Development Studies: Development Policy

  • Achieving Food Security in China: The Challenges Ahead book cover

    Achieving Food Security in China

    The Challenges Ahead, 1st Edition

    By Zhang-Yue Zhou

    China’s food security has never failed to attract the public’s attention. Feeding China’s large population has always been a huge challenge. The latest large-scale famine took place in 1958–62 during which approximately 37 million people died of starvation. However, since the early 1980s, China’s…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Public Policy and Administration book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Public Policy and Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Denita Cepiku, T. J. Lah

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Public Policy and Administration is a comprehensive leading-edge guide for students, scholars and practitioners of public policy and administration. Public policy and administration are key aspects of modern societies that affect the daily lives of all citizens.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme book cover

    Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme, 1st Edition

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies: The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth book cover

    Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building: Understanding Diverse Trajectories book cover

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Civil Society Sustainability: New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability book cover

    Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore book cover

    Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space: La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security book cover

    Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity book cover

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa

    The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Hanoman

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity explores food insecurity as an issue of socioeconomic, political, cultural and environmental inequity and inequality. Based on extensive original research in Free State Province, South Africa, the book explores how people…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development book cover

    Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty book cover

    Turning the Tide on Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

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