Development Studies: Development Theory

  • 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 – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Gendered Power and Mobile Technology: Intersections in the Global South book cover

    Gendered Power and Mobile Technology

    Intersections in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Wamala Larsson, Laura Stark

    Mobile phones are widely viewed as the information and communication technology that holds the most promise for bridging global digital divides. Gendered Power and Mobile Technology uses empirical research to focus on changing intersections between technology, gender and other categories of social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe: From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence book cover

    Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe

    From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence, 1st Edition

    By Daniel B. Ndlela

    This book identifies the root causes of income inequality in underdeveloped economies and proposes new solutions for structural reform in economies that have long neglected and exploited working people. It focuses on the case of Zimbabwe, a classic example of an African post-colonial state…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Gold, Stephanie J. Nawyn

    This revised and expanded second edition of Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies provides a comprehensive basis for understanding the complexity and patterns of international migration. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Improving the Sustainable Development Goals: Strategies and the Governance Challenge book cover

    Improving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Strategies and the Governance Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Lars Niklasson

    Improving the Sustainable Development Goals evaluates the Global Goals (Agenda 2030) by looking at their design and how they relate to theories of economic development. Adopted unanimously by the member states of the United Nations (UN) in 2015, the goals are remarkable for the global…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Global Governance Challenges book cover

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Global Governance Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Dalby, Susan Horton, Rianne Mahon, Diana Thomaz

    This book draws on the expertise of faculty and colleagues at the Balsillie School of International Affairs to both locate the SDGs as a contribution to the development of global government and to examine the political-institutional and financial challenges posed by the SDGs. The contributors are…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Geopolitics and Development book cover

    Geopolitics and Development

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Power

    Geopolitics and Development examines the historical emergence of development as a form of governmentality, from the end of empire to the Cold War and the War on Terror. It illustrates the various ways in which the meanings and relations of development as a discourse, an apparatus and an aspiration,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Class Dynamics of Development book cover

    Class Dynamics of Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Pattenden, Liam Campling, Satoshi Miyamura, Benjamin Selwyn

    This book argues that class relations are constitutive of development processes and central to understanding inequality within and between countries. It does so via a transdisciplinary approach that draws on case studies from Asia, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Contributors illustrate and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Developmental Macroeconomics: New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy book cover

    Developmental Macroeconomics

    New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, José Luís Oreiro, Nelson Marconi

    Developmental Macroeconomics: Access to Demand, the Exchange Rate and Growth offers a new approach to development economics and macroeconomics. It is a Keynesian-structuralist approach to economics applied to middle income countries that emphasizes the strategic role of demand in creating…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development book cover

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Cheryl McEwan

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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