Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • The United Nations in Latin America: Aiding Development book cover

    The United Nations in Latin America

    Aiding Development, 1st Edition

    By Francis Adams

    The United Nations has increased its worldwide efforts to promote sustainable development. In this book, noted scholar Francis Adams examines the United Nations' actions in Latin America, particularly in light of meeting basic human needs, promoting gender equity, and preserving natural…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty book cover

    Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Protest, Repression and Political Regimes: An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • European Union Democracy Aid: Supporting civil society in post-apartheid South Africa book cover

    European Union Democracy Aid

    Supporting civil society in post-apartheid South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Lorenzo Fioramonti

    Since the end of the Cold War, the promotion of democracy has occupied centre stage in global politics and in the academic debate on international relations. Governments, intergovernmental agencies, and international donors have invested significant resources to support the democratic consolidation…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance book cover

    Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance, 1st Edition

    By Clair Apodaca

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries: Think Tanks as Catalysts book cover

    Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts, 1st Edition

    By James G. McGann

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Reasserting the Public in Public Services: New Public Management Reforms book cover

    Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • After the Third World? book cover

    After the Third World?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark T. Berger

    The emergence of the 'Third World' is generally traced to onset of the Cold War and decolonization in the 1940s and 1950s. In the 1960s and 1970s the "three worlds of development" were central to the wider dynamics of the changing international order. By the 1980s, Third Worldism had peaked…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Conflict Intervention in the Third World book cover

    Conflict Intervention in the Third World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    First published in 1980, this volume brings together seven case studies of regional conflicts in the Third World and great, particularly super, power involvement in those conflicts. While a number of factors relating to the origins and course of such conflicts and great power motivations are bound…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform book cover

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    1st Edition

    By George Meszaros

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.  Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Fear and Crime in Latin America: Redefining State-Society Relations book cover

    Fear and Crime in Latin America

    Redefining State-Society Relations, 1st Edition

    By Lucía Dammert

    The feeling of insecurity is a little known phenomenon that has been only partially explored by social sciences. However, it has a deep social, cultural and economic impact and may even contribute to define the very structures of the state. In Latin America, fear of crime has become an important…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • African Agency in International Politics book cover

    African Agency in International Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Brown, Sophie Harman

    This book analyses the rapidly increasing role of African states, leaders and other political actors in international politics in the 21st Century. In contrast to the conventional approach of studying how external actors impacted on Africa’s international relations, this book seeks to open up a…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

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