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  • Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries: The challenges of climate change and sustainable development book cover

    Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries

    The challenges of climate change and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Laurence L Delina

    Accelerating sustainable energy transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources needs to be high on the agendas of developing countries. It is key in achieving their climate mitigation promises and sustainable energy development objectives. To bring about rapid transitions, simultaneous turns are…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and Development book cover

    Geopolitics and Development

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Power

    Geopolitics and Development examines the historical emergence of development as a form of governmentality, from the end of empire to the Cold War and the War on Terror. It illustrates the various ways in which the meanings and relations of development as a discourse, an apparatus and an aspiration,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • South-South Development book cover

    South-South Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Kragelund

    South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • The Land Question in China: Agrarian Capitalism, Industrious Revolution, and East Asian Development book cover

    The Land Question in China

    Agrarian Capitalism, Industrious Revolution, and East Asian Development, 1st Edition

    By Shaohua Zhan

    This book interrogates the inevitability and practicability of full-scale, land-intensive capitalist agriculture in China, whilst analyzing the labor-intensive industrious revolution as an alternative rural development path. It presents a critical account of the recent rise of agrarian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Working the Sahel book cover

    Working the Sahel

    1st Edition

    By W.M. Adams, M.J. Mortimore

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation book cover

    Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    1st Edition

    By Claudia Derichs

    Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles than by conventional spatial dimensions. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • United States Assistance Policy in Africa: Exceptional Power book cover

    United States Assistance Policy in Africa

    Exceptional Power, 1st Edition

    By Shai A. Divon, Bill Derman

    From the end of WWII to the end of the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives of those in the developing world, it can also be viewed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens: Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania book cover

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens

    Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    By Joan DeJaeghere

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens examines the multiple and contradictory purposes and effects of entrepreneurship education aimed at addressing youth unemployment and alleviating poverty in Tanzania. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face increasing pressure to educate young people through…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Development and Gender Capital in India: Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala book cover

    Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Settlements

    A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Mahendra Sethi

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment book cover

    Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment

    1st Edition

    By Gabriele Ferrazzi, Rainer Rohdewohld

    Attaining the benefits of (especially fiscal) decentralization in government remains an enduring challenge, in part because the re-arrangement of public functions across levels of government has often been carried out poorly. This book aims to provide a firmer conceptual basis for the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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