Development Studies: Regional Development

  • Sociology and Development book cover

    Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives book cover

    Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing: Human-Scale Development in Practice book cover

    Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Industrialising Rural India: Land, policy and resistance book cover

    Industrialising Rural India

    Land, policy and resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Patrik Oskarsson

    Rapid industrialisation is promoted by many as the most feasible way of rejuvenating the Indian economy, and as a way of generating employment on a large scale. At the same time, the transfer of land from rural communities and indigenous groups for industrial parks, mining, or Special Economic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Religion and Urbanism: Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia book cover

    Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects book cover

    Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Trends in Chinese Education book cover

    Trends in Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Routledge Handbook of African Development book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of African Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Binns, Kenneth Lynch, Etienne Nel

    This handbook presents an extensive new overview of African development – past, present and future. It addresses key core themes and topics that are pertinent to the continent’s development – including sections on history, health and food, politics, economics, rural and urban development, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots book cover

    Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice: Rethinking Parks and People book cover

    Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Green Asia: Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles, and Ethical Consumption book cover

    Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles, and Ethical Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    Economic development in Asia is associated with expanding urbanism, overconsumption, and a steep growth in living standards. At the same time, rapid urbanisation, changing class consciousness, and a new rural–urban divide in the region have led to fundamental shifts in the way ecological concerns…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

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