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War, Hunger, and Displacement:
Language: en
Pages: 516
Authors: E. Wayne Nafziger, Frances Stewart, Raimo Väyrynen
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-10-19 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Since the end of the cold war, the number of civil wars in developing countries has escalated to the point where they are the most significant source of human suffering in the world today. Although there are many political analyses of these emergencies, this two-volume work is the first comprehensive
Economic Development
Language: en
Pages: 838
Authors: E. Wayne Nafziger
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

E. Wayne Nafziger analyzes the economic development of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and East-Central Europe. The book is suitable for those with a background in economics principles. Nafziger explains the reasons for the recent fast growth of India, Poland, Brazil, China, and other Pacific Rim countries, and the slow, yet
2015 Global Hunger Index
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: von Grebmer, Klaus, Bernstein, Jill, de Waal, Alex, Prasai, Nilam, Yin, Sandra, Yohannes, Yisehac
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-12 - Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst

The developing world has made progress in reducing hunger since 2000. The 2015 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows that the level of hunger in developing countries as a group has fallen by 27 percent. Yet the state of hunger in the world remains serious. This marks the tenth year that
Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Jay Drydyk, Lori Keleher
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-16 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics provides readers with insight into the central questions of development ethics, the main approaches to answering them, and areas for future research. Over the past seventy years, it has been argued and increasingly accepted that worthwhile development cannot be reduced to economic growth. Rather,
Investing in Peace
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: James K. Boyce
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This book analyzes the provision of aid to countries that have undergone negotiated settlements to civil wars, drawing on recent experiences in Bosnia, Cambodia, El Salvador, and Guatemala. It focuses on the potential for peace conditionality, linking aid to steps to implement accords and consolidate the peace. The book explores