Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries book cover

    Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Sinclair

    Originally published in 1978 Urbanization and Labour Markets is a useful companion for those studying in geography, economics or development studies. The book provides a simple guide to the subject of labour in cities in underdeveloped countries. It also set out the major controversies relating to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa book cover

    Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas book cover

    Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    Originally published in 1990, Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas is a wide-ranging collection of research studies focused on urban economic growth at various levels of urban and national development. The contributions range from studies of peripheral Third World states, such as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America book cover

    Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Robert N Gwynne

    Originally published in 1985, Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America focuses on the process of industrialisation in Latin America. The book links together the distinctive process of industrialisation to wider issues of urban and regional development in Latin America. The book looks in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • 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

  • Ecological Masculinities: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Guidance book cover

    Ecological Masculinities

    Theoretical Foundations and Practical Guidance, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hultman, Paul M. Pulé

    Around the globe, unfettered industrialisation has marched forth in unison with massive social inequities. Making matters worse, anthropogenic pressures on Earth’s living systems are causing alarming rates of thermal expansion, sea-level rise, biodiversity losses in terrestrial and aquatic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Positional Analysis for Sustainable Development: Reconsidering Policy, Economics and Accounting book cover

    Positional Analysis for Sustainable Development

    Reconsidering Policy, Economics and Accounting, 1st Edition

    By Judy Brown, Peter Soderbaum, Malgorzata Dereniowska

    Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution of land and water, land-use changes, lack of equality and other problems at local, national and global levels represent a challenge for economics as a social science. Mainstream neoclassical economics may be able to contribute to a more sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    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
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • 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

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