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  • Archie Mafejeby Dani Wadada Nabudere

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2011; US$ 22.95

    Archie Mafeje was an independent Pan-Africanist and cosmopolitan individual who sought to understand the world at a global level in order to locate Africa within that tapestry. In many ways, Archie Mafeje was one of the African intellectual pathfi nders. He contributed immensely to the African people's search for self-understanding, self-determination... more...

  • Gender, Sport and Development in Africaby Jimoh Shehu

    CODESRIA 2010; US$ 24.95

    To many young people, the term sport has an exhilarating ring; to many older persons, it signifies recreation and leisure. From colonial times, it has been viewed as a means of social control. Increasingly, it is being touted by governments and donor agencies as a self-evident tool of Africaís development. How accurate are these individual, romantic... more...

  • ChallEnglishes of African Transformationby Mammo Muchie; Angathevar Baskaran

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2013; US$ 32.95

    A brief overview of the African economic picture reveals a paradox where the continent that has rich mineral resources, nearly a billion people and a land mass which includes the sizes of China, USA, India, Western Europe, Argentina together larger than the sum of these regions is in an unacceptable state of being an object of aid, debt and loans despite... more...

  • Values and Development in Southern Africaby Hans Muller; Pinkie Mekgwe

    CODESRIA 2013; US$ 32.95

    Development has been on Africaís agenda for a long time but progress has been both varied and limited, partly due to the diverse levelsof the discussions ont he challenges and the interventions for tackling them. Africaís greatest challenge is the uneven development within and between its countries, and the pressing issues of extreme poverty... more...

  • Development Organizationsby Rebecca Schaaf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Development Organizations explores the range and role of organizations involved in development policy and practice. This includes community-based organizations and civil society actors, international non-governmental organizations, state and other national-based actors, global forms of governance, international financial institutions and transnational... more...

  • It?s Our Turn to Eatby Michela Wrong

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available

    A gripping account of both an individual caught on the horns of an excruciating moral dilemma and a continent at a turning point. more...

  • God Is Redby Liao Yiwu

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    In God is Red , Chinese dissident journalist and poet Liao Yiwu?once lauded, later imprisoned, and now celebrated author of For a Song and a Hundred Songs and The Corpse Walker ?profiles the extraordinary lives of dozens of Chinese Christians, providing a rare glimpse into the underground world of belief that is taking hold within the officially... more...

  • Governance, Development, and Social Workby Chathapuram S. Ramanathan; Subhabrata Dutta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book explores how many issues related to development and governance ? including migration, disaster management, environmental justice, peace and security, sustainability, public-private partnerships, and terrorism ? impact the practice of social work. It takes a global, comparative approach, reflecting the global context in which social workers... more...

  • Water, Food and Poverty in River Basinsby Myles J. Fisher; Simon E. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book provides detailed insight of conditions of water flows within nine river basins and summarizes the outcome of those nine basins, providing a coherent global picture of water, water productivity and development. This book was published as a special issue of Water International . more...

  • INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMEby Asit K. Biswas; Benedito P.F. Braga; Cecilia Tortajada; Marco Palermo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This pioneering analysis from Latin America conclusively shows that not only IWRM has been unsuccessful in the past, but also is highly unlikely to succeed in the future. Thus, a new paradigm for water management is urgently needed. more...