Development Studies: Development Policy

  • Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan: The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers book cover

    Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan

    The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers, 1st Edition

    By Syed Mohammad Ali

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems book cover

    Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment book cover

    Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    The rapid expansion, urban form and development of the built environment in the world’s second most populous city, Delhi, has been the consequence of social, political, economic, planning and architectural traditions that have shaped the city over thousands of years. Whilst seamless at times, these…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia: Empirical and policy issues book cover

    Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia

    Empirical and policy issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debashis Chakraborty, Jaydeep Mukherjee

    In an era of globalization, trade in goods and cross-border services and capital flows play a key role in determining the economic growth path of countries. Over the last two decades, countries have embarked on several alternate tracks to liberalize and deepen their linkage with the world economy.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation book cover

    Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker M. Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development: Theoretical and empirical insights for social change book cover

    Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland: The State and Local Leaders book cover

    The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites: Changing Histories and Landscapes book cover

    Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India: Investing in the future book cover

    Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • From Student to Urban Planner: Young Practitioners’ Reflections on Contemporary Ethical Challenges book cover

    From Student to Urban Planner

    Young Practitioners’ Reflections on Contemporary Ethical Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tuna Taşan-Kok, Mark Oranje

    For many young planners, the noble intentions with going to planning school seem starkly out of place in the neoliberal worlds they have come to inhabit. For some, the huge gap between the power they thought they would have and what they actually do is not only worrying, but also deeply…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

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