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  • Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Europeanisation of Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maurizio Carbone, Jan Orbie

    Despite the growing academic interest in the development policy of the European Union (EU) and the booming literature on Europeanisation, the impact of Europe on national development policies has largely been overlooked. By exploring Member State interactions with and through the EU level across a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    This book explores the nature of regions and how they function, particularly at the local and micro-level. Whilst recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, the focus has tended to be on 'macro' regional institutions such as the EU, ASEAN,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Decent Society

    Planning for Social Quality, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace, Roger Sapsford

    The search for ‘the Decent Society’ – a fit place in which to live – has informed policy at both governmental and international level. This book analyses its nature and devises a consistent way of measuring the concept world-wide on the basis of a coherent theory of agency within social structure.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kidane Mengisteab, Gerard Hagg

    Most African economies range from moderately advanced capitalist systems with modern banks and stock markets to peasant and pastoral subsistent systems. Most African countries are also characterized by parallel institutions of governance – one is the state sanctioned (formal) system and the other…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Localization in Development Aid

    How Global Institutions enter Local Lifeworlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thorsten Bonacker, Judith von Heusinger, Kerstin Zimmer

    This edited volume brings together the work of scholars from different disciplines including sociology, political science and anthropology, and analyses how global institutions are embedded in local contexts within development aid. It examines theoretical and empirical implications of the diffusion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees

    From Relief and Works to Human Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sari Hanafi, Leila Hilal, Lex Takkenberg

    Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency.UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs recent fieldwork in order to analyse challenges in programmes and service delivery,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Calais and its Border Politics

    From Control to Demolition, 1st Edition

    By Yasmin Ibrahim, Anita Howarth

    Calais has a long history of transient refugee settlements and is often narrated through the endeavour to ‘sanitize’ it by both the English and the French in their policy and media discourses. Calais and its Border Politics encapsulates the border politics of Calais as an entry port through the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

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