Development Policy Products

  • Human Development and Capacity Building

    Asia Pacific trends, challenges and prospects for the future

    Edited by Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure, institutions and people and is critical to the development and participation of humans in the economy and society. Capacity building ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Social Entrepreneurship for Development

    By Meg Brindle, Ron Layton

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 

  • One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    Edited by Volker Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development

    From Neoliberalism to Resource Nationalism

    Edited by Paul A. Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

    The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Understanding Sport in International Development

    By Tess Kay

    This book makes an important contribution to the growing literature on sport in international development. It introduces and explores the practice and efficacy of international sport development through the experiences of young people who become engaged in sport programmes, as described in their…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12 

  • Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Development Economics

    Theory and practice

    By Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet

    Development Economics: theory and Practice provides students and practitioners with the perspectives and the tools they need to think analytically and critically about the current major economic development issues in the world. Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet identify seven key dimensions…

    Paperback – 2016-01-04 

  • Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital

    A Trade Theorist's View

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1982. Foreign control of capital is a major problem for many developing countries and can lead to the exercise of a form of colonial control whereby capital is provided for political rather than economic reasons. This book discusses the implications of this phenomenon for trade…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 

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