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    • Njeri Kinyanjui, Mary (2019)
      The persistence of indigenous African markets in the context of a hostile or neglectful business and policy environment makes them worthy of analysis. An investigation of Afrocentric business ethics is long overdue. ...
    • Bank, Leslie; Cloete, Nico; van Schalkwyk, Francois (2018)
      "Tensions in South African universities have traditionally centred around equity (particularly access and affordability), historical legacies (such as apartheid and colonialism), and the shape and structure of the higher ...
    • Muller, Johan; Cloete, Nico; van Schalkwyk, Francois (2016)
      Castells in Africa: Universities and Development collects the papers produced by Manuel Castells on his visits to South Africa, and publishes them in a single volume for the first time. The book also publishes a series of ...
    • van Ham, Maarten; Marcińczak, Szymon; Tammaru, Tiit; Musterd, Sako (2015)
      Growing inequalities in Europe, even in the most egalitarian countries, are a major challenge threatening the sustainability of urban communities and the competive- ness of European cities. Surprisingly, though, there is ...
    • van Ham, Maarten; Marcińczak, Szymon; Tammaru, Tiit; Musterd, Sako (2015)
      The Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities: East Meets West project investigates changing levels of socio-economic segregation in 13 major European cities: Amsterdam, Budapest, Vienna, Stockholm, Oslo, London, ...
    • Addison, Tony; Pikkarainen, Ville; Rönkkö, Risto; Tarp, Finn (2019)
      This paper puts sub-Saharan Africa’s economic development into perspective. While much did not go as hoped for at independence, much of the region has been on a more promising development trajectory since the mid-1990s, ...
    • Veltmeyer, Henry; Tanimoune, Nasser A. (2015)
      global crisis - developing countries - international development studies
    • Zheng, Yongnian; Qian, Jiwei (2019)
      Although the absolute number of poor people in the world has declined significantly in recent decades, poverty reduction continues to be a very important issue. There still are very large numbers of poor people, relative ...
    • Page, Samantha (2019)
      This open access book introduces the theoretical frameworks and academic debates concerning sexual cultural practices and HIV/AIDS in Africa. It shows how these frameworks have been applied in a practical sense in Africa ...
    • Takagi, Yusuke; Kanchoochat, Veerayooth; Sonobe, Tetsushi (2019)
      This open access book modifies and revitalizes the concept of the ‘developmental state’ to understand the politics of emerging economy through nuanced analysis on the roles of human agency in the context of structural ...
    • Schlogl, Lukas; Sumner, Andy (2020)
      This open access book examines the future of inequality, work and wages in the age of automation with a focus on developing countries. The authors argue that the rise of a global ‘robot reserve army’ has profound effects ...
    • Schlogl, Lukas; Sumner, Andy (2020)
      This open access book examines the future of inequality, work and wages in the age of automation with a focus on developing countries. The authors argue that the rise of a global ‘robot reserve army’ has profound effects ...
    • Clarke, Daniel J.; Dercon, Stefan (2016)
      Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250–$300 billion a year. In the last 20 years, more than 530,000 people died as a direct result of extreme weather events; millions more were seriously ...
    • Matasci, Damiano; Jerónimo, Miguel Bandeira; Dores, Hugo Gonçalves (2020)
      This open access edited volume offers an analysis of the entangled histories of education and development in twentieth-century Africa. It deals with the plurality of actors that competed and collaborated to formulate ...
    • Carbonnier, G.; Carton, M.; King, K. (2014)
      In Education, Learning, Training: Critical Issues for Development, renowned scholars and practitioners examine shifts in global education policy and practice over the last 50 years.
    • Tsunekawa, Keiichi; Todo, Yasuyuki (2019)
      This book is open access under a CC BY-NC-ND license. This volume analyzes the economic, social, and political challenges that emerging states confront today. Notwithstanding the growing importance of the ‘emerging states’ ...
    • Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J. (2018)
      Epistemic Freedom in Africa is about the struggle for African people to think, theorize, interpret the world and write from where they are located, unencumbered by Eurocentrism. The imperial denial of common humanity to ...
    • Schroeder, Doris; Chatfield, Kate; Singh, Michelle; Chennells, Roger; Herissone-Kelly, Peter (2019)
      This open access book offers insights into the development of the ground-breaking Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings (GCC) and the San Code of Research Ethics. Using a new, intuitive moral framework ...
    • Winstanley-Chesters, Robert (2020)
      This open access book explores the histories and geographies of fishing in North Korea and the surrounding nations. With the ideological and environmental history of North Korea in mind, the book examines the complex ...
    • Ehlert, Judith; Faltmann, Nora Katharina (2019)
      This open access book approaches the anxieties inherent in food consumption and production in Vietnam. The country’s rapid and recent economic integration into global agro-food systems and consumer markets spurred a new ...