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Third World Development

  • Power Sharing and Democratic Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Societiesby Patricia Rinck; Institut für Politikwissenschaft der Universität Duisburg-Essen

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 22.21

    Power sharing has become a common way of ending violent conflicts since the 1990s, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, in the hope that it positively impacts on both peacebuilding and democratisation. Whether power sharing can actually achieve this is however contested. Bringing together the two strands of power sharing research, which deal with its... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Fair Tradeby L. T. Raynolds; E. A. Bennett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Fair trade critiques the historical inequalities inherent in international trade and seeks to promote social justice by creating alternative networks linking marginalized producers (typically in the global South) with progressive consumers (typically in the global North). The first of its kind, this volume brings together 43 of the foremost fair trade... more...

  • Migration and Worker Fatalities Abroadby AKM Ahsan Ullah; Mallik Hossain; Kazi Maruful Islam

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book investigates the alarming of fatalities among migrant workers. The authors argue that migrant workers are often powerless and unprotected by national laws, unearthing new truths on migrant workers as significant economic players. more...

  • The Foreign Aid Regimeby Annalisa Furia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The author develops an original interpretation of foreign aid by analysing it as a particular domain of international government. She demonstrates how foreign aid practices are contemporary forms of gift-giving that have made recipient countries and populations governable due to a continuously renovated and expanded debt of development . more...

  • La microfinance en Afrique centrale: Le defi des exclusby T. Ayuk

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 37.00

    The rural poor face a major challenge to access financial services provided by the formal banking system. These poor are excluded from the system because of the requirements imposed on them by that banking sector. The microfinance promise is to ensure that the excluded have access to financial products. Financial intermediation of microfinance through... more...

  • The Rainy Seasonby Maggie Messitt

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Just across the northern border of a former apartheid-era homeland sits a rural community in the midst of change, caught between a traditional past and a western future, a racially charged history and a pseudo-democratic present. The Rainy Season , a work of engaging literary journalism, introduces readers to the remote bushveld community of Rooiboklaagte... more...

  • Handbook of International Security and Developmentby P. Jackson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of International Security and Development provides a survey of current thinking within the field of security and development. With a wide range of chapters that offer a guide to the core approaches, methods and issues, this book explores the links between the two and includes contributions from both practitioners and academics. With topics... more...

  • Managing the Middle-Income Transitionby J. Zhuang; P. Vandenberg; Y. Huang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The growth model of the People’s Republic of China has been based on high investments, exports, low-cost advantage, and government interventions. This model has successfully transformed the country from a low-income to an upper middle-income economy. However, the model has generated contradictions that could undermine future growth. Making the... more...

  • Disdain, Distrust and Dissolutionby Germà Bel

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Support for independence in Catalonia has increased rapidly over the past decade. This dynamic is the result of Catalans in political, economic, and academic fields who no longer believe that the necessary reform of Spanish government is a viable option in terms of achieving an acceptable arrangement for Catalonia to stay within the Spanish state.... more...

  • Transforming Science in South Africaby R. Sooryamoorthy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book is essential for anyone interested in knowing how science works nationally and internationally in the contemporary world. It offers a comprehensive analysis of scientific collaboration and its relation to development and the productivity of scientists, with specific reference to South Africa in both the past and the present. more...