Development Policy Products

  • An Endogenous Theory of Property Rights

    Edited by Peter Ho

    From a neo-liberal, neo-classical paradigm, secure, formal and private property rights are crucial to fostering sustained development. Institutions that fail to respond to shifting socio-economic opportunities are thus forced to make new arrangements. The enigma is posed by developments on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Entrepreneurship, Community, and Community Development

    Edited by Michael W-P Fortunato, Theodore R. Alter

    This book brings the emerging nexus between community and entrepreneur to light by exploring the mutual impact that communities and entrepreneurs have on one another. It focuses on how entrepreneurship development can push beyond the traditional focus on economic growth, covering a wide variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The Zambezi River Basin

    Water and sustainable development

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze, Zebediah Phiri, Vladimir Smakhtin, Davison Saruchera

    The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognized as one of the most important basins in southern Africa and is the focus of contested development, including water for hydropower…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Practising Empowerment in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Wine, Ethics and Development

    By Agatha Herman

    Despite the promise and optimism surrounding the post-apartheid transition, South African society continues to be highly racialised in its discourses, identities and practices, even within the very strategies that aim to change power relations and heal racialised divisions. Renowned for its brutal…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multi-year process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas can be a core component of peacebuilding, providing support for the restoration of government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. What has worked, why it has worked, and what is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development in China's Northwest

    Entrepreneurship and identity along China’s multi-ethnic borderlands

    By Joshua Bird

    Under the ethnic affairs management regime established by the People’s Republic of China, every Chinese citizen is classified within one of 56 state-recognised ‘nationalities’. Government policy assumes that these nationalities differ from one another primarily in their levels of economic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • United States Assistance Policy in Africa

    Exceptional Power

    By Shai A. Divon, Bill Derman

    From the end of World War II through the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives of those in the developing world, it can also be viewed…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Managing Organizations for Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries

    Edited by Angappa Gunasekaran, Charbel José Chiappetta Jabbour, Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour

    Managing Organizations for Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries focuses on the main challenges and opportunities of managing firms and emerging economies in the light of sustainable development. One of the key questions of sustainable development is how organizations from developing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Millennium Development Goals

    Ideas, Interests and Influence

    By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Heralded as a success that mobilized support for development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ushered in an era of setting development agendas by setting global goals. This book critically evaluates the MDG experience from the capabilities and human rights perspectives, and questions the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    Edited by Mike Odugbo Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

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