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Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

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Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

Padraig Carmody (Trinity College London Ireland)

Development studies

Paperback

Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It... [more]

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Understanding Public Speaking: A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory

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Understanding Public Speaking: A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory

Braj Mohan (Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics and Contemporary English, English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Lucknow)

Public speaking guides; linguistics; Communication studies; Media studies; Political campaigning & advertising

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Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive... [more]

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Africapitalism: Sustainable Business and Development in Africa

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Africapitalism: Sustainable Business and Development in Africa

Uwafiokun Idemudia (York University, Canada), Kenneth Amaeshi (University of Edinburgh, UK), Adun Okupe (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Development studies

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Using theory, empirical research, and case studies, this book explores the changing nature of business in Africa and how businesses... [more]

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Women's and Gender Studies in India: Crossings

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Women's and Gender Studies in India: Crossings

Anu Aneja (Professor, School of Gender & Development Studies, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India)

Development studies; Cultural studies; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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This book frames the major debates and contemporary issues in women's and gender studies in India. It locates them in the... [more]

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The Routledge History of the American South

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The Routledge History of the American South

Maggi M. Morehouse (Coastal Carolina University, USA)

Regional studies; History of the Americas

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The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of... [more]

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Hybridization, Intervention and Authority: Security Beyond Conflict in Sierra Leone

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Hybridization, Intervention and Authority: Security Beyond Conflict in Sierra...

Peter Albrecht (Danish Institute for International Studies, Denmark)

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Armed conflict

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This book explains how security is organized from the local to the national level in post-war Sierra Leone, and how external... [more]

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Becoming a Writing Researcher

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Becoming a Writing Researcher

Ann Blakeslee (Eastern Michigan University), Cathy Fleischer (Eastern Michigan University)

Technical writing; Research methods: general; Communication studies

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Guides students through the stages of conducting qualitative writing research, from the initial step of seeing themselves... [more]

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How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

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How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

Thorvald Gran

Development studies; Sociology: work & labour; Organisational theory & behaviour

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How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting... [more]

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Rethinking Culture: Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations

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Rethinking Culture: Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations...

David G. White (ONTOS Global, USA)

Development studies; Occupational & industrial psychology; Politics & government; Organisational theory & behaviour

Paperback

Organizational or corporate `culture' is the most overused and least understood word in business, if not society. While the... [more]

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Business and Government Relations in Africa

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Business and Government Relations in Africa

Robert A. Dibie (Indiana University Kokomo, USA)

Development studies; Politics & government; International business; Public ownership & nationalisation; Non-profitmaking organisations

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This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African... [more]

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The Work of Communication: Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing in Contemporary Capitalism

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The Work of Communication: Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing...

Timothy Kuhn, Karen Lee Ashcraft, Francois Cooren

Communication studies; Sociology: work & labour; Organisational theory & behaviour

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The Work of Communication: Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing in Contemporary Capitalism revolves around a... [more]

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The Contradictions of Foreign Aid

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The Contradictions of Foreign Aid

Desmond McNeill (University of Oslo, Norway)

Development studies; International relations; International economics; Development economics; Political economy

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Originally published in 1981, this book analyses how development aid works in practice. It presents a critique of the practice... [more]

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Star Power: American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate

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Star Power: American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate

Lauren Wright

Communication studies; Popular culture; Media studies; Elections & referenda; Political campaigning & advertising

Hardback

Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the... [more]

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Australian Overseas Aid

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Australian Overseas Aid

Philip Eldridge, Dean Forbes, Doug Porter

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Development economics

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Originally published in 1986, this book evaluated the review of the Australian Overseas Aid Program (the 1984 Jackson Report)... [more]

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Routledge Library Editions: Aid

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Routledge Library Editions: Aid

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Development studies; Development economics

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Originally published between 1981 and 1990 the volumes in this set:<br /><br... [more]

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OPEC and the Third World: The Politics of Aid

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OPEC and the Third World: The Politics of Aid

Shireen Hunter

Development studies; International economics; Development economics; Political economy

Hardback

Originally published in 1984 this book focuses principally on the use of foreign aid by the members of OPEC in the 1970s and... [more]

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U.S. Economic Foreign Aid: A Case Study of the United States Agency for International Development

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U.S. Economic Foreign Aid: A Case Study of the United States Agency for...

David Porter

Development studies; Social discrimination; International economics; Development economics; Political economy

Hardback

Originally published in 1990, this volume is a comprehensive study of United States foreign aid allocation from 1961-1983... [more]

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Sadomasochism, Popular Culture and Revolt: A Pornography of Violence

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Sadomasochism, Popular Culture and Revolt: A Pornography of Violence

Tom Pollard (National University, USA)

Communication studies; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Popular culture; Violence in society

Hardback

Sadomasochism, Popular Culture and Revolt: A Pornography of Violence explores powerful connections between violent pornography... [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

Hardback

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

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Design Perspectives on Multimodal Documents: System, Medium, and Genre Relations

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Design Perspectives on Multimodal Documents: System, Medium, and Genre Relations...

Matthew David Lickiss

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; linguistics; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Communication studies; Graphical & digital media applications

Hardback

This volume integrates multimodal theoretical frameworks with those from graphic communication and information design and... [more]

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Immigration and Strategic Public Health Communication: Lessons from the Transnational Seguro Popular Project

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Immigration and Strategic Public Health Communication: Lessons from the...

Robert Smith, Don Waisanen, Guillermo Yrizar Barbosa

Communication studies; Media studies; Migration, immigration & emigration; Hispanic & Latino studies; Personal & public health

Hardback

This book engages a key question facing governments and similar institutions in countries of immigration or emigration: how... [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

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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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The Circular Economy and the Global South: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development

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The Circular Economy and the Global South: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green...

Patrick Schroeder, Manisha Anantharaman, Kartika Anggraeni, Timothy J. Foxon

Development studies; Development economics; Business strategy; Industry & industrial studies; Sustainability

Paperback

The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable... [more]

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The Search for Peace

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The Search for Peace

D. W. Bowett

Peace studies & conflict resolution; International relations

Hardback

Using authoritative extracts from the relevant and important sources at the time, this volume, originally published in 1972,... [more]

$189.00

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World Without War

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World Without War

J.D. Bernal

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

Hardback

J. D. Bernal was a scientist who helped to pioneer the use of x-ray crystallography and was a founder of the science of molecular... [more]

$208.00

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