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  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh book cover

    The Environmental Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samiya A. Selim, Shantanu Kumar Saha, Rumana Sultana, Carolyn Roberts

    This book examines the key Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) relating to environmental sustainability and provides a cutting-edge assessment of current progress with the view of achieving these goals by 2030. Within South Asia, the book pays particular attention to Bangladesh, as a country…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Humanitarianism: A Dictionary of Concepts book cover

    Humanitarianism

    A Dictionary of Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Allen, Anna Macdonald, Henry Radice

    The field of humanitarianism is characterised by profound uncertainty, by a constant need to respond to the unpredictable, and by concepts and practices that often defy simple or straightforward explanation. Humanitarians often find themselves not just engaged in the pursuit of effective action,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge

  • Energy Market Integration in East Asia: Deepening Understanding and Moving Forward book cover

    Energy Market Integration in East Asia

    Deepening Understanding and Moving Forward, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yanrui Wu, Fukunari Kimura, Xunpeng Shi

    East Asian nations through the dialogue between ASEAN and its partners have been promoting energy market integration (EMI) for a decade. The formation of the East Asian Summit (EAS) group in 2005 adds new momentum to the EMI course in the region. The objective of this edited volume is to present…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Learning and Forgetting in Development NGOs: Insights from Organisational Theory book cover

    Learning and Forgetting in Development NGOs

    Insights from Organisational Theory, 1st Edition

    By Tiina Kontinen

    Learning and Forgetting in Development NGOs draws on a range of theoretical approaches and empirical evidence to explore how development organisations learn or fail to learn from experience. Despite the overwhelming discourses of NGOs as learning organisations, little is known about the phenomenon…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Aid, Technology and Development: The Lessons from Nepal book cover

    Aid, Technology and Development

    The Lessons from Nepal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dipak Gyawali, Michael Thompson, Marco Verweij

    Over the last 50 years, Nepal has been considered an experiential model in determining the effectiveness and success of global human development strategies, both in theory and in practice. As such, it provides a rich array of in-depth case studies in both development success and failure. This…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Moving Out of Poverty: An inquiry into the inclusive growth in Asia book cover

    Moving Out of Poverty

    An inquiry into the inclusive growth in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Jonna P. Estudillo, Keijiro Otsuka

    The words of US President John F. Kennedy, "the rising tide lifts all boats," can be applied to inclusive growth in contemporary Asia, where the poor are able to participate in and benefit from economic growth. Moving Out of Poverty explores three channels through which economic growth confers…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of China's Great Transformation book cover

    The Political Economy of China's Great Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Xingyuan Feng, Christer Ljungwall, Sujian Guo

    The Political Economy of China’s Great Transformation consists of three parts: first, covering the current political transformation, providing a general political background for the socio-economic, fiscal and urban and rural transformation. The book analyses the economic transformation and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Human Development and Capacity Building: Asia Pacific trends, challenges and prospects for the future book cover

    Human Development and Capacity Building

    Asia Pacific trends, challenges and prospects for the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure, institutions and people and is critical to the development and participation of humans in the economy and society. Capacity building ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Aid to Burma: A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border book cover

    The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border, 1st Edition

    By Anne Decobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Burma. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in more…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Political Economy of Development in India: Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala book cover

    Political Economy of Development in India

    Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Darley Jose Kjosavik, Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam

    In the Global South, indigenous people have been continuously subjected to top-down, and often violent, processes of post-colonial state and nation building. This book examines the development dilemmas of the indigenous people (adivasis) of the Indian state of Kerala. It explores the different…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    This handbook provides researchers and students with an overview of the field of sustainability indicators (SIs) as applied in the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development. The editors have sought to include views from the center ground of SI development but also divergent ideas…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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