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In the Mirror of the Third World
Capitalist Development in Modern Europe
Sandra Halperin
In Marx's familiar dictum, the more-developed country shows the less developed an image of its own future. Turning this idea upside down, In the Mirror of the Third World looks to the contemporary Third World for a reflection of European history. The...



The Labor of Development
Workers and the Transformation of Capitalism in Kerala, India
Patrick Heller
The state of Kerala in southern India is notable for the ways in which lower-class mobilization and state intervention have combined to create one of the most successful cases of social and redistributive development in the Third World. In contrast to...



The Land of Gold
Post-Conflict Recovery and Cultural Revival in Independent Timor-Leste
Judith M. Bovensiepen
In the village of Funar, located in the central highlands of Timor-Leste, the disturbing events of the twenty-four-year-long Indonesian occupation are rarely articulated in narratives of suffering. Instead, the highlanders emphasize the significance of their return to the sacred land of the ancestors.



Monetary Orders
Ambiguous Economics, Ubiquitous Politics
Wherever there is money, there is money politics-a subject demanding ever greater attention at a time when monetary policies lead and the real economy follows. A principal defining characteristic of the contemporary global economy, Jonathan Kirshner...



One Billion Hungry
Can We Feed the World?
Gordon Conway
In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.



Pathways from the Periphery
The Politics of Growth in the Newly Industrializing Countries
Stephan Haggard



The Politics of Non-state Social Welfare
This volume brings together a multidisciplinary group of contributors who use survey data analysis, spatial analysis, in-depth interviews, and ethnographic and archival research to explore the fundamental transformation of the relationship between states and citizens.



Poor Numbers
How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It
Morten Jerven
Poor Numbers is the first analysis of the production and use of African economic development statistics.



Postwar Vietnam
Dilemmas in Socialist Development
This anthology concentrates on domestic questions, economic policies, and socialist development and ideology. The essays' subjects include such varied topics as education, economics, the military, leadership, and economic assistance and humanitarian...



The Power of Institutions
Political Architecture and Governance
Andrew MacIntyre
Conventional wisdom holds that "institutions matter." Here, Andrew MacIntyre reveals exactly how they matter in the developing world. Combining an eye for current concerns in international politics with a deep knowledge of Southeast Asia, MacIntyre...



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