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  • 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

  • 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

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, Etienne Nel, David W. Smith

    Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations

    Edited by Mark Langan, Sophia Price

    The European Union has been one of the most vocal advocates of ‘sustainable development’, particularly in its dealings with developing countries. Even prior to the formulation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the EU has insisted upon the need for sustainable approaches to poverty…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking parks and people

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On one side, land justice advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand, biodiversity protection…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth M. Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Territoriality

    Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition

    Edited by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti, Ismael Vaccaro

    This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways in which space becomes socialized via political, economic, and cognitive appropriation.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Anthropology of Postindustrialism

    Ethnographies of Disconnection

    Edited by Ismael Vaccaro, Krista Harper, Seth Murray

    This volume explores how mechanisms of postindustrial capitalism affect places and people in peripheral regions and de-industrializing cities. While studies of globalization tend to emphasize localities newly connected to global systems, this collection, in contrast, analyzes the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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