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Third World Development

  • Asia-Africa Development Divergenceby David Henley

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 30.95

    A comparative study in development performance between South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Civil Society and the Governance of Developmentby Anders Uhlin; Sara Kalm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book re-conceptualizes civil society engagement with global governance institutions in the field of development in terms of opposition . With an innovative theoretical framework, it maps and explains opposition strategies through detailed case studies on the EU, the Asian Development Bank, and the Global Forum on Migration and Development. more...

  • Climate Change and Individual Responsibilityby Wouter Peeters; Andries De Smet; Lisa Diependaele; Sigrid Sterckx

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book discusses the agency and responsibility of individuals in climate change, and argues that these are underemphasized, enabling individuals to maintain their consumptive lifestyles without having to accept moral responsibility for their luxury emissions. more...

  • Africa's Information Revolutionby James T. Murphy; Pá Carmody; draig

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    Africa’s Information Revolution presents anin-depth examination of the development and economic geographiesaccompanying the rapid diffusion of new ICTs in Sub-SaharanAfrica. Represents the first book-length comparative case study ICTdiffusion in Africa of its kind Confronts current information and communication technologiesfor development... more...

  • Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The need to find solutions to the grave economic and political problems faced by Indonesia presents a constant challenge. In this volume, scholars in a variety of fields study a broad spectrum of the problems of this new nation. Their overall focus centers on Indonesia's land and population with emphasis on the most efficient means of developing physical... more...

  • An American Experience in Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book tells the story of an important experiment in international cooperation and inter-university collaboration in educational development. A team of educational and agricultural specialists from the University of Kentucky (called Kenteam in the book) lived and worked in Bogor, Indonesia, from 1957 through 1965. Their purpose -- to work with... more...

  • Foreign Policy and the Developing Nationby Richard Butwell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Eight well-known political scientists, economists, and sociologists here explore the interrelationships between the various levels of economic strength and political stability attended by newly emerged nations and the formulation of their foreign policies. These essays provide testimony not only to the importance of these problems, but also to contributions... more...

  • Developmental Changeby Allan A. Spitz

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Developmental change and the related problems of modernization have attracted the attention of scholars in many discipliness. In this bibliography -- derived and expanded from an earlier compilation by Mr. Spitz and Edward Weidner -- the author orders and annotates nearly 2,500 articles appearing between 1945 and 1969 in 234 journals from 25 countries.... more...

  • Why States Recover: Changing Walking Societies into Winning Nations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabweby Greg Mills

    Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99

    State failure takes many forms. Somalia offers one extreme. A collapse of central authority as the outcome of a prolonged civil war, where authority descends into competing factions-warlords- around the spoils of local commerce, power and international aid. At the other end of the scale is Malawi under President Bingu. During his abbreviated second... more...

  • Essays on the Evolution of the Post-Apartheid Stateby Mcebisi Ndletyana

    Real African Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99

    This book critically examines the challenges, successes, and failures of the post-1994 South African state against the humane values enshrined in its constitution: nonracial democracy and respect for all generations of human rights?civil, political, social, economic, resources and the environment and gender and communication. The book sheds light... more...