Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries book cover

    Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • International Policies for Third World Education: Unesco, Literacy and Development book cover

    International Policies for Third World Education

    Unesco, Literacy and Development, 1st Edition

    By Phillip W. Jones

    Originally published in 1988. Bringing the world close to universal literacy will be a major legacy of the twentieth century. But the rapid and widespread developments in education that have enabled this to happen have not taken place in a social and political vacuum. In some instances conditions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Culture, Institution, and Development in China: The economics of national character book cover

    Culture, Institution, and Development in China

    The economics of national character, 1st Edition

    By C. Simon Fan

    How does culture shape history, and history shape culture? This book answers this question by bringing readers on a fascinating journey through the evolution of Chinese culture, political and legal institutions, and "national character" of historical and contemporary China. It illustrates how "…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Personal Sustainability: Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development book cover

    Personal Sustainability

    Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Parodi, Kaidi Tamm

    Transition to sustainability is stuck and academic research has not resulted in significant change so far. A large void in sustainability research and the understanding of sustainable development is an important reason for this. Personal Sustainability seeks to address this void, opening up a whole…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Sustainability and the Nature-Culture Interface: Livelihoods, Policies, and Methodologies book cover

    Cultural Sustainability and the Nature-Culture Interface

    Livelihoods, Policies, and Methodologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inger Birkeland, Rob Burton, Constanza Parra, Katriina Siivonen

    As contemporary socio-ecological challenges such as climate change and biodiversity preservation have become more important, the three pillars concept has increasingly been used in planning and policy circles as a framework for analysis and action. However, the issue of how culture influences…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Society, Environment and Human Security in the Arctic Barents Region book cover

    Society, Environment and Human Security in the Arctic Barents Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kamrul Hossain, Dorothée Cambou

    The Arctic-Barents Region is facing numerous pressures from a variety of sources, including the effect of environmental changes and extractive industrial developments. The threats arising out of these pressures result in human security challenges. This book analyses the formation, and promotion, of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Transforming the Future (Open Access): Anticipation in the 21st Century book cover

    Transforming the Future (Open Access)

    Anticipation in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Riel Miller

    People are using the future to search for better ways to achieve sustainability, inclusiveness, prosperity, well-being and peace. In addition, the way the future is understood and used is changing in almost all domains, from social science to daily life. This book presents the results of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also frequently the site of growing violence, poverty, and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Reframing Latin American Development book cover

    Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice: Rethinking Parks and People book cover

    Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti: Disaster Industrial Complex book cover

    Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

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