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  • Women in Politicsby Mariz Tadros

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Offers fresh perspectives on the different spaces, networks, and processes influencing women’s political leadership today. 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...

  • Africa: Facing Human Security Challenges in the 21st Centuryby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 43.70

    Africa�s dynamic security environment is characterized by great diversity�from 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 environment... more...

  • Challenges and Issues facing the Education System in South Africaby Wilfred Legotlo

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 30.40

    The quality of education is pivotal for the production of human capital and this cannot be compromised by failing to refocus on the quality of education offered in schools. The inputs in the system such as trained and motivated teachers, buildings and classrooms including sanitation, clean water, instructional material such as textbooks, as well as... more...

  • In the Absence of the Giftby Anders Emil Rasmussen

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00

    By adopting ideas like "development," members of a Papua New Guinean community find themselves continuously negotiating what can be expected of a relative or a community member. Nearly half the people born on the remote Mbuke Islands become teachers, businessmen, or bureaucrats in urban centers, while those who stay at home ask migrant relatives "What... more...

  • Development Policy in Africaby George Kararach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    The author investigates the agenda for transformation in contemporary African development studies: policy studies, strategic studies, international relations and economic diplomacy. With a focus on the capacity dimension, he proposes critical policy and action-oriented recommendations on how to overcome present and future emergencies in Africa. more...

  • Gendering Globalization on the Groundby Gay Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    How has globalization worked for women working on the frontlines of neoliberalism on the Mexico-US border? This border divides "US" from "Others," and produces social inequalities that form a site where marginalized border women encounter the othering power of neoliberalism and confront inequalities of gender and class. Within this context, a critical... more...

  • Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in Indiaby Kenneth Bo Nielsen; Anne Waldrop

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    ‘Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in India’ explores key processes of gendered change in contemporary India. Through ethnographically grounded case studies, the volume foregrounds the contradictory and contested co-existence of discrepant gendered norms, values and visions in a society caught up in wider processes of sociopolitical... more...

  • Find Me Unafraidby Kennedy Odede; Jessica Posner; Nicholas Kristof

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.79

    Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor. With a Foreword by Nicholas Kristof. This is the story of two young people from completely different worlds: Kennedy Odede from Kibera, the largest slum in Africa,... more...

  • Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The need to find solutions to the grave economic and political problems faced by Indonesia presents a constant challenge. In this volume, scholars in a variety of fields study a broad spectrum of the problems of this new nation. Their overall focus centers on Indonesia's land and population with emphasis on the most efficient means of developing physical... more...