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History, Historians and Development Policy: A Necessary Dialogue (2011)
This book seeks to facilitate a more constructive exchange between historians, social scientists (especially economists) and policymakers. How might historians fruitfully contribute to development policy?
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Contesting Development: Participatory Projects and Local Conflict Dynamics in Indonesia (2011)
This book analyzes a highly successful participatory development program in Indonesia, exploring its distinctive origins and design principles and its impacts on local conflict dynamics and social institutions.
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Perspectives on Poverty in India: Stylized Facts from Survey Data (2011)
This book aims to develops the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes.
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The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality (2011)
This book taps into literature, history, current events,and other engaging questions (who was the richest person ever, for example) to explain the ever-widening gap between the have-nots, haves, and "have-mores."
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