Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author: Katherine Boo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679643958
Size: 57.35 MB
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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift ...

Maximum City

Author: Suketu Mehta
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307574312
Size: 64.87 MB
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He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs, following the life of a bar dancer raised amid poverty and abuse, opening the door into the inner sanctums of Bollywood, ...

Running The Rift

Author: Naomi Benaron
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780740786
Size: 63.15 MB
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Finding them again will be the race of his life. Following a decade in Rwanda’s history through the eyes of one boy, Running the Rift is a wrenching tale of a people’s collective trauma, of lives lost, and loves salvaged.

Poverty Capital

Author: Ananya Roy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136992499
Size: 42.98 MB
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Winner of the 2011 Paul Davidoff award! This is a book about poverty but it does not study the poor and the powerless; instead it studies those who manage poverty.

Understanding Development

Author: Paul Hopper
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745638953
Size: 77.10 MB
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"Drawing on a wide range of case studies from across the globe, this book explores such areas as: health and population growth, conflict and security, global inequality and poverty, fair trade and trade liberalization, gender and education, ...


Author: Janice Perlman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199709556
Size: 27.20 MB
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Janice Perlman wrote the first in-depth account of life in the favelas, a book hailed as one of the most important works in global urban studies in the last 30 years. Now, in Favela, Perlman carries that story forward to the present.

Borders Boundaries

Author: Ritu Menon
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813525525
Size: 47.28 MB
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These stories do not paint their subjects as victims. Theirs are the stories of battles over gender, the body, sexuality, and nationalism-stories of women fighting for identity.

The Orchardist

Author: Amanda Coplin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297867938
Size: 19.86 MB
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THE ORCHARDIST is an astonishing and unforgettable epic about a man who disrupts the lonely harmony of his life when he opens his heart and lets the world in.

Urban China

Author: Xuefei Ren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745665454
Size: 75.29 MB
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The book is essential reading for students and scholars of urban and development studies with a focus on China, and all interested in understanding the relationship between state, capitalism, and urbanization in the global context.