Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Tourism and Ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination book cover

    Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

    Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismar Borges de Lima, Victor T. King

    Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field. This book bridges this gap, presenting an original conceptual framework to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Democratisation in the Himalayas: Interests, Conflicts, and Negotiations book cover

    Democratisation in the Himalayas

    Interests, Conflicts, and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Democratisation is a formidable task in the Himalayan region owing to its immense cultural heterogeneity. The process of democratisation has accentuated ethnic competition, assertion of identity, and demand for ethnic homelands to protect, safeguard, and promote political and development interests…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions: Planning within Planetary Boundaries book cover

    Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The African Metropolis: Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City book cover

    The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Censuses and Census Takers: A Global History book cover

    Censuses and Census Takers

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid: Developing Consensus book cover

    The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Understanding the City through its Margins: Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East book cover

    Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities book cover

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Susannah Bunce

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • India in the Contemporary World: Polity, Economy and International Relations book cover

    India in the Contemporary World

    Polity, Economy and International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jakub Zajączkowski, Jivanta Schottli, Manish Thapa

    This book brings together Indian and European perspectives on India‘s polity, economy and international strategy. It explores internal, regional and global determinants shaping India‘s status, position and goals in the early 21st century. Through an array of methodological and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • Microfinance in India: Approaches, Outcomes, Challenges book cover

    Microfinance in India

    Approaches, Outcomes, Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara S. Nair

    This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of microfinance initiatives in India. Through substantive field research and case studies ranging across the country, it examines Indian microfinance within its distinct socio-economic realities � the role of women, financial inclusion, rural…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

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