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United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

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Works: 649 works in 1,087 publications in 3 languages and 10,401 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Case studies  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: HV31, 361.65
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Most widely held works about United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
 
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Welfare states in transition national adaptations in global economies by Gøsta Esping-Andersen( )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a global level comparison between welfare states, actual and emerging, in Europe, East Asia, Australia North & Latin America. The consequences of an ageing population deregulation and heightened inequality are discussed in detail
Seeds of plenty, seeds of want : social and economic implications of the green revolution by Andrew Chernocke Pearse( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new technology and the peasants; Political motors of technological innovation; Communal tenure structures and an African experiment; The dynamics of bi-modal structures; Promotion of the new technology; The economics of farm size; Changes in Asian tenacy; The critical issues; Coping with the talents-efect; Choosing the right policy; Appropriate technology
Marijuana in the "Third World" : Appalachia, U.S.A. by Richard R Clayton( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An end to hunger? : the social origins of food strategies by Solon Lovett Barraclough( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greening of business in developing countries : rhetoric, reality, and prospects by Peter Utting( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the environmental performance of big business. It examines: corporate self-regulation; environmental reporting; voluntary codes of conduct; complementary approaches (including governmental regulatory ones); and the role of citizens' movements/NGOs in holding business to account
Missionaries and mandarins : feminist engagement with development institutions( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information systems for regional development: a seminar; general papers by Torsten Hägerstrand( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distribution of income and economic growth: concepts and issues; report on an Institute study by Nancy Baster( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public sector reform in developing countries : capacity challenges to improve services( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes bibliographical references
Corporate social responsibility and regulatory governance : towards inclusive development? by Peter Utting( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first volume of two books on the changing nature of state-business relations. This volume explores CSR in a historical trajectory and development context; is theoretically informed and contributes to the body of critical thinking that calls for more comprehensive regulatory frameworks"--Provided by publisher
Ghana's adjustment experience : the paradox of reform by Eboe Hutchful( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UNRISD news : the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development bulletin by United Nations Research Institute for Social Development( )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modernizing Mexican agriculture : socioeconomic implications of technological change, 1940-1970 by Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of rural co-operation in developing areas; papers on Latin America, Asia and Africa by Thomas F Carroll( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renewing social and economic progress in Africa : essays in memory of Philip Ndegwa by Dharam P Ghai( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family rice bowl : food and domestic economy in China by Elisabeth Croll( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberalizing Tanzania's food trade : public & private faces of urban marketing policy, 1939-1988 by Deborah Fahy Bryceson( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From unsustainable to inclusive cities( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development and cities : essays from Development in practice( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic adjustment under the Sandinistas : policy reform, food security, and livelihood in Nicaragua by Peter Utting( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reports that the reform process of the late 1980s negatively impacted urban families, particularly those engaged in informal sector activities. Notes that rural families experienced less severe declines in protein and calorie intake, as well as fewer negative changes in the composition of their diets. Provides a detailed view of survival strategies, market responses, and the organization of social and producer relations"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
 
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Alternative Names
I.R.N.U.

Institut de recherche des Nations Unies pour le développement social

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement Social

Instituto de Investigación de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Social

Instituto de investigaciones de las Naciones Unidas para el desarrollo social

Instituto de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo Social

Instituto de Pesquisa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento Social

Instituto de Pesquisa para o Desenvolvimento Social

Instituto de Pesquisa sobre o Desenvolvimento Social das Nações Unidas

IRNU

IRNU (Institut de recherche des Nations Unies pour le développement social)

Nations Unies Institut de recherche pour le développement social

Nations Unies Instituto de investigaciones para el desarrollo social

Nations Unies Research institute for social development

Organizace spojených národů. Research Institute for Social Development

U.N.R.I.S.D.

United Nations. Institut de recherche pour le développement social

United Nations. Instituto de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo Social

United Nations. Research Institute for Social Development

United Nations Research Institute on Social Development

UNRISD

UNRISD (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development)

Vereinte Nationen Institut de Recherche pour le Développement Social

Vereinte Nationen Instituto de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo Social

Vereinte Nationen Instituto de Pesquisa para o Desenvolvimento Social

Vereinte Nationen Research Institute for Social Development

Vidyāsthān Srāvjrāv Qangkār Sahaprajājāti ṭoempī Qabhivaḍḍhn ̊Saṅggam

Výzkumný institut OSN pro sociální rozvoj

Languages
English (135)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

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The greening of business in developing countries : rhetoric, reality, and prospectsMissionaries and mandarins : feminist engagement with development institutionsPublic sector reform in developing countries : capacity challenges to improve servicesCorporate social responsibility and regulatory governance : towards inclusive development?Ghana's adjustment experience : the paradox of reformRenewing social and economic progress in Africa : essays in memory of Philip NdegwaLiberalizing Tanzania's food trade : public & private faces of urban marketing policy, 1939-1988From unsustainable to inclusive citiesDevelopment and cities : essays from Development in practice