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Third World Development

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  • 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...

  • The End of Povertyby Jeffrey D. Sachs; Bono

    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...

  • The Road of Lost Innocenceby Somaly Mam

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    A portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to the Somaly Mam Foundation. A riveting, raw, and beautiful memoir of tragedy and hope Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that... 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...

  • Dead Aidby Dambisa Moyo; Niall Ferguson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Has this assistance improved the lives of Africans? No. In fact, across the continent, the recipients of this aid are not better off as a result of it, but worse?much worse. In Dead Aid , Dambisa Moyo describes the state... more...

  • The Means of Reproductionby Michelle Goldberg

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    A groundbreaking new work on the global battle over reproductive rights by the author of The New York Times bestseller Kingdom Coming Award-winning journalist Michelle Goldberg shows how the emancipation of women has become the key human rights struggle of the twenty-first century in The Means of Reproduction . Deeply reported across four... more...

  • Unfolding Crisis in Assam?s Tea Plantationsby Deepak K. Mishra; Vandana Upadhyay; Atul Sarma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    As the Indian economy integrates into global circuits of production, exchange and accumulation, the burdens of adjustment are shared unequally by different sectors, classes and regions. This study unravels the livelihood strategies and living conditions of labour in the tea gardens of Assam. The tea sector has been undergoing a crisis since the 1990s,... more...

  • Food and Famine in the 21st Centuryby William A. 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...

  • 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...