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A Study of China's Foreign Aid
A Study of China's Foreign Aid
Y. Shimomura; H...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book provides a new perspective of China's controversial foreign aid strategy. The chapters offer a thorough examination of data to show how China has created knowledge in its long experiences of aid and how this accumulated knowledge could cont...
Adaptation, Poverty and Development
Adaptation, Poverty and Development
D. Clark
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:The first book to examine in detail the ways in which people adapt their understanding and behaviours towards poverty as a direct result to their experiences of poverty in developing countries, including world-leading academics and case studies from ...
African Transnational Diasporas
African Transnational Diasporas
D. Pasura
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Pasura proposes a framework for understanding African diasporas as core, epistemic, dormant and silent diasporas. The book explores the origin, formation and performance of the Zimbabwean transnational diaspora in Britain and examines how the diaspor...
After 2015: International Development Policy at a Crossroads
After 2015: International Development Policy at a...
A. Sumner; M. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a major role in focusing policy since their original incarnation in the mid to late 1990s but what happens when we no longer have the MDGs - what will guide policy after 2015? This book discusses th...
Ageing, The Body and Social Change
Ageing, The Body and Social Change
E. Tulle
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:The book explores the relationship between embodiment and the production of the key structures which frame agency to map out potential for social change. It uses modalities of ageing embodiment in the context of sport participation in later life, spe...
Aid, Peacebuilding and the Resurgence of War
Aid, Peacebuilding and the Resurgence of War
S. Holt
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:As one of South Asia's oldest democracies Sri Lanka is a critical case to examine the limits of a liberal peace, peacebuilding and external engagement in the settlement of civil wars. Based on nine years of research, and more than 100 interviews with...
Alternative Energy in the Middle East
Alternative Energy in the Middle East
G. Bahgat
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:The Middle East region holds the world's largest oil and natural gas proven reserves. Several Middle Eastern States are major oil producers and consumers. Given price fluctuations and environmental concerns many countries have sought to diversify the...
American Television on British Screens
American Television on British Screens
P. Rixon
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This work explores how American programmes have become an important part of British television culture since the 1950's, moving from schedule fillers to cornerstones and 'must see' attractions. The book analyses popular and industrial discourses, the...
Anthropology, Theatre, and Development
Anthropology, Theatre, and Development
Alex Flynn; Jonas...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The contributors explore diverse contexts of performance to discuss peoples' own reflections on political subjectivities, governance and development. The volume refocuses anthropological engagement with ethics, aesthetics, and politics to examine the...
Antimilitarism
Antimilitarism
C. Cockburn
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:A lively, first hand account of the ideas and activities of women and men in anti-war, anti-militarist and peace movements. The author looks at the tensions and divergences in and between organizations, and their potential for cohering into a powerfu...
Anti-War Activism
Anti-War Activism
K. Gillan; J. Pickerill...
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of ac...
Applied Conversation Analysis
Applied Conversation Analysis
C. Antaki
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Much of everyday work is done through talk between practitioner and client. Conversation Analysis is the close inspection of people's use of language in interaction. The work reported in this collection shows how CA can be used to identify, and impro...