Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Conflict of Policies in Asia book cover

    Conflict of Policies in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Millard

    In 1899, the U.S.’s Hay Doctrine, more commonly referred to as the Open Door Policy, required that China’s trading ports remain open to all countries on an equal basis. Originally published in 1924, in the wake of World War I, this book looks at the variety of different policies between Western and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25
    Routledge Revivals

  • Endogenous Development: Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development book cover

    Endogenous Development

    Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chiku Malunga, Susan H. Holcombe

    Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local context. At the same time, theories and practices from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Development in Practice Books

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia: Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society book cover

    Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Catchment and River Basin Management: Integrating Science and Governance book cover

    Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Locating Right to the City in the Global South book cover

    Locating Right to the City in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Roshan Samara, Shenjing He, Guo Chen

    Despite the fact that virtually all urban growth is occurring, and will continue to occur, in the cities of the Global South, the conceptual tools used to study cities are distilled disproportionately from research on the highly developed cities of the Global North. With urban inequality widely…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance book cover

    Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Global Governance in Crisis book cover

    Global Governance in Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andre Broome, Liam Clegg, Lena Rethel

    New practices and institutions of global governance are often one of the most enduring consequences of global crises. The contemporary architecture of global governance has been widely criticized for failing to prevent the global financial crisis and Eurozone debt crises, for failing to provide…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • East Asian Development Model: Twenty-first century perspectives book cover

    East Asian Development Model

    Twenty-first century perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Nation, Territory, and Globalization in Pakistan: Traversing the Margins book cover

    Nation, Territory, and Globalization in Pakistan

    Traversing the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Chad Haines

    The Karakoram Highway was constructed by the Pakistani state in the 1970s as a major development project that furthered the national interest and solidified state control over the disputed region of northern Pakistan. Focusing on this highway, this book provides a unique analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China: New Socialist Countryside book cover

    Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ahlers

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • The State and the Advocate: Case studies on development policy in Asia book cover

    The State and the Advocate

    Case studies on development policy in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but, rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16

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