Development Studies: Population & Development

  • Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development: Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa book cover

    Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development

    Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas van Vliet, Joost van Buuren, Shaaban Mgana

    Urban sanitation and solid waste sectors are under significant pressure in East Africa due to the lack of competent institutional capacity and the growth of the region’s urban population. This book presents and applies an original analytical approach to assess the existing socio-technical mixtures…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana book cover

    Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism: West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders book cover

    Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Social Security for the Elderly: Experiences from South Asia book cover

    Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia, 1st Edition

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals): A Trade Theorist's View book cover

    Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals)

    A Trade Theorist's View, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1982. Foreign control of capital is a major problem for many developing countries and can lead to the exercise of a form of colonial control whereby capital is provided for political rather than economic reasons. This book discusses the implications of this phenomenon for trade…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

  • Crisis and Migration: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • The Principles of Housing book cover

    The Principles of Housing

    1st Edition

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism book cover

    Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia book cover

    Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development book cover

    Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia: Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions book cover

    Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia

    Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin W. Jones, Terence H. Hull, Maznah Mohamad

    Various forms of partnering – such as officially registered marriages, cohabiting relationships, and other kinds of relatively stable relationships - are crucial in the formation of families throughout the world. Although, today, forms of partnering in the region are not restricted to formal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty: Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 2 book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

    Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Edelman

    This volume is a pioneering contribution to the study of food politics and critical agrarian studies, where food sovereignty has emerged as a pivotal concept over the past few decades, with a wide variety of social movements, on-the-ground experiments, and policy innovations flying under its broad…

    Hardback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

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