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- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 17.00
Jeffrey D. Sachs has been cited by The New York Times Magazine as ?probably the most important economist in the world? and by Time as ?the world?s best-known economist.? He has advised an extraordinary range of world leaders and international institutions on the full range of issues related to creating economic success and reducing the world?s... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
Diane E. King has written about everyday life in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which covers much of the area long known as Iraqi Kurdistan. One of the few scholars who has done research during the Saddam Hussein regime, King offers a sensitive interpretation of the contradiction resulting from the intersection of tradition with modernity, exploring... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 10.00
Uganda was one of the first countries in Africa to develop a policy on universal access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) and to implement a universal access fund, designed to support initiatives aimed at improving poor and rural populations' access to ICTs. Today, Uganda's universal access policy and rural communications development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 19.95
Our world seems entangled in systems increasingly dominated by power, greed, ignorance, self-deception and denial, with spiralling inequity and injustice. Against a backdrop of climate change, failing ecosystems, poverty, crushing debt and corporate exploitation, the future of our world looks dire and the solutions almost too monumental to consider.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 12.00
Abridged version of Global Crises, Global Solutions, discussing the ten most serious world-wide challenges. more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.99
In some parts of South Africa, more than one in three people are HIV positive. Love in the Time of AIDS explores transformations in notions of gender and intimacy to try to understand the roots of this virulent epidemic. By living in an informal settlement and collecting love letters, cell phone text messages, oral histories, and archival materials,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...