Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries

Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
By Timothy T Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
By Timothy T Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Managers' manual for the 21st century.
By Kehinde Fawumi
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching
This brilliant piece came out as one of the (World) best in the 2010 edition of Peter Drucker's Global Challenge. The author has thus decided to share it with the world! It is a solution-driven missive on the numerous uncertainties hobbling the sustenance of the global community and especially of businesses.
United States Human Expedition
By Timothy Rodgers
Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a review of the 'big picture' as it stands and covers the systematic flaws of the leverage over human need held by money. I discuss some viable options of ways to deal with social and economic inequality.
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Asian Development Bank operations.
Africa Has A Future
By Peter Mutanda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Africa Has a Future. Many challenges lie ahead but there is a way forward. This book explores the problems and possible solutions facing Africa today. "This book is a valuable contribution to the discourse" The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu "This book helps us engage with the question 'how did we get here in the first place?'" Dr Julius Mugwagwa, The Open University
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
Expulsés du Soudan
By Maryline Dumas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: French. Published: November 6, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Ils sont jeunes, naïfs et débutent dans le monde du journalisme. Ils décident de s’installer au Soudan. D’avril 2011 à janvier 2012, ils se confrontent à l’exercice de leur métier sous une dictature où la Charia est la norme. Indépendants, et donc sans l’appui de grands médias, ils se voient obligés de jouer aux apprentis faussaires pour raconter ce qu’ils voient.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Water and sanitation crisis claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of civil society organizations (CSOs) in operations financed by the Asian Development Bank.
From Peasant Girls to Bangkok Masseuses
By Pasuk Phongpaichit
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
In the poorer parts of the north and north-east of Thailand, peasant girls are induced to go to Bangkok and become prostitutes earning their living as "masseuses". Their remittances enable their families to meet their basic housing, water and education needs. The author portrays the world of these girls and then traces its relationship with the pattern of rural and national development.