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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 Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

February 2020

NEW BOOK to be published by ibidem Press, Stuttgart. Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Alberto D. Cimadamore, Fadia Kiwan, Pedro Manuel Monreal Gonzalez

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

September 2019

PUBLICATION: NEW BOOK published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Keetie Roelen, Richard Morgan, Yisak Tafere

Social Policy, Poverty, and Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

September 2019

PUBLICATION: NEW BOOK published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Sofiya An, Tatiana Chubarova, Bob Deacon, Paul Stubbs

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. NOW 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

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

New Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP)

15 October 2019

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council have signed a new agreement for a Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP).

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

News from CROPNet

RCT: The Gold Standard for Poverty Eradication?

6 November 2019 | Bergen Global CMI/UiB

OPEN SEMINAR organised by Bergen Global CMI/UiB with Howard White (Campbell), Sarah A Tobin (CMI), Georg Picot (UiB) and Espen Villanger (CMI)

International Science Council (ISC) inaugural Action Plan 2019-2021

October 2019

The ISC's inaugural Action Plan, Advancing Science as a Global Public Good, was recently shared with ISC members.

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

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