Best sellers

Contributor: Richard Rieser
Publication date: 19 March 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This revised and expanded second edition of Implementing Inclusive Education shows how Commonwealth countries are attempting to undertake inclusion in education, and will encourage all those charged with ensuring education for all to make certain that disabled children are fully included in all aspects of the education system.

Contributor: Nikhil Treebhoohun
Series title: Lessons from the Commonwealth
Number within series: 3
Publication date: 9 December 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Examines best practices of developing IT enabled trade in services. This handbook explains the key issues from the viewpoints of the regulator, the investor, the policy-maker and the donor. It provides detailed analysis of the Mauritian experience, which holds useful lessons for small states in particular.

Publication date: 11 October 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Provides an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of the status of the epidemic in the Pacific, Southern Africa and the Caribbean. It examines specific features of these three regions that contribute towards the spread of HIV/AIDS and identify the responses by various local and external stakeholders.

Contributor: Andrew Graham
Publication date: 15 September 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This collection of case studies from Commonwealth developed and developing countries examines innovations in public financial management and provides practical information on best practices and recommendations for new initiatives. It will be valuable for public sector leaders and policy-makers.

Publication date: 18 July 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Through detailed case studies of decentralisation policies in five sub-Saharan African countries – Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania – this book examines the challenges presented, lessons learned, and recommends ways to improve policy implementation.

Publication date: 23 May 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Through detailed country-level analysis, this study examines the trading partnerships between China, India and sub-Saharan Africa. It assesses the economic impacts, identifies challenges and provides recommendations to assist policy-makers enhance the ability of SSA countries to derive benefits and to take advantage of new opportunities.

Publication date: 13 May 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This book brings policy-making for sustainable development into the mainstream of decision-making at all levels of governance and in all sectors. It builds on the 2005 internationally agreed ‘Mauritius Strategy’ which aims to implement the integration of sustainable development by small island developing states.

Contributor: Tom Jones
Publication date: 15 February 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This book will help health system decision-makers identify key policy issues in developing an e-health strategy, and make the right decisions about the way forward. It can be used in workshops with a team of people from many different backgrounds, such as senior civil servants, doctors, nurses, healthcare managers, ICT managers and ICT suppliers.

Contributor: Paul Collier
Publication date: 10 February 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

In this book, economist and award-winning author, Paul Collier, suggests strategic policies for governments of Least Developed Countries to help them catch up to the rest of the developing world. He outlines potential future problems associated with the management of natural resources and the threat of climate change.

Publication date: 15 December 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Saving Small Developing Island States introduces the key policy challenges small island states face in dealing with the environmental consequences of climate change. It will be of interest to environmental and natural resource managers in small island states, government policy-makers, and academics and students in the fields of public policy.