Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • NGOs and Global Trade: Non-state voices in EU trade policymaking book cover

    NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-state voices in EU trade policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Erin Hannah

    In a deeply iniquitous world, where the gains from trade are distributed unevenly and where trade rules often militate against progressive social values, human health, and sustainable development, NGOs are widely touted as our best hope for redressing these conditions. As a critical voice of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh: Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality book cover

    Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Brazil as a Rising Power: Intervention Norms and the Contestation of Global Order book cover

    Brazil as a Rising Power

    Intervention Norms and the Contestation of Global Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Michael Kenkel, Philip Cunliffe

    This book examines the normative tensions inherent in upward mobility within the international system, focusing particularly on the clash between sovereign self-interest and the putatively universal norms associated with international interventions. It provides extensive detail and deep analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of Aid to Burma: A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border book cover

    The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border, 1st Edition

    By Anne Decobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Burma. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in more…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia 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?…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • The United Nations as a Knowledge System book cover

    The United Nations as a Knowledge System

    1st Edition

    By Nanette Svenson

    This book seeks to explore how the UN has generated, warehoused, disseminated, structured, packaged, expanded, transferred and leveraged its vast resources of accumulated information and experience throughout the decades and, particularly, since the start of the 21st century with the introduction…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Expert Knowledge in Global Trade book cover

    Expert Knowledge in Global Trade

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erin Hannah, James Scott, Silke Trommer

    This book explores tensions in global trade by examining the role of experts in generating, disseminating and legitimating knowledge about the possibilities of trade to work for global development. To this end, contributors assess authoritative claims on knowledge. They also consider structural…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

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