In the last thirty years, there have been fierce debates over how civilizations develop and why the West became so powerful. "The measure of civilization" presents a brand-new way of investigating these questions and provides new tools for assessing the long-term growth of societies... Cote : 9-4731 MOR
Cuban health care: utopian dreams, fragile future (EBOOK) http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=838915 Cuba's health care system has been the subject of much attention and debate while revealing jarring contrasts: hospitals lack supplies while Cuba's overseas medical missions generate good will towards the Castro government. As officials make cutbacks amid reported outbreaks of infectious diseases, what does the future hold for Cuban health care?
Children's Rights from Below Cross-Cultural Perspectives (EBOOK) http://www.palgraveconnect.com/pc/doifinder/10.1057/9780230361843 This book presents an integral, cross-cultural reflection on the social reality of children's rights and citizenship and contributes to establishing for the first time a social theory of children's rights. Based on internationally discussed theories and worldwide social research on the conceptualization and implementation of children's rights.
World Development Report 2013 : Jobs (EBOOK) http://econ.worldbank.org/external/default/main?contentMDK=23044836&theSitePK=8258025&piPK=8258412&pagePK=8258258 This report stresses the role of strong private sector led growth in creating jobs and outlines how jobs that do the most for development can spur a virtuous cycle. The report finds that poverty falls as people work their way out of hardship and as jobs empower women to invest more in their children.
Clientélisme, démocratisation et émergence de mécanismes de redevabilité dans les politiques sociales fédérales au Mexique (1995-2008): de l'invention su Programme PROGRESA a la mise en oeuvre de la loi générale de dévéloppement social (PRINT) REQUEST/SOLICITAR: http://biblioteca.cepal.org/record=b1253287~S0*spi