• How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia: A complex governance challenge book cover

    How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia

    A complex governance challenge, 1st Edition

    By Jens Marquardt

    An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential of low-carbon development. Although renewable energy sources have become technically…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Strongly Sustainable Societies: Organising Human Activities on a Hot and Full Earth book cover

    Strongly Sustainable Societies

    Organising Human Activities on a Hot and Full Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl Johan Bonnedahl, Pasi Heikkurinen

    The response of the international community to the pressing socio-ecological problems has been framed around the concept of ‘sustainable development’. The ecological pressure, however, has continued to rise and mainstream sustainability discourse has proven to be problematic. It contains an…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakın Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer

    Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Soft Spaces in Europe: Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders book cover

    Soft Spaces in Europe

    Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Allmendinger, Graham Haughton, Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    The past thirty years have seen a proliferation of new forms of territorial governance that have come to co-exist with, and complement, formal territorial spaces of government. These governance experiments have resulted in the creation of soft spaces, new geographies with blurred boundaries that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development: Planning and implementation book cover

    The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development

    Planning and implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Fisher, Neha Rai

    Over the last decade, policies and financing decisions aiming to support low carbon resilient development within the least developed countries have been implemented across several regions. Some governments are steered by international frameworks, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
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  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change: A Comparison of Urban Strategies book cover

    Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit: Development, debt and disillusion book cover

    The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction and local economic development policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
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    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment book cover

    Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy

    A Critical Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reza Hasmath

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • In The Post-Urban World: Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy book cover

    In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
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  • Understanding Intercultural Communication: Negotiating a Grammar of Culture book cover

    Understanding Intercultural Communication

    Negotiating a Grammar of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Holliday

    Understanding Intercultural Communication provides a practical framework to help readers to understand intercultural communication and to solve intercultural problems. Each chapter exemplifies the everyday intercultural through ethnographic narratives in which people make sense of each other in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

  • Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa: In Search of Alternative Strategies book cover

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa

    In Search of Alternative Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Omeje

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa explores the challenges and opportunities faced by countries and societies transitioning from armed conflicts to peace in contemporary Africa. It evaluates the effectiveness, outcomes and failures of existing peacebuilding initiatives implemented by stakeholders…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
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    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Theorising the European Union as an International Security Provider book cover

    Theorising the European Union as an International Security Provider

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annemarie Peen Rodt, Richard Whitman, Stefan Wolff

    The European Union has increasingly taken on a role as international security provider that extends beyond the geographical scope of its membership. This is clear from the wide range of military and civilian crisis management missions that the Union has undertaken, but also identifiable through its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

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