Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • China's Rise in the World ICT Industry: Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model book cover

    China's Rise in the World ICT Industry

    Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model, 1st Edition

    By Lutao Ning

    One of the most striking phenomena of China’s remarkable economic growth is that its huge volume of exports are becoming high-tech. China is now the world's largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exporter, having overtaken Japan and the European Union in 2003 and the United States…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The Military and the State in Central Asia: From Red Army to Independence book cover

    The Military and the State in Central Asia

    From Red Army to Independence, 1st Edition

    By Erica Marat

    The military played a pivotal role in the political development, state functions, foreign policy and the daily lives of the people in the Central Asian states from the early twentieth century until the present. This book is the first major, in-depth study of the military institutions in Central…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Water Policy Processes in India: Discourses of Power and Resistance book cover

    Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Vandana Asthana

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • NGOs in India: The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability book cover

    NGOs in India

    The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. By…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Global Environmental Forest Policies: An International Comparison book cover

    Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison, 1st Edition

    By Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore, Peter Kanowski

    Market globalization and the globalization of environmental concerns have spurred demand for greater international accountability for forest stewardship. In response, a range of multi-lateral governmental and non-governmental initiatives have emerged to redefine the rules of global trade, and…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity: Lessons from Cuba book cover

    Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba, 1st Edition

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge

  • Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World book cover

    Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Alain Karsenty, Anne Marie Tiani

    Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Globalization in Crisis book cover

    Globalization in Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy: When and Why do they Work? book cover

    European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy

    When and Why do they Work?, 1st Edition

    By Clara Portela

    Sanctions are an important tool within the foreign policy of the European Union, which have until now remained obscure to both scholars and the general public. This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the EU against third…

    Paperback – 2011-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • State Violence and Human Rights: State Officials in the South book cover

    State Violence and Human Rights

    State Officials in the South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Andrew Jefferson

    State Violence and Human Rights addresses how legal practices – rooted in global human rights discourse or local demands – take hold in societies where issues of state violence remain to be resolved. Attempts to make societies accountable to human rights norms regularly draw on…

    Paperback – 2011-09-19
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Improving Water Policy and Governance book cover

    Improving Water Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exercised throughout society may have to undergo a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge

  • Privatization in Malaysia: Regulation, Rent-Seeking and Policy Failure book cover

    Privatization in Malaysia

    Regulation, Rent-Seeking and Policy Failure, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Tan

    In recent years, privatisation has fallen out of favour in many countries because the underlying political factors have not been well understood. This book examines Malaysia’s privatisation programme, focusing on how political constraints resulted in the failure of four major privatisations: the…

    Paperback – 2011-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

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