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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

Hardback

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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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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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

Paperback

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 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)

Paperback

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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International Development: Issues and Challenges

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International Development: Issues and Challenges

Damien Kingsbury, John McKay, Janet Hunt, Mark McGillivray, Matthew Clarke

Development studies; Politics & government; International relations

Paperback

Designed as a replacement for Key Issues in Development this text provides a critical interdisciplinary introduction to the... [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]

$37.95

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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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Measuring Tomorrow: Accounting for Well-Being, Resilience, and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

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Measuring Tomorrow: Accounting for Well-Being, Resilience, and Sustainability...

Eloi Laurent

Development studies; Central government policies; Business & Economics; Development economics

Hardback

How moving beyond GDP will improve well-being and sustainability Never before in human history have we produced so much data,... [more]

$62.00

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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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Move Up: Why Some Cultures Advance While Others Don't

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Move Up: Why Some Cultures Advance While Others Don't

Clotaire Rapaille, Andres Roemer

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes

Paperback

With an abundance of data and evidence, this book explores the societal and biological factors that determine whether cultures... [more]

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Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality and Climate Change

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Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment,...

Graeme Maxton, Jorgen Randers

Development studies; Business & Economics; Development economics; Environmental economics; Global warming

Hardback

A persuasive economic argument that proves we can all live better lives in this finite world. The biggest challenges facing... [more]

$42.99

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The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World

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The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World

Steven Radelet

Development studies; Poverty & unemployment; Business & Economics; Development economics

Paperback

The untold story of the global poor today. [more]

$32.99

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The Global Rise of China

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The Global Rise of China

Alvin Y. So, Yin-Wah Chu

Development studies; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Political economy

Paperback

This book sets out to unravel and explain the puzzle of the global rise of China: how, in just forty years, China has been... [more]

$33.95

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Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism

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Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism

Lisa Smirl

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Politics & government

Paperback

A landmark work that - through analysing the three key symbolic sites of the grand hotel, the SUV and the compound - shows... [more]

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

Hamish McDonald

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

Hardback

Originally published: Collingwood, Victoria: Black, Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd., 2014. [more]

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