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Third World Development

  • Theorising the Practice of Community Developmentby Peter Westoby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    By examining community development stories as experienced on the ground, Westoby is able to show how the poor are organising themselves using various forms of community development as well as demonstrating how the state and non-state actors are attempting to organise, engage or accompany the poor through community development. The book also breaks... more...

  • Global Management, Local Resistancesby Ulrike Schuerkens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks to assess the overall management situation in the world,... more...

  • Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societiesby Doris Buss; Joanne Lebert; Blair Rutherford; Donna Sharkey; Obijiofor Aginam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included here offer a detailed reading of the social and political climate within which some patterns of sexual violence unfold, and the increased policy... more...

  • Translation Theory and Development Studiesby Kobus Marais

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section?s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising translation from a complexity and emergence point... more...

  • The State and the Advocateby Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools which public policy is able to provide. Set within... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demographyby Clifford O. Odimegwu; John Kekovole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, accessible, simple and topical, this volume is perfectly... more...

  • Climate Change and Human Developmentby Hannah Reid

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    A rich compendium of real-life scenarios that brings home the reality of how people are suffering from and coping with the impact of climate change today. more...

  • Innovation and Inequalityby S. Cozzens; D. Thakur

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is an original and very well structured and informative book. Its particular interest stems from the multidimensional and detailed analysis of a set of core technologies and their uneven diffusion process in eight countries of quite different levels of development. It challenges received ideas about what really matters to democratize the... more...

  • Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transitionby M. T. T. Thai; E. Turkina

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how and why firms from economies in transition internationalize. The economic transition process is usually characterized by significant changes in the role of the state, the creation and promotion of privately owned enterprises, markets and independent financial institutions. This book provides insights into... more...

  • Socio-Analytic Dialogueby Bruno Boccara

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    Bruno Boccara?s Socio-Analytic Dialogue develops a new framework for analyzing public policy that incorporates complex and changing psychosocial issues, in particular those related to the societal unconscious. Illustrated with several studies of specific countries, it explains ongoing social movements worldwide and shows how history and culture... more...