• Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment book cover

    Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment

    1st Edition

    By Gabriele Ferrazzi, Rainer Rohdewohld

    Attaining the benefits of (especially fiscal) decentralization in government remains an enduring challenge, in part because the re-arrangement of public functions across levels of government has often been carried out poorly. This book aims to provide a firmer conceptual basis for the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Class Dynamics of Development book cover

    Class Dynamics of Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Pattenden, Liam Campling, Satoshi Miyamura, Benjamin Selwyn

    This book argues that class relations are constitutive of development processes and central to understanding inequality within and between countries. It does so via a transdisciplinary approach that draws on case studies from Asia, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Contributors illustrate and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Keulertz, Eckart Woertz

    This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world. Key analysts on MENA water, agriculture and energy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • 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

  • Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits: Implementation of win-win interventions in cities book cover

    Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits

    Implementation of win-win interventions in cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher N. H. Doll, Jose A Puppim de Oliveira

    Urban areas are increasingly contributing to climate change while also suffering many of its impacts. Moreover, many cities, particularly in developing countries, continue to struggle to provide services, infrastructure and socio-economic opportunities. How do we achieve the global goals on climate…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy book cover

    China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Land and Hydropolitics in the Nile River Basin: Challenges and new investments book cover

    Land and Hydropolitics in the Nile River Basin

    Challenges and new investments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emil Sandstrom, Anders Jagerskog, Terje Oestigaard

    The Nile River Basin supports the livelihoods of millions of people in Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda, principally as water for agriculture and hydropower. The resource is the focus of much contested development, not only between upstream and downstream neighbours, but also from countries…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Global Insurrectional Politics book cover

    Global Insurrectional Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nevzat Soguk

    The recent Arab uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East have attracted scholarly attention as popular movements with novel transnational and religious dimensions. What became known as the Arab Spring can be read as part of a broader politics of normative defiance of predominant political…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • A Green History of the Welfare State book cover

    A Green History of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Development book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Carstensen

    Climate change is real and it is man-made. We have put so many greenhouse gas pollutants into the atmosphere that we will see significant and long-term change that we need to adapt and adjust to. It is important for development practitioners to understand these impacts and the challenge of how and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics book cover

    The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Walsh, Säde Hormio, Duncan Purves

    Despite their obvious importance, the ethical implications of climate change are often neglected in economic evaluations of mitigation and adaptation policies. Economic climate models provide estimates of the value of mitigation benefits, provide understanding of the costs of reducing emissions,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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