Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia: Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience book cover

    Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gül Berna Özcan

    Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. What does development mean for the political class and for ordinary citizens? What are the effects of new capitalist institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The 21st Century: Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace book cover

    The 21st Century

    Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace, 1st Edition

    By Balmiki Prasad Singh

    This book examines a wide range of issues that are expected to play a dominant role in shaping the 21st century. Delineating key concerns in geopolitics, democracy and peace, it studies the functions and influences of educational institutions, progressive religious and social groups, communities,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • South African Homelands as Frontiers: Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era book cover

    South African Homelands as Frontiers

    Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Olaf Zenker

    This book explores what happened to the homelands – in many ways the ultimate apartheid disgrace – after the fall of apartheid. This research contributes to understanding the multiple configurations that currently exist in areas formerly declared "homelands" or "Bantustans". Using the concept of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge

  • Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China: New Socialist Countryside book cover

    Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ahlers

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • The State and the Advocate: Case studies on development policy in Asia book cover

    The State and the Advocate

    Case studies on development policy in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but, rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • International Energy and Poverty: The emerging contours book cover

    International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South: An Analysis of its Effects book cover

    The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South

    An Analysis of its Effects, 1st Edition

    By Haroon A. Khan

    One of the major objectives of good governance is human development. Many worry that without good governance, many developing countries may become failed states. Using one of the worst industrial disasters in Bangladesh to date, Haroon A. Khan helps further our understanding of the importance of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children: Policies, Impacts and Global Lessons book cover

    Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children

    Policies, Impacts and Global Lessons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bekisizwe S. Ndimande, Christopher Lubienski

    Privatization and the Education of Marginalized Children examines the issue of markets in education as they shape educational opportunities for disadvantaged children—for better or worse—in countries around the globe. With chapters written by leading scholars in the field of international education…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Slums in the Global South: Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru book cover

    The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen

    Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

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