E-books: Development Studies

  • Integrating Sustainable Development in International Investment Law: Normative Incompatibility, System Integration and Governance Implications book cover

    Integrating Sustainable Development in International Investment Law

    Normative Incompatibility, System Integration and Governance Implications

    By Manjiao Chi

    The current international investment law system is insufficiently compatible with sustainable development. To better address sustainable development concerns associated with transnational investment activities, international investment agreements should be made more compatible with…

    eBook – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building: Understanding Diverse Trajectories book cover

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Learning as Development: Rethinking International Education in a Changing World book cover

    Learning as Development

    Rethinking International Education in a Changing World

    By Daniel A. Wagner

    Learning is the foundation of the human experience. It begins at birth and never stops, a continuous and malleable link across life stages of human development. Disparities in learning access and outcomes around the world have deep consequences for income, social mobility, health, and well-being.…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Sikkim Human Development Report 2014: Expanding Opportunities, Promoting Sustainability book cover

    Sikkim Human Development Report 2014

    Expanding Opportunities, Promoting Sustainability

    By Government of Sikkim Sikkim Human Development Report Cell

    This report brings together the findings of a decade-long field survey conducted in the Indian state of Sikkim. It outlines the interventions made by the state government in human development, biodiversity, gender equity, justice and other parameters. It also outlines Sikkim's efforts in achieving…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Survival 49.4: Survival 49.4, Winter 2007 book cover

    Survival 49.4

    Survival 49.4, Winter 2007

    Edited by Dana Allin

    Survival, the Institute of Strategic Studies' quarterly journal, is a leading forum for analysis and debate of international and strategic affairs. With a diverse range of authors, eight to ten articles per issue, plus thoughtful reviews and review essays, Survival is scholarly in depth while vivid…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Business Leaders and Leadership in Asia book cover

    Business Leaders and Leadership in Asia

    By Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

    The quality of its business leadership is a key issue for the future development of Asia’s economies. Although Asia’s economies have grown spectacularly in recent decades, they are currently facing increasing challenges. This book explores the current state of business leaders and leadership in…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography book cover

    New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Global Governance in Crisis book cover

    Global Governance in Crisis

    Edited by Andre Broome, Liam Clegg, Lena Rethel

    New practices and institutions of global governance are often one of the most enduring consequences of global crises. The contemporary architecture of global governance has been widely criticized for failing to prevent the global financial crisis and Eurozone debt crises, for failing to provide…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Mutual, Cooperative and Employee-Owned Businesses in the Asia Pacific: Diversity, Resilience and Sustainable Growth book cover

    Mutual, Cooperative and Employee-Owned Businesses in the Asia Pacific

    Diversity, Resilience and Sustainable Growth

    Edited by Chris Rowley, Jonathan Michie

    The 25 years leading up to the international financial crisis have been depicted as ‘capitalism unleashed’, containing deregulation, privatisation, demutualisation and financialisation. Yet remarkably, given this economic and political context, co-operatives and mutuals appear to have been gaining…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks: Changes in the International Political Economy book cover

    Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks

    Changes in the International Political Economy

    Edited by Jeffrey Neilson, Bill Pritchard, Henry Yeung Wai-Chung

    The global economic system is experiencing a profound period of rapid change. The emergence of globalised production and distribution systems, which bring together diverse constellations of economic actors through a complex regime of global corporate governance, state regulation and new…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

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