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  • Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development book cover

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Cheryl McEwan

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Women's Empowerment in Indonesia: A Poor Community in Jakarta book cover

    Women's Empowerment in Indonesia

    A Poor Community in Jakarta, 1st Edition

    By Sri Wiyanti Eddyono

    The idea that development projects in poor countries are most effective when they harness the agency of women is a well known theme. Most studies of women’s agency in such projects, however, focus on the role of non-governmental organizations in facilitating women’s agency. This book, on the other…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Imperialism Intervention and Development book cover

    Imperialism Intervention and Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Mack, David Plant, Ursula Doyle

    Originally published in 1979 Imperialism, Intervention and Development provides an introduction to key issues in international politics in the post-World War II era. The emphasis is on conflict – particularly the confrontation between East and West and the contention between rich industrialised…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathways book cover

    India’s Water Futures

    Emergent Ideas and Pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, S. Janakarajan

    When it comes to water, we flush and forget. We use, abuse and almost never recycle. Water sector in India, since the 1990s, has seen some new ideas formalised legally and institutionally, while others are still emerging and evolving. Confronting the reality of current water management strategies,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge India

  • The Development Dictionary @25: Post-Development and its consequences book cover

    The Development Dictionary @25

    Post-Development and its consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aram Ziai

    Few books in the history of Development Studies have had an impact like The Development Dictionary – A Guide to Knowledge as Power, which was edited by Wolfgang Sachs and published by Zed Books in 1992. The Development Dictionary was crucial in establishing what has become known as the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06

  • Agrarian Transformation in Western India: Economic Gains and Social Costs book cover

    Agrarian Transformation in Western India

    Economic Gains and Social Costs, 1st Edition

    By B. B. Mohanty

    This book examines the economic gains and social costs of agrarian transformation in India. The author looks at three phases of agrarian transformation: colonial, post- colonial, and neoliberal. This work combines macro and micro economic data, economic and noneconomic phenomena, and quantitative…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India

  • Protecting the Internally Displaced: Rhetoric and Reality book cover

    Protecting the Internally Displaced

    Rhetoric and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Phil Orchard

    Today, there are over 40 million conflict-induced internally displaced persons (IDPs) globally, almost double the number of refugees. Yet, IDPs are protected only by the soft-law Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement at the global level. Instead of a dedicated international organization, IDPs…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Global Institutions

  • Growth and Institutions in African Development book cover

    Growth and Institutions in African Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Augustin K. Fosu

    Recent years have seen a sustained research effort exploring the African development experience. The extant literature has offered a large set of explanations as to why the African development record has lagged behind that of other regions of the developing world. This new volume brings…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26

  • Kosovo and the Collateral Effects of Humanitarian Intervention book cover

    Kosovo and the Collateral Effects of Humanitarian Intervention

    1st Edition

    By Jaume Castan Pinos

    Humanitarian intervention is rising ever higher in international relations discourse, with many publications exploring the nature, legality and success of these interventions. However, less attention is given to what happens after an intervention. This book looks in particular at the implications…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood: Vulnerability in Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood

    Vulnerability in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Salim Momtaz, Muhammad Asaduzzaman

    Very few studies have been conducted to explore the vulnerability of women in the context of climate change. This book addresses this absence by investigating the structure of women’s livelihoods and coping capacity in a disaster vulnerable coastal area of Bangladesh. The research findings suggest…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Crisis Management Beyond the Humanitarian-Development Nexus book cover

    Crisis Management Beyond the Humanitarian-Development Nexus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Atsushi Hanatani, Oscar A. Gómez, Chigumi Kawaguchi

    In addressing humanitarian crises, the international community has long understood the need to extend beyond providing immediate relief, and to engage with long-term recovery activities and the prevention of similar crises in the future. However, this continuum from short-term relief to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers: Making the Right Connections book cover

    Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

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