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Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries
Domestic Policies for Markets, Production, and Environment
Volume II of the Case Studies addresses the issues of domestic policies for markets, production, and the...



Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries
Institutions and International Trade Policies
Volume III of the Case Studies addresses global institutions and international trade...



Civilizing the Margins
Southeast Asian Government Policies for the Development of Minorities
Southeast Asian nations have devised a range of development programs that strive to incorporate minority ethnic groups into the nation-state. The authors of Civilizing the Margins discuss the programs, policies, and laws that affect ethnic minorities...



Corruption as a Last Resort
Adapting to the Market in Central Asia
Kelly M. McMann
Using evidence from her long-term research in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, Kelly M. McMann traces the situations that drive individuals to illicitly seek employment and loans from government...



Crafting Democracy
How Novgorod Has Coped with Rapid Social Change
Nicolai N. Petro, Nicolai Petro
The Novgorod region of Russia is a sparsely populated area about the size of Ireland better known for its medieval archaeology and folklore than for anything else. Although Novgorod began the post-Soviet period with no unusual endowment of natural...



Creating Kosovo
International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions
Elton Skendaj
Elton Skendaj investigates the shaping of civil institutions in Kosovo, based on national survey data, interviews, and focus...



Currencies of Imagination
Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam
Ivan V. Small
In Vietnam, international remittances from the Vietnamese diaspora are quantitatively significant and contribute important economic inputs. Yet beyond capital transfer, these diasporic remittance economies offer insight into an unfolding transformation of Vietnamese society through the extension of imaginations and ontological possibilities...



Dams and Development
Transnational Struggles for Water and Power
Sanjeev Khagram
Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century. Of late they have become a lightning rod for challenges to this vision of...



Deadly River
Cholera and Cover-Up in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Ralph R. Frerichs
In Deadly River, Ralph R. Frerichs tells the story of the Haitian cholera epidemic, of a French disease detective determined to trace its origins so that he could help contain the spread and possibly eliminate the disease, and the political intrigue that has made that effort so...



Demanding Devaluation
Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World
David A. Steinberg
In Demanding Devaluation, David Steinberg argues that the demands of powerful interest groups often dictate government decisions about the level of the exchange...



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