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  • Unfolding Crisis in Assam’s Tea Plantationsby Deepak K. Mishra; Vandana Upadhyay; Atul Sarma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    As the Indian economy integrates into global circuits of production, exchange and accumulation, the burdens of adjustment are shared unequally by different sectors, classes and regions. This study unravels the livelihood strategies and living conditions of labour in the tea gardens of Assam. The tea sector has been undergoing a crisis since the 1990s,... more...

  • The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Springby C. Altomonte; M. Ferrara

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have consistently been characterized by economic volatility and social disparities. The recent ‘Arab Spring’ wave of protests have increased political uncertainty and instability in the region, and this timely book provides an in-depth analysis of the subsequent changes from... more...

  • Indo-US Nuclear Dealby P R Chari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This book interrogates the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement from its inception in July 2005 to its conclusion in the latter part of 2008 through 12 articles, each of which focuses on different aspects of the deal. They discuss the factors that facilitated the deal, the roadblocks that were encountered, and the implications of the deal for the future... more...

  • Women in Politicsby Mariz Tadros

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Offers fresh perspectives on the different spaces, networks, and processes influencing women’s political leadership today. more...

  • Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transitionby M. T. T. Thai; E. Turkina

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how and why firms from economies in transition internationalize. The economic transition process is usually characterized by significant changes in the role of the state, the creation and promotion of privately owned enterprises, markets and independent financial institutions. This book provides insights into... more...

  • Africa: Facing Human Security Challenges in the 21st Centuryby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 43.70

    Africa�s dynamic security environment is characterized by great diversity�from conventional challenges such as insurgencies, resource and identity conflicts, and post-conflict stabilization to growing threats from piracy, narcotics trafficking, violent extremism, and organized crime taking root in urban slums, among others. This precarious environment... more...

  • Challenges and Issues facing the Education System in South Africaby Wilfred Legotlo

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 30.40

    The quality of education is pivotal for the production of human capital and this cannot be compromised by failing to refocus on the quality of education offered in schools. The inputs in the system such as trained and motivated teachers, buildings and classrooms including sanitation, clean water, instructional material such as textbooks, as well as... more...

  • In the Absence of the Giftby Anders Emil Rasmussen

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00

    By adopting ideas like "development," members of a Papua New Guinean community find themselves continuously negotiating what can be expected of a relative or a community member. Nearly half the people born on the remote Mbuke Islands become teachers, businessmen, or bureaucrats in urban centers, while those who stay at home ask migrant relatives "What... more...

  • Development Policy in Africaby George Kararach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    The author investigates the agenda for transformation in contemporary African development studies: policy studies, strategic studies, international relations and economic diplomacy. With a focus on the capacity dimension, he proposes critical policy and action-oriented recommendations on how to overcome present and future emergencies in Africa. more...

  • Gendering Globalization on the Groundby Gay Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    How has globalization worked for women working on the frontlines of neoliberalism on the Mexico-US border? This border divides "US" from "Others," and produces social inequalities that form a site where marginalized border women encounter the othering power of neoliberalism and confront inequalities of gender and class. Within this context, a critical... more...