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From Development to Dictatorship
Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era
Thomas C. Field
Thomas C. Field Jr. reconstructs the untold story of USAID's first years in Bolivia, including the country's 1964 military coup...



Gangsters, Democracy, and the State in Southeast Asia
An essay collection that studies workaday, regional politics in Southeast Asia and its implications for evolving democracies. The contributors examine the electoral process, conflicts between central and local governments, conflicts between individual...



The Global Horizon
Expectations of Migration in Africa and the Middle East
Based on detailed ethnographic accounts, the contributors to this volume focus on the imaginations, expectations, and motivations that propel the pursuit of migration.






The Globalizers
The IMF, the World Bank, and Their Borrowers
Ngaire Woods
The greatest success of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank has been as globalizers. But at whose cost? Would borrowing countries be better off without the IMF and World Bank?



Hard Times in the Lands of Plenty
Oil Politics in Iran and Indonesia
Benjamin Smith
Smith deciphers the paradox of the resource curse and questions its inevitability through an innovative comparison of the experiences of Iran and Indonesia.



Hidden Hunger
Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods
Aya Hirata Kimura
Kimura explores the recent emphasis on micronutrients and smart foods within the international development community and, in particular, how the voices of women were silenced despite their expertise in food purchasing and preparation.



How Do We Help?
The Free Market in Development Aid
Patrick Develtere
This book draws up the balance sheet of 50 years of development aid and provides an overview of all relevant players, of opportunities and obstacles, of successes and failures.



Hunger in the Balance
The New Politics of International Food Aid
Jennifer Clapp
Jennifer Clapp provides a timely and comprehensive account of the contemporary politics of food aid, explaining the origins and outcomes of recent clashes between donor nations—and between donors and recipients.



Ideas and Institutions
Developmentalism in Brazil and Argentina
Kathryn Sikkink
Sikkink traces the effects of one enormously influential set of ideas, developmentalism, on the two largest economies in Latin America, Brazil and Argentina.



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