Development Studies: Population & Development

  • Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes book cover

    Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes

    Edited by Roy Jones, Alexandre M A Diniz

    The study of land settlement has been central to historical perspectives on regional and national development. For some, the focus has been tied to the mechanics of immigration and spatial expansion of emerging nation states. For others, the focus has been on the rationales, mechanics, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-02 
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Protecting the Internally Displaced: Rhetoric and Reality book cover

    Protecting the Internally Displaced

    Rhetoric and Reality

    By Philip Orchard

    Today, there are some 28.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in sixty-two states throughout the world. Refugees, outside of their own state and unable to count on its protection, are provided protection through an international refugee regime based in law and organizations such as the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Global Institutions

  • Beyond Balkanism: The Scholarly Politics of Region Making book cover

    Beyond Balkanism

    The Scholarly Politics of Region Making

    By Diana Mishkova

    In recent years, Western discourse of the Balkans, or 'Balkanism', has risen in prominence. Characteristically, this strand of research sidelines the academic input in the production of Western representations and Balkan self-understanding. Looking at the Balkans from the vantage point of ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Wicked Valuations: People and Landed Property book cover

    Wicked Valuations

    People and Landed Property

    By Michael McDermott

    Traditional valuation approaches are increasingly recognised as being insufficient to address the wicked valuation problems of the diverse peoples and groups that inhabit the globe from North, South, East to West. This book demonstrates the limitations of science and, in particular economics, as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Public Health, Disease and Development in Africa book cover

    Public Health, Disease and Development in Africa

    Edited by Ezekiel Kalipeni, Juliet Iwelunmor, Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, Imelda K. Moise

    The closure of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015 prompted the need for a book of this kind. An interdisciplinary group of global health scholars contribute to the understanding of the emerging and fast growing problem of the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India book cover

    Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-04 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Communication in International Development: Doing Good or Looking Good? book cover

    Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Rethinking Development

  • The International Organization for Migration: Challenges and Complexities of a Rising Humanitarian Actor book cover

    The International Organization for Migration

    Challenges and Complexities of a Rising Humanitarian Actor

    By Megan Bradley

    There are now more refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) uprooted by conflict than at any time since the genocides in Rwanda and Bosnia in the early 1990s. In addition, hundreds of thousands of people are displaced every year by natural disasters. In International Organization for…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Global Institutions

  • Staying Put: Adapting the Places Instead of the People book cover

    Staying Put

    Adapting the Places Instead of the People

    By Susan Lanspery, Joan Hyde

    Most existing housing offers a poor fit for older people and people with disabilities, and new construction adds less than 2 per cent to the housing each year. Ninety-nine percent of the housing that will be in use in the year 2000 exists today. The long-needed anthology "Staying Put: Adapting the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Society and Aging Series

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects book cover

    Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Trends in Chinese Education book cover

    Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates book cover

    Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates addresses the need for a book that draws together the most recent debates and cutting-edge issues in forced migration. The book includes a combination of theory, policy and practice, adopts an inter-disciplinary approach and provides different regional…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 

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