Development Studies: Politics & Development

  • Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance book cover

    Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Global Governance in Crisis book cover

    Global Governance in Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andre Broome, Liam Clegg, Lena Rethel

    New practices and institutions of global governance are often one of the most enduring consequences of global crises. The contemporary architecture of global governance has been widely criticized for failing to prevent the global financial crisis and Eurozone debt crises, for failing to provide…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • East Asian Development Model: Twenty-first century perspectives book cover

    East Asian Development Model

    Twenty-first century perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia: Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience book cover

    Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gül Berna Özcan

    Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. What does development mean for the political class and for ordinary citizens? What are the effects of new capitalist institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23

  • Nation, Territory, and Globalization in Pakistan: Traversing the Margins book cover

    Nation, Territory, and Globalization in Pakistan

    Traversing the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Chad Haines

    The Karakoram Highway was constructed by the Pakistani state in the 1970s as a major development project that furthered the national interest and solidified state control over the disputed region of northern Pakistan. Focusing on this highway, this book provides a unique analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The 21st Century: Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace book cover

    The 21st Century

    Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace, 1st Edition

    By Balmiki Prasad Singh

    This book examines a wide range of issues that are expected to play a dominant role in shaping the 21st century. Delineating key concerns in geopolitics, democracy and peace, it studies the functions and influences of educational institutions, progressive religious and social groups, communities,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • South African Homelands as Frontiers: Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era book cover

    South African Homelands as Frontiers

    Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Olaf Zenker

    This book explores what happened to the homelands – in many ways the ultimate apartheid disgrace – after the fall of apartheid. This research contributes to understanding the multiple configurations that currently exist in areas formerly declared "homelands" or "Bantustans". Using the concept of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01

  • Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China: New Socialist Countryside book cover

    Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ahlers

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16

  • International Energy and Poverty: The emerging contours book cover

    International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

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