• Overseas Research II: A Practical Guide book cover

    Overseas Research II

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason

    Researchers in developing countries often find that the particular country in which they work presents a range of unforeseen challenges. Indeed, their ability to carry out effective scholarship is often highly dependent on these factors. The great differences between working in countries as varied…

    Paperback – 2010-02-25
    Routledge

  • South Asian Economic Development: Second Edition book cover

    South Asian Economic Development

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Moazzem Hossain, Moazzem Hossain, Rajat Kathuria, Rajat Kathuria, Iyanatul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    South Asia's developing nations have been enjoying moderate to high growth over the past decade before the global recession began. This new edition provides an up-to-date guide to the growing markets in South Asia. It offers an analysis of the changes and consequences of high sustainable growth,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge

  • Economics of Agricultural Development: 2nd Edition book cover

    Economics of Agricultural Development

    2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    By George W. Norton, Jeffrey Alwang, William A. Masters

    The globalization of goods, services and capital for agriculture is fundamental to the future of developing countries and has major implications for the fight against poverty and sustainability of the environment. In recent years, agriculture has once again returned to a position of centre stage as…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Gender and Development book cover

    Gender and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Janet Momsen, Janet Momsen

    Global financial problems, rising food prices, climate change, international migration – increasingly by women – conflict situations in many poor countries, the spread of tropical diseases such as malaria and dengue fever and the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS and TB, and changing…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Watching TV Is Not Required: Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking book cover

    Watching TV Is Not Required

    Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Bernard McGrane, John Gunderson

    This book uses a social world–today's undergraduate students' ubiquitous everyday experience of television–as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social…

    Paperback – 2009-10-21
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    Landscapes are frequently seen as fragments of natural habitat surrounded by a 'sea' of agriculture. But recent ecological theory shows that the nature of these fragments is not nearly as important for conservation as is the nature of the matrix of agriculture that surrounds them. Local extinctions…

    Paperback – 2009-09-18
    Routledge

  • Common Ground?: Readings and Reflections on Public Space book cover

    Common Ground?

    Readings and Reflections on Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

    Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal…

    Paperback – 2009-08-06
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Climate Change: The Science, Impacts and Solutions book cover

    Climate Change

    The Science, Impacts and Solutions, 2nd Edition

    By A. Barrie Pittock

    It is widely accepted in the scientific community that climate change is a reality, and that changes are happening with increasing rapidity. In this second edition, leading climate researcher Barrie Pittock revisits the effects that global warming is having on our planet, in light of ever-evolving…

    Paperback – 2009-06-18
    Routledge

  • Non-Governmental Organizations and Development book cover

    Non-Governmental Organizations and Development

    1st Edition

    By David Lewis, Nazneen Kanji

    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are high profile actors in the field of international development, both as providers of services to vulnerable individuals and communities and as campaigning policy advocates. This book provides a critical introduction to the wide-ranging topic of NGOs and…

    Paperback – 2009-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Disaster and Development book cover

    Disaster and Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Collins

    Development to a large extent determines the way in which hazards impact on people. Meanwhile the occurrence of disasters alters the scope of development. Whilst a notion of the association of disaster and development is as old as development studies itself, recent decades have produced an…

    Paperback – 2009-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Water and Sanitation Services: Public Policy and Management book cover

    Water and Sanitation Services

    Public Policy and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Esteban Castro, Leo Heller

    Substantially reducing the number of human beings who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation is one of the key Millennium Development Goals. This book argues and demonstrates that this can only be achieved by a better integration of the technical and social science approaches in the search…

    Hardback – 2009-02-26
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader on Adaptation to Climate Change book cover

    The Earthscan Reader on Adaptation to Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Ian Burton

    Climate change is now upon us. While mitigation is essential to reduce the future severity of climate change, it will take time and some effects will inevitably continue for centuries. Consequently, more attention is now being directed to adaptation as a means of reducing losses. As the importance…

    Paperback – 2008-12-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

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