Third World Studies Products

  • New Media and International Development

    Representation and affect in microfinance

    By Anke Schwittay

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance’s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world’s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Hardback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Human Cost of African Migrations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing…

    Paperback – 2009-03-05
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • The Philippines

    Mobilities, Identities, Globalization

    By James A. Tyner

    Nearly five million migrant workers from the Philippines are employed in over 190 countries and territories. They work as doctors and domestic helpers, engineers and entertainers, seamstresses and surveyors. It is through their collective labor that the Philippines has assumed a global presence.…

    Paperback – 2008-09-18
    Routledge
    Global Realities

  • Participating in Development

    Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge

    Edited by Alan Bicker, Johan Pottier, Paul Sillitoe

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2002-07-03
    Routledge
    ASA Monographs

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