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  • 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 – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, and Solutions

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and involuntary resettlement is now one of the top problems on the international development agenda. Despite the expansion of policies on involuntary resettlement since the 1980s, the magnitude of development-caused displacement has exponentially increased,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • An Apartheid Oasis?

    Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda

    By Edward Lahiff

    This is a socio-economic study of agriculture and its contribution to livelihoods in Venda, one of the black "homelands" created in South Africa under apartheid. It is based on a survey of households in the Tshiombo irrigation scheme, a project in central Venda with around 600 plot-holders.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Terms of Trade and Class Relations

    An Essay in Political Economy

    By Ashok Mitra

    Published in the year 1977, Terms of Trade and Class Relations is a valuable contribution to the field of History.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • BRICS National Systems of Innovation

    This series of books brings together results of an extensive research programme on aspects of the national systems of innovation (NSI) in the five BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. It provides a comprehensive and comparative examination of the challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Lives in Time and Place

    The Problems and Promises of Developmental Science

    By R. A. Settersten

    Time and place are of the greatest significance for scientific inquiry about human lives. As we seek to better understand the nature and rhythm of the life course in modern societies, its effective analysis and explanation simultaneously becomes more pressing and more complicated. This information…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

    By Richard Heeks

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • New Models of Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Edited by Richard Heeks, Christopher Foster, Yanuar Nugroho

    Inequality and innovation are both rising issues on the international development agenda. Their intersection is inclusive innovation; defined as the inclusion within some aspect of innovation of groups who are currently marginalised. This is a topic of increasing interest and activity. Large firms…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries

    The challenges of climate change and sustainable development

    By Laurence L Delina

    Accelerating a sustainable energy transition away from carbon-based fuel sources needs to be high on the agendas of developing countries. It is key in achieving their climate mitigation promises and sustainable energy development objectives. To bring about rapid transition, simultaneous turns are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor

    The new economics of learning

    By Lynn Ilon

    In The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor, Lynn Ilon observes from her 30 years of travel and work in some 20 developing countries, how global instability, problems of environmental degradation, spread of global disease, migration and political instability are a cost of viewing the uneducated…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

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