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  • Dead Aidby Dambisa Moyo

    Haffmans & Tolkemitt 2014; US$ 10.80

    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...

  • Development Projects Observedby Albert O. Hirschman; Cass R. Sunstein; Michele Alacevich

    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...

  • The 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...

  • Museums, Heritage and International Developmentby Paul Basu; Wayne Modest

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of museum studies, heritage studies and development studies... 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...

  • 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

    Award-winning journalist Antony Loewenstein travels across the US, Britain, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea and Australia to witness the reality of Disaster Capitalism ?the hidden world of privatized detention centers and militarized private security, formed to protect corporations as they profit from war zones. He visits Britain?s... more...

  • Die Indigenenbewegung in Ecuadorby Philipp Altmann

    transcript 2014; US$ 51.45

    Die Indigenenbewegung ist trotz ihrer enormen Diversität ein wichtiger sozialer Akteur in der ecuadorianischen Gesellschaft. Seit einer Sattelzeit zwischen Mitte der 1970er und Mitte der 1980er Jahre hat sie einen Diskurs herausgebildet, der identitäre mit klassistischen Positionen verbindet und um die politischen Begriffe indigene Nationalität, Territorialität,... more...

  • Why States Recover: Changing Walking Societies into Winning Nations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabweby Greg Mills

    Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99

    State failure takes many forms. Somalia offers one extreme. A collapse of central authority as the outcome of a prolonged civil war, where authority descends into competing factions-warlords- around the spoils of local commerce, power and international aid. At the other end of the scale is Malawi under President Bingu. During his abbreviated second... more...

  • Disdain, Distrust and Dissolutionby Germā Bel

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Support for independence in Catalonia has increased rapidly over the past decade. This dynamic is the result of Catalans in political, economic, and academic fields who no longer believe that the necessary reform of Spanish government is a viable option in terms of achieving an acceptable arrangement for Catalonia to stay within the Spanish state.... more...