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Third World Development

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  • Translation Theory and Development Studiesby Kobus Marais

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section?s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising translation from a complexity and emergence point... more...

  • Theorising the Practice of Community Developmentby Peter Westoby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    By examining community development stories as experienced on the ground, Westoby is able to show how the poor are organising themselves using various forms of community development as well as demonstrating how the state and non-state actors are attempting to organise, engage or accompany the poor through community development. The book also breaks... more...

  • Inclusive Urbanizationby Krishna K. Shrestha; Hemant R. Ojha; Phil McManus; Anna Rubbo; Krishna Kumar Dhote

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    How do we include and represent all people in cities? As the world rapidly urbanizes, and climate change creates global winners and losers, understanding how to design cities that provide for all their citizens is of the utmost importance. Inclusive Urbanization attempts to not only provide meaningful, practical guidance to urban designers, managers,... more...

  • Patronage Politics Divides Usby Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

    Real African Publishers 2014; US$ 13.99

    Patronage Politics Divides Us is the culmination of a research project that forms part of MISTRA?s first suite of eight priority research projects. The research explores the relationship between patronage, poverty, and inequality with a particular focus on its impact on the conduct of local politics. The overall aim of the study was to explore the... more...

  • Human Security and Sierra Leone's Post-Conflict Developmentby Francis Wiafe-Amoako; Ali A. Mazrui

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    Managing post-conflict progress has been an elusive task for policymakers and other stakeholders. This book discusses domestic peace, security, and development in Sierra Leone, and argues for human security as the basis for building a sustainable post-conflict environment. more...

  • The Challenge for Africaby Wangari Maathai

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.70

    In this urgent yet optimistic new work, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai provides a unique perspective on the fate of Africa. Informed by her three decades as an environmental activist and campaigner for democracy, The Challenge for Africa celebrates the enduring potential of the human spirit, and reminds us that change is always possible.... more...

  • Mañana o pasadoby Jorge Castaneda

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    El rostro enigmático de México presenta hoy hondas cicatrices y un gesto que va del escepticismo a la ironía, del resentimiento al desprecio: ¿Cómo pueden descifrarse las inquietudes de ese rostro? ¿Qué estigmas conservan los mexicanos, a qué mitos se aferran? ¿Qué fracturas hay tras la guerra contra el narcotráfico, la vorágine migratoria y el descrédito... 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...

  • 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...

  • Law and Society in Latin Americaby Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America has changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked a widespread transition to democracy, fundamental institutional innovations have been introduced, and processes of globalization have had profound impacts on Latin American law. Law and Society in... more...