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Third World Development

  • Urban Revoltby Trevor Ngwane; Immanuel Ness; Luke Sinwell

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 19.95

    Through detailed case studies, Urban Revolt unravels the potential and limitations of urban social movements on an international level. more...

  • Strategic Marketing and Innovation for Indian MSMEsby R. Srinivasan; C.P. Lohith

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book investigates how strategic marketing is influencing organizations? innovation performance. It presents a structured study conducted on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to identify the correlation between innovation and strategic marketing in both Indian manufacturing and service organizations. Strategic marketing, which achieves... more...

  • Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practiceby Madrean Schober

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 32.53

    This eagerly anticipated book equips readers to understand the dynamics of policy processes, relevant decision-making and the significance of key decision-makers. It also emphasizes the usefulness of negotiation and diplomacy skills in order to support the development of an advanced nursing practice (ANP) initiative that involves the identification... more...

  • Reinventing Developmentby Adam Fforde

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book debunks the foundations of contemporary government-led development policy. The author questions the predictability of success when using mainstream development doctrines and its underlying assumptions, approaching development from a sceptical standpoint, as opposed to the more common optimistic view. The book uses international development... more...

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemmaby Jack Corbett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 145.00

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia?s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with this question over 40 years. It draws on extensive... more...

  • Die Wasser der Gesellschaftby Herbert Willems

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.46

    Der Band versteht sich als ein soziologisch orientiertes Einführungs- und Lehrbuch zum Thema Trinkwasser, das bei zunehmender und facettenreicher werdender Relevanz sozial und sozialwissenschaftlich zunehmend fokussiert wird. Auf der Basis einer ausführlichen programmatischen Einführung von Herbert Willems versammelt der Band Beiträge, die in einem... more...

  • The Creation of the Human Development Approachby Tadashi Hirai

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 112.17

    This book examines the main reasons and challenges for the success of the human development approach both in theory and practice as an alternative to the economic growth model. Unlike the preceding research which has typically been either theoretical/prescriptive or empirical/descriptive, it follows a pragmatic historical and institutional methodology,... more...

  • A Fraught Embraceby Ann Swidler; Susan Cotts Watkins

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    In the wake of the AIDS pandemic, legions of organizations and compassionate individuals descended on Africa from faraway places to offer their help and save lives. A Fraught Embrace shows how the dreams of these altruists became entangled with complex institutional and human relationships. Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins vividly describe the... more...

  • Financing for Gender Equalityby Zohra Khan; Nalini Burn

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 141.43

    This collection of essays addresses the glaring gap between policy commitments and actual investments in gender equality, ranging across sectors and focusing on development aid, peace-building and climate funds. Casting a spotlight on the application of gender-responsive budgeting in public budgetary policies, systems and processes, the contributions... more...

  • Children as Caregiversby Jean Hunleth

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Medical anthropologist Jean Hunleth chronicles the experiences of children living with parents and guardians who are suffering from these infectious diseases and shows how their perspectives matter in the global debates about health care. Children as Caregivers examines how well intentioned practitioners fail to realize how children take on active... more...