African Development Products

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling insider's account of the NGO sector and civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers the world over, but particularly so in the context of developing countries, where it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Positive Tourism in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mucha Mkono

    Positive Tourism in Africa provides a crucial counter-narrative to the prevailing colonial and reductionist perspective on Africa’s tourism trajectory and future. It offers a uniquely optimistic outlook for tourism in Africa whilst acknowledging the many challenges that African countries continue…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Development-induced Displacement and Human Rights in Africa

    The Kampala Convention, 1st Edition

    By Romola Adeola

    Following independence, many African states embarked on large-scale development projects such as dams, urban renewal and extraction of natural resources and have had to grapple with how to protect displaced communities while implementing development projects. These projects were considered a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    Postdevelopment in Practice critically engages with recent trends in postdevelopment and critical development studies that have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, whilst also pushing beyond theory to uncover…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Structural Change in Africa

    Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Lopes, Auma George Kararach

    Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Africapitalism

    Sustainable Business and Development in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uwafiokun Idemudia, Kenneth Amaeshi

    Using theory, empirical research, and case studies, this book explores the changing nature of business in Africa and how businesses can actively contribute to the development of Africa. It uses (and critically analyses) the concept of Africapitalism – a management philosophy and movement which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Cooperatives, the State, and Corporate Power in African Export Agriculture

    The Case of Uganda’s Coffee Sector, 1st Edition

    By Karin Wedig

    Agriculture is a major contributor to Africa’s GDP, the region’s biggest source of employment and its largest food producer. However, agricultural productivity remains low and buyer-driven global value chains offer few opportunities for small producers to upgrade into higher value-added activities.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access)

    The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sohela Nazneen, Sam Hickey, Eleni Sifaki

    The fact that women have achieved higher levels of political inclusion within low and middle income countries has generated much speculation about whether this is reaping broader benefits in tackling gender-based inequalities. This book uncovers the multiple political dynamics that influence…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

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