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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49
What happens when people return to the land of their birth after decades away? The migrants' journey is a well-told story but much less is known about those who return. Why do they go back? What is it like to be back home? Home Again is a collection of contemporary real-life stories of men and women who have returned to the Caribbean... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 29.99
What did the global food, fuel, and financial crises of 2008-11 mean to people living in the developing world? How did people cope with the crisis and how effective were they at averting major impacts? These are the questions addressed by this book, which emerged out of qualitative crisis monitoring initiatives carried out by IDS and the World Bank.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
?Collier has made a substantial contribution to current discussions. His evidence-based approach is a worthwhile corrective to the assumptions about democracy that too often tend to dominate when Western policy makers talk about the bottom billion.? ?The New York Times Book Review ?Before President Obama makes a move he would do well to read Professor... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95
Public policy is a process that evolves from a coalition of actors. In this book the authors take us through the step by step process of decision making and implementation of policy initiatives in the country of Ghana. Although the desired outcomes did not always occur, these initiatives can tell scholars and policy-makers what works and does not work... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2010; US$ 34.95
The State of Africa series project was conceived by the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) during its 2003ñ2004 financial year for purposes of mapping out on a regular basis critical issue areas relating to intra- and inter-African as well as extra-African relations. The first and second volumes of the series were published in 2004 and 2008... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 29.95
We cannot imagine life now without a mobile phone' is a frequent comment when Africans are asked about mobile phones. They have become part and parcel of the communication landscape in many urban and rural areas of Africa and the growth of mobile telephony is amazing: from 1 in 50 people being users in 2000 to 1 in 3 in 2008. Such growth is impressive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Focusing on rural development and environmental conservation, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It focuses on two comparative areas of development and conservation: the politics of development across the three political... more...
- Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 27.95
The refusal or reception of refugees has had serious implications for the social policies and social realities of numerous countries in east and west. Exploring experiences, interpretations and practices of 'refugees,' 'the internally displaced' and 'returnees' in or emerging from societies in violent conflict, this volume challenges prevailing... more...
- Safari Books Ltd. 2013; US$ 34.95
Most Nigerians, when they talk about Nigeria, will always refer to her with bubbling jingoism as ìgiant of Africaî or ìour great nation, Nigeriaî but fail to ask ìgiant of what?î Goodness or Evil? Productivity or Consumption? Success or Failure? Meritocracy or Mediocrity? Hollowness or Substance? Capturing the "mood... more...