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  • Life, Fish and Mangrovesby Melissa Marschke

    University of Ottawa Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    A case study of local resource governance in coastal Cambodia. more...

  • A New India?by Anthony P. D'Costa; Deepak Nayyar

    Anthem Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    This volume critically examines the notion of a ‘new’ India by recognizing that India is changing remarkably and by exposing the many economic, social, and political contradictions that are integral to contemporary India. more...

  • Living through Crisesby Rasmus Heltberg; Naomi Hossain; Anna Reva

    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...

  • Wars, Guns, and Votesby Paul Collier

    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 Public Policy Making Process in Ghanaby Frank Ohemeng; Barbara Carroll; Joseph Ayee

    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...

  • The State of Africa 2010/11by Korwa G. Adar; Monica Kathina Juma; Katabaro N. Miti

    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...

  • Mobile Phonesby Mirjam De Bruijn; Francis B. Nyamnjoh

    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...

  • Development and Environmental Politics Unmaskedby Christopher J. Shepherd

    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...

  • Refugees and the Transformation of Societiesby Philomena Essed; Georg Frerks; Joke Schrijvers

    Berghahn Books 2004; 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...

  • Nigeria Beyond Divorceby Sam Momah

    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...