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Third World Development

  • Enjeux et défis du développement internationalby Pierre Beaudet; Paul Haslam

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2014; US$ 55.99

    Ce manuel réunit les contributions des chercheurs du vaste champ d?étude du développement international. Il constitue un ouvrage de référence incontournable pour quiconque s?intéresse aux grands enjeux et aux débats qui animent ce domaine en pleine mutation. more...

  • José Martí, Ernesto ?Che? Guevara, and Global Development Ethicsby Susan E. Babbitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that the overlooked ideas of José Martí and Ernesto 'Che' Guevara explain recent politics in Latin America and the Caribbean but also, even more significantly, offer a defensible alternative direction for global development ethics. more...

  • In Their Own Handsby Jeffrey Ashe; Kyla Jagger Neilan; Frances Moore Lappé

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can?t reach them; savings groups can. In savings groups, members save what they can in a communal pot and loan their growing fund to each other for their short-term needs. Jeffrey... more...

  • Law and Society in Latin Americaby Cesar Rodriguez Garavito

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Over the past two decades, legal thought and practice in Latin America has changed dramatically: new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked a widespread transition to democracy, fundamental institutional innovations have been introduced, and processes of globalization have had profound impacts on Latin American law. Law and Society in... more...

  • African Football, Identity Politics and Global Media Narrativesby Tendai Chari; Nhamo A. Mhiripiri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This edited volume addresses key debates around African football, identity construction, fan cultures, and both African and global media narratives. Using the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa as a lens, it explores how football in Africa is intimately bound up with deeper social, cultural and political currents. more...

  • Rethinking Canadian Aidby Stephen Brown; Molly den Heyer; David R. Black

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book contributes to a ?rethinking? of Canadian aid on four levels. First, by undertaking a collective rethink of the foundations of Canadian aid. Second, through an analysis of how the Canadian government is rethinking Canadian aid, with a greater focus on the Americas as well as specific countries and themes (such as mothers, children and youth,... more...

  • Blind Spotby M.D. Salmaan Keshavjee

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Neoliberalism has been the defining paradigm in global health since the latter part of the twentieth century. What started as an untested and unproven theory that the creation of unfettered markets would give rise to political democracy led to policies that promoted the belief that private markets were the optimal agents for the distribution of social... more...

  • Imtiaz Sooliman and the Gift of the Giversby Shafiq Morton

    Bookstorm 2014; US$ 14.99

    Imtiaz Sooliman, a medical doctor practising in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, visited a Shaikh in Istanbul in 1992. The Sufi teacher gave him a message that would dramatically change the lives of countless people.‘To my absolute astonishment he told me I would help people for the rest of my life. He then instructed me to form a humanitarian... more...

  • Global Management, Local Resistances: Theoretical Discussion and Empirical Case Studiesby Ulrike Schuerkens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks to assess the overall management situation in the world,... more...

  • Theorising the Practice of Community Developmentby Peter Westoby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    By examining community development stories as experienced on the ground, Westoby is able to show how the poor are organising themselves using various forms of community development as well as demonstrating how the state and non-state actors are attempting to organise, engage or accompany the poor through community development. The book also breaks... more...