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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 110.00
Since it was first published in 1995, Development Macroeconomics has remained the definitive textbook on the macroeconomics of developing countries. Now, in this fully revised and updated third edition, Pierre-Richard Agénor and Peter Montiel cover the latest advances in this rapidly changing field, making this the most up-to-date, authoritative,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 166.00
It has increasingly been recognised that rural and urban areas are inextricably interlinked. 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. Building on detailed fieldwork conducted in Ghana,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95
This unique and insightful text offers an exploration of the origins and subsequent development of the concept of just sustainability. It discusses key topics, such as food justice, the democratization of our streets, social inclusion, and alternative economic models, with a specific focus on solutions-oriented policy and planning initiatives that... more...