Third World Studies

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Global Environmentalism and Local Politics

Examines the internal politics of transnational environmental advocacy networks.

Leapfrogging Development?

Examines how developing countries have restructured their telecommunications in order to "leapfrog" or accelerate development.

The Politics of International Health

Presents the history of the Children's Vaccine Initiative, examining its successes and failures in promoting the development of both new and improved vaccines for the Third World.

Images of Women in Maharashtrian Society

Edited by Anne Feldhaus
Subjects: Area Studies

Explores the conditions of women's lives in the modern state and traditional region of Maharashtra.

C.L.R. James

A fascinating, immensely readable biography of one of the most important radical intellectuals of the twentieth century.

Overcoming Obstacles in Environmental Policymaking

This book examines why policies and laws intended to protect the environment often do not work. In particular, Gamman addresses the fundamental reasons why efforts to protect natural resources in the ...

The Knowledge Context

The Knowledge Context adds an important, new dimension to the study of publishing and the distribuition of knowledge in the international arena. Drawing from more than a decade of research, Philip G. ...

Women's Education in the Third World

Gail Kelly and Carolyn Elliott have assembled the latest and best available scholarship from a range of disciplines to illuminate the determinants, nature, and outcomes of women's education in third World ...