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Third World Development

  • Decolonizing Global Mental Healthby China Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Decolonizing Global Mental Health is a book that maps a strange irony. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Movement for Global Mental Health are calling to ?scale up? access to psychological and psychiatric treatments globally, particularly within the global South. Simultaneously, in the global North, psychiatry and its often chemical treatments... more...

  • Mobilizing Gay Singaporeby Lynette J Chua

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 69.50

    For decades, Singapore's gay activists have sought equality and justice in a state where law is used to stifle basic civil and political liberties. In her groundbreaking book, Mobilizing Gay Singapore , Lynette Chua asks, what does a social movement look like in an authoritarian state? She takes an expansive view of the gay movement to examine... more...

  • Fieldwork in the Global Southby Jenny Lunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of intermediating ethical issues. While many researchers seek to follow... more...

  • Unfolding Crisis in Assam?s Tea Plantationsby Deepak K. Mishra; Vandana Upadhyay; Atul Sarma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    As the Indian economy integrates into global circuits of production, exchange and accumulation, the burdens of adjustment are shared unequally by different sectors, classes and regions. This study unravels the livelihood strategies and living conditions of labour in the tea gardens of Assam. The tea sector has been undergoing a crisis since the 1990s,... more...

  • Chinas Afrikapolitik als Entwicklungsmotor?by Frank Kaiser

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    Seit der Jahrtausendwende intensiviert die Volksrepublik China ihre Außenpolitik gegenüber afrikanischen Staaten in bislang unbekanntem Ausmaß. Mit Schlagworten wie ?Strategische Partnerschaft?, ?Süd-Süd-Kooperation? und ?Win-win-Situation? positioniert sich China rhetorisch als Entwicklungs-Partner auf Augenhöhe. Milliardenschwere Kredite, Handel... more...

  • Ecofeminismby Maria Mies; Vandana Shiva; Ariel Salleh

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    This groundbreaking work remains as relevant today as when it was when first published. Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, two world-renowned feminist environmental activists, critique prevailing economic theories, conventional concepts of women’s emancipation, the myth of ‘catching up’ development, the philosophical foundations of modern... more...

  • Deep Fieldby Tom Bamforth

    Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    ‘Deep Field’ is a UN term for humanitarian operations that take place in extremis - amid the destruction caused by war and natural disaster. In Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief Australian aid worker Tom Bamforth takes you with him as he responds to the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid under extreme circumstances... more...

  • Transnational Partnershipsby Marianne Beisheim; Andrea Liese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. more...

  • Development Fieldworkby Regina Scheyvens

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    'Without doubt the best available guide to dealing with practical, methodological and ethical issues in 'development' research, within and across 'North' and 'South'. It addresses both long-standing and more recently emerging research issues with sensitivity, insight, good sense and a clear commitment to engaged, responsible research practices and... more...

  • Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Policy Analysisby Suresh Babu; S.N. Gajanan; Prabuddha Sanyal

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00

    Food insecurity, the lack of access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life, continues to be a growing problem as populations increase while the world economy struggles. Formulating effective policies for addressing these issues requires thorough understanding of the empirical data and application of appropriate measurement... more...