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  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jay Mitra

    The fields of entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development are inextricably linked. This textbook draws on the diversity of approaches in these areas to produce a unified understanding of this important area. The author integrates theory and practice with reference to academic studies as…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    A New Approach to Climate Politics

    Edited by Theresa Birgitta Brønnum Scavenius, Steve Rayner

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is quintessential to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term "institutional response capacity" can be defined as a measurement for how effective…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyses and explains China’s strategies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Livelihoods in Contemporary Zimbabwe

    Edited by Kirk Helliker, Manase Kudzai Chiweshe, Sandra Bhatasara

    After the introduction of the fast track land reform programme in 2000, Zimbabwe has undergone major economic and political shifts and these have had a profound impact on both urban and rural livelihoods. This book provides rich empirical studies that examine a range of multi-faceted and contested…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African Political Economy

  • Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    This book explores the nature of regions and how they function, particularly at the local and micro-level. Whilst recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, the focus has tended to be on 'macro' regional institutions such as the EU, ASEAN,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-cold war world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Development in India

    Reimagining Wilderness

    Edited by Shonil Bhagwat

    Despite decades of efforts to integrate conservation and development, India is torn between two very different worldviews of peoples’ place in the country’s natural environment. This book takes a critical look at nature conservation and poverty alleviation in India. It opens up discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • The Resource Curse Re-examined

    The Role of Extractive Industry in Development

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Multicultural Psychology

    Third Edition

    By Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

    Multicultural Psychology introduces students to the myriad ways in which multicultural issues affect our understanding of, and research in, a wide range of domains including biological, developmental, social, and clinical psychological science. It provides in-depth coverage of the largest groups of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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