Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Empires of Knowledge in International Relations: Education and Science as Sources of Power for the State book cover

    Empires of Knowledge in International Relations

    Education and Science as Sources of Power for the State, 1st Edition

    By Anna Wojciuk

    This volume offers the first systematic account of how education and science have become sources of power for the states in international relations and what factors have effected this development. Drawing together extensive empirical data on the USA, the EU, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and China,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Introducing International Relations book cover

    Introducing International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Paul Sharp

    This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concepts and arguments in a straightforward and conversational way, the textbook explains international relations…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29

  • Calais and its Border Politics: From Control to Demolition book cover

    Calais and its Border Politics

    From Control to Demolition, 1st Edition

    By Yasmin Ibrahim, Anita Howarth

    Calais has a long history of transient refugee settlements and is often narrated through the endeavour to ‘sanitize’ it by both the English and the French in their policy and media discourses. Calais and its Border Politics encapsulates the border politics of Calais as an entry port through the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage: Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition book cover

    The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage

    Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition, 1st Edition

    By Francine Rossone de Paula

    How do discourses about Brazil’s emergence as a global actor at the beginning of the twenty-first century reinforce particular temporal and spatial formations that enable the perpetuation of international hierarchies? This volume argues that while the phenomenon of ‘emergence’ was celebrated as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20

  • The Biopolitics of Water: Governance, Scarcity and Populations book cover

    The Biopolitics of Water

    Governance, Scarcity and Populations, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Hellberg

    Biopolitics refers to a form of politics concerned with administering and regulating the conditions of life at an aggregated level of populations. This book provides a biopolitical perspective on water governance and its effects. It draws on the work of Foucault to explore…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Reframing Latin American Development book cover

    Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Corruption book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Political Corruption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul M. Heywood

    Since the early 1990s, a series of major scandals in both the financial and most especially the political world has resulted in close attention being paid to the issue of corruption and its links to political legitimacy and stability. Indeed, in many countries – in both the developed as well as the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08

  • The Political Economy of Latin America: Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom book cover

    The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08

  • The Development Trap: How Thinking Big Fails the Poor book cover

    The Development Trap

    How Thinking Big Fails the Poor, 1st Edition

    By Adam D. Kiš

    A wave of optimism is sweeping through the international aid and development industry, championed by leaders such as Jeffrey Sachs and Jim Yong Kim, who believe that poverty eradication could be within our grasp. Yet in stark opposition come those who believe that all international development…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08

  • Trust in International Relations: Rationalist, Constructivist, and Psychological Approaches book cover

    Trust in International Relations

    Rationalist, Constructivist, and Psychological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hiski Haukkala, Carina van de Wetering, Johanna Vuorelma

    Trust is a core concept in International Relations (IR), representing a key ingredient in state relations. It was only relatively recently that IR scholars began to probe what trust really is, how it can be studied, and how it affects state relations. In the process three distinct ways of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Anti-Corruption in International Development book cover

    Anti-Corruption in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Ingrida Kerusauskaite

    Corruption is linked to a wide range of developmental issues, including undermining democratic institutions, slowing economic development and contributing to government instability, poverty and inequality. It is estimated that corruption costs more than 5 per cent of global GDP, and that more than…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

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