Development Studies: Regional Development

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China book cover

    Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia: Wheels of change book cover

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia

    Wheels of change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia explores the nexus between automobility and development in a pan-Asian comparative perspective. The book seeks to integrate the policies, production forms, consumption preferences and symbolism implicated in emerging Asian automobilities. Using empirically…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean: A path to sustainable growth book cover

    Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth, 1st Edition

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Development and Social Policy: The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy book cover

    Development and Social Policy

    The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi

    In recent years, government and policymakers around the world have shifted their attention away from money-oriented, supply-side economics to institutional economics and people-oriented social and economic development. Issues such as poverty reduction, win-win solutions and strategies in social…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • United States Assistance Policy in Africa: Exceptional Power book cover

    United States Assistance Policy in Africa

    Exceptional Power, 1st Edition

    By Shai A. Divon, Bill Derman

    From the end of WWII to the end of the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives of those in the developing world, it can also be viewed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Economic Development in China's Northwest: Entrepreneurship and identity along China’s multi-ethnic borderlands book cover

    Economic Development in China's Northwest

    Entrepreneurship and identity along China’s multi-ethnic borderlands, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Bird

    Under the ethnic affairs management regime established by the People’s Republic of China, every Chinese citizen is classified within one of 56 state-recognised ‘nationalities’. Government policy assumes that these nationalities differ from one another primarily in their levels of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific: Solomon Islands in Transition? book cover

    Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Sinclair Dinnen

    This book provides a rigorous and cross-disciplinary analysis of this Melanesian nation at a critical juncture in its post-colonial and post-conflict history, with contributions from leading scholars of Solomon Islands. The notion of ‘transition’ as used to describe the recent drawdown of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis book cover

    A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Freedman, Zeynep Kivilcim, Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu

    The refugee crisis that began in 2015 has seen thousands of refugees attempting to reach Europe, principally from Syria. The dangers and difficulties of this journey have been highlighted in the media, as have the political disagreements within Europe over the way to deal with the problem. However,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific: Sacred places as development spaces book cover

    Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific

    Sacred places as development spaces, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Clarke, Anna Halafoff

    Community development is most effective and efficient when it is situated and led at the local level and considers the social behaviours, needs and worldviews of local communities. With more than eight out of ten people globally self-reporting religious belief, Religion and Development in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Geographies of Migration book cover

    Geographies of Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Wright

    Migration is an enormously broad topic of academic enquiry engaging researchers from many different social science disciplines. A wide variety of contributors from across the globe capture some of the methodological and conceptual range of migration research in the discipline of Geography today.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Moroccan Migrations book cover

    Revisiting Moroccan Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammed Berriane, Hein De Haas, Katharina Natter

    Over the 20th century, Morocco has become one of the world’s major emigration countries. But since 2000, growing immigration and settlement of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Europe confronts Morocco with an entirely new set of social, cultural, political and legal issues.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

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