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Third World Development

  • State Building and National Identity Reconstruction in the Horn of Africaby Redie Bereketeab

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book examines post-secession and post-transition state building in Somaliland, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. It explores two intimately linked, yet analytically distinct themes: state building and national identity reconstruction following secession and collapse. In Somaliland and South Sudan, rearranging the state requires a complete metamorphosis... more...

  • Democratisation in the Himalayasby Vibha Arora; N. Jayaram

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Democratisation is a formidable task in the Himalayan region owing to its immense cultural heterogeneity. The process of democratisation has accentuated ethnic competition, assertion of identity, and demand for ethnic homelands to protect, safeguard, and promote political and development interests of various groups. This volume discusses competing... more...

  • Rethinking Economic Development in Northeast Indiaby Deepak K. Mishra; Vandana Upadhyay

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Economic development of frontier and remote regions has long been a central theme of development studies. This book examines the development experience in the northeastern region in India in relation to the processes of globalisation and liberalisation of the economy. Bringing together researchers and scholars, from both within and outside the region,... more...

  • Who Owns Haiti?by Robert Maguire; Scott Freeman

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 79.95

    "A timely collection of articles by some of the leading and emerging scholars and specialists on Haiti, offering a wide range of critical perspectives on the question and meaning of sovereignty in Haiti."--Alex Dupuy, coauthor of The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti "Directly asks the provocative question... more...

  • China's Asian Dreamby Tom Miller

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    What does China?s rise mean for the future of Asia, and of the world?  more...

  • Research Handbook on Innovation Governance for Emerging Economiesby Stefan Kuhlmann; Gonzalo Ordóñez-Matamoros

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    Although in recent years some emerging economies have improved their performance in terms of R&D investment, outputs and innovative capacity, these countries are still blighted by extreme poverty, inequality and social exclusion. Hence, emerging countries are exposed to conditions which differ quite substantially from the dominant OECD model of innovation... more...

  • Corruption and Governance in Africaby Kempe Ronald Sr. Hope

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 109.76

    This volume analyzes the corruption phenomenon in Africa and how to combat it from a governance perspective with illustrated case studies from three of the most corrupt of those nations covering, respectively, the Southern Africa region (Swaziland); the Eastern Africa region (Kenya); and the Western Africa region (Nigeria). Drawing on the available... more...

  • Critical Capacity Developmentby Farhad Analoui; Joseph Kwadwo Danquah

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.72

    This book contributes to our understanding of a neglected and poorly-understood concept within the development field: ?capacity development? in the context of human and organisational sustainable development. Relating ?capacity development? to other perspectives in development thinking and practice and giving an account of the concept?s genesis, the... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Sociocultural Perspectives on Global Mental Healthby Ross G. White; Sumeet Jain; David M.R. Orr; Ursula M. Read

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 71.11

    This handbook incisively explores challenges and opportunities that exist in efforts aimed at addressing inequities in mental health provision across the globe. Drawing on various disciplines across the humanities, psychology, and social sciences it charts the emergence of Global Mental Health as a field of study. It critically reflects on efforts... more...

  • The Nature of the Pathby Marcus Filippello

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    The Nature of the Path reveals how a single road has shaped the collective identity of a community that has existed on the margins of larger societies for centuries. Marcus Filippello shows how a road running through the Lama Valley in Southeastern Benin has become a mnemonic device that has allowed residents to counter prevailing histories.  ... more...