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  • Geek Nationby Angela Saini

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; Not Available

    India: it's a nation of geeks, swots and nerds. Almost one in five of all medical and dental staff in the UK is of Indian origin, and one in six employed scientists with science or engineering doctorates in the US is Asian. By the turn of the millennium, there were even claims that a third of all engineers in Silicon Valley were of Indian origin, with... more...

  • 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...

  • Home Againby Celia Sorhaindo; Polly Pattullo

    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...

  • 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...

  • Zoya's Storyby John Follain; Rita Cristofari

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Kabul was always more beautiful in the snow. Even the piles of rotting rubbish in my street, the only source of food for the scrawny chickens and goats that our neighbors kept outside their mud houses, looked beautiful to me after the snow had covered them in white during the long night. Though she is only twenty-three, Zoya has witnessed and... 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...

  • Uncertain Safariby Allan M. Winkler

    Hamilton Books 2004; US$ 37.99

    'Uncertain Safari' presents...a fascinating and informative travelogue with an exploration of the issues which concern and affect all Africans. An excellent blend of travel and social commentary emerges. more...