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Third World Development

  • Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The need to find solutions to the grave economic and political problems faced by Indonesia presents a constant challenge. In this volume, scholars in a variety of fields study a broad spectrum of the problems of this new nation. Their overall focus centers on Indonesia's land and population with emphasis on the most efficient means of developing physical... more...

  • An American Experience in Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book tells the story of an important experiment in international cooperation and inter-university collaboration in educational development. A team of educational and agricultural specialists from the University of Kentucky (called Kenteam in the book) lived and worked in Bogor, Indonesia, from 1957 through 1965. Their purpose -- to work with... more...

  • Developmental Changeby Allan A. Spitz

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Developmental change and the related problems of modernization have attracted the attention of scholars in many discipliness. In this bibliography -- derived and expanded from an earlier compilation by Mr. Spitz and Edward Weidner -- the author orders and annotates nearly 2,500 articles appearing between 1945 and 1969 in 234 journals from 25 countries.... more...

  • Foreign Policy and the Developing Nationby Richard Butwell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Eight well-known political scientists, economists, and sociologists here explore the interrelationships between the various levels of economic strength and political stability attended by newly emerged nations and the formulation of their foreign policies. These essays provide testimony not only to the importance of these problems, but also to contributions... more...

  • Africa's Information Revolutionby James T. Murphy; Pá Carmody; draig

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    Africa?s Information Revolution presents an in-depth examination of the development and economic geographies accompanying the rapid diffusion of new ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Represents the first book-length comparative case study ICT diffusion in Africa of its kind Confronts current information and communication technologies for development... more...

  • Why States Recover: Changing Walking Societies into Winning Nations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabweby Greg Mills

    Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99

    State failure takes many forms. Somalia offers one extreme. A collapse of central authority as the outcome of a prolonged civil war, where authority descends into competing factions-warlords- around the spoils of local commerce, power and international aid. At the other end of the scale is Malawi under President Bingu. During his abbreviated second... more...

  • Essays on the Evolution of the Post-Apartheid Stateby Mcebisi Ndletyana

    Real African Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99

    This book critically examines the challenges, successes, and failures of the post-1994 South African state against the humane values enshrined in its constitution: nonracial democracy and respect for all generations of human rights?civil, political, social, economic, resources and the environment and gender and communication. The book sheds light... more...

  • The Quest for Prosperityby Justin Yifu Lin; Justin Yifu Lin

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.50

    How can developing countries grow their economies? Most answers to this question center on what the rich world should or shouldn?t do for the poor world. In The Quest for Prosperity, Justin Yifu Lin?the first non-Westerner to be chief economist of the World Bank?focuses on what developing nations can do to help themselves. Lin examines how the countries... more...

  • The Shield of Nationalityby Rachel L. Wellhausen

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    The Shield of Nationality examines multinational corporations' relations with governments in developing countries and why governments can sometimes expropriate foreign-owned property. more...

  • Contemporary Ukraine on the Cultural Map of Europeby Larissa M. L. Zaleska Onyshkevych; Maria G. Rewakowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    The concept of a 'return to Europe' has been integral to the movement for Ukrainian national rebirth since the nineteenth century. While the goal of a more fully reformed politics remains elusive, numerous expressions of Ukrainian culture continue to develop in the European spirit. This wide-ranging book explores Ukraine's European cultural connection,... more...