E-books: Development Policy

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies: The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth book cover

    Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs: Development Work under Neoliberalism book cover

    Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling first-hand account of the NGO sector and wider civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development in Mexico: Policy Transformation from Below book cover

    Industrial Development in Mexico

    Policy Transformation from Below, 1st Edition

    By Walid Tijerina

    This book explores developmental policymaking across the multiple levels of Mexico’s contemporary state, arguing that many of the innovations in industrial policy have been driven at the subnational level. In the three decades since Mexico’s neoliberal turn in its political economy, subnational…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty book cover

    Turning the Tide on Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice book cover

    Community Development and Democratic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multiyear process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Improving the Sustainable Development Goals: Strategies and the Governance Challenge book cover

    Improving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Strategies and the Governance Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Lars Niklasson

    Improving the Sustainable Development Goals evaluates the Global Goals (Agenda 2030) by looking at their design and how they relate to theories of economic development. Adopted unanimously by the member states of the United Nations (UN) in 2015, the goals are remarkable for the global…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Quality in Higher Education as a Tool for Human Development: Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe book cover

    Quality in Higher Education as a Tool for Human Development

    Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe, 1st Edition

    By Patience Mukwambo

    Whilst many studies have explored how quality in higher education is conceptualised in the Global North, less attention has been paid to quality in higher education in Africa and the Global South. This book uses the human development and capabilities approach to demonstrate how quality in teaching…

    eBook – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Global Governance Challenges book cover

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Global Governance Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Dalby, Susan Horton, Rianne Mahon, Diana Thomaz

    This book draws on the expertise of faculty and colleagues at the Balsillie School of International Affairs to both locate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a contribution to the development of global government and to examine the political-institutional and financial challenges posed by…

    eBook – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa: A Multidimensional Approach book cover

    Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa

    A Multidimensional Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Almas Heshmati

    This book is an edited volume which contains empirical studies on determinants of poverty and its reduction in Africa. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Nuclear Power in Crisis: Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State book cover

    Nuclear Power in Crisis

    Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Blowers, David Pepper

    Originally published in 1987. The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of the…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

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