E-books: Development Studies

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads book cover

    Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation

    Governance at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Gjalt Huppes

    This book provides insight into the development of effective climate policy instrumentation in two divergent and mutually exclusive directions. Examining the role of political philosophies, the book explains why current climate policy is ineffective and unable to halt rapidly rising atmospheric…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Women and Careers: Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity book cover

    Women and Careers

    Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilee Reimer

    The unifying theme of Women and Careers is women’s educational and employment success, with the objective of profiling supportive public policy in global contexts from Atlantic Canada to Western Europe, Australia and China. It takes up the career processes of women from marginalized groups who have…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces: An International Dialogue book cover

    The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Navigating Commerce in Latin America: Options and Obstacles book cover

    Navigating Commerce in Latin America

    Options and Obstacles, 1st Edition

    By John E. Spillan, Jase R. Ramsey

    The forces of globalization, technology, and information diffusion, as well as the processes of democratic consolidation have served to improve and expand opportunities for business in Latin American markets. These changes have not occurred uniformly, and this insightful book will help future…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Women's Empowerment in Indonesia: A Poor Community in Jakarta book cover

    Women's Empowerment in Indonesia

    A Poor Community in Jakarta, 1st Edition

    By Sri Wiyanti Eddyono

    The idea that development projects in poor countries are most effective when they harness the agency of women is a well known theme. Most studies of women’s agency in such projects, however, focus on the role of non-governmental organizations in facilitating women’s agency. This book, on the other…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Complexity Thinking in Translation Studies: Methodological Considerations book cover

    Complexity Thinking in Translation Studies

    Methodological Considerations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kobus Marais, Reine Meylaerts

    This volume highlights a range of perspectives on the ways in which complexity thinking might be applied in translation studies, focusing in particular on methods to achieve this. The book introduces the topic with a brief overview of the history and conceptualization of complexity thinking. The…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management: Not Just Another Stakeholder book cover

    Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder, 1st Edition

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Creating Smart Cities book cover

    Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • African Peacekeeping Training Centres: Socialisation as a Tool for Peace? book cover

    African Peacekeeping Training Centres

    Socialisation as a Tool for Peace?, 1st Edition

    By Anne Flaspöler

    Peacekeeping training centres play a crucial role in preparing peacekeepers for their deployment. However, despite their popularity within the international community as a tool for achieving international security, development, and state-building objectives, they have not received a great deal of…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Productivity and Innovation in SMEs: Creating Competitive Advantage in Singapore and South East Asia book cover

    Productivity and Innovation in SMEs

    Creating Competitive Advantage in Singapore and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Azad Bali, Peter McKiernan, Christopher Vas, Peter Waring

    This book analyses the determining factors behind productivity and innovation amongst Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, and within the context of South East Asia, in order to offer recommendations for increasing productivity and aiding economic growth. SME firms are an influential…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Regional Connection under the Belt and Road Initiative: The Prospects for Economic and Financial Cooperation book cover

    Regional Connection under the Belt and Road Initiative

    The Prospects for Economic and Financial Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fanny M. Cheung, Ying-yi Hong

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is intended to radically increase investment and integration along a series of land and maritime routes. As the initiative involves more than 100 countries or international organizations and huge amounts of infrastructure construction, cooperation between many…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

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