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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 Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

March 2018

PUBLICATION: New CROP book published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario

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

September 2017

PUBLICATION: 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 González Contró, Raúl Mercer. OPEN ACCESS

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. OPEN ACCESS

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. OPEN ACCESS

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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CROP News and Events

CIH/CISMAC Sustainability Science Seminar

October 2018

SEMINAR on Sustainability Science for PhD candidates within the framework of the CIH/CISMAC Research School

Accelerating Sustainable Development through Social Protection

June 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Babatunde Omilola (Head of Development Planning and Inclusive Sustainable Growth Team, UNDP), CROP Fellow.

Student Mobility Scholarships awarded to UiB Masters students

25 June - 9 July 2018 | University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa

SCHOLARSHIPS: 5 Masters students from the University of Bergen will participate in summer school at UKZN.

News from CROPNet

Launch of International Science Council (ISC)

5 July (09.00-18.00 CEST)

LIVESTREAM: the founding of ISC will be celebrated with a Science Day.

​Implementing the SDGs: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

Deadline: 2 August 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS by UNs Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE).

Child Poverty and Deprivation in Refugee-Hosting Areas. Evidence from Uganda

June 2018

REPORT by UNICEF, Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) and University of Cardiff.

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