Jens Meierhenrich - The Legacies of Law: Long-Run Consequences of Legal Development in South Africa, 1652-2000 Published: 2008-10-13 | ISBN: 0521898730, 0521156998 | PDF | 408 pages | 2.16 MB
The Africa Multi-Country AIDS Program 2000-2006
World Bank Publications; 1 edition | May 27, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0821370529 | 188 pages | PDF | 5.2 MbThe Africa Multi-Country AIDS Program 2000??�2006 shows that the funding made available through the World Banks Multi-Country AIDS Program (MAP) has dramatically increased access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment across Africa. The book uses extensive data from national surveys and HIV/AIDS programs that show how MAP funding has helped support children and adults affected by AIDS, prevented mother-to-child transmission, helped countries build capacity for expanded and more effective national programs--including providing treatment--and been a catalyst for greatly increased support. Published and unpublished data from 30
Charles Teller, Assefa Hailemariam - The Demographic Transition and Development in Africa: The Unique Case of Ethiopia
Published: 2011-03-14 | ISBN: 9048189179 | PDF | 388 pages | 5 MB
Generalizations about the lack of demographic change and of progress in meeting the MDGs in sub-Saharan Africa are commonplace, but they are often misleading and belie the socio-cultural change. This book compares Ethiopia with other African countries, demonstrating the uniqueness of an African-type demographic transition: a mix of poverty-related negative factors with positive education, health and higher age-of-marriage trends that are pushing this population to accelerate the demographic transition and meet most of the MDGs.
Graziano Kratli, "The Trans-Saharan Book Trade: Manuscript culture, Arabic literacy and intellectual history in Muslim Africa"
Publisher: Brill | ISBN 10: 9004187421 | 2011 | PDF | 424 pages | 5.9 MBAs the manuscript treasures in the libraries of Timbuktu and throughout the northwestern quarter of Africa become known, many questions are raised. How did a manuscript culture flourish in the Sahara and in Muslim Africa more generally? Under what conditions did African intellectuals thrive, and how did they acquire scholarly works and the writing paper necessary to contribute to knowledge? By exploring the history of the trans-Saharan book and paper trades, the scholarly production and teaching curriculae of African Muslims and the formation, preservation and
Graham Harrison - The World Bank and Africa: The Construction of Governance States
Publisher: R�utledge | 2004-06-17 | ISBN: 0415302803 | PDF | 176 pages | 1.21 MB
Shortlisted for the Inaugural International Political Economy Group annual book prize, 2006.
An incisive exploration of the interventions of the World Bank in severely indebted African states. Understanding sovereignty as a frontier rather than a boundary, this key study develops a vision of a powerful international organization reconciling a global political economy with its own designs and a specific set of challenges posed by the African region. This analysis details the nature of the World Bank intervention in the sovereign frontier, investigating institutional development, discursive intervention,
Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez-Pose, John Tomaney, "Handbook of Local and Regional Development"
Ro....dge | 2010-12-17 | ISBN: 0415548314 | 664 pages | PDF | 12,3 MBThe Handbook of Local and Regional Development provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for local and regional development. The scope of this Handbook??�s coverage and contributions engages with and reflects upon the politics and policy of how we think about and practise local and regional development, encouraging dialogue across the disciplinary barriers between notions of ???local and regional development??� in the Global North and ???development studies??� in the Global South.This Handbook is organized into seven inter-related sections, with an introductory chapter setting out the
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa (CBC Massey Lecture) (Audiobook) By Stephen Lewis
Publisher: House of Anansi Press 2006 | 4 hours and 18 mins | ISBN: n/a | MP3 | 122 MBIn 2000, the United Nations laid out a series of eight goals meant to guide humankind in the new century. Called the Millennium Development Goals, these targets are to be met by 2015 and are to lay the foundation for a prosperous future. In Race Against Time, Stephen Lewis advances real solutions to help societies across the globe achieve the Millennium Goals. Through lucid, pragmatic explanations, he shows how dreams such as universal primary education, a successful war against the AIDS pandemic, and environmental sustainability, are within the grasp of humanity. For anyone
Understanding Green Revolutions: Agrarian Change and Development Planning in South Asia By Tim Bayliss-Smith, Sudhir Wanmali
Publisher: C-U-P 1986 | 400 Pages | ISBN: 0521109124 , 0521249422 | PDF | 12 MB
Peasant societies in the Third World have undergone changes that are often regarded as sweeping and unparalleled; rapid population growth, progressive integration into the market economy and a Green Revolution in agricultural technology. This book is a critical examination of the truth behind these stereotypes. Twenty-one specialists in the field of development studies look at the reality of agrarian change, either through historical analysis, or through in-depth village field-work, or from their experience as development planners. The first four
The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa by Dayo Olopade
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0547678312 | ISBN-13: 9780547678313 | 288 pages | EPUB | 7,9 MB
The path to progress in Africa lies in the surprising and innovative solutions Africans are finding for themselves.
Africa is a continent on the move. It�s often hard to notice, though�the western focus on governance and foreign aid obscures the individual dynamism and informal social adaptation driving the last decade of African development.
Tony Bush, "Leadership and Management Development in Education"
S..ge P,,ations | 2008 | ISBN: 1412921813 | 184 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB Leadership is critical to educational development and specific preparation is vital if leaders are to maximise their effectiveness. In this major new text, Tony Bush draws on his extensive international experience and research to examine the case for leadership development and assess the different modes of preparation used in Europe, including the U.K., North America, Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. He also examines research on how leadership impacts on school and student outcomes and considers future directions for leadership and management development in education.This text is essential reading for students of