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Environmental news in South America
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Combining perspectives from media studies and political ecology, this book analyses socially constructed news regarding three environmental conflicts ...
The big truck that went by
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In the aftermath of the devastating 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010, there was an outpouring of support and aid from countries around the world....

On the new Silk Road
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The Silk Road once served as the vital artery of the ancient world, connecting China to societies across Eurasia and providing immense wealth and pr...
Living by the gun in Chad
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How do people live in a country that has experienced rebellions and state-organised repressions for decades and that is still marked by routine forms ...

Sustaining prosperity, nature and wellbeing
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This book explores what is needed for an overall evaluation of the prosperity and wellbeing of people within a framework of sustaining the economy, en...
Sustainable innovation and impact
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Following the Brexit and Trump election cycles, consistent, long-term policy solutions to environmental and other societal challenges are becoming inc...

Organizational change for corporate sustainability
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Since this classic book was first published in 2003, sustainability has increasingly become mainstream business for leading corporations, whilst the t...
Creating capabilities
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In this critique, Martha Nussbaum argues that our dominant theories of development have given us policies that ignore our most basic human needs for dignity and self-respect.

Africapitalism
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Africa is on the rise. Enabled by natural resources, commodity trading and the recent discovery of Africa as the last frontier of capitalism by the gl...
Last days of the mighty mekong
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Celebrated for its natural beauty and its abundance of wildlife, the Mekong river runs thousands of miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Camb...

Digital technologies for agricultural and rural development in the global south
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This book shares research and practice on current trends in digital technology for agricultural and rural development in the Global South. Growth of r...
Women in politics
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Women the world over are being prevented from engaging in politics. Women's political leadership of any sort is a rarity and a career in politics rare...

China's Asian dream
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China , Napoleon once remarked, is a sleeping lion. Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will shake the world. In 2014, President Xi Jinping trium...
International development
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This comprehensive and broad-ranging introductory textbook examines the key aspects of contemporary international development from both a practical an...

The spacemaker's guide to big change
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This book gives definition to participatory practice as a necessary form of activism in development planning for cities. It gives guidance on how pra...
Sustainability accounting and accountability
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The management and balancing of social, environmental and economic sustainability is one of the most complex and urgent challenges facing both private...

The life project
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LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 ORWELL PRIZE'Eye-opening, extraordinary insights into ordinary lives' Financial Times 'Superb' Literary ReviewThe remarkable ...
Africa and the Millennium Development Goals
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This unique work by the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, tracks the progress Africa has made in achieving the United Nat...

Food policy and the environmental credit crunch
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The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importanc...
The bottom billion
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In this elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty, economist Paul Collier writes persuasively th...

Gender, development and globalization
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Gender, Development, and Globalization is the leading primer on global feminist economics and development. Lourdes Bener?a, a pioneer in the field of ...
Innovating development strategies in Africa
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During the second half of the twentieth century, African states shifted away from state-led development strategies, and are now moving towards a strat...

Fighting corruption is dangerous
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A frontline account of how to fight corruption, from Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.In Fighting Corruption Is Dangerous, Ngozi ...
We Have Never Been Modern
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With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors. But if we ...

Clothing poverty
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'An interesting and important account.'Daily TelegraphHave you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever won...
It's only blood
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Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that...

Principles of agricultural economics
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Principles of Agricultural Economics, now in its second edition, showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current ...
Simians, cyborgs, and women
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Donna Haraway analyses accounts, narratives, and stories of the creation of nature, living organisms, and cyborgs (cybernetic components); showing how deeply cultural assumptions penetrate into allegedly value-neutral medical research.

Patriarchy and accumulation on a world scale
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'It is my thesis that this general production of life, or subsistence production - mainly performed through the non-wage labour of women and other non...
Chocolate nations
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Chocolate - the very word conjures up a hint of the forbidden and a taste of the decadent. Yet the story behind the chocolate bar is rarely one of lux...

Understanding sustainable development
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A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appr...
Transforming India
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A nation of 1.25 billion people composed of numerous ethnic, linguistic, religious, and caste communities, India is the world's most diverse democracy...

Bad Samaritans
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It's rare that a book appears with a fresh perspective on world affairs, but renowned economist Ha-Joon Chang has some startlingly original things to ...
Korean political and economic development
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How do poor nations become rich, industrialized, and democratic? And what role does democracy play in this transition? To address these questions, Jon...

Ground down by growth
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Why has India's astonishing economic growth not reached the people at the bottom of its social and economic hierarchy? Travelling the length and bread...
Rojava
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The Kurdish territory of Rojava in Syria has become a watchword for radical democracy, communalism and gender equality. But while Western radicals con...

Participation
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This book is about participatory development's potential for tyranny, showing how it can lead to the unjust and illegitimate exercise of power. It is ...
Colonising Egypt
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Extending deconstructive theory to historical and political analysis, Timothy Mitchell examines the peculiarity of Western conceptions of order and tr...

Challeging global inequality
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This major introductory text written by three leading names in the field provides an accessible overview of the challenges faced in overcoming global ...
The challenge for Africa
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In this urgent yet optimistic new work, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai provides a unique perspective on the fate of Africa. Informed by her ...

Sri Lanka
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Even though Sri Lanka's protracted civil war came to a bloody conclusion in May 2009, prospects for a sustainable peace remain uncertain. The Sri Lank...
Africa in world politics
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The sixth edition of Africa in World Politics focuses on challenges African states face in constructing viable political economies in contexts both of...

Rwanda
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A sobering study of the troubled African nation, both pre- and post-genocide, and its uncertain future The brutal civil war between Hutu and Tutsi fac...
Development against democracy
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This new, updated edition of the influential Development Against Democracy is a critical guide to postwar studies of modernisation and development. In...

International humanitarian NGOs and state relations
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International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and i...
Human growth and development
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What is it that determines what sort of person we become? Is a child's future personality already determined at birth, or is a newborn baby like a b...

Aid
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This benchmark study by two leading authorities on international development cooperation argues that taxpayer-financed aid remains the best mechanism ...
Geopolitics
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Geopolitics is a way of looking at the world: one that considers the links between political power, geography, and cultural diversity. In certain pl...

The Maldives
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The Maldives is a small and beautiful archipelago south of India, more renowned for luxury resorts than experiments in democracy. It is a country of c...
South Sudan
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In July 2011, South Sudan was granted independence and became the world's newest country. Yet just two-and-a-half years after this momentous decision,...