E-books: Development Policy

  • Sustainability and Organizational Change Management book cover

    Sustainability and Organizational Change Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Clegg, João Amaro de Matos

    There is no bigger challenge for organizational change management in the contemporary world than achieving greater sustainability. The challenges associated with sustainable development are multifaceted, including criteria pertaining to the delivery of environmental, social, ethical and economic…

    eBook – 2017-10-02

  • Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems book cover

    Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    eBook – 2017-10-02

  • Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care: International Perspectives book cover

    Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Coates, Dorothy Faulkner

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals set out targets aimed at creating a safer, more prosperous, and more equitable world. If these goals were to be achieved, children’s lives would indeed be transformed. In this collection, achievements against these targets are identified, with each…

    eBook – 2017-10-02

  • Creative Regions in Europe book cover

    Creative Regions in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Clifton, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted policies to support and develop these industries and their…

    eBook – 2017-10-02

  • Development Through Bricolage: Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management book cover

    Development Through Bricolage

    Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Frances Cleaver

    Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended?…

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Practice of International Development book cover

    The Practice of International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerrold Keilson, Michael Gubser

    Development analysts tend to give short shrift to the seemingly minor bureaucratic hitches faced by practitioners—those who design, manage, implement, and evaluate aid projects. Often critical of foreign aid either for its apparent ineffectiveness at alleviating poverty or its purported neocolonial…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Social Entrepreneurship for Development: A business model book cover

    Social Entrepreneurship for Development

    A business model, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Brindle, Ron Layton

    This book presents a fresh approach to poverty alleviation by bridging the fields of international development and social entrepreneurship. The authors present a six-step model for developing an IP business positioning strategy that allows developing country producers to position themselves better…

    eBook – 2017-09-19

  • China’s Market Communism: Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions book cover

    China’s Market Communism

    Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Steven Rosefielde, Jonathan Leightner

    China’s Market Communism guides readers step by step up the ladder of China’s reforms and transformational possibilities to a full understanding of Beijing’s communist and post-communist options by investigating the lessons that Xi can learn from Mao, Adam Smith and inclusive economic theory. The…

    eBook – 2017-09-19

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa book cover

    Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike O. Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Global Africa

  • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits book cover

    The Imperatives of Sustainable Development

    Needs, Justice, Limits, 1st Edition

    By Erling Holden, Kristin Linnerud, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz, August Wierling

    Thirty years ago, the UN report Our Common Future placed sustainable development firmly on the international agenda. The Imperatives of Sustainable Development takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives –…

    eBook – 2017-09-05

  • Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity book cover

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa

    The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Hanoman

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity explores food insecurity as an issue of socioeconomic, political, cultural and environmental inequity and inequality. Based on extensive original research in Free State Province, South Africa, the book explores how people…

    eBook – 2017-09-01
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Curtis, Serena Cosgrove

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    eBook – 2017-08-16

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