Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Development Assistance for Peacebuilding book cover

    Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M. Gisselquist

    Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas can be a core component of peacebuilding, providing support for the restoration of government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. What has worked, why it has worked, and what is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice book cover

    Community Development and Democratic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multiyear process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization book cover

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

    1st Edition

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting affects how we are organized and how we influence each other and wield power. It is suggested that speaking is a major clue to organization and to the creation of new…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Culture: Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations book cover

    Rethinking Culture

    Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By David G. White

    Organizational or corporate ‘culture’ is the most overused and least understood word in business, if not society. While the topic has been an object of keen academic interest for nearly half a century, theorists and practitioners still struggle with the most basic questions: What is organizational…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Business and Government Relations in Africa book cover

    Business and Government Relations in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Dibie

    This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African countries to a new level. In the twenty-first century, the interests and operations of government and business inevitably intersect all over the African continent. No…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa book cover

    Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Winnie V. Mitullah, Marianne Vanderschuren, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi

    What challenges do pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world? What opportunities do these cities have to provide for walking and cycling? Based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya), this book explores these…

    Paperback – 2019-04-14 
    Routledge

  • The British New Towns: A Programme without a Policy book cover

    The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy, 1st Edition

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis book cover

    Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis

    1st Edition

    By 'Bola Ayeni

    This book, first published in 1979, discusses the concepts, models and techniques used in urban analysis and planning. This study reviews many of the older concepts and models of urban spatial structure, laying the foundations of analysis carried out in the later parts of the book. Topics such as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes: Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities book cover

    Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der Poel

    First published in 1989. Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states: Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The emergence of leisure as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Operational Urban Models: An Introduction book cover

    Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Foot

    First published in 1981. Urban modelling techniques are an established tool in assessing the possible repercussions of major changes in land use. This book is an introductory guide to the various models that have been developed and to how they can be applied in planning practice, particularly with…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Ports and Harbor Management: Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts book cover

    Urban Ports and Harbor Management

    Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc J. Hershman

    The essays in this book, first published in 1988, explore the changes that have occurred in the modern harbour in the 1970s and 1980s and the many roles of the public port in stimulating or responding to these changes. The goal of this study is to understand the modern harbour and public port and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Future of Urban Form: The Impact of New Technology book cover

    The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Brotchie, Peter Newton, Peter Hall, Peter Nijkamp

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the ways in which the editors and contributors predicted the urban system, shaped by emerging technologies, would look like, both nationally and internationally. The technological changes covered include automation in the secondary sector, the effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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