Development Studies Products

  • Human Development and Capacity Building

    Asia Pacific trends, challenges and prospects for the future

    Edited by Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure, institutions and people and is critical to the development and participation of humans in the economy and society. Capacity building ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Corporate Sector in International Development

    By Peter Davis

    Over the past two decades many efforts have been made to engage the corporate sector in the processes of international development. Such efforts have taken many forms. Some large companies have developed internal systems and processes to manage impacts on wider societal issues; a number of donor…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Why REDD will Fail

    By Jessica L. DeShazo, Chandra Lal Pandey, Zachary A. Smith

    Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) is an attempt to address climate change from one angle – paying developing countries to slow or stop deforestation and forest degradation. REDD is being trumpeted as a way to both mitigate climate change and assist countries with…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Working the Sahel

    By W.M. Adams, M.J. Mortimore

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Changing the Conditions for Development Aid

    A New Paradigm?

    Edited by Neils Hermes, Robert Lensink

    This report presents the results of an extensive investigation into the effectiveness of development aid. Its main message is that development aid helps, but only when there is a good policy environment in the recipient countries, that is when there is sound macroeconomic management.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-State Voices in EU Trade Policymaking

    By Erin Hannah

    In a deeply iniquitous world, where the gains from trade are distributed unevenly and where trade rules often militate against progressive social values, human health, and sustainable development, NGOs are widely touted as our best hope for redressing these conditions. As a critical voice of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Global Institutions

  • Human Development and Global Institutions

    Evolution, Impact, Reform

    By Richard Ponzio, Arunabha Ghosh

    This book provides a timely and accessible introduction to the foundational ideas associated with the human development school of thought. It examines its conceptual evolution during the post-colonial era, and discusses how various institutions of the UN system have tried to engage with this issue,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 
    Global Institutions

  • One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    Edited by Volker Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning

    Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development

    Edited by Roy Steiner, Duncan Hanks

    What were new ideas 30 years ago, such as the concepts of participatory development and systems thinking, are now accepted norms in international development circles. The majority of professionals engaged in rural development accept the proposition that the people who participate in development…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

  • The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development

    From Neoliberalism to Resource Nationalism

    Edited by Paul A. Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

    The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Conflict and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Andrew Williams

    In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17 
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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