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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,...


Cultures of Development: Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity

by Jonathan Warren

The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world,...


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...


Agriculture and The World Trade Organisation

by Frédéric Landy, Gurdarshan Singh Bhalla & Jean-Luc Racine

The present volume offers to the reader a multi-faceted dialogue between noted experts from two major agricultural countries, both founding members of the Word Trade Organisation, each one with different stakes...


Contemporary Perspectives on Art and International Development

by Polly Stupples & Katerina Teaiwa

Visual artists, craftspeople, musicians, and performers have been supported by the development community for at least twenty years, yet there has been little grounded and critical research into the practices...


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...


Volunteer Economies

by Ruth Prince

Across Africa today, as development activities animate novel forms of governance, new social actors are emerging, among them the volunteer. Yet, where work and resources are limited, volunteer practices have...


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...


Iceland

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...


Jamaica

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....


Canada

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...


Thailand

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,"...


Mexico

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and risks in the economy of Mexico. The economy continues to grow at a moderate pace. Growth reached 2½ percent in 2015 and is projected to remain...


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....