Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa: Uganda in Comparative African Perspective book cover

    The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa

    Uganda in Comparative African Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Roger Tangri, Andrew M Mwenda

    This book considers the causes of high-level state corruption as well as the political constraints of countering corruption in Africa. It examines elite corruption in government as well as in the political and military spheres of state activity, and focuses on illegal behaviour on the part of state…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
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    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Poverty and Governance in South Asia book cover

    Poverty and Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    By Syeda Naushin Parnini

    Across South Asia in the last two decades, there has been widespread emphasis on governance reforms aiming to reduce poverty through Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The recent development agenda has had great impact over the region , and this book finds that it largely widens the gap between…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan: The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers book cover

    Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan

    The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers, 1st Edition

    By Syed Mohammad Ali

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Unions and Economic Crisis: Britain, West Germany and Sweden book cover

    Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • NGOs and Global Trade: Non-state voices in EU trade policymaking book cover

    NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-state voices in EU trade policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Erin Hannah

    In a deeply iniquitous world, where the gains from trade are distributed unevenly and where trade rules often militate against progressive social values, human health, and sustainable development, NGOs are widely touted as our best hope for redressing these conditions. As a critical voice of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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    Global Institutions

  • The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise book cover

    The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise

    1st Edition

    By Dagfinn Gatu

    Writings on post-war Japanese politics have tended to take for granted the dominance of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as inevitable, without questioning how this came about. This book analyses the nature of Japanese party politics over the first four decades following the Second World War,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Peacebuilding in Crisis: Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation book cover

    Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
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  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation book cover

    Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker M. Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
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  • Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations book cover

    Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Messner, Silke Weinlich

    This book aims to pave the way for a new interdisciplinary approach to global cooperation research. It does so by bringing in disciplines whose insights about human behaviour might provide a crucial yet hitherto neglected foundation for understanding how and under which conditions global…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies: Hydropower Development on the Mekong River book cover

    Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Land Rights in India: Policies, movements and challenges book cover

    Land Rights in India

    Policies, movements and challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    This volume engages with the topical issue of land rights in neoliberal India. It examines government policies, laws, land governance and land reforms from the perspective of social justice and people’s response to dispossession of land. Looking beyond the dominant discourse of land acquisition…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

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