Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies book cover

    Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia: Akhuwat's Experiment book cover

    A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia

    Akhuwat's Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Natasha Ansari

    Microcredit took the development world by storm as a tool for poverty alleviation in the 1980s. After being hailed as a panacea, a few decades on it started being forcefully criticised based on its practice. This book explores Akhuwat (literally brotherhood), a rapidly growing Pakistani NGO formed…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea book cover

    Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries book cover

    Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage: Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition book cover

    The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage

    Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition, 1st Edition

    By Francine Rossone de Paula

    How do discourses about Brazil’s emergence as a global actor at the beginning of the twenty-first century reinforce particular temporal and spatial formations that enable the perpetuation of international hierarchies? This volume argues that while the phenomenon of ‘emergence’ was celebrated as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • African Economic Development book cover

    African Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Steven Langdon, Archibald R.M. Ritter, Yiagadeesen Samy

    Sub-Saharan Africa is at a turning point. The barriers to economic growth seen in the 1980-2000 era are disappearing and new optimism is spreading. However, difficult goals of eliminating poverty, achieving equity and overcoming environmental threats continue. This much-needed and insightful…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Social Protection Goals in East Asia: Strategies and Methods to Generate Fiscal Space book cover

    Social Protection Goals in East Asia

    Strategies and Methods to Generate Fiscal Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mukul G. Asher, Fauziah Zen, Astrid Dita

    The book examines the conceptual, economic, and fiscal impact(s) of the Social Protection Floor (SPF) initiative of the International Labor Organisation (ILO) and other policy influencers by first critically examining the methodologies used by the international agencies to estimate the fiscal costs…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

  • Reframing Latin American Development book cover

    Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • The Political Economy of Latin America: Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom book cover

    The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development in Africa: Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard book cover

    Industrial Development in Africa

    Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard, 1st Edition

    By Berhanu Abegaz

    Industrial Development in Africa critically synthesizes and reframes the debates on African industrial development in a capability-opportunity framework. It recasts the challenge in a broader comparative context of successive waves of catchup industrialization experiences in the European periphery,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • Anti-Corruption in International Development book cover

    Anti-Corruption in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Ingrida Kerusauskaite

    Corruption is linked to a wide range of developmental issues, including undermining democratic institutions, slowing economic development and contributing to government instability, poverty and inequality. It is estimated that corruption costs more than 5 per cent of global GDP, and that more than…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

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