• History, Space and Place book cover

    History, Space and Place

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Rau

    Spaces, too, have a history. And history always takes place in spaces. But what do historians mean when they use the word "spaces"? And how can spaces be historically investigated? Susanne Rau provides a survey of the history of Western concepts of space, opens up interdisciplinary approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • New Donors on the Postcolonial Crossroads: Eastern Europe and Western Aid book cover

    New Donors on the Postcolonial Crossroads

    Eastern Europe and Western Aid, 1st Edition

    By Tomáš Profant

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Eastern European countries were said to be playing catch up with the West, and in the field of development cooperation, they were classified as 'new donors.' This book aims to problematize this distinction between old and new development donors, applying an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Cooperatives, the State, and Corporate Power in African Export Agriculture: The Case of Uganda’s Coffee Sector book cover

    Cooperatives, the State, and Corporate Power in African Export Agriculture

    The Case of Uganda’s Coffee Sector, 1st Edition

    By Karin Wedig

    Agriculture is a major contributor to Africa’s GDP, the region’s biggest source of employment and its largest food producer. However, agricultural productivity remains low and buyer-driven global value chains offer few opportunities for small producers to upgrade into higher value-added activities.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda book cover

    Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access): The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy book cover

    Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access)

    The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sohela Nazneen, Sam Hickey, Eleni Sifaki

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351245623, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.  The fact that women have achieved higher levels of political inclusion within low- and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Waste to Sustainable Energy: MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis book cover

    Waste to Sustainable Energy

    MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lakhveer Singh, Durga Madhab Mahapatra

    With no emissions and water as a byproduct, the globe could imagine a sustainable and resilient human kind that obliterates any possible chances of future climate change. With increased globalization, there has been an unprecedented escalation in production processes thus generating valued products…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06
    CRC Press

  • Vanishing Borders: Protecting the planet in the age of globalization book cover

    Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan: From the 1980s to 2015 book cover

    Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender book cover

    The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean book cover

    Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community engagements with industry book cover

    Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Organization book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Reinalda

    This Handbook brings together scholars whose essays discuss significant issues with regard to international organization as a process and international organizations as institutions. Although the focus is on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are discussed…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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