Development Theory Products

  • Grassroots Innovation Movements

    By Adrian Smith, Juan Mariano Fressoli, Dinesh Abrol, Elisa Arond, Adrian Ely

    Innovation is increasingly invoked by policy elites and business leaders as vital for tackling global challenges like sustainable development. Often overlooked, however, is the fact that networks of community groups, activists, and researchers have been innovating grassroots solutions for social…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Rosa Freedman

    This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Exploring the meaning and implications of hybridity in a range of contexts, the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change

    By Kei Otsuki

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • International Economic Development

    Leading Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Yuen Wai-Kee, Diana S. Kwan

    Written by experts in their respective areas, this book is an excellent review of theories, policies and empirical evidences on important topics in global economic development. The book is both a superb teaching tool and a valuable handbook in development economics. The volume compiled 13 articles…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning

    Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development

    Edited by Roy Steiner, Duncan Hanks

    What were new ideas 30 years ago, such as the concepts of participatory development and systems thinking, are now accepted norms in international development circles. The majority of professionals engaged in rural development accept the proposition that the people who participate in development…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital (Routledge Revivals)

    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 – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

  • Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development

    Edited by Wil Hout, Richard Robison

    This book is about the way ‘governance’ has become the new orthodoxy of development, following earlier failed attempts at building working market economies through policy reform in developing countries. Considering how its proponents define ‘good governance’, the contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Resilience, Development and Global Change

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Incentives and Agriculture in East Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    By Mats Lundahl

    Agriculture is at the centre of the economies of many developing countries, and its stagnation and poor performance across large parts of Africa is a major cause for concern. First published in 1990, this book focuses on the nature and role of incentives in agricultural organization and production…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The End of the Developmental State?

    Edited by Michelle Williams

    The End of the Developmental State? brings together leading scholars of development to assess the current status of the "developmental state" in several developing and transitional economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, Brazil and India. Has the concept…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

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