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Third World Development

  • Disdain, Distrust and Dissolutionby GermÓ Bel

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Support for independence in Catalonia has increased rapidly over the past decade. This dynamic is the result of Catalans in political, economic, and academic fields who no longer believe that the necessary reform of Spanish government is a viable option in terms of achieving an acceptable arrangement for Catalonia to stay within the Spanish state.... more...

  • The Rainy Seasonby Maggie Messitt

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Just across the northern border of a former apartheid-era homeland sits a rural community in the midst of change, caught between a traditional past and a western future, a racially charged history and a pseudo-democratic present. The Rainy Season , a work of engaging literary journalism, introduces readers to the remote bushveld community of Rooiboklaagte... more...

  • Handbook of International Security and Developmentby P. Jackson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of International Security and Development provides a survey of current thinking within the field of security and development. With a wide range of chapters that offer a guide to the core approaches, methods and issues, this book explores the links between the two and includes contributions from both practitioners and academics. With topics... more...

  • Managing the Middle-Income Transitionby J. Zhuang; P. Vandenberg; Y. Huang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The growth model of the People’s Republic of China has been based on high investments, exports, low-cost advantage, and government interventions. This model has successfully transformed the country from a low-income to an upper middle-income economy. However, the model has generated contradictions that could undermine future growth. Making the... more...

  • Essentials of Development Economicsby J. Edward Taylor; Travis J. Lybbert

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Written to provide students with the critical tools used in today?s development economics research and practice, Essentials of Development Economics represents an alternative approach to traditional textbooks on the subject. Compact and less expensive than other textbooks for undergraduate development economics courses, Essentials of Development... more...

  • Unexpected Outcomesby Carol Wise; Leslie Elliott Armijo; Saori N. Katada

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    This volume documents and explains the remarkable resilience of emerging market nations in East Asia and Latin America when faced with the global financial crisis in 2008-2009. Their quick bounceback from the crisis marked a radical departure from the past, such as when the 1982 debt shocks produced a decade-long recession in Latin America or when... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africaby Steffen Bauer; Imme Scholz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Adverse climate impacts are already evident across Southern Africa and pose a serious threat to the development prospects of the region's societies. Sustainable development in this region will depend on the rapid development and implementation of effective adaptation measures. This volume identifies the new socioeconomic and political boundaries to... more...

  • Asia-Africa Development Divergenceby David Henley

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 30.95

    A comparative study in development performance between South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Social, Political and Cultural Challenges of the BRICSby Lins Ribeiro; Tom Dwyer

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 42.00

    For the almost 40 years of its existence, ANPOCS has contributed to introducing or consolidating new thematic areas in the academic agenda of debates in the Brazilian social sciences. Commensurate with this history, at the 37th Annual meeting, hosted in ?guas de Lindoia, S?o Paulo, in 2013, we organized a large International Symposium, The BRICS and... more...

  • Civil Society and the Governance of Developmentby Anders Uhlin; Sara Kalm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book re-conceptualizes civil society engagement with global governance institutions in the field of development in terms of opposition . With an innovative theoretical framework, it maps and explains opposition strategies through detailed case studies on the EU, the Asian Development Bank, and the Global Forum on Migration and Development. more...