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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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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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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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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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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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Aid on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World

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Aid on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex...

Ben Ramalingam (Independent consultant and writer)

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; International relations; Business & Economics; Development economics

Paperback

Aid has become a tangle of donors and recipients, so unwieldy that it is in danger of collapse. This ground-breaking book... [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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Development as Freedom

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Development as Freedom

Amartya Sen, FBA (Master, 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]

$56.99

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Achieving Food Security in China: The Challenges Ahead

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Achieving Food Security in China: The Challenges Ahead

Zhang-Yue Zhou (James Cook University, Australia)

Development studies; Politics & government; Economics; Political economy

Paperback

China's food security has never failed to attract the public's attention. Feeding China's large population has always been... [more]

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Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India: Challenges of globalisation, liberalisation and food insecurity

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Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India: Challenges...

Surendra Singh (North-Eastern Hill University, India), Prem Chhetri (RMIT University, Australia)

Development studies; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Agricultural science

Paperback

Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously... [more]

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Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts

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Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts...

Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

Development studies; Refugees & political asylum; Migration, immigration & emigration; Politics & government

Paperback

As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how... [more]

$54.99

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The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rights: A Governance Space Theory on Linkages

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The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rights: A Governance Space Theory...

Mihir Kanade

Development studies; Politics & government; Economics; International law; International human rights law

Paperback

This book contributes an original theory to understanding human rights and international trade. It offers the `governance... [more]

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The Heart of Community Engagement: Practitioner Stories from Across the Globe

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The Heart of Community Engagement: Practitioner Stories from Across the...

Patricia A. Wilson

Landscape art & architecture; Development studies; Homelessness; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Drawing on first-hand accounts of action research in the Americas, Africa, and Asia, The Heart of Community Engagement illustrates... [more]

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Rural Development

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Rural Development

Adam Pain (Danish Institute for International Studies, Denmark), Kjell Hansen (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden)

Development studies; Rural communities; Human geography; Rural planning

Paperback

Rural Development is a textbook that critically examines economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts... [more]

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