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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 130.00
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Much of what we know about innovation theory and systems has come from the developed countries and reflects their world view. Innovation Systems and Capabilities in Developing Regions adds to the growing body of knowledge about innovation and innovation systems in developing countries. The case studies presented here advance the notion that, while... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
Women and Politics in the Third World is the first comprehensive textbook on women's political activities in the third world. It provides a feminist analytical perspective on the specific forms of resistance, organisation and negotiation by women in third world states. Using case studies, the book focuses on difference as a theoretical basis for... more...
- CODESRIA 2009; US$ 27.55
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...