Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Microfinance: Research, Debates, Policy book cover

    Microfinance

    Research, Debates, Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Balkenhol

    As microfinance is increasingly being absorbed into broader debates on financial inclusion and sustainable development, there is a growing number of professionals operating in international relations and development who are often confronted with sweeping statements about the alleged benefits and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • 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
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence: Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador book cover

    Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador, 1st Edition

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Thirty Years of China's Reform book cover

    Thirty Years of China's Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok Swain, Joakim Öjendal

    The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of a large body of research examining the linkage between environmental scarcity, violent conflict, and cooperation. However, this environmental security polemic is still trying to deliver a well-defined approach to achieving peace. Studies are…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Subaltern Movements in India: Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development book cover

    Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development, 1st Edition

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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
    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
    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
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights: A Critical Early Review book cover

    The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights

    A Critical Early Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inga Winkler, Carmel Williams

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015. The SDGs make the central promise to Leave No One Behind and include a dedicated goal to reduce inequalities. Human rights advocates have put great hopes in the SDGs as an instrument for transformative change. But do they bring about…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

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