Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Vanishing Borders: Protecting the planet in the age of globalization book cover

    Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Working the Sahel book cover

    Working the Sahel

    By W.M. Adams, M.J. Mortimore

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Changing the Conditions for Development Aid: A New Paradigm? book cover

    Changing the Conditions for Development Aid

    A New Paradigm?

    Edited by Neils Hermes, Robert Lensink

    This report presents the results of an extensive investigation into the effectiveness of development aid. Its main message is that development aid helps, but only when there is a good policy environment in the recipient countries, that is when there is sound macroeconomic management.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Asking the Earth: Farms, Forestry and Survival in India book cover

    Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees: Sustainability in the tropical forest book cover

    No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • An Apartheid Oasis?: Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda book cover

    An Apartheid Oasis?

    Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda

    By Edward Lahiff

    This is a socio-economic study of agriculture and its contribution to livelihoods in Venda, one of the black "homelands" created in South Africa under apartheid. It is based on a survey of households in the Tshiombo irrigation scheme, a project in central Venda with around 600 plot-holders.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Terms of Trade and Class Relations: An Essay in Political Economy book cover

    Terms of Trade and Class Relations

    An Essay in Political Economy

    By Ashok Mitra

    Published in the year 1977, Terms of Trade and Class Relations is a valuable contribution to the field of History.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Trees, People and Power book cover

    Trees, People and Power

    By Peter Utting

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • BRICS National Systems of Innovation book cover

    BRICS National Systems of Innovation

    This series of books brings together results of an extensive research programme on aspects of the national systems of innovation (NSI) in the five BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. It provides a comprehensive and comparative examination of the challenges and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City book cover

    Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

    Edited by Claire Colomb, Johannes Novy

    Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization of the topic of urban tourism. In some cities, residents and other…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh: Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality book cover

    Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

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