Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-03-07
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Alternatives to Privatization: Public Options for Essential Services in the Global South book cover

    Alternatives to Privatization

    Public Options for Essential Services in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by David A. McDonald, Greg Ruiters

    There is a vast literature for and against privatizing public services. Those who are against privatization are often confronted with the objection that they present no alternative. This book takes up that challenge by establishing theoretical models for what does (and does not) constitute an…

    Hardback – 2012-02-27
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Non-Governmental Organisations in China book cover

    Non-Governmental Organisations in China

    1st Edition

    By Yiyi Lu

    As Chinese society becomes more open, and hopes rise that control by the Communist Party may become more relaxed, a great deal is expected from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the formation of civil society. This book, based on extensive original research including detailed interview…

    Paperback – 2012-02-27
    China Policy Series

  • Law and Development in Asia book cover

    Law and Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond book cover

    Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel C. Bach, Mamoudou Gazibo

    Neopatrimonialism, a system whereby rulers use state resources for personal benefit and to secure the loyalty of clients in the general population, is central to any teaching or conceptualisation of contemporary African politics. This book is a theoretical and comparative study of neopatrimonialism…

    Hardback – 2011-11-04
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Malaysia's Development Challenges: Graduating from the Middle book cover

    Malaysia's Development Challenges

    Graduating from the Middle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hal Hill, Tham Siew Yean, Ragayah Haji Mat Zin

    This book examines the various economic, political and developmental policy challenges that Malaysia faces in her shift from a middle income to high-income economy. This issue is of great interest to academics, policy makers and development practitioners in the developing world, particularly in…

    Hardback – 2011-09-12
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Education and Inequality in India: A Classroom View book cover

    Education and Inequality in India

    A Classroom View, 1st Edition

    By Manabi Majumdar, Jos Mooij

    Universalization of primary education has been high on the policy agenda in India. This book looks at the reproduction of social inequalities within the educational system in India, and how this is contested in different ways. It examines whether the concept of `education for all’ is just a…

    Hardback – 2011-08-24
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • In Search of China's Development Model: Beyond the Beijing Consensus book cover

    In Search of China's Development Model

    Beyond the Beijing Consensus, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, Suisheng Zhao

    This book examines the development model that has driven China's economic success and looks at how it differs from the Washington Consensus. China’s Development Model (CDM) is examined with a view to answering a central question: given China’s peculiar matrix of a socialist party-state juxtaposed…

    Hardback – 2011-07-01
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Political Economy of Global Remittances: Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism book cover

    The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Rahel Kunz

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their…

    Hardback – 2011-06-09
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Policing and Human Rights: The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg book cover

    Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Julia Hornberger

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • The Politics of Community Building in Urban China book cover

    The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several…

    Hardback – 2011-03-29
    Chinese Worlds

  • Governance through Development: Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States book cover

    Governance through Development

    Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tan

    Governance through Development locates the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework within the broader context of international law and global governance, exploring its impact on third world state engagement with the global political economy and the international regulatory norms and…

    Hardback – 2011-02-07
    Law, Development and Globalization

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