Development Studies Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Organizational Change in Africa

    Edited by Franca Ovadje, Samuel Aryee

      This handbook provides a conceptual discussion of change management and an overview of organizational change in Africa. Additionally, it addresses issues of international concern and comparative aspects of organizational change management. A defining feature of the extensive discourse on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 

  • 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 – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and local perspectives

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Kara Jackson, Alan Rogers, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, imbedded in local practices, traditions, and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and local perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-13 
    Rethinking Development

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • The Emergence of Brazil to the Global Stage

    Ascending and Falling in the International Order of Competition

    By Francine Rossone De Paula

    How are discourses about Brazil’s emergence as a global actor reinforcing particular temporal and spatial formations that enable the perpetuation of international hierarchies? This volume argues that while the phenomenon of ‘emergence’ was celebrated as the conquest of more authority for Brazil on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Society and Aging Series

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 

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