Development Studies: Population & Development

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • India’s Family Planning Programme: Policies, practices and challenges book cover

    India’s Family Planning Programme

    Policies, practices and challenges, 1st Edition

    By Leela Visaria, Rajani R. Ved

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Semi-Detached London: Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39 book cover

    Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39, 1st Edition

    By Alan A Jackson

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Demographic Developments in China book cover

    Demographic Developments in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    This book assesses current developments in China’s demography, and discusses the changes which should be implemented to bring policy into line with the current demographic situation. It argues that population planning, which was introduced in the early years of the People’s Republic alongside…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • 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

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28

  • Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas book cover

    Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • China's Low Birth Rate and the Development of Population book cover

    China's Low Birth Rate and the Development of Population

    1st Edition

    By Guo Zhigang, Wang Feng, Cai Yong

    As the most populous country in the world, China’s demographic challenges have always been too many people for ecological system, resources, and the environment. However, by the early 1990s, fertility rate in China had dropped below the replacement level, and China’s low fertility has now attracted…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    China Perspectives

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • Censuses and Census Takers: A Global History book cover

    Censuses and Census Takers

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Rural Livelihoods in China: Political economy in transition book cover

    Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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