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  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • Economic Development and Mental Illness

    Anticipating and Mitigating Disruptive Change, 1st Edition

    By Alf H. Walle

    Social, economic, and technological change disrupts many indigenous, ethnic, and rural communities even when it offers progress. Counter-productive impacts are not often adequately anticipated, and they emerge as catalysts for social and psychological dysfunction. This book addresses ways to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Governing Renewable Natural Resources

    Theories and Frameworks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Nunan

    In one volume, this book brings together a diversity of approaches, theory and frameworks that can be used to analyse the governance of renewable natural resources. Renewable natural resources are under pressure, with overexploitation and degradation raising concern globally. Understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Action

    Overcoming the Barriers, 1st Edition

    By Christian Berg

    In this timely exploration of sustainable actions, Christian Berg unpacks the complexity in understanding the barriers we face in moving towards a sustainable future, providing solution perspectives for every level from individuals to governments and supra-national organisations offering a lucid…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • 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 co-operation, the role of innovation in the societal development of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • 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 essays 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 – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge India

  • International Policies for Third World Education

    Unesco, Literacy and Development, 1st Edition

    By Phillip W. Jones

    Originally published in 1988. Bringing the world close to universal literacy will be a major legacy of the twentieth century. But the rapid and widespread developments in education that have enabled this to happen have not taken place in a social and political vacuum. In some instances conditions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Towards a Climate-Neutral Europe

    Curbing the Trend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Delbeke, Peter Vis

    This book explains the EU's climate policies in an accessible way, to demonstrate the step-by-step approach that has been used to develop these policies, and the ways in which they have been tested and further improved in the light of experience. The latest changes to the legislation are fully…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Paladini, Suresh George

    Sustainable Economic and Emerging Markets provides a snapshot of the different dimensions of sustainability and analyses how they interact and configure themselves, case by case, in selected emerging economies. The parameters of economic growth in developing economics are explored in the context of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

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