Development Studies: Development Theory

  • Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning: Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development book cover

    Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning

    Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Steiner, Duncan Hanks

    What were new ideas 30 years ago, such as the concepts of participatory development and systems thinking, are now accepted norms in international development circles. The majority of professionals engaged in rural development accept the proposition that the people who participate in development…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change book cover

    Resilience, Development and Global Change

    1st Edition

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North book cover

    Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism book cover

    Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Hungry People and Empty Lands: An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions book cover

    Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

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