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

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 30.40

    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...

  • Dead Aidby Dambisa Moyo

    Haffmans & Tolkemitt 2014; US$ 11.01

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Development Policy in Africaby George Kararach

    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...

  • 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

    Crisis? What crisis? How powerful corporations make a killing out of disaster 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... more...

  • Find Me Unafraidby Kennedy Odede; Jessica Posner

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 17.99

    Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor. With a Foreword by Nicholas Kristof. This is the story of two young people from completely different worlds: Kennedy Odede from Kibera, the largest slum in Africa,... more...