Development Studies

  1. Add to Wish List Gender, Development and Disasters

    Gender, Development and Disasters

    Sarah Bradshaw
    Sarah Bradshaw critically examines key notions, such as gender, vulnerability, risk, and humanitarianism, underpinning development and disaster discourse. Case studies are used to demonstrate how disasters are experienced individually an...
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  2. Add to Wish List Social Policy in a Developing World

    Social Policy in a Developing World

    Edited by Rebecca Surender, Robert Walker
    This volume provides a critical analysis of the challenges and opportunities facing social protection systems in the global south, and examines current strategies for addressing poverty and welfare needs in the region. In particular, the...
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  3. Add to Wish List Regulatory Worlds

    Regulatory Worlds

    Mark Findlay, Lim Si Wei
    This ambitious book takes up the grand challenge to design regulatory thinking for a global future beyond wealth and growth, and towards social sustainability. Assuming a ‘South World’ perspective on market regulation and social sustaina...
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  4. Add to Wish List Environmental Entrepreneurship

    Environmental Entrepreneurship

    Laura E. Huggins
    In this innovative book, Laura E. Huggins finds path breaking entrepreneurial solutions to difficult environmental challenges in some of the world’s poorest areas. The approaches entrepreneurs are taking to these challenges involve esta...
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  5. Add to Wish List Local Societies and Rural Development

    Local Societies and Rural Development

    Edited by Shinichi Shigetomi, Ikuko Okamoto
    The importance of community-based and participatory approaches to rural development in developing countries has long been emphasized. Rural people, who are economically and politically weak as individuals, can only participate in develop...
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  6. Add to Wish List Innovation and Inequality

    Innovation and Inequality

    Edited by Susan Cozzens, Dhanaraj Thakur
    Inequality is one of the main features of globalization. Do emerging technologies, as they spread around the world, contribute to more inequality or less? This unique interdisciplinary text examines the relationships between emerging tec...
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  7. Add to Wish List The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    Edited by Carlo Altomonte, Massimiliano Ferrara
    The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have always been characterized by economic volatility and social disparities. The recent ‘Arab Spring’ wave of protests has increased political uncertainty and instability i...
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  8. Add to Wish List Good Government

    Good Government

    Edited by Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein
    In all societies, the quality of government institutions is of the utmost importance for the well-being of its citizens. Problems like high infant mortality, lack of access to safe water, unhappiness and poverty are not primarily caused ...
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  9. Add to Wish List NGOs, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution

    NGOs, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution

    Daniela Irrera
    Daniela Irrera explores the relationship between non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and intergovernmental organisations (IGOs). The author reviews the issue of NGOs’ participation in the decision-making processes of intergovernmental...
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  10. Add to Wish List States, Banks and Crisis

    States, Banks and Crisis

    Thomas Marois
    Thomas Marois’ groundbreaking interpretation of banking and development in Mexico and Turkey builds on a Marxian-inspired framework premised on understanding states and banks as social relationships alongside crisis and labor as vital to...
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  11. Add to Wish List Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    Edited by Tania Bubela, E. Richard Gold
    This fascinating study describes efforts to define and protect traditional knowledge and the associated issues of access to genetic resources, from the negotiation of the Convention on Biological Diversity to The Declaration on the Right...
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  12. Add to Wish List Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

    Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

    Ye Yumin, Richard LeGates
    This detailed study offers a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to China’s crucial policy to coordinate urban and rural development. It describes the theoretical, political, and economic reasons why China allowed a large gap between...
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