• Ideas in the History of Economic Development: The Case of Peripheral Countries book cover

    Ideas in the History of Economic Development

    The Case of Peripheral Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Estrella Trincado, Denis Melnik, Andres Lazzarini

    This edited volume examines the relationship between economic ideas, economic policies and development institutions. By analysing the cases of 11 peripheral countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia across the 19th and 20th centuries, it sheds light on the obstacles that have prevented their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice: Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice

    Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lawson, Adam Dubin

    Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic laws. In Africa, women make up much of Africa’s poorest and most marginalized population, and as such are often prevented from enforcing rights or seeking other recourse. This book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe: Stability and Change after 1990 book cover

    Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Stability and Change after 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak

    The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators, and improvements in the natural environment. However, some challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas: An Ethnographic Village Study book cover

    Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas

    An Ethnographic Village Study, 1st Edition

    By Madleina Daehnhardt

    This book teases out the reasons for, and the socioeconomic impacts of, different types of migration on contemporary rural households and individuals. The author creatively depicts the dynamic microcosm of one village in the North Indian Kumaun Himalayas, near the border with Chinese Tibet, giving…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience: Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A M Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Disaster Risk Governance: Four Cases from Developing Countries book cover

    Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Religion and Development: Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia book cover

    Negotiating Religion and Development

    Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Arnhild Leer-Helgesen

    This book argues that relationships between religion and development in faith-based development work are constructed through repeated processes of negotiation. Rather than being a neat and tidy relationship, faith-based development work is complex and multifaceted: an ongoing series of negotiations…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Urban Policy in Latin America: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals? book cover

    Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Politics and Poverty: A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations book cover

    Politics and Poverty

    A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1st Edition

    By John Abbott

    Originally published in 1992. At its foundation FAO was conceived as an organization that would bring together health and agriculture. It would manage the world’s food output to greater advantage and improve the well-being of its people. Almost a half-century on, FAO faced mounting criticism from…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

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