Development Studies: Development Policy

  • Global Food Security and Development Aid book cover

    Global Food Security and Development Aid

    1st Edition

    By Ivica Petrikova

    At the global level, international actors have repeatedly expressed their desire to end hunger and food insecurity. However, food insecurity has persisted. More analysis is hence needed on the link between continuously high levels of global food insecurity and the ever increasing flow of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Hsu

    In the present global context, some countries still face many challenges to bringing about inclusive, efficient, and environmentally sustainable development. Simultaneously, the stakes of survival are rising, as climate change exacerbates both environmental and social ills. Asia as a region is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement: Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, Solutions book cover

    Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and resettlement (DFDR) is a critical problem on the international development agenda. The frequency of forced displacements is rapidly increasing, the sheer numbers of uprooted and impoverished people reveal fast accelerating trends, whilst government…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity book cover

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations

    Politics, Principles and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Cunningham

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and international non-governmental organisations working in the humanitarian sector. INGOs aiming to provide assistance to populations suffering from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Sociology and Development book cover

    Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Microfinance: Research, Debates, Policy book cover

    Microfinance

    Research, Debates, Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Balkenhol

    As microfinance is increasingly being absorbed into broader debates on financial inclusion and sustainable development, there is a growing number of professionals operating in international relations and development who are often confronted with sweeping statements about the alleged benefits and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives book cover

    Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Alan Rogers, Kara Jackson, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, embedded in local practices, traditions and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing: Human-Scale Development in Practice book cover

    Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects book cover

    Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also frequently the site of growing violence, poverty, and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots book cover

    Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice: Rethinking Parks and People book cover

    Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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