Publications

Focus is pleased to release online its newest publication Repormang Agraryo at Pagbabago? Narratives on Agrarian Conflicts, Transitions, And Transformation; the launch of the book edition took place on September 11, 2018 in Quezon City, Philippines.

We're pleased to announce the release of State of Fragmentation: The Philippines in Transition. The book is jointly published by Focus on the Global South and Friedrich Ebert Siftung and authored by: Walden Bello, Kenneth Cardenas, Jerome Patrick Cruz, Alinaya Fabros, Mary Ann Manahan, Clarissa Militante, Joseph Purugganan, and Jenina Joy Chavez.

A book launch was held in Manila on October 17, and photos are on our Facebook page.

A collection of activists' perspectives from Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe

Editors: Gonzalo Berrón, Jenina Joy Chavez, Cecilia Olivet and Graciela Rodríguez

Publishers: Focus on the Global South, Transnational Institute, Instituto Eqüit, People's Agenda for Alternative Regionalisms.

With Articles from current and former Focus Staffers: Meena Menon, Jenina Joy Chavez, Afsar Jafri and Dorothy Grace Guerrero.

 

Published April 2001

A compilation of articles o­n the Asian Development Bank, its policies and impacts. This book was produced coinciding with the ADB annual general meeting in Honolulu in May 2001.

Profiting from poverty (161 Kb) PDF

 

Table of Contents:

1. The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Asian Development Bank’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, by Shalmali Guttal

2. The Asian Development Bank, Capital Flows and the Privatization of Infrastructure Projects in the South, by Chris Adams

3.Taking stock of the Motives and Interests in ADB’s Private Sector Operations, by Jenina Joy Chavez

4. The Paradigm Crisis behind the Power Crisis, by Walden Bello

5. South Asia Growth Quadrangle: Some Developmental and Political Contradictions, by Raghav Narsalay

6. Privatizing Power in the Philippines: Cure Worse than the Disease, by Walden Bello

7. Dam Misconduct in Lao PDR, by Grainne Ryder

8. ADB in Indonesia: Alleviate Poverty or Enhance Poverty? by Nadia Hadad

 

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By Jenina Joy Chavez

Focus o­n the Global South and Save the Children (UK)

The study focuses o­n Children and Women who bear the brunt of macro-economic crisis such as that in 1997. This study was conducted from March 1999 to March 2000.

This publication is available o­n PDF format. Please click the following links to download.