Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh: Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality book cover

    Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Japanese Development Cooperation: The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia book cover

    Japanese Development Cooperation

    The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Asplund, Marie Soderberg

    The world order as we know it is currently undergoing profound changes, and in its wake, so is foreign aid. Donors of foreign aid, development assistance or development cooperation around the world are already facing new challenges in the changing development architecture. This is an architecture…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa: Triple-embedded globalization book cover

    Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa

    Triple-embedded globalization, 1st Edition

    By Katy Ngan Ting Lam

    This book investigates the globalization process of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in West Africa, primarily in Benin and Ghana, based on ethnographical studies. It challenges the dominant vision of "a powerful China in Africa", and argues that the so-called "Chinese business advantages" –…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Capitalist Transformation: Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy book cover

    The Politics of Capitalist Transformation

    Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Seward

    The Politics of Capitalist Transformation is the only book-length study of the highly protectionist Brazilian informatics policy from its origins in the early 1970s to the collapse of the market reserve in the early 1990s and its impact in subsequent decades. Jeff Seward provides a sophisticated…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Politics of Aid to Burma: A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border book cover

    The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border, 1st Edition

    By Anne Decobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Burma. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in more…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Political Economy of Development in India: Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala book cover

    Political Economy of Development in India

    Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Darley Jose Kjosavik, Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam

    In the Global South, indigenous people have been continuously subjected to top-down, and often violent, processes of post-colonial state and nation building. This book examines the development dilemmas of the indigenous people (adivasis) of the Indian state of Kerala. It explores the different…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America: State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program book cover

    Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program, 1st Edition

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events: Roving Colonialism book cover

    The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence: Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador book cover

    Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador, 1st Edition

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Thirty Years of China's Reform book cover

    Thirty Years of China's Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Subaltern Movements in India: Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development book cover

    Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development, 1st Edition

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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