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  • The Right to Development in the African Human Rights System book cover

    The Right to Development in the African Human Rights System

    By Serges Djoyou Kamga

    The Right to Development (RTD) seeks to address global inequities hidden in world politics and global institutions through the game of influences played by powerful actors. The negative impacts of the Atlantic slave trade, colonialism, and the subjugation of Africa through globalisation and its…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • International Development: Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies and Strategies book cover

    International Development

    Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies and Strategies

    By Anna Lanoszka

    International Development is a comprehensive inquiry into the field of socio-economic development founded on an understanding that economic advancement involves transformation of society. It explores successful developmental strategies but also tries to identify factors behind failed endeavours and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development in Africa: Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard book cover

    Industrial Development in Africa

    Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard

    By Berhanu Abegaz

    Industrial Development in Africa critically synthesizes and reframe the debates on African industrial development in a capability-opportunity framework. It recasts the challenge in a broader comparative context of successive waves of catchup industrialization experiences in the European periphery,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-cold war world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • China Steps Out: Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World book cover

    China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyses and explains China’s strategies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Livelihoods in Contemporary Zimbabwe book cover

    The Political Economy of Livelihoods in Contemporary Zimbabwe

    Edited by Kirk Helliker, Manase Kudzai Chiweshe, Sandra Bhatasara

    After the introduction of the fast track land reform programme in 2000, Zimbabwe has undergone major economic and political shifts and these have had a profound impact on both urban and rural livelihoods. This book provides rich empirical studies that examine a range of multi-faceted and contested…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African Political Economy

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies book cover

    Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, Etienne Nel, David W. Smith

    Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development: Theoretical and empirical insights for social change book cover

    Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations book cover

    Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations

    Edited by Mark Langan, Sophia Price

    The European Union has been one of the most vocal advocates of ‘sustainable development’, particularly in its dealings with developing countries. Even prior to the formulation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the EU has insisted upon the need for sustainable approaches to poverty…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

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