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Third World Development

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  • 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...

  • Development and the Environment in East Timorby 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...

  • From Transition to Power Alternationby Carl Saxer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sustainable Development in Chinaby Curtis Andressen; A.R. Mubarak; Xiaoyi Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Over the past three decades, China?s economic structure, direction and international presence have undergone a dramatic transformation. This rapid rise and China?s enormous success in economic terms has created new challenges, and this book examines how the Chinese economy can continue to flourish, whilst at the same time protecting the environment... 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...

  • UNDERSTAND POVERTY & WELL-BEINGby David Hulme; John Toye

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Written by a multi-disciplinary team of contributors, this collection explores the different dimensions of well being, poverty and inequality. A person?s sense of well being is compounded of many elements including economic, political and social psychology. Poverty and inequality are aspects of a lack of well being in multiple dimensions and, this... more...