The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development

The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development

by Maggie Black
     
 

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“Overseas aid” and “international development” are catch-all terms that cover a multitude of activities—and abuses. This guide explains what “development” actually is—and explores its political and economic roots. It shows what can happen in the name of development and argues for a more organic, social approach with

Overview

“Overseas aid” and “international development” are catch-all terms that cover a multitude of activities—and abuses. This guide explains what “development” actually is—and explores its political and economic roots. It shows what can happen in the name of development and argues for a more organic, social approach with those it seeks to serve as equal partners in the process.

Maggie Black has written books for the Oxford University Press, UNICEF, and Oxfam. She has worked as a consultant for UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International, and WaterAid, among others, and has written for the Guardian, The Economist, and BBC World Service.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904456636
Publisher:
New Internationalist
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
No-Nonsense Guides Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
753,960
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Maggie Black has written numerous books including titles for OUP, UNICEF and OXFAM. She has worked as a consultant for a number of NGOs (UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International and WaterAid amonst others) and has written for the Guardian, Economist and BBC World Service.

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