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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...

  • Challenges and Issues facing the Education System in South Africaby Marekwa Wilfred Legotlo

    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...

  • Oil Injusticeby Patricia Widener

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 89.99

    Oil Injustice examines the mobilization efforts of communities and environmental organizations in response to the construction of a cross-country oil pipeline in Ecuador. Local mobilization efforts gave rise to the establishment of two transnational campaigns, one of opposition and one of negotiation, which emphasized calls for greater conservation... more...

  • Uncertain Safariby Allan M. Winkler

    Hamilton Books 2004; US$ 37.99

    Uncertain Safari deals with the contours and complexities of African life today. Based on author Allan Winkler's personal experiences living and working in Kenya and traveling to many other parts of the continent, the book focuses primarily on East Africa and concentrates on Kenya in particular. more...

  • Home Againby Celia Sorhaindo; Polly Pattullo

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49

    What happens when people return to the land of their birth after decades away? The migrants' journey is a well-told story but much less is known about those who return. Why do they go back? What is it like to be “back home”? Home Again is a collection of contemporary real-life stories of men and women who have returned to the Caribbean... more...

  • Socio-Analytic Dialogueby Bruno Boccara

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    Bruno Boccara?s Socio-Analytic Dialogue develops a new framework for analyzing public policy that incorporates complex and changing psychosocial issues, in particular those related to the societal unconscious. Illustrated with several studies of specific countries, it explains ongoing social movements worldwide and shows how history and culture... more...

  • Rebuilding the Leftby Marta Harnecker

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    Based on a lifetime?s experience in politics, this book is a critique of social democratic realpolitik. It studies the challenges faced by the left now, and suggests ways to move forward to build a different world. more...

  • Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demographyby Clifford O. Odimegwu; John Kekovole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, accessible, simple and topical, this volume is perfectly... more...

  • 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...