Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies: Playing with Enemies book cover

    Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies, 1st Edition

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Democracy and Climate Change book cover

    Democracy and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Frederic Hanusch

    Democracy and Climate Change explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently to climate change. The election cycle can lead to short-termism, which often appears to be at odds with the long-term nature of climate change, with its latency between…

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

  • National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa book cover

    National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation, colonisation and slavery. NLMs are generally characterised by a struggle carried out by or in the name of suppressed people for political, social, cultural, economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme book cover

    Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme, 1st Edition

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • 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

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism book cover

    Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

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