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- 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$ 32.30
The State of Africa series project was conceived by the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) during its 2003?2004 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 respectively.... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 27.55
'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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99
A timely and comprehensive review of drug policy issues which moves beyond ideology and calls for a complete reexamination of existing practices in the Asia region. The authors provide clear guidance as to why existing policies have failed based on detailed case studies of key countries, and propose a new approach to drugs that is based on human... more...
- 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...