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How Change Happens

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

by Reece Jones

A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policed

Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths...

Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality and Climate Change

by Jorgen Randers, Graeme Maxton & David Suzuki

The biggest challenges facing human wellbeing today are widening income inequality, continuing global poverty, and environmental degradation. Luckily, these problems are simple to solve — in theory.

In practice,...

Capitalism's Crises: Class Struggles in South Africa and the World

by Vishwas Satgar

The global economic crisis is far from over and has been considered the worst in the history of modern capitalism. This second volume in the Democratic Marxism series breaks new ground in our understanding of...

The Role of Intellectuals: In the State-Society Nexus

by Nomboniso Gasa, Z. Pallo Jordan & Mapungubwe Institute for Strat (MISTRA)

If we are to talk of a 'new' intellectual movement, the question is begged: what happened to the 'old' intellectual movement? What happened to the thinkers who inspired and led our struggle against colonialism,...

Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989): An Interdisciplinary Approach

by Ruth Taplin

First published in 1989, this book provides a macro-micro approach to economic development - taking account of multi-level linkages, both inter and intra, that had been missed by previous analyses. The author...

Entrepreneurship at the Bottom of the Pyramid

by Carol Dalglish & Marcello Tonelli

Entrepreneurship at the Bottom of the Pyramid seeks to demonstrate to students the range of entrepreneurial activities that can be implemented in developing countries to alleviate poverty.


The book blends...


by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring...


by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

This paper aims to discuss the economic reform program in Jamaica that focuses on reducing macroeconomic vulnerabilities, fostering growth, creating conditions for financial deepening and inclusion, reallocating...

Sri Lanka

by International Monetary Fund

Context. The Sri Lankan economy has good underlying momentum but is starting to show signs of strain from a combination of unbalanced macroeconomic policies and an increasingly difficult external environment....


by International Monetary Fund

After several years of solid growth, real GDP growth decelerated to 1.2 percent in 2015, as energy companies slashed investment spending in response to the decline in oil prices. Growth is expected to rebound...


by International Monetary Fund

Thailand: Selected Issues

Free Market Dogs: The Human-Canine Bond in Post-Communist Poland

by Michal Piotr Pregowski & Justyna Wlodarczyk

What has changed in the last twenty-five years in the relationship of Poles with their dogs? How have the free market and capitalism influenced Poland and the human-canine bond there? Are dogs "property," "friends,"...

The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

Community Nutrition for Developing Countries

by Norman J. Temple & Nelia Steyn

A co-publication with UNISA Press Nutrition textbooks used by universities and colleges in developing countries have very often been written by scholars who live and work in North America or the United Kingdom....

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Asia and Pacific

by Ranil, Mr. Salgado

Although Asia remains a growth leader in the global economy, growth is expected to ease slightly to 5.5 percent during 2016, with countries affected to varying degrees by a still weak global recovery, slowing...


The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India's Young

by Somini Sengupta

A penetrating, personal look at contemporary India—the world’s largest democracy at a moment of transition.

Somini Sengupta emigrated from Calcutta to California as a young child in 1975. Returning thirty...

Life in the Time of Oil: A Pipeline and Poverty in Chad

by Lori Leonard

Life in the Time of Oil examines the Chad-Cameroon Petroleum Development and Pipeline Project-a partnership between global oil companies, the World Bank, and the Chadian government that was an ambitious scheme...

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa

by Alexei, Mr. Kireyev

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has a long and varied history, and this book examines how the WAEMU can achieve its development and stability objectives, improve the livelihood of its people,...