E-books: Development Geography

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure: Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State book cover

    Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster: Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) book cover

    Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Rights to the City: Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador book cover

    Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focussing on…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Geopolitics and Development book cover

    Geopolitics and Development

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Power

    Geopolitics and Development examines the historical emergence of development as a form of governmentality, from the end of empire to the Cold War and the War on Terror. It illustrates the various ways in which the meanings and relations of development as a discourse, an apparatus and an aspiration,…

    eBook – 2019-01-25
    Routledge

  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Productivity of Cities book cover

    Productivity of Cities

    1st Edition

    By Sung- Jong Kim

    First published in 1997, this volume from the Bruton Center for Development Studies examines urban productivity and the Korean urban system. The Center recognizes the growing significance of information and technology in local, national and global development. Research conducted within the Center…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tropical Bioproductivity: Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World book cover

    Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Perspectives on British Rural Planning Policy, 1994-97 book cover

    Perspectives on British Rural Planning Policy, 1994-97

    1st Edition

    By Andrew W. Gilg

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the issue of rural planning, which has become a complex activity in which policies in one area have important ramifications in other policy areas. It is thus very important for all those involved in rural planning affairs to remain not only up to date,…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Growth and Development in Asia: Volume I: Making the Cities book cover

    Urban Growth and Development in Asia

    Volume I: Making the Cities, 1st Edition

    By Graham P. Chapman, Ashok K. Dutt

    First published in 1999, this volume begins with a panoramic survey by Nigel Harris of the drama of Asian Urbanization, based on the inaugural plenary lecture he gave to the 5th Asian Urbanization Conference held in London. In the following chapters many experts and practitioners from different…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • South-South Development book cover

    South-South Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Kragelund

    South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Prospects for Sustainable Development in the Chinese Countryside: The Political Economy of Chinese Ecological Agriculture book cover

    Prospects for Sustainable Development in the Chinese Countryside

    The Political Economy of Chinese Ecological Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Richard Sanders

    This title was first published in 2000:  An examination of the potential for Chinese ecological agriculture providing a basis for sustainable development in the Chinese countryside. Richard Sanders involves primary research in seven villages and four countries in China that have adopted…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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