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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo
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From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities. In... (read more)

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo
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From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. In this... (read more)

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Health Economics for Developing Countries: A Practical Guide
Health Economics for Developing Countries: A Practical Guide
by S. Thompson
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This book is an introduction to health economics and finance for lower income countries, which is easy to use and does not assume previous training in economics. It explains health economics in an accessible applied way using material from, and relevant... (read more)

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Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
by Abhijit Banerjee
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Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these... (read more)

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Flammable (09 Edition)
Flammable (09 Edition)
by Javier Auyero
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Surrounded by one of the largest petrochemical compounds in Argentina, a highly polluted river, a hazardous waste incinerator, and an unmonitored landfill, the shantytown Flammable suffers from rampant contamination of its soil, air, and water. In this... (read more)

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Capitalism: A Ghost Story
Capitalism: A Ghost Story
by Arundhati Roy
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From the poisoned rivers, barren wells, and clear-cut forests, to the hundreds of thousands of farmers who have committed suicide to escape punishing debt, to the hundreds of millions of people who live on less than two dollars a day, there are ghosts... (read more)

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The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
by Nina Munk
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Bloomberg • Forbes • The Spectator Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty       "The poor... (read more)

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The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
by Jeffrey Sachs
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Jeffrey D. Sachs has been cited by The New York Times Magazine as andldquo;probably the most important economist in the worldandrdquo; and by Time as andldquo;the worldandrsquo;s best-known economist.andrdquo; He has advised an extraordinary range of... (read more)

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Effective Consultancies in Development and Humanitarian Programmes (Oxfam Skills and Practice)
Effective Consultancies in Development and Humanitarian Programmes (Oxfam Skills and Practice)
by Frances Rubin
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This guide to good consultancy practice is unusual in two respects: its focus is consultancy work in the international development sector; and it describes the process from the perspectives of both clients and consultants, helping each side to understand... (read more)

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Silences in Ngo Discourse: The Role and Future of Ngos in Africa
Silences in Ngo Discourse: The Role and Future of Ngos in Africa
by Issa G Shivji
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One of the most articulate critics of the destructive effects of neoliberal policies in Africa, and in particular of the ways in which they have eroded the gains of independence, Issa Shivji shows in two extensive essays in this book that the role... (read more)

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Arab Human Development in the Twenty-First Century: The Primacy of Empowerment
Arab Human Development in the Twenty-First Century: The Primacy of Empowerment
by Bahgat (edt) Korany
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With its emphasis on the primacy of change, this study arrives at a particularly auspicious moment, as the Middle East continues to be convulsed by the greatest upheavals in generations, which have come to be known as the Arab Spring. Originally prepared... (read more)

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*impact Measurement&accountability... (07 Edition)
*impact Measurement&accountability... (07 Edition)
by Ecbp
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What difference are we making? How do we know? The Good Enough Guide helps busy field workers to address these questions. It offers a set of basic guidelines on how to be accountable to local people and measure programme impact in emergency situations... (read more)

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Mexico Unconquered (09 Edition)
Mexico Unconquered (09 Edition)
by John Gibler
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Mexico Unconquered is an evocative report on the powers of violence and corruption in Mexico and the rebel underdogs who put their lives on the line to build justice from the ground up. Mexico Unconquered probes the overwhelming divisions in contemporary... (read more)

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Poor People S Energy Outlook: Energy for Earning a Living
Poor People S Energy Outlook: Energy for Earning a Living
by Practical Action (cor)
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Access to energy is essential for poor people to earn a decent living, to work their way out of the vicious cycle of poverty and subsistence. Whether you earn off the land, from a small business, through a job in a larger enterprise or through the supply... (read more)

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Elites, Coercion and Collective Goods: A Rational Choice Explanation of Variations in Violence in East Africa (Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar)
Elites, Coercion and Collective Goods: A Rational Choice Explanation of Variations in Violence in East Africa (Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar)
by Stefan. Blum
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Despite considerable similarities in geography, ethnic composition, income levels, and colonial regime, independence in Uganda was accompanied by large-scale violence, while independent Tanzania experienced relative peace and stability. This volume... (read more)

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Forced Migration, Reconciliation, and Justice
Forced Migration, Reconciliation, and Justice
by Megan Bradley
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At the start of 2014, more people were displaced globally by conflict and human rights violations than at any time since the Second World War. Although many of those displaced, from countries such as Syria, Iraq, Colombia, Kenya, and Sudan, have survived... (read more)

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Lost Wax Casting a Practitioners Manual
Lost Wax Casting a Practitioners Manual
by Wilburt Feinberg
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Outlines the basic techniques of lost-wax casting and describes the equipment needed to carry out the process successfully. Explains how the equipment can be made, using local labour and natural resources readily available in developing countries.... (read more)

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Designing and Building Mini and Micro Hydro Power Schemes: A Practical Guide
Designing and Building Mini and Micro Hydro Power Schemes: A Practical Guide
by Luis Rodriguez
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Small hydro power installations have the potential to provide a renewable supply of energy to people in remote, hilly communities, far from the national grid. This book is based on the authors considerable experience of installing hydroelectric schemes... (read more)

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Development, Divinity and Dharma (08 Edition)
Development, Divinity and Dharma (08 Edition)
by Harper
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Faith-based institutions are getting involved in economic development programs, including microfinance, and many foreign donors are looking to religious organizations for new ways to reach the poorest people. This book considers the work of a number of... (read more)

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Population Politics and Development: From the Policies to the Clinics
Population Politics and Development: From the Policies to the Clinics
by Lisa Ann Richey
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This book uses political and socio-anthropological theory to examine the relationship between power, interest, and agency within population and family planning discourse across Africa, with particular emphasis on case studies from Tanzania... (read more)

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