Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • The Governance of Rangelands: Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism book cover

    The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked: Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor book cover

    Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Southeast Asia and the Civil Society Gaze: Scoping a Contested Concept in Cambodia and Vietnam book cover

    Southeast Asia and the Civil Society Gaze

    Scoping a Contested Concept in Cambodia and Vietnam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabi Waibel, Judith Ehlert, Hart N. Feuer

    As developing countries with recent histories of isolation and extreme poverty, followed by restoration and reform, both Cambodia and Vietnam have seen new opportunities and demands for non-state actors to engage in and manage the effects of rapid socio-economic transformation. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Civil Society in Asia

  • Everyday State and Politics in India: Government in the Backyard in Kalahandi book cover

    Everyday State and Politics in India

    Government in the Backyard in Kalahandi, 1st Edition

    By Sailen Routray

    The Kalahandi district in the state of Odisha in Eastern India is regarded as an iconic region of underdevelopment, and is often perceived to be the ‘Somalia’ of the country. It is also the site of a large number of governmental interventions.This book focuses on processes of governance in Odisha,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Political Economy of Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucky E. Asuelime, Andrew Emmanuel Okem

    A deepening ecological crisis is rearing its head in sub-Saharan Africa, as it faces a myriad of challenges in regards to the development of its energy sector. The ‘dirty now and clean up later’ approach to the environment has a strong appeal, particularly because it is often thought of as the last…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • The Practice of International Development book cover

    The Practice of International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerrold Keilson, Michael Gubser

    Development analysts tend to give short shrift to the seemingly minor bureaucratic hitches faced by practitioners—those who design, manage, implement, and evaluate aid projects. Often critical of foreign aid either for its apparent ineffectiveness at alleviating poverty or its purported neocolonial…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of War: Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers book cover

    Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of War

    Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Muller, Carsten Rauch

    Great-power conflict and great-power war are still the most dangerous risks the international community is facing today. This edited volume investigates the feasibility of a modern day concert of powers as a way for managing the risk of great power conflicts in the 21st century. The volume takes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies: The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth book cover

    Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building: Understanding Diverse Trajectories book cover

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • World Politics in Translation: Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation book cover

    World Politics in Translation

    Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Berger, Alejandro Esguerra

    Virtually all pertinent issues that the world faces today – such as nuclear proliferation, climate change, the spread of infectious disease and economic globalization – imply objects that move. However, surprisingly little is known about how the actual objects of world politics are constituted, how…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia: Building a State without Citizens book cover

    State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building efforts in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • China’s Market Communism: Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions book cover

    China’s Market Communism

    Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Steven Rosefielde, Jonathan Leightner

    China’s Market Communism guides readers step by step up the ladder of China’s reforms and transformational possibilities to a full understanding of Beijing’s communist and post-communist options by investigating the lessons that Xi can learn from Mao, Adam Smith and inclusive economic theory. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

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