Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017: Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration book cover

    South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building: Understanding Diverse Trajectories book cover

    Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutional innovation occurs in practices of action. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14

  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies: Playing with Enemies book cover

    Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies, 1st Edition

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

  • Social Innovation and Sustainable Consumption: Research and Action for Societal Transformation book cover

    Social Innovation and Sustainable Consumption

    Research and Action for Societal Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Backhaus, Audley Genus, Sylvia Lorek, Edina Vadovics, Julia M Wittmayer

    This book showcases strategic policies for and processes of societal transformation, which are required to address the challenge of sustainability. Based on the latest thinking at the interface of social innovation, sustainable consumption and the transformation of society, the book provides:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14

  • Economics of Feeding the Hungry: Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security book cover

    Economics of Feeding the Hungry

    Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Noel Russell

    As productivity expands to cater for population increase and shifting diets, many individuals remain hungry, whilst others suffer obesity, and significant amounts of food are wasted. Yet, this triple dilemma oversimplifies the underlying complexity. This book explores this complexity from an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Contested Coastlines: Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia book cover

    Contested Coastlines

    Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia, 1st Edition

    By Charu Gupta

    This book is about the tragic journeys and livelihood insecurities of coastal fisherfolk jailed by India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for having entered each other‘s territorial waters. While reflecting on national anxieties and the deleterious politics of boundaries, it reveals how these…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India

  • Northeastern India and Its Neighbours: Negotiating Security and Development book cover

    Northeastern India and Its Neighbours

    Negotiating Security and Development, 1st Edition

    By Rakhee Bhattacharya

    This book explores � through extensive fieldwork � the link between development and security, critical to India�s Northeast, within the context of the cross-border space it shares with China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal. For a long-term sustainable solution to serious issues that include…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • 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 Studies in Sustainable Development

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