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Third World Development

  • 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...

  • The Rainy Seasonby Maggie Messitt

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    An independent narrative and immersion journalist, Maggie Messitt has spent the last decade reporting from inside underserved communities in southern Africa and middle America. Typically focused on complex issues through the lens of every day life, her work is deeply invested in rural regions, social justice, and environmental sustainability. A... more...

  • Disdain, Distrust and Dissolutionby Germā 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...

  • 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...

  • Transforming Science in South Africaby R. Sooryamoorthy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    1. Introduction 2. Science in Africa and in South Africa: An Historical Review 3. Scientific Collaboration?Towards Conceptual Clarity 4. Research Publications of South African Scientists, 1945-2010 5. Publications through Collaboration 6. Scientific Research in South Africa 7. Communication, Professional Networks and Productivity 8.... 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...

  • Investigative Journalism, Environmental Problems and Modernisation in Chinaby Jingrong Tong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Jingrong Tong is Lecturer at the University of Leicester, UK, and author of Investigative Journalism in China: Journalism, Power, and Society . 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...