Development Studies: Development Policy

  • Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice: Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice

    Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lawson, Adam Dubin

    Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic laws. In Africa, women make up much of Africa’s poorest and most marginalized population, and as such are often prevented from enforcing rights or seeking other recourse. This book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Politics and Poverty: A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations book cover

    Politics and Poverty

    A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1st Edition

    By John Abbott

    Originally published in 1992. At its foundation FAO was conceived as an organization that would bring together health and agriculture. It would manage the world’s food output to greater advantage and improve the well-being of its people. Almost a half-century on, FAO faced mounting criticism from…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Food: Factors Limiting Agricultural Production book cover

    The Fight for Food

    Factors Limiting Agricultural Production, 1st Edition

    By Harold E. Croxall, Lionel P. Smith

    Originally published in 1984. Without technical Jargon or a mass of confusing statistics, this book describes a wide range of factors influencing agricultural productivity including weather, soil biology and ecology, and human, social, economic and political factors. The ways in which these factors…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of African Famine book cover

    The Political Economy of African Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. E. Downs, Donna O. Kerner, Stephen P. Reyna

    Originally published in 1991. This volume explores the combination of political and economic forces that influence different levels of food supply. The book begins with a discussion of famine theories, ranging from cultural ecology to neo-Marxism. Following this survey is a series of essays by…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development: The Structure of Producer-seller Markets book cover

    Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development

    The Structure of Producer-seller Markets, 1st Edition

    By T. Scarlett Epstein

    Originally published in 1982. This book explores the nature of food marketing in Third World countries. Economic development invariably involves a transition from the traditional subsistence and/or barter economics to increasing participation in cash transactions. In many less developed countries…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Hunger: The Global Food System book cover

    The Politics of Hunger

    The Global Food System, 1st Edition

    By John W. Warnock

    Originally published in 1987. This important and provocative book explains the persistence of hunger, poverty, and the lack of balanced development in many countries and the central role of agriculture in economic development. Most theories of agricultural development are based on the experiences…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • African Food Systems in Crisis: Part One: Microperspectives book cover

    African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part One: Microperspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1990. Produced by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this is the first of a multi-part project dealing with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa primarily at the level of local production-the microperspective. It offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • African Food Systems in Crisis: Part Two: Contending with Change book cover

    African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part Two: Contending with Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1991. Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this the second part of a project examining the causes of food system failure in Africa and the effects of attempts to remedy the situation. It evaluates the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts book cover

    Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Geography of Energy book cover

    The Geography of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1964 and revised in 1971. This is an examination of the three principal factors which influence energy production and consumption, and the associated trade in fuel and power: market, transport and politics. Topics discussed include the economics of oil pipelines and tankers;…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Guide: A Directory of Information Resources book cover

    Energy Guide

    A Directory of Information Resources, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Bemis

    Originally published in 1977. This annotated guide to sources of information on the social science aspects of energy and energy alternatives describes materials and sources of interest to users at all levels. The chapters separate information according to the type of material or the issuing…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

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