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Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at April 3, 2017
Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science by Kim TallBear
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0816665850 | 256 Pages | PDF | 1.05 MB
Rethinking Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: Spending Better to Achieve More (Directions in Development)

Rethinking Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: Spending Better to Achieve More (Directions in Development) by The World Bank
English | Aug. 9, 2017 | ISBN: 1464811016 | 137 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Infrastructure power, water, sanitation, transport, flood protection, and telecommunications is essential for growth, poverty alleviation, social inclusion, resilience, and environmental sustainability. Despite significant investment, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) does not have the infrastructure it needs or deserves, given its income.

Left Behind : Chronic Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at July 9, 2017
Left Behind : Chronic Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean

Left Behind : Chronic Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean
by Renos Vakis and Jamele Rigolini
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1464806608 | 158 Pages | PDF | 4.32 MB
Great Teachers: How to Raise Student Learning in Latin America and the Caribbean (Latin American Development Forum)

Great Teachers: How to Raise Student Learning in Latin America and the Caribbean (Latin American Development Forum) by Barbara Bruns
English | Oct. 28, 2014 | ISBN: 1464801517 | 375 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

The seven million teachers of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are the critical actors in the region's efforts to improve education quality and raise student learning levels, which lag far behind those of OECD countries and East Asian countries such as China. This book documents the high economic stakes around teacher quality, benchmarks the current performance of LAC's teachers, and delineates the key issues. These include low standards for entry into teacher training, poor quality training programs that are detached from the realities of the classroom, unattractive career incentives, and weak support for teachers once they are on the job.
Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies (Environment for Development)(Repost)

Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies (Environment for Development) by Allen Blackman
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0415730961 | 180 Pages | PDF | 1.93 MB
Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies (repost)

Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies (Environment for Development) by Allen Blackman and Rebecca Epanchin-Niell
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0415730961 | 180 pages | PDF | 2 MB
An Integrated Systems Model for Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from Latin America and the Caribbean (repost)

An Integrated Systems Model for Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from Latin America and the Caribbean by Adele D. Jones and Ena Trotman Jemmott
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1137377658 | 288 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB
Water for Food Security and Well-being in Latin America and the Caribbean (repost)

Bárbara A. Willaarts, Alberto Garrido, "Water for Food Security and Well-being in Latin America and the Caribbean: Social and Environmental Implications for a Globalized Economy"
2014 | ISBN-10: 0415713684 | 454 pages | PDF | 50 MB
Achieving Effective Social Protection for All in Latin America and the Caribbean: From Right to Reality (Directions in Developm

Achieving Effective Social Protection for All in Latin America and the Caribbean: From Right to Reality (Directions in Development) by Helena Ribe
English | June 22, 2010 | ISBN: 0821383981 | 136 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This study highlights the interaction between social protection programs and labor markets in the Latin America region. It presents new evidence on the limited coverage of existing programs and emphasizes the challenges caused by high informality for achieving universal social protection for old age income, for health, for unemployment risks and for anti poverty safety nets.
Impact Evaluation of Small and Medium Enterprise Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Impact Evaluation of Small and Medium Enterprise Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean
English | April 29, 2011 | ISBN: 0821387758 | 142 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Small and medium enterprise (SME) support programs are a common feature of industrial policy in developing countries, but one whose effectiveness is not well known. Governments are motivated to support SMEs both because they make up the majority of industrial enterprises and contribute substantially to GDP, employment and earnings, and because SMEs are thought to be weaker than their larger counterparts.