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Third World Development

  • Colonial Theories of Institutional Developmentby Daniel Oto-Peralías; Diego Romero-Ávila

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 76.02

    This book analyzes the role played by initial endowments and colonizer identity in seeking to explain institutional development in former colonies. It presents a model of two styles of imperialism that integrates the colonial origin and endowment views explaining current institutions. The authors argue that Great Britain and Portugal adopted... more...

  • Warlord Democrats in Africaby Anders Themnér

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The first systematic study about what effect the electoral participation of ex-military leaders in Africa has on post-war security more...

  • Handbook of Globalisation and Developmentby Kenneth A. Reinert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    Characterised by conceptual diversity, the Handbook of Globalisation and Development presents contributions from prominent international researchers on all aspects of globalisation and carefully considers their role across a whole host of development processes.The Handbook is structured around seven key areas: international trade, international production,... more...

  • Contextualizing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies and Developing Countriesby Marcela Ramírez-Pasilla; Ethel Brundin; Magdalena Markowska

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Entrepreneurship in emerging countries presents us with a unique set of working attitudes, modes of thinking, social practices and processes. This book explores these characteristics, focusing on the conceptualization of entrepreneurship ‘in-between’. It highlights top-down and bottom-up initiatives as well as driving forces for entrepreneurial... more...

  • Making Climate Compatible Development Happenby Fiona Nunan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Making Climate Compatible Development Happen introduces readers to the concept of climate compatible development (CCD) through exploring what it might look like, how it could be achieved in practice and identifying challenges and dilemmas raised by CCD. The book brings together research that explores the assumptions underlying CCD and applies the... more...

  • Strategic Marketing and Innovation for Indian MSMEsby R. Srinivasan; C.P. Lohith

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book investigates how strategic marketing is influencing organizations? innovation performance. It presents a structured study conducted on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to identify the correlation between innovation and strategic marketing in both Indian manufacturing and service organizations. Strategic marketing, which achieves... more...

  • Development Challenges in Bhutanby Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book provides essential insights into Bhutan?s developmental challenges. It analyzes and scrutinizes the sovereign state?s developmental approach, including the idea of Gross National Happiness (GNH), which has replaced Gross National Product (GNP) as a measurement of prosperity. The authors also explore and deconstruct ideational and cultural... more...

  • Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practiceby Madrean Schober

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 32.57

    This eagerly anticipated book equips readers to understand the dynamics of policy processes, relevant decision-making and the significance of key decision-makers. It also emphasizes the usefulness of negotiation and diplomacy skills in order to support the development of an advanced nursing practice (ANP) initiative that involves the identification... more...

  • Reinventing Developmentby Adam Fforde

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book debunks the foundations of contemporary government-led development policy. The author questions the predictability of success when using mainstream development doctrines and its underlying assumptions, approaching development from a sceptical standpoint, as opposed to the more common optimistic view. The book uses international development... more...

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemmaby Jack Corbett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 145.00

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia?s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with this question over 40 years. It draws on extensive... more...