Development Studies

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Women and Property in Urban India

UBC Press

An intimate exploration of the opportunities and constraints faced by low-income women in Ahmedabad, as throughout the Global South, in securing access to landed property.

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Dance Lest We All Fall Down

Breaking Cycles of Poverty in Brazil and Beyond

University of Washington Press

Brimming with honesty and grace, this book unfolds the story of this remarkable alliance, showing how friendship, when combined with courage, insight, and passion, can transform dreams of a better world into reality.

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The Paradoxes of Peacebuilding Post-9/11

Edited by Stephen Baranyi
UBC Press

What kind of peace is possible in the post-9/11 world? Is sustainable peace an illusion in a world where foreign military interventions are replacing peace negotiations as starting points for postwar reconstruction? Grappling with these questions, this book presents six provocative case studies authored by respected peacebuilding practitioners in their own societies.

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Local Governments and Rural Development

University of Arizona Press

Despite the recent economic upswing in many Latin American countries, rural poverty rates in the region have actually increased during the past two decades. Experts blame excessively centralized public administrations for the lackluster performance of public policy initiatives. In response, decentralization reformshave become a common ...

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Nonprofits and Their Networks

University of Arizona Press

On the border of the United States and Mexico, few policy issues face such acute challenges as those related to water. Border cities face an uncertain future water supply, low-income neighborhoods often lack water and sewer services, and water contamination poses a risk to the health of residents and the environment. Responses by ...

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Development's Displacements

Economies, Ecologies, and Cultures at Risk

UBC Press
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