AID, DEVELOPMENT & TRADE

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Demystifying Aid
Yash Tandon
This pamphlet shows that 'development aid' is not what it purports to be - the effects of actions of well-meaning allies in the North who support aid to Africa for reasons of ethics or solidarity are, unfortunately, the opposite of their good intentions.



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Tax Us If You Can
Why Africa Should Stand Up for Tax Justice
Tax Justice Network-Africa
Regressive taxes and ineffective administration undermine tax systems, and loopholes and secrecy jurisdictions enable multinationals to evade tax. This short book sets out the causes and consequences of tax injustice in Africa and suggests solutions.



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India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power
India's growing interactions with Africa call for analysis. Drawing on case studies, this book focuses on the interrelated areas of trade and investment, geopolitics and diplomacy, development cooperation, and identity and citizenship.



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Maldevelopment
Anatomy of a Global Failure
Samir Amin
Samir Amin explains the complex changes of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including the transformations in Eastern Europe and in the world economy, the growth of capitalism in China and the West's materialist goals being increasingly questioned.



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Ending the Crisis of Capitalism or Ending Capitalism?
Samir Amin
Amin explores the systemic crisis of capitalism after two decades of neoliberal globalisation and examines the domination of the South through the North's intensifying military intervention. He proposes North-South collaboration for a more humane society.



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Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africa
China's increasing interest in Africa in the post-Cold War period calls for sharp analysis of the evolution of civil society dialogue between Chinese and African civil society organisations and the prospects for greater future engagement on advocacy work.



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En finir avec la dépendance à l'aide
Ending Aid Dependence
Yash Tandon
Developing countries reliant on aid want to escape this dependence, and yet they appear unable to do so. This book shows how they may liberate themselves from the aid that pretends to be developmental but is not.

This title is also available in English



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Development and Globalisation: Daring to Think Differently
Yash Tandon
Challenging 30 years of misdirected policies, Tandon 'dares to think differently'. He offers alternative concepts and development paradigms for policy makers and peoples' movements on governance, industry, technology, climate, food, trade, aid and more.



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The Crash of International Finance-Capital and its Implications for the Third World
Dani Wadada Nabudere
In this updated 2nd edition, Nabudere analyses the 2007–08 crash with a damning critique of a defunct system that bails out those responsible while the rest of humanity – especially the majority in the Third World – suffers its devastating consequences.



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Aid to Africa: Redeemer or Coloniser?
As the global economic crisis raises alarm – not least for its likely effects on overseas development assistance – this book offers a critical analysis of aid to Africa from the diverse perspectives of African academics and activists.



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