Development Policy Products

  • Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy Making in a Globalized World

    Edited by Robin J. Lewis

    The inexorable advent of globalization has transformed the public policymaking process into a multi-faceted challenge that transcends traditional policymaking boundaries and forces scholars, experts, and practitioners to redefine their field in terms of both theory and practice. While every policy…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • China’s Market Communism

    Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions

    By Steven Rosefielde, Jonathan Leightner

    China’s Market Communism guides readers step by step up the ladder of China’s reforms and transformational possibilities to a full understanding of Beijing’s communist and post-communist options by investigating the lessons that Xi can learn from Mao, Adam Smith and inclusive economic theory. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development

    Needs, Justice, Limits

    By Erling Holden, Kristin Linnerud, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz, August Wierling

    Thirty years ago, the UN report Our Common Future placed sustainable development firmly on the international agenda. The Imperatives of Sustainable Development takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives –…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Communication, Technology, and the Development of People

    By Bernard Woods

    Originally published in 1993. This book outlines the failure of investment for Third World development to address the development of people, communities and institutions and an underlying cause of this global phenomenon. It shows how new perceptions of the communication process in development and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Collective Impact and Community Development Issues

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver, Catherine McGuire

    Collective Impact is intended to help community leaders effectively engage participants in strategic planning initiatives and achieve desired results. It is a logical extension of, and builds on, earlier efforts that experienced difficulties helping groups implement actions identified in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

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