Development Studies

  1. Add to Wish List Urban Poverty in China

    Urban Poverty in China

    Fulong Wu, Chris Webster, Shenijing He, Yuting Liu
    Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social ...
    Hardback (2010)

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  2. Add to Wish List Health Care Systems in Developing and Transition Countries

    Health Care Systems in Developing and Transition Countries

    Edited by Diana Pinto Masís, Peter C. Smith
    Health policy is a central preoccupation of many, if not all, developing countries. This book presents a selection of ten studies that illustrate the powerful tool that carefully conducted research can offer policy-makers seeking to addr...
    Hardback (2009)

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  3. Add to Wish List Nations of Immigrants

    Nations of Immigrants

    Edited by John Higley, John Nieuwenhuysen, Stine Neerup
    This timely book examines the immense surges in immigration since the mid-1990s in Australia and the United States, two of the world’s most important settler-receiving countries.
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  4. Add to Wish List Human Development in the Era of Globalization

    Human Development in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by James K. Boyce, Stephen Cullenberg, Prasanta K. Pattanaik, Robert Pollin
    Honoring Keith Griffin’s more than 40 years of fundamental contributions to the discipline of economics, the papers in this volume reflect his deep commitment to advancing the well-being of the world’s poor majority and his unflinching w...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  5. Add to Wish List Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters

    Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, María E. Ibarrarán
    Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters, which puts many people at risk. Economic, social and environmental impacts further increase vulnerability to disasters and tend to set back develo...
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  6. Add to Wish List Intellectual Property Enforcement

    Intellectual Property Enforcement

    Edited by Xuan Li, Carlos M. Correa
    The enforcement of TRIPS-plus standards on Intellectual Property (IP) has become one of the most significant challenges for developing countries in recent years. This book is the first initiative linking IP enforcement and development, w...
    Paperback (2009)

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  7. Add to Wish List Protest and Social Movements in the Developing World

    Protest and Social Movements in the Developing World

    Edited by Shinichi Shigetomi, Kumiko Makino
    In this insightful book, the contributors focus on the impact of contextual factors on social movements in the developing world, pushing major existing theories beyond their traditional focus.
    Hardback (2009)

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  8. Add to Wish List Social Protection in Africa

    Social Protection in Africa

    Frank Ellis, Stephen Devereux, Phillip White
    The purpose of this book is to make accessible to a broad audience the ideas, principles and practicalities of establishing effective social protection in Africa. It focuses on the major shift in strategy for tackling hunger and vulnerab...
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  9. Add to Wish List The Working Poor in Europe

    The Working Poor in Europe

    Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Henning Lohmann
    For a long time in-work poverty was not associated with European welfare states. Recently, the topic has gained relevance as welfare state retrenchment and international competition in globalized economies has put increasing pressures on...
    Hardback (2008)

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  10. Add to Wish List MicroFranchising

    MicroFranchising

    Edited by Jason Fairbourne, Stephen W. Gibson, W. Gibb Dyer
    This unique book provides an overview of the need to alleviate poverty and what methods have been used in the past to do so (e.g. microcredit). It then introduces the concept of the microfranchise and discusses how this business model ca...
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  11. Add to Wish List Managing Cities in Developing Countries

    Managing Cities in Developing Countries

    Meine Pieter van Dijk
    Urban management is a relatively new topic, which has gained increasing importance due to a rise in urbanization and a wave of decentralization programs in recent decades. This innovative book is the first systematic treatment of the cri...
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  12. Add to Wish List Governance and Nationbuilding

    Governance and Nationbuilding

    Kate Jenkins, William Plowden
    Governance and Nationbuilding describes how aid donors have attempted to improve the performance of government in developing countries and countries in crisis. Kate Jenkins and William Plowden review the widespread lack of success, traci...
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