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Third World Development

  • The 33by Héctor Tobar

    Picador 2015; US$ 16.99

    Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Antonio Banderas Includes New Material Exclusive to the Paperback A Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award A Finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Selected for NPR's Morning Edition Book Club When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó,... more...

  • 3D Printing for Development in the Global Southby Thomas Birtchnell; William Hoyle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Birtchnell and Hoyle explore how printers, designs, materials and infrastructures all need to be 'just right' in order for meaningful social change to happen with appropriate scale. The 3D4D Challenge suggests 3D printing could reach scale in the Global South, even perhaps having the same impact as the mobile phone or microfinance in development. more...

  • AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workersby Kim Scipes

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 36.99

    This book examines the themes of imperialism and empire from the perspective of the foreign policy program of organized labor in the United States. It details efforts to make real popular democracy within Labor. The author calls for American workers to join the global movement for economic and social justice and to extend globalization from 'below'... more...

  • AIDS Policy in Ugandaby John Kinsman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book presents a history of AIDS control in Uganda, from the start of the epidemic in the early 1980s up until 2005. Uganda is well known internationally as an AIDS 'success story', both for its bringing down HIV incidence and prevalence over the 1990s, and for its innovative approach to scaling up the provision of antiretroviral therapy. more...

  • AIDS Treatment and Human Rights in Contextby Peris S. Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    The book poses and explores questions about the roles of antiretroviral treatment and human rights in the global AIDS epidemic. A novel approach is used, which places treatment and human rights in the context of global debates, national struggles, and, especially, a case study of the lived experiences within a local community in South Africa. more...

  • Acceptability and Use of Cereal-Based Foods in Refugee Campsby Catherine Mears

    Practical Action Publishing 1998; US$ 67.28

    The fortification of cereal-based food rations is increasingly accepted to be the most efficient way of preventing micronutrient deficiencies in large refugee camps. Little is known, however, about the degree to which such foods are acceptable to refugees, or how they actually use them. These factors are important in considering how, and when the... more...

  • Access to Geography: Development Ebookby Garrett Nagle

    Hodder Education 2005; Not Available

    Development provides an in-depth assessment of where the world is today by considering a wide range of factors which contribute to the overall development of a country, and then looks forward to the future and what that holds. The book includes sections on: development and underdevelopment; past and present strategies for development; the effect of... more...

  • Access to Health and Education Services in Ethiopiaby Fra von Massow

    Practical Action Publishing 2001; US$ 67.28

    This report analyses the findings of an extensive research project conducted by Oxfam in Ethiopia. In the context of Ethiopia's rising external debt and the new decentralised system of regional governance, members of four communities, both rural and urban, were interviewed about their problems in gaining access to basic health care, reproductive-health... more...

  • Access to Microfinance and Financial Training for Innovative Urban Sustainabilityby Musau Mutisya

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 34.20

    The Kenyan population is highly concentrated in urban centres, leading to increased social, economic and environmental strains, with a significant percentage of urban dwellers living in sprawling slums. Urban development is increasingly a major focus, especially in the fight against urban sustainability problems. There is little practical orientation... more...

  • Accountable Aidby Patricia Feeney

    Practical Action Publishing 1997; US$ 44.78

    The Earth Summit in Rio in 1992 generated much rhetoric about the need for collaboration between local communities and multilateral funders of major development projects, in order to preserve natural resources. Since then there has been intense debate about the importance of local participation, accountability to local communities, transparent procedures... more...