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Diversity For Development

Author : J. Turok
ISBN : 9789290434030
Genre : Electronic books
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Unity And Diversity In Development Ideas

Author : Yves Berthelot
ISBN : 0253110890
Genre : Political Science
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This second volume from the United Nations Intellectual History Project surveys the history of the UN's regional commissions and the ideas they have developed over the last 40 years. Each essay is devoted to one of the five regional commissions -- Europe, Asia and the Far East, Latin America, Africa, and Western Asia -- and how it has approached its mission of assessing the condition of regional economies and making prognoses about future conditions. The essays describe how each commission has added local perspectives to global debates over economic development and brought an authentic regional voice to the UN. Contributors are Adebayo Adedeji, Yves Berthelot, Leelananda de Silva, Blandine Destremau, Paul Rayment, and Gert Rosenthal.

Diversity And Development

Author : Dana Comstock
ISBN : 0534574068
Genre : Political Science
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Master the basics of human growth and development with DIVERSITY AND DEVELOPMENT! Providing a brief overview of developmental theories, this counseling text discusses topics such as women and men's development, identity development, gay and lesbian issues, sexuality, trauma and abuse, chronic illness, gifted and talented individuals, grief and loss, family development, and addiction and resilience. Case scenarios link theory to practice to give you the opportunity to contextualize material from both traditional and relational models of development.

Diversity And Development In Community Practice

Author : Audrey Olsen Faulkner
ISBN : 1560246111
Genre : Social Science
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The contributing authors of this book provide current knowledge and practice models for community work in diverse settings. Diversity and Development in Community Practice is full of case examples, theory development, research, and field teaching models for practice across ethnic and racial groups. Faculty will find the book useful due to its scope of theory, practice, research, and examples of student and student/teacher advocacy projects. Chapters provide new information on working in ethnic communities, management styles, advocacy research, work in multicultural communities, and adapting current practice strategies to specific communities. While the chapters have different foci, all deal with connecting community development strategies to diverse communities. The main theme of the book, to identify the importance of community development and present state-of-the-art theory, research, and practice models, assists practitioners and professionals in a broad range of human service, as well as educators and students in their understanding of the usefulness of development in a community setting. All of the contributing authors affirm and support the historic principles that have guided the development of community social work practice. They propose theoretical models and describe current interventions that address needs related to contemporary social problems. Among the topics they cover are: community development--procedures and skills theory development for community projects community development and organizing in communities of color self-help as both strategy and outcome management styles classroom advocacy Together the chapters provide significant guidance for further work in theory construction and curriculum development and offer direction for effective practice and research. Community practitioners, faculty, and students will find in Diversity and Development in Community Practice effective methods and strategies for working with diverse populations in the world's changing economic and social times.

The Diversity Of Development

Author : M. M. E. M. Rutten
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173005568654
Genre : Developing countries
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Resurgent Asia

Author : Deepak Nayyar
ISBN : 9780198849513
Genre : Asia
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Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus Asian Drama, in 1968, to conclude that Asia's development prospects were gloomy. Since then, contrary to Myrdal's expectations Asia has been transformed beyond recognition, the development of nations and living standards of people revolutionized. These transformations have been uneven across countries and unequal among people. Yet, Asia's economic progress in this short timespan has been remarkable and almost unprecedented in history. Resurgent Asia provides an analytical narrative of Asia's incredible economic development, situated in the wider context of historical, political, and social factors. It also provides an economic analysis of underlying factors that assisted Asia's growth and the critical issues in the process of development. Resurgent Asia studies not only the sub-regions East, Southeast, South, and West Asia, but also the major countries - China, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka- which account for more than four-fifths of Asia's population and income.

Southeast Asia

Author : Thomas R. Leinbach
ISBN : UCSD:31822028158020
Genre : History
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This comprehensive survey of Southeast Asia addresses the specific problems related to the uneven economic development of the region versus the rest of the world and within the context of the geography, history, culture, society, and economics of that region. While the emphasis is on the present, it examines the past as a means of understanding current patterns. Addressing the latest issues and developments relating to Southeast Asia, this book also presents the indigenous culture, external forces, population and settlement characteristics, and economic patterns of the region. The book covers a wide range of settings and conditions, from the chaos and isolation of the politics in Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia to the economic development in Singapore. It also presents the inequality and poverty in nations where economic progress has been recorded. An essential resource for anyone doing business in Southeast Asia, or traveling to the region.

Economics For The Wilds

Author : Timothy M. Swanson
ISBN : 1853831247
Genre : Economic development
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This book describes the economic approach to the problems of conserving endangered habitats and species. It addresses these issues through a number of chapters on the economics of the main issues concerned (endangered species, sustainable development, sustainable utilization) and a series of case studies which illustrates these concepts. The book assesses the state of theory, knowledge and practice in regard to one of the most important international environmental problems of the coming decades.


Author : Tony Binns
ISBN : 9781136575334
Genre : Science
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For many, Africa is regarded as a place of mystery and negative images, where reports of natural disasters and civil strife dominate media attention, with relatively little publicity given to any of the continent’s more positive attributes. Africa has at last begun to receive the depth of interest it has long deserved, in the shape of debates about trade, aid and debt, the ‘Make Poverty History’ campaign, and the UK's ‘Commission on Africa’. But, behind the superficial media façade, Africa is a diverse, complex and dynamic place, with a rich history and a colonial engagement that, although short-lived, was fundamental in determining the long-term future of the continent. At the start of the second decade of the twenty-first century, when the world is engulfed in a major financial crisis, Africa has the dubious distinction of being the world’s poorest continent. This book introduces and de-mystifies Africa’s diversity and dynamism, and considers how its peoples and environments have interacted through time and space. The background and diversity of Africa’s social, cultural, economic, political and environmental systems is examined, as well as key development issues which have affected Africa in the past and are likely to be significant in shaping the future of the continent. These include: the impact of HIV/AIDS; sources of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction; the state and governance; the nature of African economies in a global context and future development trajectories. Africa: Diversity and Development is a refreshing interdisciplinary text which enhances understanding of the background to Africa’s current position and clarifies possible future scenarios. It is richly illustrated throughout with diagrams and plates, and contains a wealth of detailed case studies and current data.

Gender Development And Diversity

Author : Caroline Sweetman
ISBN : 0855985313
Genre : Social Science
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This collection focuses on implications for development goals of poverty alleviation and human rights. In particular, critiques from Southern women challenge development organisations for their inadequate and inappropriate policy and practice with gender inequality as a key concern.

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