E-books: Development Policy

  • African Food Systems in Crisis: Part Two: Contending with Change book cover

    African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part Two: Contending with Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1991. Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this the second part of a project examining the causes of food system failure in Africa and the effects of attempts to remedy the situation. It evaluates the…

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

  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development Evaluation book cover

    Information and Communication Technologies for Development Evaluation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oscar A. García, Prashanth Kotturi

    Written by a team of expert practitioners at the Independent Office of Evaluation of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), this book gives an insight into the implications of new and emerging technologies in development evaluation. Growing technologies such as big data analytics,…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Nuclear Power: Today and Tomorrow book cover

    Nuclear Power

    Today and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Jay

    Originally published in 1961. This book gives the layman a better understanding of the nature of nuclear power and explains some of the major problems which have to be overcome in making practical use of it. It is concerned mainly with the different kinds of nuclear reactors - their underlying…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts book cover

    Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Contradictions of Foreign Aid book cover

    The Contradictions of Foreign Aid

    1st Edition

    By Desmond McNeill

    Originally published in 1981, this book analyses how development aid works in practice. It presents a critique of the practice of foreign aid, analyses the aid process, who controls it and investigates the exercise of leverage by donors. It examines the interests of the different parties…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aid

  • Australian Overseas Aid book cover

    Australian Overseas Aid

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Eldridge, Dean Forbes, Doug Porter

    Originally published in 1986, this book evaluated the review of the Australian Overseas Aid Program (the 1984 Jackson Report) and discusses the significance of Australia’s contribution to overseas aid for the future. The book focusses on the overall context of the Jackson report; discusses the…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aid

  • U.S. Economic Foreign Aid: A Case Study of the United States Agency for International Development book cover

    U.S. Economic Foreign Aid

    A Case Study of the United States Agency for International Development, 1st Edition

    By David Porter

    Originally published in 1990, this volume is a comprehensive study of United States foreign aid allocation from 1961-1983 and the significance it has for US Foreign Policy as a whole. As well as developing a theoretically consistent measure of poverty for the research, the book also examines the…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aid

  • OPEC and the Third World: The Politics of Aid book cover

    OPEC and the Third World

    The Politics of Aid, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Hunter

    Originally published in 1984 this book focuses principally on the use of foreign aid by the members of OPEC in the 1970s and demonstrates how the divisive elements both within OPEC and between OPEC and the rest of the developing world prevented OPEC from using aid to advance developing world…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aid

  • Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Banerjee Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Municipal Entrepreneurship and Energy Policy: A Five Nation Study of Politics, Innovation and Social Change book cover

    Municipal Entrepreneurship and Energy Policy

    A Five Nation Study of Politics, Innovation and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Alison E. Woodward, Jerry Ellig, Tom R. Burns

    Originally published in 1994. The energy crisis of the 1970s provided an opportune climate for public sector entrepreneurship to develop. The authors present case studies from six innovative and diverse municipalities in Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden and the United States. The studies…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • The Geography of Energy book cover

    The Geography of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1964 and revised in 1971. This is an examination of the three principal factors which influence energy production and consumption, and the associated trade in fuel and power: market, transport and politics. Topics discussed include the economics of oil pipelines and tankers;…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Guide: A Directory of Information Resources book cover

    Energy Guide

    A Directory of Information Resources, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Bemis

    Originally published in 1977. This annotated guide to sources of information on the social science aspects of energy and energy alternatives describes materials and sources of interest to users at all levels. The chapters separate information according to the type of material or the issuing…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

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