Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • The Separatist Conflict in Sri Lanka: Terrorism, ethnicity, political economy book cover

    The Separatist Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Terrorism, ethnicity, political economy, 1st Edition

    By Asoka Bandarage

    The book provides a detailed historically-based analysis of the origin, evolution and potential resolution of the civil conflict in Sri Lanka over the struggle to establish a separate state in its Northern and Eastern provinces. This conflict between the Sri Lankan government and the secessionist…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Policing and Human Rights: The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg book cover

    Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Julia Hornberger

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • In Search of China's Development Model: Beyond the Beijing Consensus book cover

    In Search of China's Development Model

    Beyond the Beijing Consensus, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, Suisheng Zhao

    This book examines the development model that has driven China's economic success and looks at how it differs from the Washington Consensus. China’s Development Model (CDM) is examined with a view to answering a central question: given China’s peculiar matrix of a socialist party-state juxtaposed…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire: Marketing Development book cover

    Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire

    Marketing Development, 1st Edition

    By April Biccum

    This book investigates the parallels between mainstream development discourse and colonial discourse as theorized in the work of Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak and Edward Said. Aiming to repoliticize post-colonial theory by applying its understandings to contemporary political discourses, author April…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Recognition and Redistribution: Beyond International Development book cover

    Recognition and Redistribution

    Beyond International Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger

    This is an innovative and insightful approach to the global politics of development. The authors challenge conventional perspectives of, and approaches to, development and offer alternative accounts of the politics of development from the perspective of non-state centred and non-state centric…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Political Economy of Global Remittances: Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism book cover

    The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Rahel Kunz

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Ideology and Social Change in Latin America book cover

    Ideology and Social Change in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by June Nash, Juan Corradi, Hobart Spalding

    First published in 1977, this reissue contains original articles by contemporary leading scholars in the field of Latin American politics on a range of topics including: working class organisation, populism and US labour imperialism. It will be of interest to anthropologists, students of political…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Law and Development in Asia book cover

    Law and Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Global South to the Rescue: Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries book cover

    Global South to the Rescue

    Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Amar

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order – the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military…

    Paperback – 2013-08-14
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • China's Development Challenges: Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform book cover

    China's Development Challenges

    Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Schiere

    This book argues that a major potential source of social tension in transition and developing countries is not poverty as such, but vulnerability: that is, the risk of becoming poor. It demonstrates how in China many of the recent reforms to the public sector, such as decentralisation from central…

    Paperback – 2013-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair book cover

    The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Pergau Dam Affair, 1st Edition

    By Tim Lankester

    The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Politics of Community Building in Urban China book cover

    The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

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