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  • Disrupted Development and the Future of Inequality in the Age of Automation

    Disrupted Development and the Future of Inequality in the Age of Automation
    av Lukas Schlogl

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030301309

    This open access book examines the future of inequality, work and wages in the age of automation with a focus on developing countries. The authors argue that the rise of a global ‘robot reserve army’ has profound effects on labor markets…

  • Challenging the Aid Paradigm

    Challenging the Aid Paradigm

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349367375

    Challenging the Aid Paradigm critically examines central aspects of Western international aid policy, while at the same time exploring non-western, especially Chinese, aid and assesses to what extent these may be competitive or complementary.

  • Risk and the Security-Development Nexus

    Risk and the Security-Development Nexus
    av Eamonn McConnon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319982458

     ‘In this comprehensive and wide-ranging analysis, McConnon demonstrates the extent to which security concerns have come to pervade the development policies of the three major donor countries.’ —Rita Abrahamsen, University of Ottaw…

  • Transforming Participation?

    Transforming Participation?
    av N. Gaynor

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230238947

    Do participatory processes open a political space to marginalized groups and individuals? Or do they co-opt and coerce groups to reinforce existing inequitable relations? In an innovative comparative study which breaks with tradition this book explo…

  • Adaptation, Poverty and Development

    Adaptation, Poverty and Development

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349347902

    The first book to examine in detail the ways in which people adapt their understanding and behaviours towards poverty as a direct result to their experiences of poverty in developing countries, including world-leading academics and case studies from…

  • Adaptation, Poverty and Development

    Adaptation, Poverty and Development

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230360563

    The first book to examine in detail the ways in which people adapt their understanding and behaviours towards poverty as a direct result to their experiences of poverty in developing countries, including world-leading academics and case studies from…

  • The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond

    The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond
    av Simon Feeny

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230224438

    This book examines how international aid donors and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) can assist countries in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The book examines the progress countries have made towards the MDGs a…

  • Transnational Corporations and Development Policy

    Transnational Corporations and Development Policy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349358809

    This volume offers a wide-reaching exploration of foreign direct investment and developmental impacts through case studies from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Central Europe, also examining the role of 'new players' such as Chinese, Indian and Sout…

  • Africa Toward 2030

    Africa Toward 2030

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349327133

    Combining studies of demography, climate change, technology and innovation, political development, new actors in international development, and global governance frameworks, this book highlights the major underlying determinants of change in the Afr…

  • International Migration, Development and Human Wellbeing

    International Migration, Development and Human Wellbeing
    av Katie Wright

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349320516

    Katie Wright explores how human wellbeing is constructed and how it 'travels' across spatial boundaries. She draws on empirical research, undertaken with Peruvian migrants based in London and Madrid and their Peru-based relatives and close friends t…

  • Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection

    Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection
    av Moritz von Gliszczynski

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349505845

    Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection offers a ground-breaking analysis of the discourses that facilitated the rise of cash transfers as instruments of development policy since the 1990s. The author gives a detailed overview of the history of s…

  • Children in Crisis

    Children in Crisis
    av Caroline Harper

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230313972

    Experts from the global North and South analyze the implications of economic crises on children, with a particular focus on the emerging evidence from the recent global economic crisis and food and fuel price volatility of 2008-2010. They point out…

  • Chronic Poverty

    Chronic Poverty

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349368006

    Based on a decade of research by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, this volume includes material on inter-generational transmission, the importance of assets and vulnerability, and conflict, and new thinking about the close relationship between s…

  • The Fragmentation of Aid

    The Fragmentation of Aid

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137553560

    This edited volume provides an assessment of an increasingly fragmented aid system. Development cooperation is fundamentally changing its character in the wake of global economic and political transformations and an ongoing debate about what constit…

  • Development Challenges and Solutions After the Arab Spring

    Development Challenges and Solutions After the Arab Spring

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137541390

    Since the events of 2011, most Arab countries have slipped into a state of war, and living conditions for the majority of the working population have not changed for the better. This edited collection examines the socioeconomic conditions and contes…

  • Risk and the Security-Development Nexus

    Risk and the Security-Development Nexus
    av Eamonn McConnon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030074715

     ‘In this comprehensive and wide-ranging analysis, McConnon demonstrates the extent to which security concerns have come to pervade the development policies of the three major donor countries.’ —Rita Abrahamsen, University of Ottaw…

  • Challenging Capacity Building

    Challenging Capacity Building

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230233232

    Interrogates the idea of capacity building theoretically and explores the variety of meanings, constructions and practices of capacity building. This book examines capacity building in both developing and developed countries and takes the position t…

  • Migration and Social Protection

    Migration and Social Protection
    av Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349319152

    The growing scale of international migration has reshaped the debate on the social rights and social protection available to people outside their countries of origin. This book uses conceptual frameworks, policy analysis and empirical studies of mig…

  • Chronic Poverty

    Chronic Poverty

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230579347

    Based on a decade of research by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, this volume includes material on inter-generational transmission, the importance of assets and vulnerability, and conflict, and new thinking about the close relationship between s…

  • International Migration, Development and Human Wellbeing

    International Migration, Development and Human Wellbeing
    av Katie Wright

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230248281

    Katie Wright explores how human wellbeing is constructed and how it 'travels' across spatial boundaries. She draws on empirical research, undertaken with Peruvian migrants based in London and Madrid and their Peru-based relatives and close friends t…

  • Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection

    Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection
    av Moritz von Gliszczynski

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137505682

    Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection offers a ground-breaking analysis of the discourses that facilitated the rise of cash transfers as instruments of development policy since the 1990s. The author gives a detailed overview of the history of s…

  • Development in Difficult Sociopolitical Contexts

    Development in Difficult Sociopolitical Contexts

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349467426

    This edited volume explores development in the so-called 'fragile', 'failed' and 'pariah' states. It examines the literature on both fragile states and their development, and offers eleven case studies on countries ranking in the 'very high alert' a…

  • Transnational Corporations and Development Policy

    Transnational Corporations and Development Policy

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230537064

    This volume offers a wide-reaching exploration of foreign direct investment and developmental impacts through case studies from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Central Europe, also examining the role of 'new players' such as Chinese, Indian and Sout…

  • The Securitization of Foreign Aid

    The Securitization of Foreign Aid

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137568816

    Security concerns increasingly influence foreign aid: how Western countries give aid, to whom and why. With contributions from experts in the field, this book examines the impact of security issues on six of the world's largest aid donors, as well a…

  • Migration and Social Protection

    Migration and Social Protection
    av Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230245914

    The growing scale of international migration has reshaped the debate on the social rights and social protection available to people outside their countries of origin. This book uses conceptual frameworks, policy analysis and empirical studies of mig…

  • The Capability Approach, Empowerment and Participation

    The Capability Approach, Empowerment and Participation

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137352293

    This book explores the linkages between Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach and participatory forms of development – especially those associated with critical pedagogy and empowerment from the bottom-up. It shows how the capability approac…

  • Social Movements in the Global South

    Social Movements in the Global South

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230243491

    Popular struggles in the global south suggest the need for the development of new and politically enabling categories of analysis, and new ways of understanding contemporary social movements. This book shows how social movements in Africa, South Asi…

  • After 2015: International Development Policy at a Crossroads

    After 2015: International Development Policy at a Crossroads
    av A. Sumner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403987723

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a major role in focusing policy since their original incarnation in the mid to late 1990s but what happens when we no longer have the MDGs - what will guide policy after 2015? This book discusses t…

  • Social Movements in the Global South

    Social Movements in the Global South

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349318438

    Popular struggles in the global south suggest the need for the development of new and politically enabling categories of analysis, and new ways of understanding contemporary social movements. This book shows how social movements in Africa, South Asi…

  • Development in Difficult Sociopolitical Contexts

    Development in Difficult Sociopolitical Contexts

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137347626

    This edited volume explores development in the so-called 'fragile', 'failed' and 'pariah' states. It examines the literature on both fragile states and their development, and offers eleven case studies on countries ranking in the 'very high alert' a…

  • Africa Toward 2030

    Africa Toward 2030

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230279902

    Combining studies of demography, climate change, technology and innovation, political development, new actors in international development, and global governance frameworks, this book highlights the major underlying determinants of change in the Afr…

  • Retail Worker Politics, Race and Consumption in South Africa

    Retail Worker Politics, Race and Consumption in South Africa
    av Bridget Kenny

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319695501

    This book argues that we need to focus attention on the ways that workers themselves have invested subjectively in what it means to be a worker. By doing so, we gain an explanation that moves us beyond the economic decisions made by actors, the inst…

  • China, India and the End of Development Models Indian Edition

    China, India and the End of Development Models Indian Edition
    av Xiaoming Huang

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230301580

    Promoting the understanding of the impressive economic growth and social transformation in China and India, the authors demonstrate the diverse economic, political, social, cultural, international and historical conditions in these two developing co…

  • Social Movements and the State in India

    Social Movements and the State in India

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137591326

    Questions of the extent to which social movements are capable of deepening democracy in India lie at the heart of this book. In particular, the authors ask how such movements can enhance the political capacities of subaltern groups and thereby enabl…

  • Challenging Capacity Building

    Challenging Capacity Building

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349313303

    Interrogates the idea of capacity building theoretically and explores the variety of meanings, constructions and practices of capacity building. This book examines capacity building in both developing and developed countries and takes the position t…

  • Challenging the Aid Paradigm

    Challenging the Aid Paradigm

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230577664

    Challenging the Aid Paradigm critically examines central aspects of Western international aid policy, while at the same time exploring non-western, especially Chinese, aid and assesses to what extent these may be competitive or complementary.

  • After 2015: International Development Policy at a Crossroads

    After 2015: International Development Policy at a Crossroads
    av A. Sumner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349541706

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a major role in focusing policy since their original incarnation in the mid to late 1990s but what happens when we no longer have the MDGs - what will guide policy after 2015? This book discusses t…

  • Retail Worker Politics, Race and Consumption in South Africa

    Retail Worker Politics, Race and Consumption in South Africa
    av Bridget Kenny

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030098957

    This book argues that we need to focus attention on the ways that workers themselves have invested subjectively in what it means to be a worker. By doing so, we gain an explanation that moves us beyond the economic decisions made by actors, the inst…