Development Studies

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Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality

Insights from Indonesia

UBC Press

Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.

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A Human Rights Based Approach to Development in India

UBC Press

This book demonstrates why economic development is synonymous with institutional development for the furthering of human development issues.

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Nurturing Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

A Practical Guide to Understanding Brain Development and Young Children’s Behaviour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An understanding of brain development can help early years practitioners to better nurture personal, social and emotional development in children. This book explains recent research and theory in easy-to-understand terms and explores how this knowledge can be used to support the needs of young children.

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Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

Theory and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As part of preparation for the classroom, it's key for trainee teachers to understand the emotional needs of students. This book provides a clear introduction to emotional development and attachment, offering advice and guidance from a diverse range of professional perspectives including psychology, health and education.

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State of Exchange

Migrant NGOs and the Chinese Government

UBC Press

This exploration of the interactive relationship between Chinese NGOs and the Chinese state provides fresh insights into how the Chinese government operates and why it needs non-governmental organizations to survive.

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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

UBC Press

Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

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Canada’s Global Villagers

CUSO in Development, 1961-86

UBC Press

An authoritative history of an organization that engaged thousands of young Canadians in the practice and politics of international development.

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Planning as if People Matter

Governing for Social Equity

Island Press

This book goes beyond theory to give real-world examples of how better planning can level inequities.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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