Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • 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

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building: Understanding Diverse Trajectories book cover

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development: From economism to human well-being book cover

    An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From economism to human well-being, 1st Edition

    By Birendra Prasad Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly – from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge India

  • World Politics in Translation: Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation book cover

    World Politics in Translation

    Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Berger, Alejandro Esguerra

    Virtually all pertinent issues that the world faces today – such as nuclear proliferation, climate change, the spread of infectious disease and economic globalization – imply objects that move. However, surprisingly little is known about how the actual objects of world politics are constituted, how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Routledge Handbook of International Organization book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Reinalda

    This Handbook brings together scholars whose essays discuss significant issues with regard to international organization as a process and international organizations as institutions. Although the focus is on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are discussed…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers: Cooperation or Conflict book cover

    American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers

    Cooperation or Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme, James Parisot

    Over the last decade, the United States' position as the world's most powerful state has appeared increasingly unstable. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, non-traditional security threats, global economic instability, the apparent spread of authoritarianism and illiberal politics, together…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Global Land Grabbing and Political Reactions 'from Below' book cover

    Global Land Grabbing and Political Reactions 'from Below'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Edelman, Ruth Hall, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Ian Scoones, Ben White, Wendy Wolford

    When the 2007-2008 food and financial crises triggered a global wave of land grabbing, scholars, activists and policy practitioners assumed that this would be met with massive peasant resistance. As empirical evidence accumulated, however, it became clear that political reactions ‘from below’ to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • The Political Economy of HIV in Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of HIV in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Johnston, Kevin Deane, Matteo Rizzo

    Biomedical revolutions seem to have radically altered the environment for HIV transmission: anti-retrovirals (ARVs) and drugs to reduce mother-to-child transmission promise to cut HIV transmission rates, as does male medical circumcision. However, the hopeful messages of UNAIDS are tempered with…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Development Assistance for Peacebuilding book cover

    Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M. Gisselquist

    Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas can be a core component of peacebuilding, providing support for the restoration of government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. What has worked, why it has worked, and what is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice book cover

    Community Development and Democratic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multiyear process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives book cover

    Domination and Global Political Justice

    Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore

    Domination consists in subjection to the will of others and manifests itself both as a personal relation and a structural phenomenon serving as the context for relations of power. Domination has again become a central political concern through the revival of the republican tradition of political…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma: Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy book cover

    Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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