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Third World Development

  • Contemporary Ukraine on the Cultural Map of Europeby Larissa M. L. Zaleska Onyshkevych; Maria G. Rewakowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    The concept of a 'return to Europe' has been integral to the movement for Ukrainian national rebirth since the nineteenth century. While the goal of a more fully reformed politics remains elusive, numerous expressions of Ukrainian culture continue to develop in the European spirit. This wide-ranging book explores Ukraine's European cultural connection,... more...

  • Food Security Governanceby Nora McKeon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today?s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the international community has addressed food issues since World... more...

  • Democracy, Civil Society and Health in Indiaby Madhvi Gupta; . Pushkar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    India's health failures remain visible and pronounced despite high rates of economic growth since the 1980s and more than six decades of democratic rule. The authors address the key issues that emerge from the country's health situation, speculating on what it will take for low-income groups to begin claiming for better social services more...

  • Development Projects Observedby Albert O. Hirschman; Cass R. Sunstein; Michele Alacevich

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    Originally published in 1967, the modest and plainly descriptive title of Development Projects Observed is deceptive. Today, it is recognized as the ultimate volume of Hirschman's groundbreaking trilogy on development, and as the bridge to the broader social science themes of his subsequent writings. Though among his lesser-known works, this unassuming... more...

  • Global Politics of Health Reform in Africaby Amy Barnes; Garrett Wallace Brown; Sophie Harman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Drawing on qualitative research with African actors and global health institutions, the authors explore the politics of how performance funding modalities and participation are used to shape health reform in African countries as well as the role of African actors, global policy elites and international donors within these processes. more...

  • Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectivesby Clifton Evers; Kirsten Seale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street markets and their populace have been marginalized and... more...

  • Regulatory Worldsby M. Findlay; L. S. Wei

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This ambitious book takes up the grand challenge to design regulatory thinking for a global future beyond wealth and growth, and towards social sustainability. Assuming a ‘South World’ perspective on market regulation and social sustainability, the authors present the options and possibilities for radically repositioning regulatory principle. more...

  • Social Justice and Deep Participationby Paula Donnelly Roark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. more...

  • Social Justice and Deep Participationby Paula Donnelly Roark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. more...

  • Money from Nothingby Deborah James

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Money from Nothing explores the dynamics surrounding South Africa's national project of financial inclusion?dubbed "banking the unbanked"?which aimed to extend credit to black South Africans as a critical aspect of broad-based economic enfranchisement. Through rich and captivating accounts, Deborah James reveals the varied ways in which middle-... more...