Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Aid Power and Politics book cover

    Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development: The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets book cover

    Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development

    The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets, 1st Edition

    By T. Scarlett Epstein

    Originally published in 1982. This book explores the nature of food marketing in Third World countries. Economic development invariably involves a transition from the traditional subsistence and/or barter economics to increasing participation in cash transactions. In many less developed countries…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • Understanding Global Politics: Actors and Themes in International Affairs book cover

    Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Policies for Water Resources Management in India book cover

    Politics and Policies for Water Resources Management in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar

    This comprehensive volume explores the interface between politics and policy making in the water management sector of India. The authors discuss the nature of the political discourse on water management in India, and what characterizes this discourse. They also explore how this discourse has…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics book cover

    India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sujit Kumar, Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    The Scheduled Areas (SAs) in India refer to those parts of the country which are inhabited predominantly by the Scheduled Tribes. Often SAs are identified by their geographical isolation, primitive mode of production, and relatively egalitarian and closely knit society. Irrespective of the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts book cover

    Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • People-Party-Policy Interplay in India: Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016 book cover

    People-Party-Policy Interplay in India

    Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016, 1st Edition

    By Suman Nath

    This book analyses the political transition in West Bengal, India, which witnessed longest democratically elected Left regime of the world. It examines and compares micro-dynamics of political practices in India and delineates underlying political themes of state politics. The author explores the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge India

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh book cover

    Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

  • Researching South-South Development Cooperation: The Politics of Knowledge Production book cover

    Researching South-South Development Cooperation

    The Politics of Knowledge Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie, Wiebe Nauta

    Over the last two decades the expanding role of Southern countries as development partners has led to tectonic shifts in global development ideas, practices, norms and actors. Researchers are faced with new questions around identity, power and positionality in global development. Researching…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the 20th century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the Brazilian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space book cover

    Architecture on the Borderline

    Boundary Politics and Built Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anoma Pieris

    Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation state borders are porous to a few but impermeable to many. It asks how these uneven and conflicted social realities are embodied in the physical and material conditions imagined, produced or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
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