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  • Feminisms, Empowerment and Developmentby Andrea Cornwall; Jenny Edwards

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    The economic and political empowerment of women continues to be a central focus for development agencies worldwide; access to medical care, education and employment, as well as women’s reproductive rights, remain key factors effecting women’s autonomy. Feminisms, Empowerment and Development explores what women are doing to change their own... more...

  • Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reformby Mulki Al-Sharmani

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    This ground-breaking collection investigates the relationship between feminist activism and legal reform as a way to gender justice and social change. Since the advent of feminist movements legal reform has been a popular and yet contentious vehicle for seeking women’s rights and empowerment. This important book looks at comparative insights drawn... more...

  • Psychosocial Wellness of Refugeesby Frederick L. Ahearn Jr.

    Berghahn Books 2000; US$ 27.95

    In recent years, scholars in the fields of refugee studies and forced migration have extended their areas of interest and research into the phenomenon of displacement, human response to it, and ways to intervene to assist those affected, increasingly focusing on the emotional and social impact of displacement on refugees and their adjustment to... more...

  • Essays on the Evolution of the Post-Apartheid Stateby Mcebisi Ndletyana

    Real African Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99

    This book critically examines the challenges, successes, and failures of the post-1994 South African state against the humane values enshrined in its constitution: nonracial democracy and respect for all generations of human rights?civil, political, social, economic, resources and the environment and gender and communication. The book sheds light... more...

  • Regulatory Worldsby M. Findlay; L. S. Wei

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This ambitious book takes up the grand challenge to design regulatory thinking for a global future beyond wealth and growth, and towards social sustainability. Assuming a ‘South World’ perspective on market regulation and social sustainability, the authors present the options and possibilities for radically repositioning regulatory principle. more...

  • Gendering Globalization on the Groundby Gay Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    How has globalization worked for women working on the frontlines of neoliberalism on the Mexico-US border? This border divides "US" from "Others," and produces social inequalities that form a site where marginalized border women encounter the othering power of neoliberalism and confront inequalities of gender and class. Within this context, a critical... more...

  • Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectivesby Clifton Evers; Kirsten Seale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street markets and their populace have been marginalized and... more...

  • Democracy, Civil Society and Health in Indiaby Madhvi Gupta; . Pushkar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    India's health failures remain visible and pronounced despite high rates of economic growth since the 1980s and more than six decades of democratic rule. The authors address the key issues that emerge from the country's health situation, speculating on what it will take for low-income groups to begin claiming for better social services more...

  • Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in Indiaby Kenneth Bo Nielsen; Anne Waldrop

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    ?Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in India? explores key processes of gendered change in contemporary India. Through ethnographically grounded case studies, the volume foregrounds the contradictory and contested co-existence of discrepant gendered norms, values and visions in a society caught up in wider processes of sociopolitical... more...

  • Disaster Capitalismby Antony Loewenstein

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95

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