Development Policy Products

  • China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyses and explains China’s strategies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch in Bangladesh what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia

    Empirical and policy issues

    Edited by Debashis Chakraborty, Jaydeep Mukherjee

    In an era of globalization, trade in goods and cross-border services and capital flows play a key role in determining the economic growth path of countries. Over the last two decades, countries have embarked on several alternate tracks to liberalize and deepen their linkage with the world economy.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

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