Development Studies: Development Policy

  • Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development: Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa book cover

    Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development

    Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas van Vliet, Joost van Buuren, Shaaban Mgana

    Urban sanitation and solid waste sectors are under significant pressure in East Africa due to the lack of competent institutional capacity and the growth of the region’s urban population. This book presents and applies an original analytical approach to assess the existing socio-technical mixtures…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Formal Peace and Informal War: Security and Development in Congo book cover

    Formal Peace and Informal War

    Security and Development in Congo, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Domestic Politics of Foreign Aid book cover

    The Domestic Politics of Foreign Aid

    1st Edition

    By Erik Lundsgaarde

    In spite of shared rhetorical commitments to tackling poverty worldwide, donors have varied considerably in their use of aid as an instrument for global poverty reduction. This book explains varied donor priorities by examining how societal actors, governmental actors, and the institutions that…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana book cover

    Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism: West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders book cover

    Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability: Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • UN Peacebuilding Architecture: The First 10 Years book cover

    UN Peacebuilding Architecture

    The First 10 Years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Eli Stamnes

    Since its establishment, the UN's Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) has been involved in peacebuilding processes in more than 20 countries. This edited volume takes stock of the overall impact of the PBA during its first decade in existence, and generates innovative recommendations for how the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • One Health: Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa book cover

    One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Urban Infrastructure and Governance book cover

    Urban Infrastructure and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by G Ramesh, Vishnu Prasad Nagadevara, Gopal Naik, Anil Suraj

    The book contains a selection of papers on urban governance in its multiple perspectives. It has evolved from the presentations made at the Third International Conference on Public Policy and Management held in 2008.The topics are grouped into several themes: Urban Plan and Governance, Urban…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals): A Trade Theorist's View book cover

    Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals)

    A Trade Theorist's View, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1982. Foreign control of capital is a major problem for many developing countries and can lead to the exercise of a form of colonial control whereby capital is provided for political rather than economic reasons. This book discusses the implications of this phenomenon for trade…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

  • Crisis and Migration: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Tourism and Sustainability: Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World book cover

    Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

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