Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Global Heritage Assemblages: Development and Modern Architecture in Africa book cover

    Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • 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 – 2019-06-06
    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 – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • World Politics in Translation: Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation book cover

    World Politics in Translation

    Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Berger, Alejandro Esguerra

    Virtually all pertinent issues that the world faces today – such as nuclear proliferation, climate change, the spread of infectious disease and economic globalization – imply objects that move. However, surprisingly little is known about how the actual objects of world politics are constituted, how…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture and Nature book cover

    Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy

    Communities, Culture and Nature, 1st Edition

    By Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    The vast majority of the world’s population lives on or near the coast. These communities are an extraordinary and largely untapped resource that can be used to mitigate planetary disaster and foster environmental stewardship. Repeated waves of scientific fact and information are not inciting…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Local Action on Climate Change: Opportunities and Constraints book cover

    Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in the Gulf

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

    Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital resources such as water,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Macroeconomics and Markets in Developing and Emerging Economies book cover

    Macroeconomics and Markets in Developing and Emerging Economies

    1st Edition

    By Ashima Goyal

    The book presents and further develops basic principles and concepts in international finance and open economy macroeconomics to make them more relevant for emerging and developing economies (EDEs). The volume emphasises the necessity of greater knowledge of context as populous Asian economies…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development: From economism to human well-being book cover

    An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From economism to human well-being, 1st Edition

    By Birendra Prasad Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly – from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India: Challenges of globalisation, liberalisation and food insecurity book cover

    Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India

    Challenges of globalisation, liberalisation and food insecurity, 1st Edition

    By Surendra Singh, Prem Chhetri

    Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously examined. In particular, the impacts of economic liberalisation, globalisation and deregulation are not being empirically investigated at a small-area level using advanced…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Digital Business and Sustainable Development: Asian Perspectives book cover

    Digital Business and Sustainable Development

    Asian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yongrok Choi

    The Internet has ushered in a new era in the economies of networking. With the increasing need for optimization based on these network economies, the IT-based e-business has become a platform for study as well as daily practice. In a similar vein, global warming has raised many issues which come…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Achieving Food Security in China: The Challenges Ahead book cover

    Achieving Food Security in China

    The Challenges Ahead, 1st Edition

    By Zhang-Yue Zhou

    China’s food security has never failed to attract the public’s attention. Feeding China’s large population has always been a huge challenge. The latest large-scale famine took place in 1958–62 during which approximately 37 million people died of starvation. However, since the early 1980s, China’s…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

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