IDRC is committed to improving lives and livelihoods by supporting research that addresses critical international development issues. One of the important ways that IDRC and our grantees help to bring about positive change is through our book publishing program, where we share our research results and findings with other researchers, policymakers, and communities globally.
Explore our book collection from the last 25 years below, all free for digital download. Hundreds more IDRC books, published from the 1970s to the 1990s, are available through the IDRC Digital Library.
What is the place of young people in today’s complex and rapidly changing world?
This book addresses the growth of regional trade agreements (RTAs) which have mushroomed since the 1990s, and considers their potential as a tool for reducing inter- and intra-state conflict.
Rather than simply analyzing the current functioning of the WTO, its problems and challenges, this volume is also a call to action.
This book should be read by all those interested in the complex connections amongst international governance, intellectual property rights, and development.