Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Self-Determination and Secession in Africa: The Post-Colonial State book cover

    Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • The Politics of Development: A Survey book cover

    The Politics of Development

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heloise Weber

    The Politics of Development: A Survey provides an overview of the intrinsically political relations of development. It brings together essays written by experts in the politics of development and covers a range of significant and topical concerns: gender, race, indigenous development, social…

    Hardback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Maternal Transition: A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

    Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth, 1st Edition

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Hardback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies: Building new spaces book cover

    Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Hardback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Critical Perspectives on African Politics: Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society book cover

    Critical Perspectives on African Politics

    Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Gabay, Carl Death

    Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is…

    Hardback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Transforming Brazil: A History of National Development in the Postwar Era book cover

    Transforming Brazil

    A History of National Development in the Postwar Era, 1st Edition

    By Rafael R. Ioris

    In this book, Rafael R. Ioris critically revisits the postwar context in Brazil to reexamine traditional questions and notions pertaining to the nature of Latin America’s political culture and institutions. It was in this period that the region lived some of its most intense and successful…

    Hardback – 2014-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism book cover

    Governing Refugees

    Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten McConnachie

    Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but…

    Hardback – 2014-05-09
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees: From Relief and Works to Human Development book cover

    UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees

    From Relief and Works to Human Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sari Hanafi, Leila Hilal, Lex Takkenberg

    Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency. UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs recent fieldwork in order to analyse challenges in programmes and service delivery,…

    Hardback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • The Politics of Reconstruction and Development in Sri Lanka: Transnational Commitments to Social Change book cover

    The Politics of Reconstruction and Development in Sri Lanka

    Transnational Commitments to Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Eva Gerharz

    Sri Lanka’s conflict and peace processes have gained global attention during recent years. This book presents a comprehensive insight into the politics of reconstruction and development in Sri Lanka, focussing on the ceasefire which was negotiated between the Government of Sri Lanka and the…

    Hardback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countries: Paradoxes and Practices book cover

    Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countries

    Paradoxes and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Conteh, Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

    The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest…

    Hardback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • From Religious Empires to Secular States: State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia book cover

    From Religious Empires to Secular States

    State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia, 1st Edition

    By Birol Başkan

    In the 1920s and the 1930s, Turkey, Iran and Russia vehemently pursued state-secularizing reforms, but adopted different strategies in doing so. But why do states follow different secularizing strategies? The literature has already shattered the illusion that secularization of the state has been a…

    Hardback – 2014-04-01
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

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