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Guide to international development : terms and acronyms : Pacific focus

Author: Alice Beban-France; Jonquil Brooks
Publisher: Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara, Aotearoa : Development Resource Centre, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The world of international development is awash with terms and acronyms mysterious to the uninitiated and impossible to keep abreast of for the most deeply submerged. This guide gives you the tools you need to navigate all those complex terms and jargon. Over 1200 terms covered! This guide not only defines and explains terms in readable language, but also provides you with brief summaries of the critiques  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Terminology
Acronyms
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Beban-France; Jonquil Brooks
ISBN: 9780958287333 0958287333
OCLC Number: 244390728
Description: 114 pages : map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: edited by Alice Beban-France and Jonquil Brooks.

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The world of international development is awash with terms and acronyms mysterious to the uninitiated and impossible to keep abreast of for the most deeply submerged. This guide gives you the tools you need to navigate all those complex terms and jargon. Over 1200 terms covered! This guide not only defines and explains terms in readable language, but also provides you with brief summaries of the critiques surrounding controversial terms. Some of the subject areas the guide covers include: agriculture, aid, conflict and security, cultural survival, disaster relief and management, economy, education, environmental issues, food security, gender, globalisation, governance, health, human rights, indigenous rights, land use, migration and refuge, NGOs/civil society, peace, poverty, privatisation, trade and water rights.

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