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- Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
What assistance do disaster-affected communities need? This book guides humanitarian field staff in answering this vital question during the early days and weeks following a disaster, when timely and competent assessment is crucial for enabling informed decision making. Needs assessment is essential for programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1997; US$ 44.78
Women with disabilities face a double discrimination, both in terms of gender and also of their particular disability. This book examines the situation of women with various types of disability, in the Middle Eastern context. It provides a general overview of gender and disability and includes several case studies from the Lebanon, Yemen, and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
The United Nations has increased its worldwide efforts to promote sustainable development. In this book, noted scholar Francis Adams examines the United Nations' actions in Latin America, particularly in light of meeting basic human needs, promoting gender equity, and preserving natural environments. While previous books have focused on a single UN... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1999; US$ 58.28
This book is based on a public-health approach to the provision of water and sanitation in emergencies: an approach that is information-based and people-based. It emphasizes the need for a coordinated and phased response, which adapts to meet constantly changing needs. Two kinds of reader will find it useful: non-technical managers of disaster-relief... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 1995; US$ 67.28
This paper was prepared as a background document for a workshop on Development in Conflict, held in Birmingham, UK, convened by ACORD, Birmingham University?s School of Public Policy, and Responding to Conflict. The growing incidence of armed conflicts in Africa and Eastern Europe, and their devastating impact, has placed this issue at the forefront... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2010; US$ 32.30
The State of Africa series project was conceived by the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) during its 2003?2004 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 respectively.... more...
- CODESRIA 2007; US$ 31.35
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, ethical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book explores the processes of migration and integration within the West African sub-region and unearths subsisting promises and failures of the ECOWAS' intent of transmuting the sub-region into a single socio-economic (and political) entity. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 13.58
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...