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Third World Development

  • Dirty Wars and Polished Silverby Lynda Schuster

    Melville House 2017; US$ 21.99

    From a former Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent ,  an exuberant memoir of life, love, and transformation on the frontlines of conflicts around the world Growing up in 1970s Detroit, Lynda Schuster felt certain life was happening elsewhere. And as soon as she graduated from high school, she set out to find it. Dirty Wars and Polished... more...

  • Exile Identity, Agency and Belonging in South Africaby Zosa De Sas Kropiwnicki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 114.62

    This book examines the experiences of 49 second-generation exiles from South Africa. Using “generation” as an analytical concept, it investigates the relational, temporal and embodied nature of their childhoods in terms of kinship relations, life cycle, cohort development and memory-making. It reveals how child agents exploited the liminal nature... more...

  • United States Assistance Policy in Africaby Shai A. Divon; Bill Derman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    From the end of WWII to the end of the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives of those in the developing world, it can also be viewed as a tool for advancing US national security objectives.... more...

  • Trends and Issues in Housing in Asiaby Urmi Sengupta; Annapurna Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of current housing practices across Asian cities based on facts and trends in the market. For many countries in Asia, the future of housing is now. This future is closely linked to successful theoretical advancement and policy practice in housing studies. This volume brings together twelve chapters divided... more...

  • Education Law, Strategic Policy and Sustainable Development in Africaby A.C Onuora-Oguno; W.O. Egbewole; T.E. Kleven

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 114.62

    This book outlines the findings and suggestions of the Law and Society Association’s International Research Collaborations, which focused on the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This outlined the ideal Africa aspired to by the year 2063: ‘the Africa we want’ . The authors examine socio-economic rights issues and their impact on developing a strong educational... more...

  • The Labors of Sisyphusby Joan Roland

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Almost a half century has passed since the inception of the People's Republic cf China. In that time a charismatic leader has ruled and died, leaving a wake of .Destruction in his quest to transform China. In that time, too, the PRC's most powerful ally and mentor, the Soviet Union, has dismantled and announced that jcmmunism had failed. Today, China... more...

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladeshby Rieky Stuart; Aruna Rao; David Kelleher; Sheepa Hafiza; Carol Miller; Hasne Ara Begum

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave objectives of gender equality throughout its own microfinance,... more...

  • Communicating Development with Communitiesby Linje Manyozo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to development practice, most lack the skills to live and engage... more...

  • Mapping a New World Orderby Vladimir Popov; Piotr Dutkiewicz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book identifies possible factors responsible for the recent rise of many developing countries. It examines how robust these trends actually are and speculatively predicts the implications and consequences that may result from a continuation of these trends. It also suggests possible scenarios of future development. Ultimately, it argues that the... more...

  • Revitalizing Health for Allby Ronald Labonté; David Sanders; Corinne Packer; Nikki Schaay; International Development Research Centr

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Revitalizing Health for All examines thirteen cases of efforts to implement CPHC reforms from around the globe including Australia, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, South Africa, and more. more...