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    Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvard

    If—as many environmental experts maintain—global climate change is the greatest challenge of our times, the need for a serious, and universal, commitment to low-carbon development is more urgent than ever. Low-carbon development might be described as climate-friendly growth that enables humanity to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • Energy, Poverty, and Development book cover

    Energy, Poverty, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin K. Sovacool

    Incredibly, close to one-quarter of humanity lives without electricity or other modern forms of energy, while as many as one-third of the world’s population relies (at least in part) on traditional biofuels, such as cow dung or firewood, at great cost to its health, security, and economic welfare.…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Law and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julio Faundez

    Law and Development emerged in the United States in the 1960s and rapidly spread throughout the world. Its intellectual origins can be traced back to the boundless confidence of some American legal academics about the possibilities of achieving democratic change in developing countries through…

    Hardback – 2012-03-05
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

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    Agricultural Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Virtually all national cases of rapid, widespread progress from poverty to wealth have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and North America to late twentieth-century East Asia, striking increases in agricultural…

    Hardback – 2011-12-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Gender and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Momsen

    It is increasingly apparent that the growing challenges facing development scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners in the twenty-first century require a more sophisticated understanding of the importance of gender than has hitherto been the case. At a time when the forces of globalization are…

    Hardback – 2008-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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    Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Redclift

    The notion of ‘sustainability’ has been growing in importance over the last twenty years, and is now considered a significant area of study. This four-volume set introduces the reader to ‘sustainability’ as a concept, a contested idea, and a political goal. Bringing together a range of articles…

    Hardback – 2005-09-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Islam: Critical Concepts in Sociology book cover

    Islam

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Professor Bryan S Turner

    Looking beyond the myths and headlines of Islam this text explores the religion from a social science viewpoint. The collection explores Islamic thought and institutions and represents a critical introduction to the system of Islamic belief and practice from a social science…

    Hardback – 2002-12-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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    Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge

    In this fascinating six volume set, Stuart Corbridge brings together more than one hundred articles dealing with the discipline of development in all its diversity. Key topics include the transformation of peasant economies, argibusiness, rural-urban relations, markets, industrialization, workers,…

    Hardback – 1999-12-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

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