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Third World Development

  • How Change Happensby Duncan Green

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Drawing on the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice INGOs, this book tests ideas on 'How Change Happens' and sets out the latest thinking on how citizens and others can drive progressive change. more...

  • The Development of Eco Cities in Chinaby Juke Liu; Weiping Sun; Wenzhen Hu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 97.97

    This book presents an in-depth study on and summary of the current practice and theories for the construction of eco-cities in China in the context of the country?s rapid urbanization. It argues that by 2020, 60% of China?s population will live in cities. And the evolution from ?green cities? to ?eco- cities?, and subsequently to ?smart cities? is... more...

  • Values Deliberation and Collective Actionby Beniamino Cislaghi; Diane Gillespie; Gerry Mackie

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.10

    This book describes how a program of values deliberations?-sustained group reflections on local values, aspirations, beliefs and experiences, blending with discussions of how to understand and to realize human rights--led to individual and collective empowerment in communities in rural Senegal. The study explains what happens during the... more...

  • Acid Mine Drainage in South Africaby Suvania Naidoo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This SpringerBrief focuses on Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) in the three basins in the Witwatersrand, South Africa. It provides a background to AMD and its impactsfrom a social science perspective.The South African government and non-governmental organizations? response to AMD is assessed, as well the socio-economic and developmental effects of AMD. This... more...

  • The Eurasian Wheat Belt and Food Securityby Sergio Gomez y Paloma; Sébastien Mary; Stephen Langrell; Pavel Ciaian

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This bookprovides an in-depth analysis of the wheat production developments in theEurasian region and assesses the potential contribution of the region todomestic and international food security. In particular, the book covers policyand institutional developments of the agricultural sector in Eurasia with aspecial focus on the horizontal issues relevant... more...

  • Reinventing Prosperityby Graeme Maxton; Jorgen Randers; David Suzuki

    Greystone Books 2016; US$ 24.94

    The biggest challenges facing human wellbeing today are widening income inequality, continuing global poverty, and environmental degradation. Luckily, these problems are simple to solve in theory. In practice, however, they are much harder to solve, because we are required to come up with solutions that are acceptable to a political majority in... more...

  • Developing Mindsby Elise Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 51.95

    Development policy makers and practitioners are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to target ?development? interventions and the psychological domain is now a specific frontier of their interventional focus. This landmark study considers the problematic relationship between development and psychology, tracing the deployment of psychological... more...

  • Black and Whiteby Agnieszka Piotrowska

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    In Black and White Agnieszka Piotrowska presents a unique insight into the contemporary arts scene in Zimbabwe ? an area that has received very limited coverage in research and the media. The book combines theory with literature, film, politics and culture and takes a psychosocial and psychoanalytic perspective to achieve a truly interdisciplinary... more...

  • Inclusive Growth in Africaby Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa; Abebe Shimeles; Angela Lusigi; Ahmed Moummi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Inclusive Growth in Africa  analyzes the concept of inclusion within the challenges facing Africa?s rapidly growing economies, where rising affluence for some has been accompanied almost everywhere with rising inequality. Using a combination of political economy analyses, sector studies and econometric models, the contributors delve into a range... more...

  • Competition Policies and Consumer Welfareby Lahcen Achy; Susan Joekes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    The fundamental goal of competition law is to support productivity and innovativeness; in fact, the short-term effect of enforcement actions is often a reduction in product prices. This book reports the findings of consumer market studies into a range of goods and services in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It finds a pervasive... more...