Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Democratic Rural Organizations: Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia book cover

    Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Europeanisation of Development Policy book cover

    The Europeanisation of Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maurizio Carbone, Jan Orbie

    Despite the growing academic interest in the development policy of the European Union (EU) and the booming literature on Europeanisation, the impact of Europe on national development policies has largely been overlooked. By exploring Member State interactions with and through the EU level across a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies: Hydropower Development on the Mekong River book cover

    Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid: Developing Consensus book cover

    The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation 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?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism book cover

    Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa: Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process book cover

    Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa

    Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process, 1st Edition

    By Pedro Amakasu Raposo

    The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was established in 1993 with the intention of creating opportunities for trade and investment on both sides and the promotion of sustainable development. In 2003, the conference translated Japanese aid policy to Africa into three key…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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