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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).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

December 2018

PUBLICATION: New book by Andrew Fischer, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and Zed Books. OPEN ACCESS

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. OPEN ACCESS

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. OPEN ACCESS

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

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

August 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Book by Andrew Fischer, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books

The SDGS, Inequality and Aid Eligibility – Should the Criteria be Re-visited?

June 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 51: by Riina Pilke (University of Turku).

CROP ANNUAL REPORT 2018

May 2019

This report presents CROP's activities for the period January-December 2018.

News from CROPNet

Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK

The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).

EADI ISS Conference 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 | The Hague, Netherlands

CALL FOR PANELS: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice (deadline 6 September)

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