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  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the 20th century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the Brazilian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Researching South-South Development Cooperation

    The Politics of Knowledge Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie, Wiebe Nauta

    Over the last two decades the expanding role of Southern countries as development partners has led to tectonic shifts in global development ideas, practices, norms and actors. Researchers are faced with new questions around identity, power and positionality in global development. Researching…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Architecture on the Borderline

    Boundary Politics and Built Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anoma Pieris

    Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation state borders are porous to a few but impermeable to many. It asks how these uneven and conflicted social realities are embodied in the physical and material conditions imagined, produced or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a ‘Stakeholder Democracy’, which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • By-Right, By-Design

    Housing Development versus Housing Design in Los Angeles, 1st Edition

    By Liz Falletta

    Housing is an essential, but complex, product. So complex that professionals involved in its production, namely architects, real estate developers and urban planners, have difficulty agreeing on "good" housing outcomes. Less-than-optimal solutions that have resulted from a too narrow focus on one…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • People, Place & Global Order

    Foundations of a Networked Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Taylor, Adam Bronstone

    Globalisation and technology are combining to change socio-economic relationships. The pace of change and uncertainty of the world of work – no job for life, zero-hours contracts, diminished pension rights and a growing delivery dependence on digital networks over human contact – are creating a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

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