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  1. Another Day in Paradise

    Front Line Stories from International Aid Workers

    Edited by Carol Bergman

    Another Day in Paradise is an anthology of first-person stories by international aid workers. Written by active aid workers and spanning the hot spots of the globe from Afghanistan to Cambodia, Rwanda to Vietnam and Ecuador to Bosnia, these stories tell it like it really is on the ground. Covering...

    Published September 30th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Ownership Leadership and Transformation

    Can We Do Better for Capacity Development

    By Thomas Theisohn

    Edited by Carlos Lopes

    The third and final in a series, this text bridges the conceptual foundations of capacity development and the difficulties and practical realities in the field. It demystifies the process of capacity development to make it more user-friendly. The book has two parts. The first shows how...

    Published September 30th 2003 by Routledge

  3. The Colonizer and the Colonized

    4th Edition

    By Albert Memmi

    Albert Memmi's classic work stands as one of the most powerful and psychologically penetrating studies of colonial oppression ever written. Dissecting the minds of both the oppressor and the oppressed, Memmi reveals truths about the colonial situation and struggle that are as relevant today as they...

    Published September 30th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Challenge of Slums

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2003

    By United Nations Human Settlements Programme

    The Challenge of Slums presents the first global assessment of slums, emphasizing their problems and prospects. Using a newly formulated operational definition of slums, it presents estimates of the number of urban slum dwellers and examines the factors at all level, from local to global, that...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  5. The 2030 Spike

    Countdown to Global Catastrophe

    By Colin Mason

    The clock is relentlessly ticking! Our world teeters on a knife-edge between a peaceful and prosperous future for all, and a dark winter of death and destruction that threatens to smother the light of civilization. Within 30 years, in the 2030 decade, six powerful 'drivers' will converge with...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Routledge

  6. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods

    Uniting Science and Participation

    By Ann Braun

    Edited by Barry Pound, Cynthia McDougall, Sieglinde Snapp

    Management of local resources has a greater chance of a sustainable outcome when there is partnership between local people and external agencies, and agendas relevant to their aspirations and circumstances. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods analyses and extends this premise to...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Vital Signs 2003-2004

    The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

    By Worldwatch Institute

    This annual volume from the Worldwatch Institute gives prominence to key trends that often escape the attention of the news media, world leaders and economic experts. The book distils 36 vital signs of our times from thousands of governmental, industrial and scientific sources, allowing readers to...

    Published June 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Worlds Apart

    Civil Society and the Battle for Ethical Globalization

    Edited by John Clark

    Globalization is one of the most politically charged issues of our time. This book aims to bridge the divide between its advocates and its critics, but, rather than trying to find middle ground, the author looks at globalization through the lens of poor people and poor countries, arguing for a...

    Published May 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Globalizing Civic Engagement

    Civil Society and Transnational Action

    Edited by John Clark

    'Informative and useful.' Development and Change Until recently, most civil society organizations (CSOs) operated at national or local levels. However, new global organizations and networks are increasingly emerging. This book examines what CSOs can achieve, and the barriers they face, when they...

    Published May 31st 2003 by Routledge

  10. World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030

    An FAO Study

    Edited by Jelle Bruinsma

    This report is FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry....

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge