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- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
This groundbreaking work remains as relevant today as when it was when first published. Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, two world-renowned feminist environmental activists, critique prevailing economic theories, conventional concepts of womens emancipation, the myth of catching up development, the philosophical foundations of modern... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 8.99
Deep Field is a UN term for humanitarian operations that take place in extremis - amid the destruction caused by war and natural disaster. In Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief Australian aid worker Tom Bamforth takes you with him as he responds to the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid under extreme circumstances... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00
Food insecurity, the lack of access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life, continues to be a growing problem as populations increase while the world economy struggles. Formulating effective policies for addressing these issues requires thorough understanding of the empirical data and application of appropriate measurement... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00
Offers a perceptive critique of the universalized model of psychiatry and its apparent exportation from the West to the developing world. Rooted in detailed analysis of the problems this causes, the book proposes new suggestions for advancing the field of mental health and wellbeing in a way that is ethical, sustainable and culturally sensitive. more...
- Real African Publishers 2014; US$ 13.99
Patronage Politics Divides Us: A Study of Poverty, Patronage and Inequality in South Africa is the culmination of a research project that forms part of MISTRA?s first suite of eight priority research projects. The research explores the relationship between patronage, poverty, and inequality with a particular focus on its impact on the conduct of local... more...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 99.00
This book analyses government relationships with international financial institutions (IFIs) to evaluate the role of citizen participation in formulating national poverty reduction policies in low-income countries. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book provides a critical approach to sport-for-development, acknowledging the potential of this growing field but emphasising challenges, problems and limitations ? particularly if programs are not adequately planned, delivered or monitored. more...
- Twaweza Communications 2014; US$ 29.95
This book is a result of public dialogue forums in pursuit of accountable and transparent governance in Kenya organized by Twaweza Communications with the support of Ford Foundation. From the convenings it was evident that the stability of Kenya will be driven by the extent to which citizens feel fully included in the development agenda. Quite often,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Very little is known about how African journalists are forging "new" ways to practise their profession on the web. Against this backdrop, this volume provides contextually rooted discussions of trends, practices, and emerging cultures of web-based journalism(s) across the continent, offering a comprehensive research tool that can both stand the test... more...