Third World Studies Products

  • Communication, Technology, and the Development of People

    By Bernard Woods

    Originally published in 1993. This book outlines the failure of investment for Third World development to address the development of people, communities and institutions and an underlying cause of this global phenomenon. It shows how new perceptions of the communication process in development and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Peasants and Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Haiti is a country which, until the earthquake of 2010, remained largely outside the focus of world interest and outside the important international historical currents during its existence as a free nation. The nineteenth century was the decisive period in Haitian history, serving to shape the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2014-09-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • African Minorities in the New World

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Trans-Atlantic Migration

    The Paradoxes of Exile

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    This book argues that a new cadre of African immigrants are finding themselves in the New World—mostly well educated, high-income earning professionals, and belonging to the category termed "African brain drain," they constitute the antinomy of those Africans who were forcibly removed from Africa…

    Paperback – 2012-04-10
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Third World Modernism

    Architecture, Development and Identity

    Edited by Duanfang Lu

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-01
    Routledge

  • International Law and the Third World

    Reshaping Justice

    Edited by Richard Falk, Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Jacqueline Stevens

    This volume is devoted to critically exploring the past, present and future relevance of international law to the priorities of the countries, peoples and regions of the South. Within the limits of space it has tried to be comprehensive in scope and representative in perspective and…

    Paperback – 2010-08-18
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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 – 2008-09-19
    Routledge
    Global Realities

  • The Atlas of Health

    Mapping the Challenges and Causes of Disease

    By Diarmuid O'Donovan

    Winner of the BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science and the BMA Medical Book Award for Public Health.  This is a major new graphic profile of global health. The atlas maps the causes and incidences of the major diseases as well as the economic, social and…

    Paperback – 2008-02-06
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Inequality in the City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk.…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge

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