E-books: Development Studies

  • Social Movements Contesting Natural Resource Development book cover

    Social Movements Contesting Natural Resource Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John F. Devlin

    Presenting a broad range of case studies, this book explores rural social movements contesting natural resource development initiatives. Natural resource development takes multiple forms, including infrastructure corridors, mines, dams, resource processing plants and pipelines. Many of which are…

    eBook – 2019-10-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainable Cities Reimagined: Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Cities Reimagined

    Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav E. Shmelev

    To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large…

    eBook – 2019-10-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Doris Fuchs, Anders Hayden

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance provides a state-of-the-art review of core debates and contributions that offer a more normative, critical, and transformatively aspirational view on global sustainability governance. In this landmark text, an international group of…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Power, Empowerment and Social Change book cover

    Power, Empowerment and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary McGee, Jethro Pettit

    This book uncovers how power operates around the world, and how it can be resisted or transformed through empowered collective action and social leadership. The stakes have never been higher. Recent years have seen a rapid escalation of inequalities, the rise of new global powers and corporate…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Energy and Development book cover

    Energy and Development

    1st Edition

    By Frauke Urban

    This book explores the complex relationship between energy and development and discusses the core issues and concepts surrounding this growing area of research and policy. In the field of energy and development, the world faces two major challenges: (1) Providing energy access to the roughly …

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • China’s New Role in African Politics: From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization? book cover

    China’s New Role in African Politics

    From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christof Hartmann, Nele Noesselt

    China's rise to global power status in recent decades has been accompanied by deepening economic relationships with Africa, with the New Silk Road's extension to Sub-Saharan Africa as the latest step, leading to much academic debate about the influence of Chinese business in the continent.…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Ethical and Responsible Tourism: Managing Sustainability in Local Tourism Destinations book cover

    Ethical and Responsible Tourism

    Managing Sustainability in Local Tourism Destinations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony O’Rourke, Marko Koščak

    Ethical and Responsible Tourism explains the methods and practices used to manage the environmental impact of tourism on local communities and destinations. The three core themes of the book – destination management, environmental and social aspects of ethical sustainable development and business…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Global North-South Atlas: Mapping Global Change book cover

    The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North–South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the 21st century.…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Regional Economic Development and History book cover

    Regional Economic Development and History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marijn Molema, Sara Svensson

    Regional Studies is inextricably intertwined with history. Cultural and institutional legacies inform choices between different policy options, meaning that the past plays a crucial role in how we think about regional economic development, planning and policy. Through a selection of accessible…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace in the 21st Century book cover

    Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace in the 21st Century

    2nd Edition

    By Balmiki Prasad Singh

    This book examines a wide range of issues that are expected to play a dominant role in shaping the 21st century. Delineating key concerns in geopolitics, democracy and peace, it studies the functions and influences of educational institutions, progressive religious and social groups, communities,…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge India

  • Knowledges Born in the Struggle: Constructing the Epistemologies of the Global South book cover

    Knowledges Born in the Struggle

    Constructing the Epistemologies of the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Maria Paula Meneses

    In a world overwhelmingly unjust and seemingly deprived of alternatives, this book claims that the alternatives can be found among us. These alternatives are, however, discredited or made invisible by the dominant ways of knowing. Rather than alternatives, therefore, we need an alternative way of…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Epistemologies of the South

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