Africa - Regional Development Products

  • Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18

  • Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa, 1st Edition

    By John R. Campbell

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-02
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Emerging Middle Class in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mthuli Ncube, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa

    The emergence of the African middle class as a driver of Africa’s economic growth stands out as an important milestone in Africa’s contemporary economic history. This growth, though uneven, is a source of hope for Africa, but also a signal to the rest of the world on the prospects for economic…

    Paperback – 2014-10-09

  • Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries, 1st Edition

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Transforming Health Markets in Asia and Africa

    Improving Quality and Access for the Poor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Bloom, Barun Kanjilal, Henry Lucas, David H. Peters

    There has been a dramatic spread of health markets in much of Asia and Africa over the past couple of decades. This has substantially increased the availability of health-related goods and services in all but the most remote localities, but it has created problems with safety, efficiency and cost.…

    Paperback – 2012-08-02
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • China and Africa Development Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher M. Dent

    China is among a number of large developing country or new powers on the ascendance in the international system, all of which are deepening their economic relations with Africa However, China is the largest and most powerful of this group. it has sought closer economic relationships with other…

    Paperback – 2011-06-23
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • World City Syndrome

    Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town, 1st Edition

    By David A. McDonald

    The literature on ‘world cities’ has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Town’s standing in this network of urban…

    Paperback – 2009-09-24
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Desire Lines

    Space, Memory and Identity in the Post-Apartheid City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noëleen Murray, Nick Shepherd, Martin Hall

    This ground breaking new work draws together a cross-section of South African scholars to provide a lively and comprehensive review of the under-researched area of heritage practice following the introduction of the National Heritage Resources Act. Looking at the daily heritage debates, from naming…

    Paperback – 2007-07-19

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