Development Studies Products

  • The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rights

    A Governance Space Theory on Linkages, 1st Edition

    By Mihir Kanade

    This book contributes an original theory to understanding human rights and international trade. It offers the ‘governance space’ framework for analysing the linkages and normative relationships between the multilateral trading system (MTS) and human rights regimes. Drawing upon key case studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Transboundary Water Governance and International Actors in South Asia

    The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin, 1st Edition

    By Paula Hanasz

    International organisations such as the World Bank began to intervene in the transboundary water governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin in the mid-2000s, and the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is its most ambitious project in this regard. Yet neither SAWI nor other…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers

    Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Crops

    1st Edition

    By Ksenia Gerasimova

    The development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been a contentious topic for the last three decades. While there have been a number of social science analyses of the issues, this is the first book to assess the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the debate at such…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by N. C. Narayanan, S. Parasuraman, Rajindra Ariyabandu

    This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor–state…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vishal Narain, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Jayati Chourey, Anjal Prakash

    Globalization has significantly redefined the nature of governance in the water sector. Non-state actors—multilateral and transnational donor agencies and corporations, non-government organizations, markets, and civil society at large—are assuming a bigger role in public policy-making for water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Informing Water Policies in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anjal Prakash, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Sreoshi Singh

    This book analyzes water policies in South Asia from the perspective of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). It seeks to address the problems of water scarcity, conflict and pollution resulting from the gross mismanagement and over-exploitation of this finite resource. Highlighting the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Economies

    The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Fragility, Aid, and State-building

    Understanding Diverse Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

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