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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This edited collection outlines the accomplishments, shortcomings, and future policy prospects of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, arguing that the Convention is not broad enough to confront the challenges concerning human rights, sustainability, and cultural diversity as a whole.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook explores the rapidly evolving and increasingly multifaceted relations between China and developing countries. Cutting-edge analyses by leading experts from around the world critically assess such timely issues as the China model, Beijings role in international development assistance, Chinese peacekeeping and South-South... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00
In the tradition of Kabul Beauty School and Start Something That Matters comes an inspiring story of social entrepreneurship from the co-founder of Kiva, the first online microlending platform for the working poor. Featuring lessons learned from successful businesses in the world?s poorest countries, Jessica Jackley?s Clay Water Brick will motivate... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2015; US$ 10.83
Wie die Heuschrecken stürzen sich derzeit internationale Investoren auf Ackerflächen in armen Ländern; es geht um Agrosprit, Futter- und Nahrungsmittel für den Export. Die Mächtigen vor Ort halten die Tür auf; sie hoffen auf Devisen und gute Geschäfte. Doch wie erleben Kleinbauern und Ureinwohner vor Ort die Landnahme der Investoren? Thomas Kruchem... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
The author shows how sustainable development may be organized, valued and distributed by introducing situational contracting as an interactive and contextual mode of governance. Situational contracting provides a road map for where we want to go, serving the prevailing ideology in implementing the trade between efficiency and fairness. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
For many, Johannesburg resembles the imagined spectre of the urban future. Global anxieties about catastrophic urban explosion, social fracture, environmental degradation, escalating crime and violence, and rampant consumerism alongside grinding poverty, are projected onto this city as a microcosm of things to come. Decision-makers in cities worldwide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
'Definitely a book that sheds light on perspectives and perceptions about today's global economy. A must read for tourists and corporations alike - also heads of state, the media and environment groups - all of whom need to be informed on this key subject.' Chief Garry John, Chair and Spokesperson, St'at'imc Chiefs' Council 'an activist's call to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 61.95
One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. This takes account of their opportunities and assets and the sources of their vulnerability. Based on recent and extensive research, this volume thoroughly assesses the value of the livelihoods approach to urban poverty.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa and other developing regions, in terms of how they use technology to enhance their socioeconomic conditions in everyday life. This book critically examines these issues from theoretical, practical and policy perspectives.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
The contributors investigate the inter-relationships between migrant remittances and the family in Asia. They argue that, in the context of Asian transnational labour migration where remittances tend to become a primary currency of care, the making or breaking of the family unit is mainly contingent on how individuals handle remittance processes.... more...