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  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies: The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth book cover

    Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Civil Society Sustainability: New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability book cover

    Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore book cover

    Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply: Case Studies of Success from India book cover

    Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on 20 detailed successful…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector book cover

    African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Political Economy of HIV in Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of HIV in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Johnston, Kevin Deane, Matteo Rizzo

    Biomedical revolutions seem to have radically altered the environment for HIV transmission: anti-retrovirals (ARVs) and drugs to reduce mother-to-child transmission promise to cut HIV transmission rates, as does male medical circumcision. However, the hopeful messages of UNAIDS are tempered with…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Collective Impact and Community Development Issues book cover

    Collective Impact and Community Development Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver, Catherine McGuire

    Collective Impact is intended to help community leaders effectively engage participants in strategic planning initiatives and achieve desired results. It is a logical extension of, and builds on, earlier efforts that experienced difficulties helping groups implement actions identified in the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean: A path to sustainable growth book cover

    Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth, 1st Edition

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma: Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy book cover

    Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Mining in Latin America: Critical Approaches to the New Extraction book cover

    Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration book cover

    Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

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