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  • Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Sethulego Matebesi

    This book highlights the role of community trusts in social licencing through the lens of mining and mining disputes in South Africa. Employing elements of trust, acceptance and elite interaction as a framework, this book critically investigates the underlying dynamics of community development…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon

    The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs, 1st Edition

    By Nathanael Ojong

    This book provides a detailed account of the lives of the poor, particularly their use of social networks to meet everyday needs.Based on fieldwork in Cameroon, the book provides a distinctive approach that draws on social network theory and insights from economic anthropology to shed light on how…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance (Open Access)

    Local Experiences of a Global Concept, 1st Edition

    By Louisa Parks

    Taking a bottom-up perspective, this book explores local framings of a wide range of issues related to benefit-sharing, a growing concept in global environmental governance. Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance draws on original case studies from South Africa, Namibia, Greece, Argentina, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • A New Narrative for Africa

    Voice and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Abiodun Alao

    This book addresses the perception of Africa in the global equation, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agency. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book attempts an academic picture of Africa. This book calls for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Islamic Movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim-minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity-dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Innovation for Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jussi S. Jauhiainen, Lauri Hooli

    This book uncovers the many ways in which innovations and innovation system development policies have become crucial to development policy formation across Africa. As new instruments, actors and tools emerge in development cooperation, the role of innovation in the societal development of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Community Welfare Organisations in Rural Myanmar

    Precarity and Parahita, 1st Edition

    By Michael P Griffiths

    This book provides an in-depth study of the moral economies emerging from within conditions of precarity in rural communities in contemporary Myanmar. James C. Scott’s seminal work on ‘The Moral Economy of the Peasant’ argued that peasant notions of subsistence and expectations of reciprocity…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Health and Education Reforms in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Li Li

    China witnessed an unprecedented economic boom in the past four decades but will soon see the end of "demographic dividend". With shrinking labor, improving the quality of human capital could be one way to maintain China’s remarkable growth. The population in rural China accounts for 41% of the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • New Futures for South Asia

    Commerce and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adluri Subramanyam Raju

    This book is a comprehensive examination of the society, polity and economy of South Asian countries and their future trajectories. The chapters included in the volume present key insights into the geopolitical dynamics of the region. New Futures for South Asia: draws on case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge India

  • Practices of Citizenship in East Africa

    Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katariina Holma, Tiina Kontinen

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa uses insights from philosophical pragmatism to explore how to strengthen citizenship within developing countries. Using a bottom-up approach, the book investigates the various everyday practices in which citizenship habits are formed and reformulated. In…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Latin American Economic Development

    3rd Edition

    By Javier A. Reyes, W. Charles Sawyer

    Latin America is one of the most intriguing parts of the world. The region’s illustrious history, culture, and geography are famous internationally, but in terms of  economics, Latin America has been generally associated with problems. For many, the combination of a resource-rich region and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Political Financing in Developing Countries

    A Case from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Luna

    This book argues that to fully grasp the decision-making of politicians and political actors in developing countries, we must first understand how politicians finance their campaigns for office—and to whom they are indebted and expected to repay. Political Financing in Developing Countries focuses…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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