Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Development
Shibaji Bose, Roopa Gogineni, Natasha Maru, Tahira Mohamed, Michele Nori, Linda Pappagallo, Giulia Simula, Masresha Taye, Palden Tsering
In the drylands and mountains where pastoralists live, uncertainty is everywhere. In these settings, negotiating access to resources, navigating volatile markets, making use of varying social relations in times of stress, and responding to conflict and complex political dynamics is essentia...
Moving Forward / Salir Adelante
Pia Riggirozzi, Bruna Curcio, Tallulah Lines, Natalia Cintra
Compiling photographs and testimonies from Indigenous Warao and non-Indigenous Venezuelan women displaced in Brazil, ‘Moving Forward / Salir Adelante' offers a candid and often shocking insight into migrant women’s experiences. It specifically looks at the challenges these women face, their vulne...
Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile is relatively well known in the UK, but what happened during the Argentine dictatorship, 1976-83, when thousands of men, women, and children were subjected to state terrorism, remains largely unknown. The book describes the secret detention camps, the disappearances,...
The Heart of Our Earth
From the time of Columbus and the Spanish conquistadores, the history of Latin America has been closely entwined with mining. Yet in recent decades, the industry has taken on vast new dimensions, becoming far more powerful and destructive than anything seen in earlier periods. Driven by high mine...
Development Practitioners in Action
What does a development practitioner look like? Located within deliberative development paradigms, this book addresses this question by examining some of the key attributes, behaviours and character dispositions of development practitioners. Such mentality and behaviours enable development practitio...
This book explores the critical role of transnational fishers’ movements in the politics of global fisheries. This is the 8th book in the Critical Development Studies series. Global politics around fisheries are complex and contentious. Embedded within this sector, small-scale fishers’ movements ar...
Managing the Local Climate
Femke van Woesik, Frank van Steenbergen, Francesco Sambalino, Hugo Jan de Boer, Jean Marc Pace Ricci, Wim Bastiaanssen
Drawing on practical examples supported by scientific evidence, this book demonstrates how preserving and managing local climates can complement global mitigation and adaptation as a third way to address the effects of climate change. The book outlines the mechanisms that shape the local climate...
Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Fossil fuel subsidies are killing both people and the planet. By encouraging excessive consumption of fossil fuels, subsidies exacerbate pollution and climate change, make violent protests more likely, and waste huge sums that could be used far better. Yet for years there has been minimal progress...
Women Resisting Violence
Women Resisting Violence Collective
Women Resisting Violence is an illuminating and powerful account of the ways in which women and girls encounter violence and the bold initiatives they are developing to respond to it. Across Latin America, the number of femicides has grown at an alarming rate, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. A...
Standards for Supporting Crop-related Livelihoods in Emergencies
Millions of people around the world who are vulnerable to crises rely heavily on crop production to support their livelihoods. Currently, 40% of the global poor live in economies affected by fragility, conflict, and violence. That number is expected to rise to 67% in the next decade (World Bank 2021...