E-books: Development Policy

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • Community Economic Development book cover

    Community Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda G. Phillips, Terry Besser

    The role of economic development in communities is multi-faceted, having an array of antecedents, impacts, and implications. This volume explores the relationships between economic development and community development, focusing on the aspects that impact communities such as social capital,…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Housing and Home Unbound: Intersections in economics, environment and politics in Australia book cover

    Housing and Home Unbound

    Intersections in economics, environment and politics in Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Cook, Aidan Davison, Louise Crabtree

    Housing and Home Unbound pioneers understandings of housing and home as a meeting ground in which intensive practices, materials and meanings tangle with extensive economic, environmental and political worlds. Cutting across disciplines, the book opens up the conceptual and empirical study of…

    eBook – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Housing Research Series

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection book cover

    Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Human Rights and Development in International Law book cover

    Human Rights and Development in International Law

    1st Edition

    By Tahmina Karimova

    This book addresses the legal issues raised by the interaction between human rights and development in contemporary international law. In particular, it charts the parameters of international law that states have to take into account in order to protect human rights in the process of development.…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Geographic Information Management in Local Government book cover

    Geographic Information Management in Local Government

    1st Edition

    By Ian Gilfoyle, Peter Thorpe

    As early pioneers in the use of digital geographic data, many local governments in the UK were ahead of their counterparts in central government and the private sector in the application of GIS technology. To meet current challenges, local authorities must coordinate the latest technology with…

    eBook – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Universities and Global Human Development: Theoretical and empirical insights for social change book cover

    Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Decent Society: Planning for Social Quality book cover

    The Decent Society

    Planning for Social Quality, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace, Roger Sapsford

    The search for ‘the Decent Society’ – a fit place in which to live – has informed policy at both governmental and international level. This book analyses its nature and devises a consistent way of measuring the concept world-wide on the basis of a coherent theory of agency within social structure.…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • UN Peacebuilding Architecture: The First 10 Years book cover

    UN Peacebuilding Architecture

    The First 10 Years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Eli Stamnes

    Since its establishment, the UN's Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) has been involved in peacebuilding processes in more than 20 countries. This edited volume takes stock of the overall impact of the PBA during its first decade in existence, and generates innovative recommendations for how the…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • One Health: Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa book cover

    One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    eBook – 2016-02-12
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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