Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access): The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access)

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • The Decent Society: Planning for Social Quality book cover

    The Decent Society

    Planning for Social Quality, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace, Roger Sapsford

    The search for ‘the Decent Society’ – a fit place in which to live – has informed policy at both governmental and international level. This book analyses its nature and devises a consistent way of measuring the concept world-wide on the basis of a coherent theory of agency within social structure.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Criminal Capital: Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India book cover

    Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Brazil as a Rising Power: Intervention Norms and the Contestation of Global Order book cover

    Brazil as a Rising Power

    Intervention Norms and the Contestation of Global Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Michael Kenkel, Philip Cunliffe

    This book examines the normative tensions inherent in upward mobility within the international system, focusing particularly on the clash between sovereign self-interest and the putatively universal norms associated with international interventions. It provides extensive detail and deep analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge India

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa: The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions book cover

    Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

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