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Third World Development

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asiaby Victor R. Squires; Qi Lu

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and biodiversity are under threat and there is an urgent need... more...

  • Zikaby Debora Diniz; Diane Grosklaus Whitty

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    An astonishing investigation into the outbreak and spread of Zika and the resilience of the Brazilian people in the face of the epidemic. more...

  • Property Rights and Climate Changeby Fennie van Straalen; Thomas Hartmann; John Sheehan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    Property Rights and Climate Change explores the multifarious relationships between different types of climate-driven environmental changes and property rights. This original contribution to the literature examines such climate changes through the lens of property rights, rather than through the lens of land use planning. The inherent assumption... more...

  • Private Politics and Peasant Mobilizationby Maria-Therese Gustafsson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book explores how different corporate governance strategies affect community mobilization and the scope for influence when an area’s population is faced with the arrival of the extraction industry. Drawing on ethnographic research into Peruvian mining localities, the author analyses a series of relationships which are characterized by confrontations,... more...

  • Impacts and Insights of the Gorkha Earthquakeby Dipendra Gautam; Hugo Filipe Pinheiro Rodrigues

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 89.95

    Impacts and Insights of Gorkha Earthquake in Nepal offers a practical perspective on disaster risk management using lessons learned and considerations from the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal, which was the worst disaster to hit Nepal since the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake. Using a holistic approach to examine seismicity, risk perception and intervention,... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global Southby Gautam Bhan; Smita Srinivas; Vanessa Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 265.00

    The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South offers an edited collection on planning in parts of the world which, more often than not, are unrecognised or unmarked in mainstream planning texts. In doing so, its intention is not to fill a ‘gap’ that leaves this ‘mainstream’ unquestioned but to re-theorise planning from a deep understanding... more...

  • National Liberation Movements as Government in Africaby Redie Bereketeab

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation, colonisation and slavery. NLMs are generally characterised by a struggle carried out by or in the name of suppressed people for political, social, cultural, economic, territorial liberation and decolonisation. Dozens of NLMs have... more...

  • Putting the Poor Firstby Piera Waibel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.00

    In order to make progress toward the UN Millennium Development Goals – and particularly in terms of poverty alleviation – business has a pivotal role to play: in terms of core business; purchasing products from the poor; employing them; and selling them affordable services and products. Serving the global 4 billion people at the base of the economic... more...

  • Stakeholder Politicsby Robert Boutilier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    The war is over. The largest corporations in the world are now committed to sustainability. But, behind the public relations gloss, corporate executives and managers are perplexed. The majority of them have a genuine desire to work in an ethical and sustainable manner. Yet, when they engage with their stakeholders for that purpose, they unexpectedly... more...

  • Development-Oriented Corporate Social Responsibility: Volume 2by Dima Jamali; Charlotte Karam; Michael Blowfield

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume provides a platform for localized perspectives on CSR in developing countries across the globe. The chapters bring local context and business to the forefront and highlight the efforts spearheaded by indigenous actors from within the developing world. They present insights from developing countries through successful and less successful... more...