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Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend

by Hans Groth & John F. May

<p>This book examines the promises as well as the challenges the demographic dividend brings to sub-Saharan Africa as fertility rates in the region fall and the labor force grows. It offers a detailed analysis of what conditions must be met in ...

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Africa's Return Migrants

The New Developers?

by Lisa Åkesson & Maria Eriksson Baaz

Many African migrants residing abroad nurture a hope to one day return, at least temporarily, to their home country. In the wake of economic crises in the developed world, alongside rapid economic growth in parts of Africa, the impetus to ...

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African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979–1999

by Nicolas Van de Walle

<p>This 2001 book explains why African countries have remained mired in a disastrous economic crisis since the late 1970s. It shows that dynamics internal to African state structures largely explain this failure to overcome economic difficulties

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African History: A Very Short Introduction

by John Parker & Richard Rathbone

<p>Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in ...

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African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Employment, politics, and prospects for change

by Danielle Resnick & James Thurlow

<p>The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this ...

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Africapitalism

Rethinking the Role of Business in Africa

by Kenneth Amaeshi, Adun Okupe & Uwafiokun Idemudia

<p>Africa is on the rise. Enabled by natural resources, commodity trading and the recent discovery of Africa as the last frontier of capitalism by the global market, African entrepreneurs are now being empowered as economic change agents. How ...

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Against Colonization and Rural Dispossession

Local Resistance in South & East Asia, the Pacific & Africa

by Dip Kapoor

<p>Under the guise of 'development', a globalizing capitalism has continued to cause poverty through dispossession and the exploitation of labour across the Global South. This process has been met with varied forms of rural resistance by local ...

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Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<p><strong>Unlock the more straightforward side of <em>Against Nature</em> with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!</strong><br /> This engaging summary presents an analysis of <em>Against Nature</em> by Joris-Karl Huysmans, which

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Ageing Resource Communities

New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

by Mark Skinner & Neil Hanlon

<p>Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and ...

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Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict

From Mechanisms to Complex Behavior

by Carlos M. Lemos

<p>This Brief revisits and extends Epstein’s classical agent-based model of civil violence by considering important mechanisms suggested by social conflict theories. Among them are: relative deprivation as generator of hardship, generalized ...

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Agile Project Management - Simple Steps to Win, Insights and Opportunities for Maxing Out Success

by Gerard Blokdijk

The one-stop-source powering Agile Project Management success, jam-packed with ready to use insights for success, loaded with all the data you need to decide how to gain and move ahead.<p><p>An one-of-a-kind book, based on extensive research, ...

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Agile Software Development - Simple Steps to Win, Insights and Opportunities for Maxing Out Success

by Gerard Blokdijk

The one-stop-source powering Agile Software Development success, jam-packed with ready to use insights for success, loaded with all the data you need to decide how to gain and move ahead.<p><p>An one-of-a-kind book, based on extensive research, ...

ISBN: 9781488845918

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Agile Testing - Simple Steps to Win, Insights and Opportunities for Maxing Out Success

by Gerard Blokdijk

The one-stop-source powering Agile Testing success, jam-packed with ready to use insights for success, loaded with all the data you need to decide how to gain and move ahead.<p><p>An one-of-a-kind book, based on extensive research, this reveals ...

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Agrarian Change, Migration and Development

by Henry Veltmeyer

<p>The focus and concern of Agrarian Change, Migration and Development is the problem of labour migraton. Veltmeyer and Wise explore the dynamics and development implications of the migration processes set in motion by the capitalist mode of ...

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Agricultural Reform in Rwanda

Authoritarianism, Markets and Zones of Governance

by Chris Huggins

<ul> <li>The first in-depth study of agricultural reform in Rwanda</li> <li>Based on extensive, unique in-country fieldwork, including over 300 interviews</li> <li>Author has accumulated a wide range of professional experience in the region, ...

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Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

State Policy and Smallholder Farming

by Atakilte Beyene

<ul> <li>Offers a new perspective on food security and sustainability, two of the most pressing issues currently facing global development efforts.</li> <li>Features a wealth of on-the-ground empirical research from Ethiopian ...

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Agriculture and the New Trade Agenda

Creating a Global Trading Environment for Development

by Merlinda D. Ingco & L. Alan Winters

<p>Negotiating the liberalization of world agricultural trade in the World Trade Organization (WTO) is fraught with difficulty due to the complexity of the issues and the wide range of interests across countries. In the round of global trade ...

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Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa

Development without Democracy

by Tobias Hagmann & Professor Filip Reyntjens

<ul> <li> <p>The first book length work to highlight the relationship between development aid and authoritarian politics in contemporary Africa</p> </li> <li> <p>Features a variety of case studies by a roster of high-profile academic ...

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Aid, Trade and Development

50 Years of Globalization

by Constantine Michalopoulos

<p>This enlightening book offers a comprehensive historical analysis of the main development challenges of the last half century and the international community’s response through aid and trade. Much has happened: the oil crises of the 1970s, ...

ISBN: 9783319658612

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Air Travel with Children

by Anna Gooz

<p>Planning on going away for a family holiday?<br />Is the thought of travelling with the kids just too daunting?</p><p>Do you put off important air travel plans because taking your child with you seems impractical?</p><p>Anna Gooz will show ...

ISBN: 9780984539628

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