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- Real African Publishers 2016; US$ 19.99
If we are to talk of a ?new? intellectual movement, the question is begged: what happened to the ?old? intellectual movement? What happened to the thinkers who inspired and led our struggle against colonialism, apartheid and exploitation? What has happened to the thinkers who gave substance and guidance and, in many cases, practical leadership to our... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 90.00
The new updated edition of Children, Youth and Development explores the varied ways in which global processes in the form of development policies, economic and cultural globalisation, and international agreements interact with more locally specific practices to shape the lives of young people living in the poorer regions of the world. It examines... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Sara Dickey considers how urban Indians? notions of class and caste are rapidly transforming in the wake of globalization. Introducing the reader to four residents in the city of Madurai from varied backgrounds, she documents their palpable day-to-day experiences of class. By analyzing the intertwined symbolic and economic importance of phenomena... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
World leaders have given the reduction of global poverty top priority. And yet it persists. Indeed, in many countries whose governments lack either the desire or the ability to act, poverty has worsened. This book, a joint venture of a Harvard professor and an economist with the International Finance Corporation, argues that the solution lies in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1972, this book rejects as inadequate the ?trait? and ?functionalist? theories of the professions and instead presents an alternative framework to analyse the contemporaneous occupational change in industrial societies. The author describes how occupational specialisation creates varying degrees of social distance between producers... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 24.95
An accessible summary of the latest debates in economics, Economics in the Twenty-First Century takes on what is missing from mainstream economics, why it matters, and how the discipline can better address the key concerns of our era. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2016; US$ 29.99
In 2013, the government abolished the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), which had been Canada?s flagship foreign aid agency for decades, and transferred its functions to the newly renamed Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). As the government is rethinking Canadian aid and its relationship with other foreign... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95
At a time when thousands of refugees risk their lives undertaking perilous journeys by boat across the Mediterranean, this multidisciplinary volume could not be more pertinent. It offers various contemporary case studies of boat migrations undertaken by asylum seekers and refugees around the globe and shows that boats not only move people and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Bhutan's education sector has attracted international attention for recent reforms driven by the national development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, which aspires to balance change with the continuity of tradition. This book traces the history of education in Bhutan and reveals that, as the country has modernised and become globally connected... more...