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Aftermath : a new global economic order? /

by Calhoun, Craig J | Derluguian, Georgi M.

Publisher: New York New York University Press 2011Description: 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Other title: Possible futures series ; v. 3.Notes: A co-publication with the Social Science Research Council. Includes bibliographical references and index Contents: A savage sorting of winners and losers, and beyond / Saskia Sassen -- The 2008 world financial crisis and the future of world development / Ha-Joon Chang -- Growth after the crisis / Dani Rodrik -- Structural causes and consequences of the 2008-2009 financial crisis / Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Felice Noelle Rodriguez -- Bridging the gap : a new world economic order for development? / Manuel Montes and Vladimir Popov -- Chinese political economy and the international economy : linking global, regional, and domestic possibilities / R. Bin Wong -- The global financial crisis and Africa's "immiserizing wealth" / Alexis Habiyaremye and Luc Soete -- Central and Eastern Europe : shapes of transformation, crisis, and the possible futures / Piotr Dutkewicz and Grzegorz Gorzelak -- The post-Soviet recoil to periphery / Georgi Derluguian -- The great crisis and the financial sector : what we might have learned / James K. GalbraithAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australia and the Third World: a comment on the `Harries report' /

by Scott, David.

Description: 11p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Climate change and poverty : reducing the vulnerability of the poor through adaptation /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France OECD 2003Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Climate change at UNDP : scaling up to meet the challenge. /

by United Nations Development Programme. Environment and Energy Group.

Publisher: New York, NY UNDP Environment and Energy Group 2008Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Climate change, mitigation and developing country growth /

by Spence, Michael.

Publisher: Washington, DC The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Development in the balance : how will the worlds' poor cope with climate change? /

by Brainard, Lael | Purvis, Nigel.

Publisher: Washington, DC Brookings Institution 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: In its fifth annual gathering, the Brookings Blum Roundtable addressed the challenges of climate change and development and convened leaders from both the development and climate change communities to discuss and debate policy ideas that could benefit both fronts. By examining common challenges?accountability, effective deployment of resources, agenda-setting, mobilizing the public and financial resources, and achieving scale and sustainability?the roundtable established a solid foundation for collaboration among the climate change and development communities and fostered ideas for policy action.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Dirty is the new clean : A critique of the World Bank's Strategic Framework for Development and Climate Change /

by Redman, Janet | Institute for Policy Studies | Bast, Elizabeth | Orenstein, Karen.

Publisher: Washington, DC Institute for Policy Studies 2008Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: The World Bank's Strategic Framework on Development and Climate Change, a three-year flexible framework for Bank institutions, makes a strong case for urgent action on global warming. It goes so far as to say that climate change will potentially undo development gains made in recent decades in many countries, implying that climate change can trump development, no matter how much money is spent trying to achieve the United Nations' eight poverty-reducing Millennium Development Goals.Availability: (1)

Empowerment : the politics of alternative development /

by Friedmann, John.

Publisher: Cambridge, MA Blackwell 1992Description: ix, 196 p.Summary: Poverty is seen as a form of social, political and psychological disempowerment. More than half the people of the world are poor, and their numbers are growing in rich and poor countries.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Inclusive growth and a post-2015 framework /

by Bergh, Gina | Overseas Development Institute | Melamed, Claire.

Publisher: London, U.K. Overseas Development Institute 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2012 Bibliography : p. 8-9Summary: There is every reason to think that the political focus on growth and employment will only increase during the lifetime of any post-2015 agreement on development. A primary concern of people around the world, in developed and developing countries alike, is to have a job.18 However, as the global economic recovery remains fragile, both developed and developing countries grapple with the challenges of unemployment and poor working conditions, and with the political instability that may well follow.Availability: (1)

Investing in clean energy : how can developed countries best help developing countries finance climate-friendly energy investments /

by Global Climate Network.

Publisher: London, U.K. Global Climate Network 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Global Climate Network discussion paper ; no. 4.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2010 Bibliography : p. 33-36Summary: Finance is central to international negotiations on climate change. The 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) obliges industrialised countries to help the developing world meet the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, no agreement has yet been reached concerning the overall sum of developing country climate costs or how finance should be raised and spent. This paper summarises four separate, national studies, examining and making estimates of the costs of installing renewable and low-carbon electricity generation capacity in China, India, Nigeria and South Africa. Specific sectors examined are: hydro, wind and solar in China; solar in India; gas and small-scale hydro in Nigeria, and solar and wind in South Africa. These have been identified as priority sectors for each nation by the respective governments.Availability: (1)

It's her business : a handbook for preparing young, at-risk women to become entrepreneurs /

by EMpower.

Publisher: New York, NY EMpower n.dDescription: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: It's her business: a handbook for preparing young, at-risk women to become entrepreneurs is a practical resource for organizations seeking to start or strengthen entrepreneurship programs for young, at-risk women. It outlines the essential components of successful entrepreneurship programs, discusses common challenges and considerations, and provides other useful tips and resources.Availability: (1)

Jesuit Refugee Service /

by Jesuit Refugee Service.

Publisher: 03/10/2005 09:55:10 2005Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 03/10/2005 09:55:10 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The Jesuit Refugee Service is a specialist international agency designed to accompany refugees and displaced people and to offer them practical and spiritual support. Set up in 1980 by the Society of Jesus, a Catholic religious order, JRS is now at work in more than 50 countries.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Migration : Autumn 2009 /

by International Organisation for Migration.

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland International Organisation for Migration 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty capital : microfinance and the making of development /

by Roy, Ananya.

Publisher: New York Routledge 2010Description: xiv, 253 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and indexSummary: This is a book about poverty but it does not study the poor and the powerless. Instead it studies those who manage poverty. It sheds light on how powerful institutions control "capital," or circuits of profit and investment, as well as "truth," or authoritative knowledge about poverty. Such dominant practices are challenged by alternative paradigms of development, and the book details these as well. Using the case of microfinance, the book participates in a set of fierce debates about development - from the role of markets to the secrets of successful pro-poor institutions. Based on many years of research in Washington D.C., Bangladesh, and the Middle East, Poverty Capital also grows out of the author's undergraduate teaching to thousands of students on the subject of global poverty and inequality.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Poverty reduction that works : experience of scaling up development success /

by Steele, Paul (ed.) | Fernando, Neil | Weddikkara., Maneka.

Publisher: London, U.K. Earthscan 2008Description: xxxviii, 362 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Promoting mental health : concepts, emerging evidence, practice. /

by Herrman, Helen (ed.) | Saxena, Shekhar (ed) | Moodie, Rob (ed).

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland World Helath Organization 2005Description: xx, 288 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-283)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Putting development first : the importance of policy space in the WTO and IFIs. /

by Gallagher, Kevin P. (ed.).

Publisher: London, U.K. Zed books 2005Description: x, 301 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Reaching the marginalized /

by Watkins, Kevin (ed.) | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (unesco).

Publisher: Paris, France UNESCO Publishing 2010Description: PDF.Other title: UNESCO. Education for all (EFA) global monitoring report ;.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Director: Kevin Watkins Includes bibliographical references and indexSummary: Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftermath of the global economic downturn. The 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, argues that the crisis could create a lost generation of children whose life chances will have been irreparably damaged by a failure to protect their right to education. The Report examines who these children are and why they are being left behind, and looks at concrete solutions for making sure that no children are excluded from schooling.Availability: (1)

Reclaiming social policy : globalization, social exclusion and new poverty reduction strategies /

by de Haan, Arjan.

Publisher: Basingstoke, U.K. Palgrave Macmillan 2007Description: xiii, 223 p.Summary: "Processes of globalization have made national social policy increasingly important. For successful integration into the world economy, countries across the world - and particularly those that are the poorest - need better policies for social protection, health, education and labour markets. This book argues that international development should be more forceful in supporting the capacity for public policy formulation and implementation."Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Rethinking poverty : report on the world social situation 2010 /

by United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Publisher: New York, NY United Nations 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 161-186Summary: Rethinking Poverty, the 2010 issue of the Report on the World Social Situation seeks to contribute to rethinking poverty and its eradication. It affirms the urgent need for a strategic shift away from the market fundamentalist thinking, policies and practices of recent decades towards more sustainable development- and equity-oriented policies appropriate to national conditions and circumstances. Such national development strategies, as called for by the 2005 World Summit, should seek to achieve the development goals. Responsible development and counter-cyclical macroeconomic policies to foster productive investments and generate decent employment must be at the core of this effortAvailability: (1)

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