E-books: Development Studies

  • Zoning: A Guide for 21st-Century Planning book cover

    Zoning

    A Guide for 21st-Century Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott Sclar, Bernadette Baird-Zars, Lauren Ames Fischer, Valerie Stahl

    Zoning is at once a key technical competency of urban planning practice and a highly politicized regulatory tool. How this contradiction between the technical and political is resolved has wide-reaching implications for urban equity and sustainability, two key concerns of urban planning. Moving…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets book cover

    Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Paladini, Suresh George

    Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets provides a snapshot of the different dimensions of sustainability and analyses how they interact and configure themselves, case by case, in selected emerging economies. The parameters of economic growth in developing economies are explored in the context of…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • Wealth Creation: A New Framework for Rural Economic and Community Development book cover

    Wealth Creation

    A New Framework for Rural Economic and Community Development, 1st Edition

    By Shanna E. Ratner

    A new approach to rural development is emerging. Instead of being about attracting companies that might create jobs over which communities have no control, the emerging paradigm is about connecting the unique underutilized assets of place with market opportunity to grow assets that are owned and…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance book cover

    Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Richard M. Levy

    This book provides readers with a basic understanding of the principles that underlie real estate development. A brief historical overview and an introduction to basic principles are followed by examples from practice. Case studies focus on how cities change and respond to the economic,…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • New Futures for South Asia: Commerce and Connectivity book cover

    New Futures for South Asia

    Commerce and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adluri Subramanyam Raju

    This book is a comprehensive examination of the society, polity and economy of South Asian countries and their future trajectories. The chapters included in the volume present key insights into the geopolitical dynamics of the region. New Futures for South Asia: draws on case studies from the…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge India

  • The Sarvodaya Movement: Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka book cover

    The Sarvodaya Movement

    Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Praveena Rajkobal

    This book provides an important case study of how local cultures, religions and spiritualities can enhance development activities, and provide helpful frameworks for contemporary societies facing the pressures of neo-liberalism. It specifically traces how the influential Sri Lankan Sarvodaya…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Better Spending for Localizing Global Sustainable Development Goals: Examples from the Field book cover

    Better Spending for Localizing Global Sustainable Development Goals

    Examples from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fayyaz Baqir, Nipa Banerjee, Sanni Yaya

    This book centers around an intense debate among donors, policymakers, development practitioners, and academics on the efficacy of aid in eradicating poverty while promoting human development. It seeks to fill the gap in present literature by presenting stories of better spending through…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • Practices of Citizenship in East Africa: Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism book cover

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa

    Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katariina Holma, Tiina Kontinen

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa uses insights from philosophical pragmatism to explore how to strengthen citizenship within developing countries. Using a bottom-up approach, the book investigates the various everyday practices in which citizenship habits are formed and reformulated. In…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Collaborative Governance for Local Economic Development: Lessons from Countries around the World book cover

    Collaborative Governance for Local Economic Development

    Lessons from Countries around the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Denita Cepiku, So Hee Jeon, David K. Jesuit

    Although collaborations for local and regional economic development have been popular in recent years, it is not yet wholly clear when or how such efforts bring successful outcomes. Using an integrative conceptual framework for collaborative governance, this innovative collection provides a…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Political Financing in Developing Countries: A Case from Ghana book cover

    Political Financing in Developing Countries

    A Case from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Luna

    This book argues that to fully grasp the decision-making of politicians and political actors in developing countries, we must first understand how politicians finance their campaigns for office—and to whom they are indebted and expected to repay. Political Financing in Developing Countries focuses…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Sustainable Action and Motivation: Pathways for Individuals, Institutions and Humanity book cover

    Sustainable Action and Motivation

    Pathways for Individuals, Institutions and Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Roland Mees

    Sustainable Action and Motivation proposes individual competencies and institutional policies that can help overcome the motivational hurdles that hamper sustainable action. Following the Paris Agreement of 2015 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the political momentum urgently to begin…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Ethics

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