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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Find Me Unafraidby Kennedy Odede; Jessica Posner

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • Die Indigenenbewegung in Ecuadorby Philipp Altmann

    transcript 2014; US$ 54.06

    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...