Books published by Kumarian Pr


Reluctant Bedfellows

Kumarian Pr | August 18, 2019 | 229 pages
This book outlines key facets of the authors' five year development project on sex tourism and prostitution in the Philippines, and is a powerful reflection on the raging debates taking place among feminists about the Third World. Ralston and Keeble follow the history of prostitution in former... More Info

The commercialization of microfinance

Kumarian Pr Inc | August 18, 2019 | 320 pages
Microfinance has attracted growing interest among international development professionals. Many microfinance organizations started as NGOs, but there is a growing trend for them to transform themselves into regulated, for-profit entities. At the same time traditional financial institutions are also... More Info

Progress of the World's Women 2002

Kumarian Press | July 1, 2003 | 76 pages
*Compares progress of women to the promises of the Millennium Development Goals *Shows civil society's efforts to promote gender equality *Graphs out comprehensive and comparative data *Recommends new techniques to track progress more clearly This book explores the challenges of tracking and... More Info

Transacting transition

Kumarian Pr Inc | August 18, 2019 | 214 pages
* Widely applicable evaluation of democratization processes in post-conflict situations * Essays from academics, practitioners, and military personnel with experience in Yugoslavia and surrounding regions In Transacting Transition, scholars and practitioners with first-hand knowledge of foreign... More Info

Cinderella Or Cyberella?

Kumarian Press | June 30, 2006 | 220 pages
* Multidisciplinary, with authors widely recognized as experts on issues of gender and technology in the developing world * Focuses on ICTs and economic empowerment of women in developing countries Cinderella or Cyberella: what is the future for women in the knowledge society? Cyberella is fluent... More Info

Southern exposure

Kumarian Press | August 18, 2019 | 361 pages
* An issues-based approach to global change from a Southern perspective * A popular introductory text on contemporary development issues * A great companion to John Isbister "s Promises Not Kept * Replete with illustrative case studies In this era of rapid globalization, increasing poverty and... More Info