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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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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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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

The 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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Development's Displacements

Economies, Ecologies, and Cultures at Risk

UBC Press
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Weathering Risk in Rural Mexico

The University of Arizona Press

From floods and droughts to tsunamis and hurricanes, recent years have seen a distressing and often devastating increase in extreme climatic events. While it is possible to study these disasters from a purely scientific perspective, a growing preponderance of evidence suggests that changes in the environment are related to both a shift in ...

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Second Growth

Community Economic Development in Rural British Columbia

UBC Press

A look at historical and contemporary restructuring, linking development of rural communities with resource development and Aboriginal marginalization.

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