Development Studies Products

  • 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

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    An Archetype of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Sri Lanka's integration at the lower tiers of a (re)globalising world economy has entailed the mass migration of low-skilled and domestic workers employed as temporary contract labour throughout the oil economies of West Asia. Dominant policy-level assumptions of a mutually-beneficial ‘triple win’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Realizing the Right to Water and Sanitation at the International and National Levels

    The Case of India, 1st Edition

    By Philippe Cullet

    The realisation of the human right to water and sanitation is one of the crucial challenges that many countries face today. This has been recognised in general policy terms with the inclusion of a water and sanitation goal in the Millennium Development Goals, and in legal terms, there has been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge

  • The Melanesian World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Hirsch, Will Rollason

    This comprehensive volume captures the diverse range of societies and experiences that form what has come to be known as Melanesia. It covers prehistoric, historic and contemporary issues, and includes work by anthropologists, geographers, political scientists and art historians. The chapters range…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    In recent years advocates of postdevelopment and critical development studies have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, and even made the lives of many worse. Postdevelopment in Practice aims to critically…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • The Circular Economy and the Global South

    Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Schröder, Manisha Anantharaman, Kartika Anggraeni, Tim Foxon

    The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific

    Unearthing Development, 1st Edition

    By Glenn Banks

    Large-scale mining is one of the most controversial contemporary development enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Despite a number of high-profile social, environmental and human rights controversies connected with the mining industry, it continues to be an integral part of the economies and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Religion and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rakodi

    This book develops a rounded picture of the varied roles that religion plays in the lives of individuals and the societies in which they live in the global South. It analyses the interplay between religious values and practices and individual lives, movements for social change, economic activities,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By illustrating the different methodologies and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Middle East Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Jägerskog, Michael Schulz, Ashok Swain

    Routledge Handbook on Middle East Security provides the first comprehensive look at Middle East security issues that includes both traditional and emerging security threats. Taking a broad perspective on security, the volume offers both analysis grounded in the ‘hard’ military and state security…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

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