E-books: Development Studies

  • Chinese Peace in Africa: From Peacekeeper to Peacemaker book cover

    Chinese Peace in Africa

    From Peacekeeper to Peacemaker, 1st Edition

    By Steven C.Y. Kuo

    China’s emergence in Africa is the most significant development for the continent since at least the end of the Cold War. Of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, China is also the largest contributor in terms of troop numbers to United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO). While…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • 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

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and the UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where…

    eBook – 2019-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Mohammed VI's Strategies for Moroccan Economic Development book cover

    Mohammed VI's Strategies for Moroccan Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Eve Sandberg, Seth Binder

    This book analyzes the economic development choices initiated by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI since he ascended the throne in 1999 and situates those choices in the political economy development literature. Examining the policies enacted by the King, the authors argue that over the past twenty years…

    eBook – 2019-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Energy in China's Modernization book cover

    Energy in China's Modernization

    1st Edition

    By Vaclav Smil

    A selection of 50 Slovak folk tales assembled from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky. The translator seeks to preserve the poetic qualities of the originals, and the book includes an introduction to the genres of the folktale and the specifics of Slovak tales.…

    eBook – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience: Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals book cover

    Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam

    The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals include a specific target for full and productive employment. However, what constitutes full employment in developing countries is not yet clearly understood. And likewise, there is no clear direction for developing strategies and policies to…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanja Kleibl, Ronald Lutz, Ndangwa Noyoo, Benjamin Bunk, Annika Dittmann, Boitumelo Seepamore

    The Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Social Work reflects on and dissects the challenging issues confronting social work practice and education globally in the post-colonial era. By analysing how countries in the so-called developing and developed world have navigated some of the inherited…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics book cover

    India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly, Sujit Kumar

    This volume explores the complexities of governance, law, and politics in India’s Scheduled Areas. The Scheduled Areas (SAs) are those parts of the country which have been identified by the Fifth and Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India and are inhabited predominantly by tribal communities…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge India

  • Disaster Risk Governance: Four Cases from Developing Countries book cover

    Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise D. P. Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Urban Policy in Latin America: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals? book cover

    Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Aid Power and Politics book cover

    Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present-day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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