E-books: Development Studies

  • Energy in Europe: Issues and Policies book cover

    Energy in Europe

    Issues and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Thomas G. Weyman-Jones

    Originally published in 1986. Energy economics emerged in the 1970s as one of the most controversial and critical aspects of European economic and political development. This book provides a fully comprehensive but easily accessible guide to the key issues of energy policy, placing them in a…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • A Dictionary of Energy book cover

    A Dictionary of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Martin Counihan

    Originally published in 1981. Every aspect of Energy – production, conversion and use - is discussed and explained in this unique dictionary. Comprehensive and well-illustrated entries cover fossil and other types of chemical fuel; hydro-electric and nuclear power; energy conservation; solar energy…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • The Politics of Energy: The Development and Implementation of the NEP book cover

    The Politics of Energy

    The Development and Implementation of the NEP, 1st Edition

    By G. Bruce Doern, Glen Toner

    Originally published in 1985. This in-depth analysis of federal energy policy and politics in the oil and gas sector critically evaluates the National Energy Program, one of the most controversial and wide-ranging policy initiatives in Canadian history - an import case study. Bridging Canadian…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Strategies for the UK book cover

    Energy Strategies for the UK

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Littlechild, Kirit Vaidya

    Originally published in 1982. This book describes a comprehensive and integrated model of the UK energy sector which focuses on decision-making and optimisation rather than on forecasting or simulation. It incorporates the production and investment policy of all the major fuels over a fifty-year…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A.M. Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focuses on the Port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space book cover

    Architecture on the Borderline

    Boundary Politics and Built Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anoma Pieris

    Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation-state borders are porous to a few but impermeable to many. It asks how these uneven and conflicted social realities are embodied in the physical and material conditions imagined, produced or…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Geographical Indication and Global Agri-Food: Development and Democratization book cover

    Geographical Indication and Global Agri-Food

    Development and Democratization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Bonanno, Kae Sekine, Hart N. Feuer

    This book addresses the relevance of geographical indication (GI) as a tool for local and socio-economic development and democratization of agri-food, with case studies from Asia, Europe and the Americas. A geographical indication is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh book cover

    Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge India

  • Vanishing Borders: Protecting the planet in the age of globalization book cover

    Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Negotiating Religion and Development: Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia book cover

    Negotiating Religion and Development

    Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Arnhild Leer-Helgesen

    This book argues that relationships between religion and development in faith-based development work are constructed through repeated processes of negotiation. Rather than being a neat and tidy relationship, faith-based development work is complex and multifaceted: an ongoing series of negotiations…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyze the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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