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Third World Development

  • Patronage Politics Divides Usby Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

    Real African Publishers 2014; US$ 13.99

    Patronage Politics Divides Us: A Study of Poverty, Patronage and Inequality in South Africa is the culmination of a research project that forms part of MISTRA?s first suite of eight priority research projects. The research explores the relationship between patronage, poverty, and inequality with a particular focus on its impact on the conduct of local... more...

  • Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticismby Brooke A. Ackerly

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 37.00

    This book, first published in 2000, draws on the insights of Third World women's activism to develop feminist theory. more...

  • The United Nations in Latin Americaby Francis Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 130.00

    Francis Adams examines the United Nations' efforts to promote sustainable in Latin America. Adams analyzes the development work of various UN institutions and agencies that sponsor economic and social programs in the developing world as well as the UN's various funding initiatives, global conferences, and institutional goals. more...

  • The State of Africa 2010/11by Korwa G. Adar; Monica Kathina Juma; Katabaro N. Miti

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2010; US$ 34.95

    The State of Africa series project was conceived by the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) during its 2003ñ2004 financial year for purposes of mapping out on a regular basis critical issue areas relating to intra- and inter-African as well as extra-African relations. The first and second volumes of the series were published in 2004 and 2008... more...

  • Rethinking Security in Nigeriaby Dapo Adelugba; Philip Ogo Ujomu

    CODESRIA 2007; US$ 33.95

    Rethinking Security in Nigeria adopts an alternate conceptual and methodological framework for rethinking national security in Nigeria by using the humanities' multidisciplinary perspective against the backdrop of the hitherto restrictive analysis of the nature of national security. By expounding the largely unexplored cosmological, conceptual,... more...

  • You're Not a Country, Africaby Pius Adesanmi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    In this wide-ranging collection of essays, Pius Adesanmi explores what Africa means to him as an African and as a citizen of the world. Examining the personal and the political, tradition and modernity, custom and culture, Adesanmi grapples with the complexity and contradictions of this vast continent, zooming in most closely on Nigeria, the country... more...

  • Women and Politics in the Third Worldby Haleh Afshar

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Women and Politics in the Third World provides a feminist analytical perspective on the forms of resistance, organisation and negotiation by women in Third World states, including regions as diverse as Latin America and the Middle East. more...

  • Children and Youth in the Labour Process in Africaby Osita Agbu

    CODESRIA 2009; US$ 29.95

    It is increasingly clear that children and the youth today play a significant role in the labour process in Africa. But, to what extent is this role benign? And when and why does this role become exploitative rather than beneficial? This book on children and the youth in Africa sets out to address these questions. The book observes that in Africa today,... more...

  • Rural-Urban Dynamicsby Jytte Agergaard; Niels Fold; Katherine Gough

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 166.00

    This book adopts a fresh approach to the issue of rural-urban dynamics through a study of the changing nature of livelihoods, mobility and markets in ten study sites across four countries of Africa and Asia. more...

  • Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africaby Augustine Agwuele

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. It also shows how, facing the consequences of modernism, Africans in and out of the continent are responding to these unfinished projects drawing on (a) the customary, (b) the novelty of... more...