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  • Mobilizing Gay Singaporeby Lynette J Chua

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 69.50

    For decades, Singapore's gay activists have sought equality and justice in a state where law is used to stifle basic civil and political liberties. In her groundbreaking book, Mobilizing Gay Singapore , Lynette Chua asks, what does a social movement look like in an authoritarian state? She takes an expansive view of the gay movement to examine... more...

  • Development Fieldworkby Regina Scheyvens

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    'Without doubt the best available guide to dealing with practical, methodological and ethical issues in 'development' research, within and across 'North' and 'South'. It addresses both long-standing and more recently emerging research issues with sensitivity, insight, good sense and a clear commitment to engaged, responsible research practices and... 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...

  • Bill Bryson's African Diaryby Bill Bryson

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00

    ?Here is a man who suffers so his readers can laugh.? ? Daily Telegraph Bill Bryson travels to Kenya in support of CARE International. All royalties and profits go to CARE International. Bryson visits Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to eradicating poverty. Kenya is a land of contrasts, with famous game... more...

  • Les sociétés du savoir … en brefby Andreas Credé; Robin Mansell

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 15.00

    This book encapsulates the findings of the Working Group. It argues that although the costs of building ICT infrastructure in the developing world are high, the costs of not doing so ù in terms of benefits foregone ù are likely to be much higher. In summarizing the full-length report of the Working Group (entitled Knowledge Societies), this book focuses... more...

  • Technologies de l´information et de la communication pour le développement en Afrique, 2by Florence Ebam Etta; Sheila Paryn-Wamahiu

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 30.00

    Le deuxième volume de cette série examine l’organisation, le fonctionnement et le rôle des télécentres communautaires. Il décrit l’expérience des télécentres dans de nombreuses collectivités, généralement situées en milieu rural, et analyse les structures et les mécanismes... more...

  • Les faits, une arme contre la pauvretéby Celia Reyes; Evan Due

    International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 20.00

    Partout dans le monde, des gouvernements et des organismes de développement s’emploient, depuis plus de deux décennies, à réduire la pauvreté. Certes, il y a eu des progrès, mais ils ont été inégaux : près du quart de la population mondiale vit toujours dans une pauvreté monétaire extrême.... more...