chris Counihan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook considers the myths and untruths that currently exist in international development and education. Using historic and contemporary evidence, this compendium redefines the international development narrative through a new understanding of 'what works', drawn from pragmatic ideas and approaches. more...

  • Globalization and Development Volume Iby Shigeru Thomas Otsubo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Globalization and Development is a "cross-national study" on the "interstate dispersion" of the impacts (on growth, inequality and poverty) that international economic integration provides to the economies of the developing countries. In order to present the "Leading Issues in Development with Globalization" in a balanced manner, to identify differences... more...

  • Food and Famine in the 21st Centuryby William Dando

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 208.00

    The Great Chinese Famine (1959?1961) claimed more lives than any documented famine in history, with the numbers of lives lost estimated as high as 42 million. Could a similar event occur again? Possibly, but famines of the future will likely occur in mega-urban complexes comprising upwards of 15 million inhabitants in the tropical and subtropical... more...

  • Re-thinking Development in Africaby Komla Tsey

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 22.80

    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 Africa?s own rich oral traditions by creating space and opportunity for ordinary Africans,... more...

  • Untappedby John Ghazvinian

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 14.99

    Although Africa has long been known to be rich in oil, extracting it hadn?t seemed worth the effort and risk until recently. But with the price of Middle Eastern crude oil skyrocketing and advancing technology making reserves easier to tap, the region has become the scene of a competition between major powers that recalls the nineteenth-century... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 42.99

    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$ 40.00

    '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...