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

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 46.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The State and the Advocateby Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools which public policy is able to provide. Set within... more...

  • Rethinking Canadian Aidby Stephen Brown; Molly den Heyer; David R. Black

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book contributes to a ?rethinking? of Canadian aid on four levels. First, by undertaking a collective rethink of the foundations of Canadian aid. Second, through an analysis of how the Canadian government is rethinking Canadian aid, with a greater focus on the Americas as well as specific countries and themes (such as mothers, children and youth,... 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...

  • Africa's Information Revolutionby James T. Murphy; Pá Carmody; draig

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    Africa’s Information Revolution presents an in-depth examination of the development and economic geographies accompanying the rapid diffusion of new ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Represents the first book-length comparative case study ICT diffusion in Africa of its kind Confronts current information and communication technologies for development... more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa - Volume 2by Florence Etta; Sheila Parvyn-Wamahiu

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00

    This volume examines the setting, operations, and effects of community telecentres. It describes the telecentre experiences of a variety of local and often rural communities, exploring the management structures and mechanisms that have been established to support these telecentres. The book provides profiles of telecentre usage and discusses the potential... more...

  • Managing Small-Scale Fisheriesby Fikret Berkes; Robin Mahon; Patrick McConney; Richard Pollnac; Robert Pomeroy

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 25.00

    Human dependence on marine and coastal resources is increasing. Today, small-scale fisheries employ 50 of the world?s 51 million fishers, practically all of whom are from developing countries. And together, they produce more than half of the world?s annual marine fish catch of 98 million tonnes, supplying most of the fish consumed in the developing... more...

  • Research for Development in the Middle East and North Africaby Eglal Rached; Dina Craissati

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00

    With a population of more than 250 million and a notable strategic position between the North and the South, the Arab region constitutes a distinct region of the developing world. Its future development is a matter of crucial importance to the world. Unfortunately, however, the research environment in the Middle East and North Africa is not conducive... more...

  • Rebuilding the Leftby Marta Harnecker

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    Based on a lifetime?s experience in politics, this book is a critique of social democratic realpolitik. It studies the challenges faced by the left now, and suggests ways to move forward to build a different world. more...