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Soapstone in the North. Quarries, Products and People 7000 BC - AD 1700
(University of Bergen, 2017)
This book addresses soapstone use in Norway and the North Atlantic region, including Greenland. Although the majority of the papers deal with the Iron Age and Middle Ages, the book spans the Mesolithic to the early modern ...
Eiendom, makt og statsdannelse. Kongsgårder og gods i Hordaland i yngre jernalder og middelalder
(Universitetet i Bergen, 2008)
The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South
This book contributes to the debates on the production and eradication of poverty in the global South. It collects a set of innovative articles concentrating on the way in which poverty, as a social process, has been ...
Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion
Worldwide child and youth poverty remain the biggest barrier to achieving a better life in adulthood. Progress in lifting children out of poverty in the last decades has been slow and limited in the developing world, while ...
The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives
The concept of a democratic developmental state is part of the current development discourse advocated by international aid agencies, deliberated on by academics, and embraced by policymakers in many emerging economies in ...
Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the 21st Century: Theories, Debates, Realities and Policies
(Zed Books, 2016-08-15)
Peasants are a majority of the world’s poor. Despite this, there has been little effort to bridge the fields of peasant and poverty studies. Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the 21st Century provides a much-needed critical ...
Protecting the health of the poor: Social Movements in the South
(Zed Books, 2015-12-15)
Despite the colossal amount of spending on health and healthcare programmes globally, why do massive inequalities in health remain, both within and between countries? Drawing on in-depth empirical research spanning Asia, ...
Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies
This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America. It focuses on child and adolescent well-being and the issue of inclusive societies. Its goal is to promote new ...
Development and Sustainability: The Challenge of Social Change
(Zed Books, 2016-03-15)
While the need for effective action toward a greener and socially inclusive economy has long been evident, health promotion in the context of sustainable development has faltered. Arguing that human health is the key factor ...
Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward
(Zed Books, 2016-02-15)
As the Millennium Development Goals pass their 2015 deadline and the international community is discussing the future of international development policy, Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals brings together leading ...