E-books: Development Studies

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tasha Oren, Andrea Press

    Feminism as a method, a movement, a critique, and an identity has been the subject of debates, contestations and revisions in recent years, yet contemporary global developments and political upheavals have again refocused feminism’s collective force. What is feminism now? How do scholars and…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy: A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment book cover

    Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Employing a multiscalar approach to migration outcomes, spanning individual households, local communities, the macroeconomy and global patterns of capital accumulation, this book demonstrates how cumulatively causal processes at structural, institutional and agency levels have forged a precariously…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations: Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia book cover

    Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Cross-Cultural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology book cover

    Cross-Cultural Explorations

    Activities in Culture and Psychology, 3rd Edition

    By Susan B. Goldstein

    It is only in recent decades that psychology as an academic discipline has begun to recognize the importance of a cultural perspective. From cross-cultural psychology through to psychological anthropology, psychologists have taken a number of approaches to studying the role of culture in human…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious 5-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • 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

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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