Books tagged: international development

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Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”
Globalisation Revision Notes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Social science
2 sides of revision notes on the topic of globalisation. written primarily for students studying the scly3 module in global development for the aqa exam. consists of 7 arguments/ pieces of evidence for the optimist, pessimist, transformationalist and traditionalist views of globalisation, a template essay plan on assessing the optimist view and links to online extension resources and tests.
Shut Up & Give?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
We can no longer just shut up and give. If we want to see poverty wiped out, we have to start questioning our approach. We can no longer keep supporting the same projects year in and year out without examining the results. They’re not creating sustained change. This is a journey around the world to discover sustainable solutions to global poverty.
Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Social safeguards are intended to prevent the negative impacts of large-scale development projects. The collection of stories from the field included in this book illustrates the principles and application of social safeguards in the context of projects funded by multilateral banks, identifying key challenges in their implementation and exploring paths to overcome those limitations.