Development Studies: Development Theory

  • The Language of Global Development: A Misleading Geography book cover

    The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Capability Approach: Development Practice and Public Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region book cover

    The Capability Approach

    Development Practice and Public Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Panzironi, Katharine Gelber

    This book provides a unique laboratory of ‘capabilities in practice’ in the Asia-Pacific region. It explores the application of the capability approach in development practice and public policy from a multidisciplinary perspective by bringing together scholars and practitioners from a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty: Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers book cover

    The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change book cover

    A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Transformative Sustainable Development: Participation, reflection and change book cover

    Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change, 1st Edition

    By Kei Otsuki

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • International Economic Development: Leading Issues and Challenges book cover

    International Economic Development

    Leading Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Yuen Wai-Kee, Diana S. Kwan

    Written by experts in their respective areas, this book is an excellent review of theories, policies and empirical evidences on important topics in global economic development. The book is both a superb teaching tool and a valuable handbook in development economics. The volume compiled 13 articles…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development book cover

    Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wil Hout, Richard Robison

    This book is about the way ‘governance’ has become the new orthodoxy of development, following earlier failed attempts at building working market economies through policy reform in developing countries. Considering how its proponents define ‘good governance’, the contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Incentives and Agriculture in East Africa (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Incentives and Agriculture in East Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Mats Lundahl

    Agriculture is at the centre of the economies of many developing countries, and its stagnation and poor performance across large parts of Africa is a major cause for concern. First published in 1990, this book focuses on the nature and role of incentives in agricultural organization and production…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The End of the Developmental State? book cover

    The End of the Developmental State?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Williams

    The End of the Developmental State? brings together leading scholars of development to assess the current status of the "developmental state" in several developing and transitional economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, Brazil and India. Has the concept…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India: The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization book cover

    Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Govind Gopakumar

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia book cover

    Ending Asian Deprivations

    Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiladitya Chatterjee

    Despite Asia’s rapid growth, vast sections of its population still live in poverty and suffer hunger and other forms of deprivation. Merely relying on Asia’s growth will not help the deprived see a better future in their lifetimes. Ways must be found to make growth more inclusive combined with…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia: Current Trends in ASEAN-5 book cover

    Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia

    Current Trends in ASEAN-5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dessy Irawati, Roel Rutten

    The book aims to identify key issues and developments in ASEAN-5 that illustrate the transition of this region towards a knowledge-based economy. The book contributes to understanding the opportunities and challenges faced by emerging economies. It explains the transition…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

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