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  • Labour and Development in East Asiaby Kevin Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Chinese Communist Party?s response to the wave of factory strikes in the early summer of 2010 has raised important questions about the role that labour plays in the transformation of world orders. In contrast to previous policies of repression towards labour unrest, these recent disputes centring round wages and working conditions have been met... more...

  • Participatory Research and Gender Analysisby Nina Lilja; John Dixon; Deborah Eade

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Agricultural development research aims to generate new knowledge or to retrieve and apply existing forms of knowledge in ways that can be used to improve the welfare of people who are living in poverty or are otherwise excluded, for instance by gender-based discrimination. Its effective application therefore requires ongoing dialogue with and the... more...

  • 3D Printing for Development in the Global Southby Thomas Birtchnell; William Hoyle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Birtchnell and Hoyle explore how printers, designs, materials and infrastructures all need to be 'just right' in order for meaningful social change to happen with appropriate scale. The 3D4D Challenge suggests 3D printing could reach scale in the Global South, even perhaps having the same impact as the mobile phone or microfinance in development. more...

  • Advanced Introduction to Law and Developmentby M. J. Trebilcock; M. M. Prado

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book offers a concise and accessible introduction to the main themes and debates in the field of law and development. It unpacks the role of legal systems and institutions, and investigates what kinds of law and legal arrangements are perceived (correctly or not) to encourage and facilitate development. 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: non-racial 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...

  • The Quest for Prosperityby Justin Yifu Lin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    How can developing countries grow their economies? Most answers to this question center on what the rich world should or shouldn?t do for the poor world. In The Quest for Prosperity , Justin Yifu Lin?the first non-Westerner to be chief economist of the World Bank?focuses on what developing nations can do to help themselves. Lin examines how the countries... more...

  • Social Capital in Developing Democraciesby Leslie E. Anderson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Explores the contribution of social capital to the process of democratization and the limits of that contribution. more...

  • Conflict, Security and Developmentby Danielle Beswick; Paul Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. This 2nd edition is revised and updated to take account of changes that have occurred in both policy and academic arenas which are relevant to students and practitioners... 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...