Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Gender Research in Natural Resource Management: Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Gender Research in Natural Resource Management

    Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malika Abdelali-Martini, Aden Aw-Hassan

    The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Economic Development in China's Northwest: Entrepreneurship and identity along China’s multi-ethnic borderlands book cover

    Economic Development in China's Northwest

    Entrepreneurship and identity along China’s multi-ethnic borderlands, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Bird

    Under the ethnic affairs management regime established by the People’s Republic of China, every Chinese citizen is classified within one of 56 state-recognised ‘nationalities’. Government policy assumes that these nationalities differ from one another primarily in their levels of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens: Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania book cover

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens

    Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    By Joan DeJaeghere

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens examines the multiple and contradictory purposes and effects of entrepreneurship education aimed at addressing youth unemployment and alleviating poverty in Tanzania. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face increasing pressure to educate young people through…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Development and Gender Capital in India: Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala book cover

    Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Settlements

    A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Mahendra Sethi

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment book cover

    Emerging Practices in Intergovernmental Functional Assignment

    1st Edition

    By Gabriele Ferrazzi, Rainer Rohdewohld

    Attaining the benefits of (especially fiscal) decentralization in government remains an enduring challenge, in part because the re-arrangement of public functions across levels of government has often been carried out poorly. This book aims to provide a firmer conceptual basis for the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Class Dynamics of Development book cover

    Class Dynamics of Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Pattenden, Liam Campling, Satoshi Miyamura, Benjamin Selwyn

    This book argues that class relations are constitutive of development processes and central to understanding inequality within and between countries. It does so via a transdisciplinary approach that draws on case studies from Asia, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Contributors illustrate and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Keulertz, Eckart Woertz

    This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world. Key analysts on MENA water, agriculture and energy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific: Solomon Islands in Transition? book cover

    Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Sinclair Dinnen

    This book provides a rigorous and cross-disciplinary analysis of this Melanesian nation at a critical juncture in its post-colonial and post-conflict history, with contributions from leading scholars of Solomon Islands. The notion of ‘transition’ as used to describe the recent drawdown of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits: Implementation of win-win interventions in cities book cover

    Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits

    Implementation of win-win interventions in cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher N. H. Doll, Jose A Puppim de Oliveira

    Urban areas are increasingly contributing to climate change while also suffering many of its impacts. Moreover, many cities, particularly in developing countries, continue to struggle to provide services, infrastructure and socio-economic opportunities. How do we achieve the global goals on climate…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy book cover

    China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

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