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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Management, Local Resistancesby Ulrike Schuerkens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks to assess the overall management situation in the world,... 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...

  • Domination and Subordination as a Social Organization Principle in Georg Simmel's Soziologieby Adele Bianco; Giuliana Fantini; Patrizia De Francesco

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    Investigating Georg Simmel's approach to such themes as work relationships and political democracy, this book provides a theoretical key to understanding the change processes taking place in the global world. Scholars and students will benefit from this book's comprehensive theory of modern globalization. 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...

  • 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...