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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

Olivier van Beemen

Development studies; History; Multinationals; Food manufacturing & related industries

Hardback

'Precisely and rigorously ticks off Heineken's excesses and tribulations in Africa.' - Le Monde [more]

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The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions

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The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions

Jason Hickel

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Poverty & unemployment; Social discrimination; International economics; Development economics

Paperback

In The Divide, Jason Hickel brilliantly lays it out, layer upon layer, until you are left reeling with the outrage of it all.'... [more]

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

Tom Young

Development studies; History; African history; Politics & government

Paperback

It is time to change how we think about Africa [more]

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Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World

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Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World

Snigdha Poonam

Development studies; History; Age groups

Paperback

A marvellous account of the boundless ambition of small town India and the extraordinary lives of those who pursue their dreams.<br... [more]

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The New Scramble for Africa

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The New Scramble for Africa

Padraig Carmody

Development studies; History; Development economics; Human geography

Paperback

Once marginalized in the world economy, Africa today is a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium... [more]

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Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction

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Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction

Klaus Dodds (Professor of Geopolitics, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Development studies; Politics & government; Geopolitics; Political geography

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In this new edition of the Very Short Introduction to Geopolitics, Klaus Dodds uses a wide range of real-life examples, from... [more]

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

A. Mann

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

Hardback

Alana Mann explores the food sovereignty campaigns of civil society organisations in Chile, Mexico and Spain in the context... [more]

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Global Sport-for-Development: Critical Perspectives

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Global Sport-for-Development: Critical Perspectives

Daryl Adair

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports governing bodies

Hardback

This book provides a critical approach to sport-for-development, acknowledging the potential of this growing field but emphasising... [more]

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Social Movements in the Global South: Dispossession, Development and Resistance

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Social Movements in the Global South: Dispossession, Development and Resistance...

Sara C. Motta, Alf Gunvald Nilsen

Development studies; Globalization; Politics & government; International relations; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Popular struggles in the global south suggest the need for the development of new and politically enabling categories of analysis,... [more]

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Half The Sky: How to Change the World

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Half The Sky: How to Change the World

Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Human rights

Paperback

A call to arms against the most pervasive human rights violation of the 21st century: the oppression of women in the developing... [more]

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Muhammad Yunus

Biography; Biography: general; True stories; Development studies; Political structure & processes; International relations; Development economics

Paperback

Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple... [more]

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Inside Pakistan

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Inside Pakistan

Hasnain Kazim

Regional studies; Development studies; History; Asian history; Politics & government

Hardback

Pakistan, a land with a long and storied history, is experiencing a tumultuous present. As its population expands to surpass... [more]

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Learning Service: The Essential Guide to Volunteering Abroad

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Learning Service: The Essential Guide to Volunteering Abroad

Claire Bennett, Joseph Collins, Zahara Heckscher, Daniela Papi-Thornton

Development studies; Poverty & unemployment; Careers guidance; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general

Paperback

Learning Service offers a powerful new approach that invites volunteers to learn from host communities before trying to 'help'... [more]

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Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain

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Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain

Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, Immanuel Ness

Development studies; Sociology; Politics & government; International economics; Political economy; Purchasing & supply management

Paperback

These are the stories of the workers who undermine capitalism at its weakest point. [more]

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No Dancing, No Dancing

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No Dancing, No Dancing

Denis Dragovic

Biography; Biography: general; Development studies; Human rights; Media, information & communication industries

Paperback

No Dancing, No Dancing follows the return journey of a former aid worker back to the site of three major humanitarian crises-South... [more]

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Building a Capable State: Service Delivery in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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Building a Capable State: Service Delivery in Post-Apartheid South Africa...

Ian Palmer, Nishendra Moodley, Susan Parnell

Development studies; History; Public administration

Paperback

A timely study of the South African government's efforts to improve access to public services and the lessons this holds... [more]

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Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

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Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

Alan C. Tidwell (Georgetown University, USA), Barry Scott Zellen

Development studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle; Armed conflict; Land & real estate law

Paperback

Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide.... [more]

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Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy

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Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy

Corinne Goria

Development studies; Politics & government; Human rights; Development economics

Paperback

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These... [more]

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Capital: The Eruption of Delhi

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Capital: The Eruption of Delhi

Rana DasGupta

Regional studies; Development studies; History; Social classes; Urban communities; Development economics

Hardback

In Capital, Commonwealth Prize-winning author Rana Dasgupta examines one of the great trends of our time: the expansion... [more]

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The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

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The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

Arjen Y. Hoekstra

Development studies; Water industries; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Shows how consumption relates to water use and illustrates how the water footprint concept can be used to quantify this water... [more]

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Neoliberalism, Development, and Aid Volunteering

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Neoliberalism, Development, and Aid Volunteering

Nichole Georgeou (Australian Catholic University)

Development studies; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Aid & relief programmes

Hardback

This work comes at an important time of global crisis and change, where the world is ravaged by natural disasters, wars and... [more]

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Land Rights: Oxford Amnesty Lectures

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Land Rights: Oxford Amnesty Lectures

Timothy Chesters (Lecturer in Modern Languages, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Development studies; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Ethical issues & debates; Indigenous peoples; Anthropology; Politics & government; Geopolitics; Land rights

Paperback

What do indigenous people mean when they invoke their collective right to land? How are national governments, and international... [more]

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Development as Freedom

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Development as Freedom

Amartya Sen, FBA (Master, Trinity College, Cambridge)

Development studies; Poverty & unemployment; Social theory; Human rights; Business & Economics; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Development economics

Paperback

Amartya Sen is an economist. This book is a synthesis of his thought, viewing economic development as a means to extending... [more]

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Colonising Egypt

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Colonising Egypt

Timothy Mitchell

Development studies; History; African history; International relations

Paperback

Based on a wide reading of Arabic and European sources, this book attempts to extend deconstructive critique to historical... [more]

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