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  • Chile: The Pinochet Decadeby Phillip O'Brien

    Practical Action Publishing 1983; US$ 52.33

    General Pinochet came to power in Chile in a coup which cost the lives of over 10,000 people. The coup brought to an end the socialist government of President Allende and inaugurated an experiment in monetarist economics which Time Magazine described as 'a model of what can be achieved in restructuring an ageing prostrate economy into a streamlined... more...

  • Chile in Focusby Nick Caistor

    Practical Action Publishing 1998; US$ 45.33

    Once a byword for military repression and human rights abuses, Chile's image is now that of a dynamic success story. The "Chilean Miracle", based on radical free-market reform and export-led growth, has been presented as a model for all developing countries. Yet this transition has also created its own social problems, challenging the traditional... more...

  • Colombiaby Jenny Pearce

    Practical Action Publishing 1990; US$ 150.00

    Seen by some as a success story, with steady growth and political stability, Colombia is also notorious through the violence surrounding the cocaine trade. This work examines the role of the political parties, trade unions, guerillas and civic movements in Colombia today. more...

  • Colombia in Focusby Colin Harding

    Practical Action Publishing 1996; US$ 45.33

    One in ten of the world's murders takes place in Colombia. Since the 1950s, the country has been the scene of civil war, protracted guerrilla insurgencies and massive human rights violations. Its notorious drug cartels have become synonymous with ruthlessness and ill-gotten wealth. But Colombia is also one of Latin America's economic success stories,... more...

  • Commercial and Inclusive Value Chainsby Malcolm Harper|Belt|Roy; John Belt; Rajeev Roy

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    In spite of the current wave of globalization, the majority of the world?s people remain poor, excluded from economic development. The aim of this book is to show that disadvantaged smallholders and other poor people can be included in modern integrated value chains, which are profitable for them, for the value chain leaders, and for all the other... more...

  • Community Well-being in Biocultural Landscapesby Bas Verschuuren; Suneetha M. Subramanian; Wim Hiemstra

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    There is a growing recognition that living well must go beyond economic and material plenty to encompass social and spiritual well-being. But what do we understand by these wider aspects of well-being? Community Well-being in Biocultural Landscapes provides an introduction to the concept of human well-being as it relates to international rural development... more...

  • Community-based Adaptation to Climate Changeby Jonathan Ensor; Rachel Berger; Saleemul Huq

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    As climate becomes less predictable and extreme weather events become more frequent, there is an urgent need for support that will help communities to prepare and adapt to changing conditions. This support is needed at the local level as well as the national, and must be framed by appropriate policy that secures real benefits for those most at risk.... more...

  • Conflict and Developmentby Mark Adams

    Practical Action Publishing 1995; US$ 67.28

    This paper was prepared as a background document for a workshop on Development in Conflict, held in Birmingham, UK, convened by ACORD, Birmingham University?s School of Public Policy, and Responding to Conflict. The growing incidence of armed conflicts in Africa and Eastern Europe, and their devastating impact, has placed this issue at the forefront... more...

  • Contribution au changementby Roger Few; Daniel McAvoy; Marcela Tarazona

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Alors que le nombre de personnes touchées par des catastrophes augmente, il en va de même pour les attentes placées dans les organisations humanitaires par les bailleurs de fonds, le public et les populations touchées. Les organisations doivent à présent fournir des preuves de l?impact de leurs interventions, mais l?application de méthodes d?évaluation... more...

  • Contribution au changementby Roger Few; Daniel McAvoy; Marcela Tarazona

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 104.83

    Alors que le nombre de personnes touchées par des catastrophes augmente, il en va de même pour les attentes placées dans les organisations humanitaires par les bailleurs de fonds, le public et les populations touchées. Les organisations doivent à présent fournir des preuves de l?impact de leurs interventions, mais l?application de méthodes d?évaluation... more...