Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Government–NGO Relationships in Africa, Asia, Europe and MENA book cover

    Government–NGO Relationships in Africa, Asia, Europe and MENA

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raffaele Marchetti

    This volume brings together some of the most recent scholarship on government and civil society. It examines the axis of the relationship between national governments and civil society organisations (NGOs) by highlighting commonalities as well as differences among four key regions in the world.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge India

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power: Private Authority in Global Politics book cover

    The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Moe Fejerskov

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its ability to change the world through its normative and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Capability Approach in Practice: A New Ethics in Setting Development Agendas book cover

    The Capability Approach in Practice

    A New Ethics in Setting Development Agendas, 1st Edition

    By Morten Fibieger Byskov

    This book develops a philosophical framework for selecting goals for development purposes. This inclusive and democratic framework integrates a variety of resources including philosophical theory, empirical analysis, stakeholder deliberations, local knowledge, and advice from development experts.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots book cover

    Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice: Rethinking Parks and People book cover

    Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations: A Case from the African Migration Route book cover

    Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations

    A Case from the African Migration Route, 1st Edition

    By May Ngo

    Religion has always played an important, if often contested, role in the public domain. This book focuses on how faith-based organisations (FBOs) interact with the public sphere, showing how faith-based actors are themselves shaped by wider processes and global forces such as globalisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea book cover

    Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Empires of Knowledge in International Relations: Education and Science as Sources of Power for the State book cover

    Empires of Knowledge in International Relations

    Education and Science as Sources of Power for the State, 1st Edition

    By Anna Wojciuk

    This volume offers the first systematic account of how education and science have become sources of power for the states in international relations and what factors have effected this development. Drawing together extensive empirical data on the USA, the EU, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and China,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage: Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition book cover

    The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage

    Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition, 1st Edition

    By Francine Rossone de Paula

    How do discourses about Brazil’s emergence as a global actor at the beginning of the twenty-first century reinforce particular temporal and spatial formations that enable the perpetuation of international hierarchies? This volume argues that while the phenomenon of ‘emergence’ was celebrated as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20

  • The Biopolitics of Water: Governance, Scarcity and Populations book cover

    The Biopolitics of Water

    Governance, Scarcity and Populations, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Hellberg

    Biopolitics refers to a form of politics concerned with administering and regulating the conditions of life at an aggregated level of populations. This book provides a biopolitical perspective on water governance and its effects. It draws on the work of Foucault to explore…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Reframing Latin American Development book cover

    Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

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