E-books: Development Theory

  • Economic Development and Mental Illness: Anticipating and Mitigating Disruptive Change book cover

    Economic Development and Mental Illness

    Anticipating and Mitigating Disruptive Change, 1st Edition

    By Alf H. Walle

    Social, economic, and technological changes disrupt many Indigenous, ethnic, and rural communities even when offering progress. Under these conditions, social and psychological dysfunctions are likely to emerge. This book provides insights regarding how to anticipate, prevent, and, when necessary,…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge

  • The Global North-South Atlas: Mapping Global Change book cover

    The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North–South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the 21st century.…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • African Intellectuals in the Post-colonial World book cover

    African Intellectuals in the Post-colonial World

    1st Edition

    By Fetson A Kalua

    This book examines the role of African intellectuals in the years since the end of colonialism, studying the contribution that has been made by such individuals, both to political causes and to development within Africa. Studying the concept of the "intellectual" within an African context, this…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • 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

  • Gendered Power and Mobile Technology: Intersections in the Global South book cover

    Gendered Power and Mobile Technology

    Intersections in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Wamala Larsson, Laura Stark

    Mobile phones are widely viewed as the information and communication technology that holds the most promise for bridging global digital divides. Gendered Power and Mobile Technology uses empirical research to focus on changing intersections between technology, gender and other categories of social…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • 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

  • 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

  • Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Gold, Stephanie J. Nawyn

    This revised and expanded second edition of Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies provides a comprehensive basis for understanding the complexity and patterns of international migration. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe: From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence book cover

    Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe

    From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence, 1st Edition

    By Daniel B. Ndlela

    This book identifies the root causes of income inequality in underdeveloped economies and proposes new solutions for structural reform in economies that have long neglected and exploited working people. It focuses on the case of Zimbabwe, a classic example of an African post-colonial state…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • 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

  • 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

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

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