E-books: Development Studies

  • Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development book cover

    Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Kangas, Nancy Duxbury, Christiaan De Beukelaer

    The concept of sustainable development is commonly divided into environmental, economic, social and cultural dimensions. While a variety of international actors have declared the importance of culture in sustainable development, jointly articulating this clearly has been difficult. For example, the…

    eBook – 2019-11-30 

  • The Repugnant Conclusion: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    The Repugnant Conclusion

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cowie

    The Repugnant Conclusion is a controversial theorem about population size. It states that a sufficiently large population of lives that are barely worth living is better than a smaller population of high quality lives. This is highly counter-intuitive. It implies that we can improve the world by…

    eBook – 2019-11-18
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA): The Rise of the Global South book cover

    India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA)

    The Rise of the Global South, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Stuenkel

    The establishment of the IBSA as one of the principal platforms of South-South cooperation is one of the most notable developments in international politics during the first decade of the twenty-first century. While the concept is now frequently referred to in discussions about the Global South,…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Global Institutions

  • Islamic Movements in India: Moderation and its Discontents book cover

    Islamic Movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim-minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity-dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Better Spending for Localizing Global Sustainable Development Goals: Examples from the Field book cover

    Better Spending for Localizing Global Sustainable Development Goals

    Examples from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fayyaz Baqir, Nipa Banerjee, Sanni Yaya

    This book centers around an intense debate among donors, policymakers, development practitioners, and academics on the efficacy of aid in eradicating poverty while promoting human development. It seeks to fill the gap in present literature by presenting stories of better spending through…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • India's Social Sector and SDGs: Problems and Prospects book cover

    India's Social Sector and SDGs

    Problems and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rangachar Govinda, Poornima M.

    This book explores the intersectional perspective of sustainable social development in key sectors, such as education and skill development, health and nutrition, gender concerns, and food security and agriculture in India. It delves into contemporary concerns of poverty, employment and inclusive…

    eBook – 2019-10-24
    Routledge India

  • Development Economics: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Development Economics

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan

    Following the 2007–2009 financial and economic crises, there has been an unprecedented demand among economics students for an alternative approach, which offers a historical, institutional and multidisciplinary treatment of the discipline. Economic development lends itself ideally to meet this…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Politics in Asia

  • Power, Empowerment and Social Change book cover

    Power, Empowerment and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary McGee, Jethro Pettit

    This book uncovers how power operates around the world, and how it can be resisted or transformed through empowered collective action and social leadership. The stakes have never been higher. Recent years have seen a rapid escalation of inequalities, the rise of new global powers and corporate…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Rethinking Development

  • Energy and Development book cover

    Energy and Development

    1st Edition

    By Frauke Urban

    This book explores the complex relationship between energy and development and discusses the core issues and concepts surrounding this growing area of research and policy. In the field of energy and development, the world faces two major challenges: (1) Providing energy access to the roughly …

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Rethinking Development

  • The Global North-South Atlas: Mapping Global Change book cover

    The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North–South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the 21st century.…

    eBook – 2019-10-18

  • Populism and Postcolonialism book cover

    Populism and Postcolonialism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrián Scribano, Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Freddy Alex Timmermann López

    This book investigates the interconnections between populism and neoliberalism through the lens of postcolonialism. Its primary focus is to build a distinct understanding of the concept of populism as a political movement in the twenty-first century, interwoven with the lasting effects of…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

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