E-books: Development Policy

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America book cover

    Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Singapore’s Multiculturalism: Evolving Diversity book cover

    Singapore’s Multiculturalism

    Evolving Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Chan Heng Chee, Sharon Siddique

    Since independence in 1965, Singapore has developed its own unique approach to managing the diversity of Race, Religion, Culture, Language, Nationality, and Age among its citizens. This approach is a consequence of many factors, including its very distinct ethnic makeup compared with its neighbours…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender book cover

    The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda book cover

    Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism: Political Economy Analysis from Washington to Beijing book cover

    Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism

    Political Economy Analysis from Washington to Beijing, 1st Edition

    By Viktor Jakupec, Max Kelly

    Across the world the Western dominated international aid system is being challenged. The rise of right-wing populism, de-globalisation, the advance of illiberal democracy and the emergence of non-Western donors onto the international stage are cutting right to the heart of the entrenched…

    eBook – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia: Building State and Citizenship book cover

    Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia

    Building State and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Francy Carranza-Franco

    This book investigates demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR) in Colombia during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The six large peace processes and amnesties that took place in Colombia over this period were nation-led, providing an interesting case study for the wider DDR…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Politics of US Aid to Pakistan: Aid Allocation and Delivery from Truman to Trump book cover

    The Politics of US Aid to Pakistan

    Aid Allocation and Delivery from Truman to Trump, 1st Edition

    By Murad Ali

    This book aims at uncovering the politics behind the provision of US foreign aid to Pakistan during three distinctive periods: the Cold War, the post-Cold War and the "war on terror". Focusing on a comprehensive analysis of aid allocation and delivery mechanisms, this book uncovers the primary…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Scott, Nick Gallent, Menelaos Gkartzios

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning provides a critical account and state of the art review of rural planning in the early years of the twenty-first century. Looking across different international experiences – from Europe, North America and Australasia to the transition and emerging…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Civil Society in the Global South book cover

    Civil Society in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Palash Kamruzzaman

    In recent years civil society has been seen as a key route for democracy promotion and solving development ‘problems’ in low-income countries. However, the very concept of civil society is deeply rooted in European traditions and values. In pursuing civil society reform in non-Western countries,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Regional Cooperation for Peace and Development: Japan and South Korea in Southeast Asia book cover

    Regional Cooperation for Peace and Development

    Japan and South Korea in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brendan Howe

    Faced with significant security challenges, in recent years Japan and South Korea have both sought to raise their international profile through peacebuilding, development, humanitarian assistance, and human security. This book assesses the past, present, and future potential of these niche…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

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