Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • China's Development Challenges: Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform book cover

    China's Development Challenges

    Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Schiere

    This book argues that a major potential source of social tension in transition and developing countries is not poverty as such, but vulnerability: that is, the risk of becoming poor. It demonstrates how in China many of the recent reforms to the public sector, such as decentralisation from central…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Political Change, Democratic Transitions and Security in Southeast Asia book cover

    Political Change, Democratic Transitions and Security in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mely Caballero-Anthony

    The fragility of democracy in Southeast Asia is a subject of increasing concern. While there has been significant movement in the direction of democratisation, the authoritarian tendencies of popularly elected leaders and the challenges posed by emerging security threats have given rise to a shared…

    Hardback – 2009-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Law in the Pursuit of Development: Principles into Practice? book cover

    Law in the Pursuit of Development

    Principles into Practice?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Perry Kessaris

    Law in the Pursuit of Development critically explores the relationships between contemporary principles and practice in law and development. Including papers by internationally renowned, as well as emerging, scholars and practitioners, the book is organized around the three liberal principles which…

    Hardback – 2009-12-15
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Political Economy, Growth and Liberalisation in India, 1991-2008 book cover

    Political Economy, Growth and Liberalisation in India, 1991-2008

    1st Edition

    By Matthew McCartney

    The phenomenal growth and liberalisation of the Indian economy has been the subject of extensive scholarly documentation and competing interpretations. This book examines the key period of liberalisation in India from 1991 to 2008. It analyses the relationship between growth and liberalisation and,…

    Hardback – 2009-11-16
    Routledge
    India in the Modern World

  • The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal: Revolution in the Twenty-first Century book cover

    The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal

    Revolution in the Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahendra Lawoti, Anup Kumar Pahari

    The book deals with the dynamics and growth of a violent 21st century communist rebellion initiated in Nepal by the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) – CPN(M). It contextualizes and explains why and how a violent Maoist insurgency grew in Nepal after the end of the Cold War, in contrast to the…

    Hardback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Military and the State in Central Asia: From Red Army to Independence book cover

    The Military and the State in Central Asia

    From Red Army to Independence, 1st Edition

    By Erica Marat

    The military played a pivotal role in the political development, state functions, foreign policy and the daily lives of the people in the Central Asian states from the early twentieth century until the present. This book is the first major, in-depth study of the military institutions in Central…

    Hardback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire: Marketing Development book cover

    Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire

    Marketing Development, 1st Edition

    By April Biccum

    This book investigates the parallels between mainstream development discourse and colonial discourse as theorized in the work of Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak and Edward Said. Aiming to repoliticize post-colonial theory by applying its understandings to contemporary political discourses, author April…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Water Policy Processes in India: Discourses of Power and Resistance book cover

    Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Vandana Asthana

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose…

    Hardback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Right to Development in International Law: The Case of Pakistan book cover

    The Right to Development in International Law

    The Case of Pakistan, 1st Edition

    By Khurshid Iqbal

    The Right to Development in International Law rigorously explores the right to development (RTD) from the perspectives of international law as well as the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and the Islamic concept of social justice in Pakistan. The volume draws on a wide range of…

    Hardback – 2009-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • China's Rise in the World ICT Industry: Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model book cover

    China's Rise in the World ICT Industry

    Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model, 1st Edition

    By Lutao Ning

    One of the most striking phenomena of China’s remarkable economic growth is that its huge volume of exports are becoming high-tech. China is now the world's largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exporter, having overtaken Japan and the European Union in 2003 and the United States…

    Hardback – 2009-06-01
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Government and Policy-Making Reform in China: The Implications of Governing Capacity book cover

    Government and Policy-Making Reform in China

    The Implications of Governing Capacity, 1st Edition

    By Bill K.P. Chou

    China’s rapid economic development has not translated automatically into political development, with many of its institutions still in need of major reform. In the post-Mao era, despite the decentralization of local government with significant administrative and fiscal authority, China’s government…

    Hardback – 2009-04-17
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • State Violence and Human Rights: State Officials in the South book cover

    State Violence and Human Rights

    State Officials in the South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Andrew Jefferson

    State Violence and Human Rights addresses how legal practices – rooted in global human rights discourse or local demands – take hold in societies where issues of state violence remain to be resolved. Attempts to make societies accountable to human rights norms regularly draw on…

    Hardback – 2009-02-20
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

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