Understanding international development
Understanding international development

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Understanding international development


This course was written by Rebecca Hanlin, Jane Cullen, Masuma Farooki, Hazel Johnson, Julius Mugwagwa and Claudio Velasco.

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The following is from Chapters 2 and 11 in the book International Development in a Changing World (eds Theo Papaioannou and Melissa Butcher) which is part of the series International Development published by Bloomsbury Academic (www.bloomsburyacademic.com) in association with The Open University in 2013. © The Open University.

This publication forms part of The Open University module  TD223 International development: making sense of a changing world.

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Case study 1 page 271 Barrientos S., (2007), ‘Global Systems and Decent Work’, ILO Publications; Case Study 3 page 275 BT and the beast, Science and Development Network www.scidev.net, December 20 2006, The content of SciDev.Net is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 licence.; Case Study 4 page 279 (2011) ‘Small Loans, Significant Impact After Success in Poor Countries Grameen Bank Tries New York’, The Washington Post; Case Study 6 page 285 from: ‘The Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Crops’, International Society for Tropical Crops.

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Activity 2 Week 4: Indian budget projects economic growth, © BBC www.bbc.co.uk

2.3 Activity 3: Chaudry, P (2010) Unconditional Cash Transfer for the Very Poorest in Central Viet-Nam, What Works for the Poorest, Practical Action Publishing Limited © Practical Action Publishing Limited.

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