E-books: Development Policy

  • English Language in India: A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth book cover

    English Language in India

    A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth, 1st Edition

    By Jaskiran Bedi

    This book examines the relationship between the English language and growth – economic and inclusive – in India. It explores why English continues to be the language of aspiration long after Independence. With the second largest English-speaking population in the world today, India is testimonial…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • GIS, Organisations and People: A Socio-technical Approach book cover

    GIS, Organisations and People

    A Socio-technical Approach, 1st Edition

    By James Petch

    GIS projects have previously been viewed primarily as technical exercises but it is now evident that the success of GIS projects depends as much upon organisational issues as upon technicalities. GIS projects have socio-organisational contexts which must be taken into account if such projects are…

    eBook – 2019-08-08
    CRC Press

  • Energy Policies and Climate Change in China: Actors, Implementation, and Future Prospects book cover

    Energy Policies and Climate Change in China

    Actors, Implementation, and Future Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Han Lin

    In the face of growing environmental challenges, including climate change and energy security, countries across the globe are developing new policies and programs to address these challenges, and China is no exception. This book analyses China’s two most significant climate-related energy policies,…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia book cover

    Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nagesh Kumar, Joseph George

    This volume foregrounds the importance of regional cooperation in the context of food security challenges in South Asia. South Asia holds the key to global achievement of SDG targets of ending hunger and malnutrition – it accounts for nearly one-third of food-insecure people on the planet, with…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge India

  • India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics book cover

    India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly, Sujit Kumar

    This volume explores the complexities of governance, law, and politics in India’s Scheduled Areas. The Scheduled Areas (SAs) are those parts of the country which have been identified by the Fifth and Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India and are inhabited predominantly by tribal communities…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge India

  • Aid Power and Politics book cover

    Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present-day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Politics and Poverty: A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations book cover

    Politics and Poverty

    A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1st Edition

    By John Abbott

    Originally published in 1992. At its foundation FAO was conceived as an organization that would bring together health and agriculture. It would manage the world’s food output to greater advantage and improve the well-being of its people. Almost a half-century on, FAO faced mounting criticism from…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • The Fight for Food: Factors Limiting Agricultural Production book cover

    The Fight for Food

    Factors Limiting Agricultural Production, 1st Edition

    By Harold E. Croxall, Lionel P. Smith

    Originally published in 1984. Without technical Jargon or a mass of confusing statistics, this book describes a wide range of factors influencing agricultural productivity including weather, soil biology and ecology, and human, social, economic and political factors. The ways in which these factors…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • The Political Economy of African Famine book cover

    The Political Economy of African Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. E. Downs, Donna O. Kerner, Stephen P. Reyna

    Originally published in 1991. This volume explores the combination of political and economic forces that influence different levels of food supply. The book begins with a discussion of famine theories, ranging from cultural ecology to neo-Marxism. Following this survey is a series of essays by…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development: The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets book cover

    Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development

    The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets, 1st Edition

    By T. Scarlett Epstein

    Originally published in 1982. This book explores the nature of food marketing in Third World countries. Economic development invariably involves a transition from the traditional subsistence and/or barter economics to increasing participation in cash transactions. In many less developed countries…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • The Politics of Hunger: The Global Food System book cover

    The Politics of Hunger

    The Global Food System, 1st Edition

    By John W. Warnock

    Originally published in 1987. This important and provocative book explains the persistence of hunger, poverty, and the lack of balanced development in many countries and the central role of agriculture in economic development. Most theories of agricultural development are based on the experiences…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • African Food Systems in Crisis: Part One: Microperspectives book cover

    African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part One: Microperspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1990. Produced by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this is the first of a multi-part project dealing with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa primarily at the level of local production-the microperspective. It offers a…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

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