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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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  • How Change Happens by Duncan Green
    How Change Happens (English, Paperback) Duncan Green

    Drawing on the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice INGOs, this book tests ideas on 'How Change Happens' and sets out the latest thinking on how citizens and others can drive progressive change.

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Economics: A Very Short Introduction by Partha Dasgupta
    Economics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Partha Dasgupta

    Economics has the capacity to offer us deep insights into some of the most formidable problems of life, and offer solutions to them too. Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, Partha Dasgupta reveals the connections between economics, politics, and development, and shows how these interactions create the world we live in today.

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  • Nigeria by John Campbell
    Nigeria (English, Paperback) John Campbell, Matthew T. Page

    As the "Giant of Africa" Nigeria is home to about twenty percent of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa, serves as Africa's largest producer of oil and natural gas, comprises Africa's largest economy, and represents the cultural center of African literature, film, and music. Yet the country is plagued by problems that keep it from realizing its potential as a world power. Boko Haram, a radical...

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  • International Development by Damien Kingsbury
    International Development (English, Paperback) Damien Kingsbury, John McKay

    International Development is a critical and interdisciplinary introduction to the contested field of development that is the ideal companion for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules in development on degrees in International Politics, International Relations and Development Studies.

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  • Portfolios of the Poor by Daryl Collins
    Portfolios of the Poor (English, Paperback) Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch

    Explains how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems by conducting year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa - records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money.

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  • The Next Factory of the World by Irene Yuan Sun
    The Next Factory of the World (English, Hardback) Irene Yuan Sun

    Will Africa be the world's next hub of manufacturing? China is answering in the affirmative and investing accordingly. This book dispels the notion that this crucial story is merely about China's exploitation of Africa's resources, illuminating deep questions about our own, Western approach to development, and the implications for the future of manufacturing.

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  • A Culture of Growth by Joel Mokyr
    A Culture of Growth (English, Paperback) Joel Mokyr

    Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial Revolution...

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  • Straight Talk on Trade by Dani Rodrik
    Straight Talk on Trade (English, Hardback) Dani Rodrik

    An outspoken critic of excessive economic globalization explains why he believes the modern obsession with hyper-globalization made it more difficult for nations to achieve economic and social goals at home, including economic prosperity, financial stability, and equity.

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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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  • The Atlas of Economic Complexity by Ricardo Hausmann
    The Atlas of Economic Complexity (English, Paperback) Ricardo Hausmann, Cesar A. Hidalgo

    Maps capture data expressing the economic complexity of countries from Albania to Zimbabwe, offering current economic measures and as well as a guide to achieving prosperity

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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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  • Pillars of Prosperity by Timothy Besley
    Pillars of Prosperity (English, Paperback) Timothy Besley, Torsten Persson

    "Little else is required to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice; all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things." So wrote Adam Smith a quarter of a millennium ago. Using the tools of modern political economics and combining economic theory with a bird's-eye view of the data,...

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  • Africa by Tony Binns
    Africa (English, Paperback) Tony Binns, Alan Dixon

    "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.

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