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  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney
    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (Paperback) Walter Rodney

    Rodney's classic argues that the imperial countries of Europe, along with the US, bear major responsibility for impoverishing Africa. They have been joined in this exploitation by agents or unwitting accomplices in both the North and Africa. This new edition includes additional essays by Rodney and an introduction by the Walter Rodney Foundation.

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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Thomas Piketty

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

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  • China's Asian Dream by Tom Miller
    China's Asian Dream (English, Paperback) Tom Miller

    What does China's rise mean for the future of Asia, and of the world?

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  • The Econocracy by Joe Earle
    The Econocracy (English, Paperback) Joe Earle, Cahal Moran

    A century ago, the idea of "the economy" didn't exist. Now economics is the supreme ideology of our time, with its own rules and language. The trouble is, most of us can't speak it. This is damaging democracy. Dangerous agendas are hidden inside mathematical wrappers; controversial policies are presented as "proven" by the models of economic "science." Government is being turned over to a...

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  • Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • Social Innovation In Africa by Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli
    Social Innovation In Africa (English, Paperback) Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

    Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa's serious social problems....

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  • Poor Economics by Abhijit Banerjee
    Poor Economics (English, Paperback) Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    Why would a man in Morocco who doesn't have enough to eat buy a television? Why do the poorest people in India spend 7 percent of their food budget on sugar? This book overturns the myths about what it is like to live on very little, revealing the unexpected decisions that millions of people make every day.

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  • The Art of Sanctions by Richard Nephew
    The Art of Sanctions (English, Hardback) Richard Nephew

    The Art of Sanctions offers a practical framework for planning and applying sanctions based on two critical factors: pain and resolve. Focusing on lessons learned from sanctions on Iran and Iraq, Richard Nephew provides policymakers with practical guidance on how to measure and respond to pain and resolve to achieve successful sanctions regimes.

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  • Expulsions by Saskia Sassen
    Expulsions (English, Hardback) Saskia Sassen

    Income inequality, displaced and imprisoned populations, destruction of land and water: today's dislocations cannot be understood in the usual terms of poverty and injustice, Saskia Sassen argues. They are more accurately understood as expulsions--from professional livelihood, from living space, from the very biosphere that makes life possible.

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  • The Bottom Billion by Paul Collier
    The Bottom Billion (English, Paperback) Paul Collier

    The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as "the best non-fiction book so far this year" by Nicholas Kristoff of The New York Times.

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  • A Radical History of Development Studies by Uma Kothari
    A Radical History of Development Studies (English, Paperback) Uma Kothari

    A self-examination of the history of development studies by its leading practitioners.

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers by Paul Kennedy
    The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (Paperback) Paul Kennedy

    WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a sweeping account of five hundred years of fluctuating economic muscle and military might.

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  • Science-Mart by Philip Mirowski
    Science-Mart (English, Hardback) Philip Mirowski

    This trenchant study analyzes the rise and decline in the quality and format of science in America since World War II. Science-Mart attributes this decline to a powerful neoliberal ideology in the 1980s which saw the fruits of scientific investigation as commodities that could be monetized, rather than as a public good.

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  • Yemen in Crisis by Helen Lackner
    Yemen in Crisis (English, Hardback) Helen Lackner

    This is the definitive, readable study by eminent expert Helen Lackner revealing the conflicts that threaten Yemen's very survival.

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  • Rethinking Economics by Liliann Fischer
    Rethinking Economics (English, Paperback) Liliann Fischer

    Economics is a broad and diverse discipline, but most economics textbooks only cover one way of thinking about the economy. This book provides an accessible introduction to nine different approaches to economics: from feminist to ecological and Marxist to behavioural. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field described and is intended to stand on its own as well as providing an...

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  • Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie
    Start Something That Matters (Paperback) Blake Mycoskie

    Blake called his creation TOMS Shoes (which stands for "Tomorrow's Shoes") and promised to give a pair of new shoes to a child in need for every pair that he sold.

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  • One Billion Hungry by Gordon Conway
    One Billion Hungry (English, Paperback) Gordon Conway

    In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.

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  • The Fastest Billion by Charles Robertson
    The Fastest Billion (Hardback) Charles Robertson, Yvonne Mhango

    Western beliefs about Africa have been influenced first by colonisation and then by Cold War politics, and for many it remains a continent of woe - a place stalked by ethnic conflict, corrupt dictatorships, religious strife, war and famine. This text presents the story behind Africa's new and emerging economic revolution.

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  • Unveiling the North Korean Economy by Byung-Yeon Kim
    Unveiling the North Korean Economy (English, Paperback) Byung-Yeon Kim

    A comprehensive, systematic analysis of the North Korean economy, exposing its hidden workings through quantitative data analysis and surveys.

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  • South Sudan by Hilde F Johnson
    South Sudan (English, Paperback) Hilde F Johnson

    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, the country was in the grips of renewed civil war and political strife. Hilde F. Johnson served as Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan from July 2011 until July 2014...

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