Regional Development Products

  • 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 – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • 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 – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Rethinking 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 – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • 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 – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 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 in Cameroon, 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • 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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets

    Strategic and Operational Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Cle-Anne Gabriel

    This book highlights the challenges faced by renewable energy enterprises (REEs) in emerging markets, by reflecting on the enterprises’ own stories and experiences. Research into REEs has focused largely on successful businesses and business models, and developed markets. With significant…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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