E-books: Development Studies

  • 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

  • The Politics of Economic Reform in Ghana book cover

    The Politics of Economic Reform in Ghana

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Aidoo

    This book explores the significant economic transformation of Ghana over the three decades since the end of the Cold War, focusing on the role of political-economic change and reform. The Politics of Economic Reform in Ghana presents a range of perspectives from scholars drawn from both academia…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Engendering Development: Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy book cover

    Engendering Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer L. Fluri

    Engendering Development demonstrates how gender is a form of inequality that is used to generate global capitalist development. It charts the histories of gender, race, class, sexuality and nationality as categories of inequality under imperialism, which continue to support the accumulation of…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads book cover

    Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk de Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven J. Gold, Stephanie J. Nawyn

    This revised and expanded second edition of Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies provides a comprehensive basis for understanding the complexity and patterns of international migration. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges book cover

    Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • People, Place and Global Order: Foundations of a Networked Political Economy book cover

    People, Place and Global Order

    Foundations of a Networked Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Taylor, Adam Bronstone

    Globalization and technology are combining to change socio-economic relationships. The pace of change and uncertainty of the world of work – no job for life, zero-hours contracts, diminished pension rights and a growing delivery dependence on digital networks over human contact – are creating a…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration book cover

    Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reubens

    This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability, and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe: From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence book cover

    Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe

    From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence, 1st Edition

    By Daniel B. Ndlela

    This book identifies the root causes of income inequality in underdeveloped economies and proposes new solutions for structural reform in economies that have long neglected and exploited working people. It focuses on the case of Zimbabwe, a classic example of an African post-colonial state…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture and Politics book cover

    Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion, division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa: Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia book cover

    Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa

    Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Atkeyelsh G. M. Persson

    This book examines environmental sustainability and inclusive economic growth, providing in-depth analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI) in large-scale agriculture in Ethiopia. In most African states, arable land and other natural resources play a pivotal role for economic growth and…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

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