• Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World book cover

    Green Development

    Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World, 3rd Edition

    By Bill Adams

    The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. Green Development provides a clear and coherent analysis of sustainable development in both theory and practice. This third…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30

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    Tales of the Latin American Left, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge G. Castañeda, Marco A. Morales

    Over a decade ago, Jorge Castañeda wrote the classic Utopia Unarmed, which offered a penetrating and comprehensive account of the Latin American left’s fate at the end of the Cold War. Since then, the left across Latin America has travelled in paths no one could have predicted. Latin American…

    Paperback – 2008-07-07

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    The Development Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharad Chari, Stuart Corbridge

    The Development Reader brings together fifty-four key readings on development history, theory and policy: Adam Smith and Karl Marx meet, among others, Robert Wade, Amartya Sen and Jeffrey Sachs. It shows how debates around development have been structured by different readings of the roles…

    Paperback – 2008-06-17

  • Partnerships for Empowerment: Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management book cover

    Partnerships for Empowerment

    Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Wilmsen, William F. Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy, Gail Wells

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources.…

    Paperback – 2008-06-05

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    The Development Economics Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giorgio Secondi

    This book draws together the most authoritative articles on development economics published in the past few years, is aimed at undergraduate level and is suitable for students with little or no background in economics. The main themes include poverty, foreign aid, agriculture and human capital,…

    Paperback – 2008-04-30

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    Southeast Asian Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew McGregor

    Southeast Asia has long fascinated development practitioners and researchers for being one of the few regions of the world that has resisted global trends to become a successful developing region. Divided into accessible thematic chapters, this book adopts a unique perspective of equitable…

    Paperback – 2008-03-10
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • The Transnational Studies Reader: Intersections and Innovations book cover

    The Transnational Studies Reader

    Intersections and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Levitt, Sanjeev Khagram

    In recent years, 'transnationalism' has become a key analytical concept across the social sciences. While theoretical approaches to the study of global social phenomena have traditionally focused on the nation-state as the central defining framework, transnational studies views social experience as…

    Paperback – 2007-11-27

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Development book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rogers, Peter Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd, John A. Boyd

    This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29

  • The State of the American Empire: How the USA Shapes the World book cover

    The State of the American Empire

    How the USA Shapes the World, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Burman

    As the USA's domination of world affairs meets ever-widening international resentment, this revealing interrogation of America's global footprint explores the complexities of its impact on the world. Covering a wide range of topics - from Wall Street to the War on Terror - The State of the American…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22
    The Earthscan Atlas

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    Political Development

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    This book fills a growing gap in the literature on international development by addressing the debates about good governance and institution-building within the context of political development. Political Development returns the key issues of human rights and democratization to the centre of the…

    Paperback – 2007-06-28

  • An Everyday Geography of the Global South book cover

    An Everyday Geography of the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Taking a broad perspective of livelihoods, this book draws on more than ninety case studies from thirty-six countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America to examine how people are engaging and living with modernity. This extends from changes in the ways that households operate, to how…

    Paperback – 2007-06-21

  • Globalization and Everyday Life book cover

    Globalization and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Larry Ray

    Globalization and Everyday Life provides an accessible account of globalization by developing two themes in particular. First, globalization is an outcome of structural and cultural processes that manifest in different ways in economy, politics, culture and organizations. So the globalized world is…

    Paperback – 2007-05-24
    The New Sociology

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