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The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Supertrends - It's a Changing World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
More than 850 numbers are telling us how the world is changing. From drones to alien species, from disappearing handwriting to students on the move worldwide, from EBooks to gambling we can already see into the future. In this book the statistics are like a telescope pointed at everyday life; there are a lot of surprises.
How to Tell a Lie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology
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A short, provocative work examining the ways we look at life. Using logic and offbeat humor, the author challenges the reader to examine per-suppositions and provides techniques for telling the difference between truths and lies. A strange mix of humor and philosophy. Entertaining and challenging.