E-books: Development Studies

  • Democratic Education in a Globalized World: A Normative Theory book cover

    Democratic Education in a Globalized World

    A Normative Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julian Culp

    Due to the economic and social effects of globalization democracy is currently in crisis in many states around the world. This book suggests that solving this crisis requires rethinking democratic education. It argues that educational public policy must cultivate democratic relationships not only…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City book cover

    Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’…

    eBook – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Making a Living: Changing Livelihoods in Rural Africa book cover

    Making a Living

    Changing Livelihoods in Rural Africa, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Francis

    Livelihoods in rural Africa are changing in response to disappearing job prospects, falling agricultural output and collapsing infrastructure. This book explains why the responses to these challenges are so different in different parts of Africa. Making a Living uses case studies from commercial…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, Karina Ansolabehere, Tatiana Alfonso

    An understanding of law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of "rule of law" which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that recognize the diversity of situations and contexts characterizing the region. The Routledge Handbook of…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators: Their History and Geography book cover

    The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Development in Brazil: The Rise of a Global Agro-food Power book cover

    Agricultural Development in Brazil

    The Rise of a Global Agro-food Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio M. Buainain, Rodrigo Lanna, Zander Navarro

    In the last few decades, Brazilian agriculture has experienced a seismic transformation, and its contradictory facets have fed different and opposing narratives regarding recent changes. This book covers these changes, exploring the issues from several empirical and analytical angles, including the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Agricultural Economics

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Theory of Social Enterprise and Pluralism: Social Movements, Solidarity Economy, and Global South book cover

    Theory of Social Enterprise and Pluralism

    Social Movements, Solidarity Economy, and Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Eynaud, Jean-Louis Laville, Luciane dos Santos, Swati Banerjee, Flor Avelino, Lars Hulgård

    In the past decades, social enterprise has been an emerging field of research. Its main frameworks have been provided by Occidental approaches. Mainly based on an organizational vision, they give little or no room to questions such as gender, race, colonialism, class, power relations and…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social Enterprise & Social Innovation

  • 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

  • Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa: A Regional Framework for Access book cover

    Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa

    A Regional Framework for Access, 1st Edition

    By Olasupo Owoeye

    A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs: Development Work under Neoliberalism book cover

    Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling first-hand account of the NGO sector and wider civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Resilience and Transatlantic Order: Enduring Crisis? book cover

    The Politics of Resilience and Transatlantic Order

    Enduring Crisis?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Friedrichs, Sebastian Harnisch, Cameron G. Thies

    This edited volume bridges the "analytical divide" between studies of transatlantic relations, democratic peace theory, and foreign policy analysis, and improves our theoretical understanding of the logic of crises prevention and resolution. The recent rise of populism and polarization in both the…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

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