Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • State-permeated Capitalism in Large Emerging Economies book cover

    State-permeated Capitalism in Large Emerging Economies

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Nolke, Tobias ten Brink, Christian May, Simone Claar

    This book systematically analyzes the economic dynamics of large emerging economies from an extended Comparative Capitalisms perspective. Coining the phrase ‘state-permeated capitalism’, the authors shift the focus of research from economic policy alone, towards the real world of corporate and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • People-Party-Policy Interplay in India: Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016 book cover

    People-Party-Policy Interplay in India

    Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016, 1st Edition

    By Suman Nath

    This book analyses the political transition in West Bengal, India, which witnessed longest democratically elected Left regime of the world. It examines and compares micro-dynamics of political practices in India and delineates underlying political themes of state politics. The author explores the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-22 
    Routledge India

  • Corruption in Argentina: Towards an Institutional Approach book cover

    Corruption in Argentina

    Towards an Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Natalia A. Volosin

    The book provides an institutional, historical and sectorial analysis of Argentina’s structural corruption. Looking back over the last 200 years, the book demonstrates that Argentina has historically addressed corruption through ineffective debates between public-private biases or a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge

  • India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics book cover

    India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly, Sujit Kumar

    This volume explores the complexities of governance, law and politics in India’s Scheduled Areas. The Scheduled Areas (SAs) are those parts of the country which have been identified by the Fifth and sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India and are inhabited predominantly by tribal communities or…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge India

  • Dimensions of African Statehood: Everyday Governance and Provision of Public Goods book cover

    Dimensions of African Statehood

    Everyday Governance and Provision of Public Goods, 1st Edition

    By Randi Solhjell

    This book argues that the way in which we use the concept of "state" in many African countries must involve a deeper engagement of the complex workings of state-society relations, rather than a master narrative of European state formation. Dimensions of African Statehood explores the concept of "…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh book cover

    Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the 20th century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the Brazilian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • By-Right, By-Design: Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles book cover

    By-Right, By-Design

    Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles, 1st Edition

    By Liz Falletta

    Housing is an essential, but complex, product, so complex that professionals involved in its production, namely, architects, real estate developers and urban planners, have difficulty agreeing on “good” housing outcomes. Less-than-optimal solutions that have resulted from a too narrow focus on one…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa: Peace-building, Change, and Development book cover

    The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa

    Peace-building, Change, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ibrahim Natil, Chiara Pierobon, Lilian Tauber

    This book investigates the power of civil society in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), in the context of the post-Arab Spring era, as well as more long-standing challenges and constraints in the region. In recent years, local civil society actors have faced significant challenges from social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Public Probity and Corruption in Chile book cover

    Public Probity and Corruption in Chile

    1st Edition

    By Patricio Silva

    In most Latin American countries, key officials and political figures have been involved in big corruption scandals in the last decade, leading to a rigorous academic debate on the possible socio-economic, political and cultural factors responsible for corrupt practices across the region. This…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

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