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  • Feminists in Development Organizationsby Rosalind Eyben; Laura Turquet

    Practical Action Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Feminists in Development Organizations arises from a collaborative project of feminists working inside the head offices of multilateral organizations, government aid agencies and international NGOs.The personal stories in this book show that these feminists are ?tempered radicals? positioned on the border of the development agencies that employ them.... more...

  • Fight for the Forestby Chico Mendez

    Practical Action Publishing 1989; US$ 45.33

    "They would have to kill us all to destroy our movement and they can't. I don't get that cold feeling anymore. I am no longer afraid of dying."-Chico Mendes, November 1988 Chico Mendes, the charismatic founder of the Brazilian rubber tappers union, was murdered by a hired assassin on 22 December 1988. As a trade union leader, he won international... more...

  • Fight for the Forest - 2nd Editionby Chico Mendez

    Practical Action Publishing 1992; US$ 52.33

    "They would have to kill us all to destroy our movement and they can't. I don't get that cold feeling anymore. I am no longer afraid of dying."-Chico Mendes, November 1988 Chico Mendes, the charismatic founder of the Brazilian rubber tappers union, was murdered by a hired assassin on 22 December 1988. As a trade union leader, he won international... more...

  • Financement de la santé et efficacité de l?aide internationaleby Mamadou Barry; Hachimi Sanni Yaya

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 29.99

    La premiére exploration exhaustive de l?architecture chaotique de l?aide internationale à la santé. En examinant à partir de 1960 jusqu?aux années 2000 la mobilisation autour de cet enjeu, les auteurs passent en revue l?efficacité des politiques d?aide,de même que la prépondérance et la variété des représentations sociopolitiques des donateurs. more...

  • Financial and Market Integration of Vulnerable Peopleby Linda Jones

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Smallholder farmers, women earners, young job-seekers, people with disability and the entrenched poor often struggle to sustain themselves or contribute to the wellbeing of their households. Despite years of attempting to address this situation, microfinance and enterprise development programmes have repeatedly been unable to reach the poorest and... more...

  • The Flavour of Latin Americaby Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

    Practical Action Publishing 1997; US$ 52.33

    Forget the mass-produced tortilla chips and E-flavoured salsa dips. Discover the taste of real Latin American food, as diverse as its beautiful landscapes, drawing on age-old indigenous recipes with influences from Spain, Portugal and Africa. From the snow-capped mountains of the Andes there is drunken chicken, potatoes with walnut, cheese, and chilli... more...

  • Food Regimes and Agrarian Questionsby Philip McMichael

    Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions extends the original conception of the food regime, formulated by Harriet Friedmann and Philip McMichael, detailing new dimensions of the succession of imperial, intensive and corporate food regimes. Developing the methodological contributions of food regime analysis, McMichael re-examines the agrarian question... more...

  • For Richer, For Poorerby Harry Browne

    Practical Action Publishing 1994; US$ 52.33

    Whatever the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the US and Mexico are involved in a rapid and unstoppable process of economic integration. Driven by the changing global production systems of US and other transnational corporations, the two countries' economies are now more closely intertwined than ever before. But NAFTA, with... more...

  • For a Safer Tomorrowby Ed Cairns

    Practical Action Publishing 2008; US$ 58.28

    Since the end of the Cold War, the number of armed conflicts in the world has fallen. But is this trend now about to be reversed? Climate change, poverty and inequality, and the wider availability of weapons all add to the risk of conflicts increasing. In 1949, the Geneva Conventions enshrined people?s rights to be protected from atrocities in conflict.... more...

  • Gender, Citizenship and Governanceby Minke Valk

    Practical Action Publishing 2004; US$ 71.78

    In the 1990s, the issue of good governance assumed enormous significance in the debates on global development. The concern with governance arose from the growing realisation that conventional development efforts had failed to eliminate poverty and inequality. Despite differences in priorities, the good governance agenda generally envisaged building... more...