Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Communication and Community: Constructive and destructive dynamics of social transformation book cover

    Environmental Communication and Community

    Constructive and destructive dynamics of social transformation

    Edited by Tarla Rai Peterson, Hanna Ljunggren Bergeå, Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker, Kaisa Raitio

    As society has become increasingly aware of environmental issues, the challenge of structuring public participation opportunities that strengthen democracy, while promoting more sustainable communities has become crucial for many natural resource agencies, industries, interest groups and publics.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all? book cover

    Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of race, class and gender book cover

    Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change

    Intersections of race, class and gender

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    Sociological literature tends to view the social categories of race, class and gender as distinct and has avoided discussing how multiple intersections inform and contribute to experiences of injustice and inequity. This limited focus is clearly inadequate. Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability: An historical approach book cover

    Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources book cover

    Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Sponsoring Nature: Environmental Philanthropy for Conservation book cover

    Sponsoring Nature

    Environmental Philanthropy for Conservation

    By Maano Ramutsindela, Marja Spierenburg, Harry Wels

    Saving the world's flora and fauna, especially high-profile examples such as chimpanzees, whales and the tropical rain forests, is big business. Individuals and companies channel their resources to the preservation of nature through various ways, one of which is the funding of environmental…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities book cover

    Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities

    Edited by Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser, Gina Ziervogel

    There is overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. It is the poorest countries and people who are the most vulnerable to this threat and who will suffer the most. This book shows how increasing urbanization and growing poverty levels mean that it is imperative to ask how climate change…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Community Action and Climate Change book cover

    Community Action and Climate Change

    By Jennifer Kent

    The failure of recent international negotiations to progress global action on climate change has shifted attention to the emergence of grassroots sustainability initiatives. These civil society networks display the potential to implement social innovation and change processes from the ‘bottom up’.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia book cover

    Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia

    Edited by Shinichiro Tabata

    Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan's leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Climate Change and Anthropos: Planet, people and places book cover

    Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism

    Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens

    Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

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