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Routledge Perspectives on Development


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Routledge Perspectives on Development provides an invaluable, up to date and refreshing approach to key development issues for academics and students working in the field of development, in disciplines such as anthropology, economics, geography, international relations, politics and sociology.

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Water Resources and Development

Water Resources and Development

1st Edition

By Clive Agnew, Philip Woodhouse
December 21, 2010

Since the start of the twenty-first century there has been an unprecedented focus upon water as a key factor in the future of both society and environment. Water management lies at the heart of strategies of development as does the added the hazard of climate change. Water Resources and ...

Economics and Development Studies

Economics and Development Studies

1st Edition

By Michael Tribe, Frederick Nixson, Andy Sumner
September 20, 2010

Development studies textbooks and courses have sometimes tended to avoid significant economic content. However, without an understanding of the economic aspects of international development many of the more complex issues cannot be fully comprehended. Economics and Development Studies makes the ...

Disaster and Development

Disaster and Development

1st Edition

By Andrew E. Collins
July 31, 2009

Development to a large extent determines the way in which hazards impact on people. Meanwhile the occurrence of disasters alters the scope of development. Whilst a notion of the association of disaster and development is as old as development studies itself, recent decades have produced an ...

Non-Governmental Organizations and Development

Non-Governmental Organizations and Development

1st Edition

By David Lewis, Nazneen Kanji
August 04, 2009

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are high profile actors in the field of international development, both as providers of services to vulnerable individuals and communities and as campaigning policy advocates. This book provides a critical introduction to the wide-ranging topic of NGOs and ...

Southeast Asian Development

Southeast Asian Development

1st Edition

By Andrew McGregor
March 26, 2008

Southeast Asia has long fascinated development practitioners and researchers for being one of the few regions of the world that has resisted global trends to become a successful developing region. Divided into accessible thematic chapters, this book adopts a unique perspective of equitable ...

Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World

Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World

1st Edition

By Kenny Lynch
February 02, 2005

Sustaining the rural and urban populations of the developing world has been identified as a key global challenge for the twenty-first century. Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World is an introduction to the relationships between rural and urban places in the developing world and shows ...

Environmental Management and Development

Environmental Management and Development

1st Edition

By Chris Barrow
December 30, 2004

The environment and its management has been, and continues to be a very topical issue. Existing environment and development texts place emphasis is on listing problems, making warnings and voicing advocacy, but by focusing on environmental management, this informative book offers a very different ...

Third World Cities

Third World Cities

2nd Edition

By the late David W. Drakakis-Smith
July 11, 2000

This imformative book is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic introduction to urbanization in developing areas. Using case studies of cities drawn from around the world, including Bangkok, Delhi, Manila, Mexico City, Singapore and cities in Zimbabwe, this key text confronts ...

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