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Third World Development

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agendaby Un-Habitat

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.95

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they adopted the New Urban Agenda. However, the question... more...

  • Except-Africaby Emery Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2018. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • Making Development Workby Robert Picciotto

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.95

    Worldwide, the number of poor people increased during the past decade, despite technological improvements, more open trade, and improved policy frameworks in developing countries. Regional conflicts, adverse shifts in terms of trade, and marginalization of poor countries in the new global economy explain this outcome. This highlights the need to reform... more...

  • Gomaby Theodore Trefon; Noël Kabuyaya

    Zed Books 2018; US$ 24.95

    A vivid and inspiring account of a Congolese city at the centre of international aid efforts, as told through the everyday struggles of its people. more...

  • Space Resource Utilization: A View from an Emerging Space Faring Nationby Annette Froehlich

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 122.34

    The book speaks to the need for a regulatory framework with regards to space resource utilization. In doing so, significant elements of the subject matter have been explored, taking into account the different phases of a space mission and the perspectives of the various actors and participants in the space arena. The book tackles the subject matter... more...

  • Governance and Governedby Madhushree Sekher; S. Parasuraman; Ruth Kattumuri

    Springer Singapore 2018; US$ 146.81

    Building, largely, on insights from India, and case studies in Brazil, China, and South Africa, this book provides insights into the contested topic of ‘governance and governed’ from a state–society inter-relationship perspective. It argues that the centrality of an understanding of state-governance today is rooted in concerns regarding diversities... more...

  • Le Crépuscule des vieuxby Boris Alexandre Spasov

    Primento Digital Publishing 2018; US$ 4.99

    Des articles instructifs et passionnés sur la Polynésie française, réunis en un seul ouvrage. Boris-Alexandre Spasov se définit comme un humaniste, ce que ses articles tendent à prouver. Son paradigme, il nous le fait vivre et découvrir dans les écrits qu’il consacre à la Polynésie française, mais aussi aux pays qui entourent ce bout de France.... more...

  • Corruption, Informality and Entrepreneurship in Romaniaby Roxana Bratu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.34

    This book examines the meaning, structure, practices and symbolism of corruption in relationship to European Union structural funding in Romania. It offers a unique account of the complex transformations faced by post-communist societies. Despite the new legislation that effectively re-branded typical economic practices in Romanian society as ‘corruption’,... more...

  • Democratic Rural Organizationsby Esbern Friis-Hansen; Janki Andharia; Suubi Godfrey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their product. Democratic Rural Organizations: Thresholds for... more...

  • The Moral Power of Moneyby Ariel Wilkis

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Looking beneath the surface of seemingly ordinary social interactions, The Moral Power of Money investigates the forces of power and morality at play, particularly among the poor. Drawing on fieldwork in a slum of Buenos Aires, Ariel Wilkis argues that money is a critical symbol used to negotiate not only material possessions, but also the political,... more...