Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • The Politics of Fair Trade: A Survey book cover

    The Politics of Fair Trade

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meera Warrier

    Demands for a fairer system of trade to address the growing immiseration and poverty of large numbers of people, particularly in the developing world, found a new channel for expression trhough the Fair Trade movement, picking up momentum from about the mid-70s. The Politics of Fair Trade: A Survey…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • The Politics of Conflict Economies: Miners, merchants and warriors in the African borderland book cover

    The Politics of Conflict Economies

    Miners, merchants and warriors in the African borderland, 1st Edition

    By Morten Bøås

    Conflict economies cannot be approached in isolation but must instead be contextualised socially and historically. These economies did not emerge in vacuum, but are part and parcel of the history of people and place. This book explores the informal and illicit extraction and trade of minerals and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA): The Rise of the Global South book cover

    India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA)

    The Rise of the Global South, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Stuenkel

    The establishment of the IBSA as one of the principal platforms of South-South cooperation is one of the most notable developments in international politics during the first decade of the twenty-first century. While the concept is now frequently referred to in discussions about the Global South,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Who Participates in Global Governance?: States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations book cover

    Who Participates in Global Governance?

    States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations, 1st Edition

    By Molly Ruhlman

    Why are non-state actors sometimes granted participation rights in international organizations? This book argues that IOs, and the states that compose them, systematically pursue their interests when granting participation rights to NSAs. This book demonstrates that NSAs have long been…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The Russian Presidency of Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012: The Next Step Forward or Merely a Time Out? book cover

    The Russian Presidency of Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

    The Next Step Forward or Merely a Time Out?, 1st Edition

    By J. L. Black

    The term "tandem" was used to describe the Putin-Medvedev combination which ruled Russia from 2008 to 2012, when Medvedev was president and Putin prime minister. Many people saw Putin as the real wielder of power, with Medvedev as his puppet. Others, however, saw Medvedev as a visionary, someone…

    Hardback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Self-Determination and Secession in Africa: The Post-Colonial State book cover

    Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • The Politics of Development: A Survey book cover

    The Politics of Development

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heloise Weber

    The Politics of Development: A Survey provides an overview of the intrinsically political relations of development. It brings together essays written by experts in the politics of development and covers a range of significant and topical concerns: gender, race, indigenous development, social…

    Hardback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Maternal Transition: A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

    Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth, 1st Edition

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Hardback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies: Building new spaces book cover

    Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Hardback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Critical Perspectives on African Politics: Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society book cover

    Critical Perspectives on African Politics

    Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Gabay, Carl Death

    Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is…

    Hardback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Transforming Brazil: A History of National Development in the Postwar Era book cover

    Transforming Brazil

    A History of National Development in the Postwar Era, 1st Edition

    By Rafael R. Ioris

    In this book, Rafael R. Ioris critically revisits the postwar context in Brazil to reexamine traditional questions and notions pertaining to the nature of Latin America’s political culture and institutions. It was in this period that the region lived some of its most intense and successful…

    Hardback – 2014-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

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