Development Theory Products

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience

    Edited by Gul Berna Ozcan

    Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals, and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. This volume illuminates the diverse realities of post-Soviet development in Central Asia through a multi-disciplinary prism. The…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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 – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The State and the Advocate

    Case studies on development policy in Asia

    By Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but, rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Rosa Freedman

    Bringing together leading academics from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law – that theory motivates and enables – the writings…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    Edited by A.D. Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

  • The Capability Approach

    Development Practice and Public Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by Francesca Panzironi, Katharine Gelber

    This book provides a unique laboratory of ‘capabilities in practice’ in the Asia-Pacific region. It explores the application of the capability approach in development practice and public policy from a multidisciplinary perspective by bringing together scholars and practitioners from a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Aid, Technology and Development

    The Lessons from Nepal

    Edited by Dipak Gyawali, Michael Thompson, Marco Verweij

    Over the last 50 years, Nepal has been considered an experiential model in determining the effectiveness and success of global human development strategies, both in theory and in practice. As such, it provides a rich array of in-depth case studies in both development success and failure. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Cultures of Development

    Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity

    By Jonathan Warren

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by rejecting the advice of Western…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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