Regional Development Products

  • Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Ecoregionalism

    Analyzing Regional Environmental Agreements and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Jon Marco Church

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental regionalism at the international level, analyzing the concept and identifying recurring patterns from six in-depth case studies. While ecoregions or environmental regions are defined on ecological boundaries rather than…

    Hardback – 2020-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Development in Nigeria

    Promise on Hold?, 1st Edition

    By Edlyne Eze Anugwom

    This book unravels the trajectories and dilemmas of development in Nigeria since its independence in 1960. Despite enormous human and material resources, development progress in Nigeria has not met expectations. By delving into the various factors that have influenced development efforts and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Rethinking African Agriculture

    How Non-Agrarian Factors Shape Peasant Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Goran Hyden, Kazuhiko Sugimura, Tadasu Tsuruta

    Rethinking African Agriculture argues that rural communities in Africa are still shaped by non-agrarian factors both in livelihood strategy and social formation. This volume renews and deepens the research on the African peasantry by offering a fresh perspective drawn from the hitherto largely…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • China’s Global Reach

    The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    China’s Global Reach looks at China’s emergence on the globe as a hegemonic power in the recent years. Moving beyond Volume I, this new volume empirically examines the most recent development of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the two most…

    Hardback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Development in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Dolezal, Alexander Trupp, Huong T. Bui

    This book analyses the role tourism plays for sustainable development in Southeast Asia. It seeks to assesses tourism’s impact on residents and localities across the region by critically debating and offering new understandings of its dynamics on the global and local levels. Offering a myriad of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Security, Development and Violence in Afghanistan

    Everyday Stories of Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Althea-Maria Rivas

    Security, Development and Violence in Afghanistan provides a unique insight into the lived realities of the international intervention in Afghanistan and highlights the diversity, relationships and interdependence of various groups including both external actors and Afghan communities. Analysis of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • African Environmental Crisis

    A History of Science for Development, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    This book explores how and why the idea of the African environmental crisis developed and persisted through colonial and post-colonial periods, and why it has been so influential in development discourse. From the beginnings of imperial administration, the idea of the desiccation of African…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Everyday Media Culture in Africa

    Audiences and Users, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Willems, Winston Mano

    African audiences and users are rapidly gaining in importance and increasingly targeted by global media companies, social media platforms and mobile phone operators. This is the first edited volume that addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in their interaction with different kinds…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Kam C. Wong

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Traveling Expertise and Regional Development

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Öjehag-Pettersson, Tomas Mitander

    This book analyses an increasingly important phenomenon in contemporary regional development, namely ‘traveling expertise’ in the form of external experts and policy ideas. Drawing on the fields of urban and regional development, and informed by the emerging school of governmentality studies, it…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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