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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
As the Indian economy integrates into global circuits of production, exchange and accumulation, the burdens of adjustment are shared unequally by different sectors, classes and regions. This study unravels the livelihood strategies and living conditions of labour in the tea gardens of Assam. The tea sector has been undergoing a crisis since the 1990s,... more...
Healthcare Management Strategy, Communication, and Development Challenges and Solutions in Developing CountriesLexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
Healthcare Management Strategy, Communication, and Development Challenges and Solutions in Developing Countries describes the ways in which health services, public health administration, and healthcare policies are managed in developing countries, and how intercultural, intergroup, and mass communication practices weaken development efforts in... more...
- 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 womens reproductive rights, remain key factors effecting womens autonomy. Feminisms, Empowerment and Development explores what women are doing to change their own... more...
- 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 womens rights and empowerment. This important book looks at comparative insights drawn... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This book provides a detailed analysis of how and why firms from economies in transition internationalize. The economic transition process is usually characterized by significant changes in the role of the state, the creation and promotion of privately owned enterprises, markets and independent financial institutions. This book provides insights into... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 32.95
The quality of education is pivotal for the production of human capital and this cannot be compromised by failing to refocus on the quality of education offered in schools. The inputs in the system such as trained and motivated teachers, buildings and classrooms including sanitation, clean water, instructional material such as textbooks, as well as... more...
- Haffmans & Tolkemitt 2014; US$ 11.19
Afrika ist ein armer Kontinent. Ein Kontinent voller Hunger, blutiger Konflikte, gescheiterter Staaten, voller Korruption und Elend. Um zu helfen, adoptieren Prominente afrikanische Halbwaisen und flanieren durch Flüchtlingslager, laden die Gutmenschen unter den Popstars zu Benefiz-Konzerten, und westliche Staaten haben in den letzten 50 Jahren eine... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 18.00
Originally published in 1967, the modest and plainly descriptive title of Development Projects Observed is deceptive. Today, it is recognized as the ultimate volume of Hirschman's groundbreaking trilogy on development, and as the bridge to the broader social science themes of his subsequent writings. Though among his lesser-known works, this unassuming... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00
The author investigates the agenda for transformation in contemporary African development studies: policy studies, strategic studies, international relations and economic diplomacy. With a focus on the capacity dimension, he proposes critical policy and action-oriented recommendations on how to overcome present and future emergencies in Africa. more...