Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa: Uganda in Comparative African Perspective book cover

    The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa

    Uganda in Comparative African Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Roger Tangri, Andrew M Mwenda

    This book considers the causes of high-level state corruption as well as the political constraints of countering corruption in Africa. It examines elite corruption in government as well as in the political and military spheres of state activity, and focuses on illegal behaviour on the part of state…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry book cover

    Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Cheon, Johannes Urpelainen

    In less than a decade, activism against the fossil fuel industry has exploded across the globe. While environmentalists used to focus on legislative goals, such as carbon emissions trading or renewable energy policies, today the most prominent activists directly attack the fossil fuel industry.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07

  • The Right to Development in the African Human Rights System book cover

    The Right to Development in the African Human Rights System

    1st Edition

    By Serges Djoyou Kamga

    The right to development (RTD) seeks to address global inequities hidden in world politics and global institutions through the game of influences played by powerful actors. The negative impacts of the Atlantic slave trade, colonialism, and the subjugation of Africa through globalisation and its…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Global Africa

  • China Steps Out: Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World book cover

    China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyzes and explains China’s strategies in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31

  • Poverty and Governance in South Asia book cover

    Poverty and Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    By Syeda Naushin Parnini

    Across South Asia in the last two decades, there has been widespread emphasis on governance reforms aiming to reduce poverty through Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The recent development agenda has had great impact over the region , and this book finds that it largely widens the gap between…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan: The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers book cover

    Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan

    The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers, 1st Edition

    By Syed Mohammad Ali

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Unions and Economic Crisis: Britain, West Germany and Sweden book cover

    Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Global Institutions

  • Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation: New Evidence from Four Continents book cover

    Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    This book explores the nature of regions and how they function, particularly at the local and micro-level. Whilst recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, the focus has tended to be on 'macro' regional institutions such as the EU, ASEAN,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise book cover

    The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise

    1st Edition

    By Dagfinn Gatu

    Writings on post-war Japanese politics have tended to take for granted the dominance of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as inevitable, without questioning how this came about. This book analyses the nature of Japanese party politics over the first four decades following the Second World War,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Peacebuilding in Crisis: Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation book cover

    Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation book cover

    Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker M. Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

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