E-books: Development Studies

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend toward…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Zero-Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment book cover

    Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Refugia: Radical Solutions to Mass Displacement book cover

    Refugia

    Radical Solutions to Mass Displacement, 1st Edition

    By Robin Cohen, Nicholas Van Hear

    This is an unusual book. Combining social science fiction, utopianism, pragmatism, sober analysis and innovative social theory, the authors address one of the biggest dilemmas of our age – how to solve the problems arising from mass displacement. As early versions of the solution proposed by Robin…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets: Strategic and Operational Challenges book cover

    Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets

    Strategic and Operational Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Cle-Anne Gabriel

    This book highlights the challenges faced by renewable energy enterprises (REEs) in emerging markets, by reflecting on the enterprises’ own stories and experiences. Research into REEs has focused largely on successful businesses and business models, and developed markets. With significant…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Legal Geography: Perspectives and Methods book cover

    Legal Geography

    Perspectives and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tayanah O’Donnell, Daniel F. Robinson, Josephine Gillespie

    This book is the first legal geography book to explicitly engage in method. It complements this by also bringing together different perspectives on the emerging school of legal geography. It explores human–environment interactions and showcases distinct environmental legal geography scholarship.…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations book cover

    Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations

    1st Edition

    By Dalia Streimikiene, Asta Mikalauskiene, Remigijus Ciegis

    This book deals with the main challenges of sustainable development and the role of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility in implementing these challenges through sustainable leadership and innovations. It includes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides a historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Needs are increasingly seen as the lowest common denominator of humanity. Standard definitions of basic needs, however, set a minimalist version of humanity – both in the sense that they are…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World book cover

    Green Development

    Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World, 4th Edition

    By Bill Adams

    The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development, and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. Green Development provides a clear and coherent analysis of sustainable development in both theory and practice. Green…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa book cover

    Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Sethulego Matebesi

    This book highlights the role of community trusts in social licencing through the lens of mining and mining disputes in South Africa. Employing elements of trust, acceptance and elite interaction as a framework, this book critically investigates the underlying dynamics of community development…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights: Identity, Advocacy and Norms book cover

    Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights

    Identity, Advocacy and Norms, 1st Edition

    By Corinne Lennox

    This book explores the ways in which minority groups across the world are reshaping the international minority rights protection system. It documents the actions of four major groups that are using transnational social mobilisation to achieve recognition of their identities and their rights. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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