CROP Book Series in International Poverty Studies

This series encompasses books published in co-operation with academic publishers, Zed Books (London) and Ibidem Verlag (Stuttgart).

Zed Books publishes the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research series. Books in this series can be ordered online from Zed Books.

Ibidem Verlag publishes the CROP International Poverty Studies series. Books in this series can be ordered online from Columbia University Press.

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Free and open access will be granted at the earliest six months after their release in book form.


Overview of CROP books:

An overview of books in the series, as well as previously published CROP books can be found below (links to Open Access will be provided wherever available).

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

September 2017

PUBLICATION: New CROP book published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg

Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies

8 March 2017

PUBLICATION: CROP book published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Alberto Minujin, Mónica Gonzalez Contró, Raul Mercer

Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion

6 December 2016

PUBLICATION: First CROP book to be published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Enrique Delamónica, Christos Papatheodorou, Aldrie Henry-Lee

Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the 21st Century

15 August 2016

PUBLICATION: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series, published by Zed Books, London. Edited by Julio Boltvinik and Susan Archer Mann.

Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries

15 April 2016

PUBLICATION: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series, published by Zed Books, London. Edited by Einar Braathen, Julian May, Marianne Ulriksen and Gemma Wright. OPEN ACCESS

Development and Sustainability: The Challenge of Social Change

15 March 2016

PUBLICATION: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series, published by Zed Books, London. Edited by Alberto Cimadamore, Gro Therese Lie, Maurice Mittelmark and Fungisai Gwanzura Ottemöller. OPEN ACCESS

Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward

15 February 2016

PUBLICATION: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series, published in February 2016 by Zed Books, London. Edited by Alberto D. Cimadamore, Gabriele Koehler and Thomas Pogge. OPEN ACCESS

Protecting the Health of the Poor: Social Movements in the South

15 December 2015

PUBLICATION: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research series, published in December 2015 by Zed Books, London. Edited by Abraar Karan and Geeta Sodhi. OPEN ACCESS

Water and Development: Good Governance after Neoliberalism

September 2015

PUBLICATON: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research series, published by Zed Books, London. Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Narathius Asingwire, Honor Fagan and Consolata Kabonesa. OPEN ACCESS

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