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  • Millennium Development Goals

    Ideas, Interests and Influence

    By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Heralded as a success that mobilized support for development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ushered in an era of setting development agendas by setting global goals. This book critically evaluates the MDG experience from the capabilities and human rights perspectives, and questions the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, James Heintz, Stephanie Seguino

    Economic and financial crises have become perennial features of today’s global economy. Macroeconomic theories of crisis, including the global crisis that unfolded in 2008, emphasize the role of financial deregulation; capital flow imbalances; and growing debt, fueled by income and wealth…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach

    An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

    Edited by Diane Elson, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Polly Vizard

    Among several contesting views about the purpose of development and how progress should be evaluated, human rights and capabilities (or human development) stand out as two approaches that are concerned first and foremost with the well-being of individuals, their freedom, dignity and empowerment.…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge

  • The Gene Revolution

    GM Crops and Unequal Development

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change. The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between…

    Paperback – 2006-12-01
    Routledge

  • Capacity for Development

    New Solutions to Old Problems

    By Carlos Lopes, Khalid Malik, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    'The United Nations system was a pioneer in the field of technical cooperation, and capacity development is its central mandate. UNDP has long played an important leadership role in both, as a source of technical cooperation funds and advisory services and as the home of innovative intellectual…

    Paperback – 2002-06-01
    Routledge

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