Development Studies Products

  • Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science, 1st Edition

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Law and Society in Malaysia

    Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Dian A. H. Shah

    This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics, and society. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis

    Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations, 1st Edition

    By T. R. Lakshmanan, William P. Anderson, Yena Song

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action

    1st Edition

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Jenny H Peterson

    The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Inequality in Economics and Sociology

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Boike Rehbein

    Inequality remains one of the most intensely discussed topics on a global level. As well as figuring prominently in economics, it is possibly the most central topic of sociology. Despite this, there has been no book until now that unites approaches from economics and sociology.Organized…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip McCann, Frank van Oort, John Goddard

    Smart specialisation is the new policy approach to the development of regional innovation systems across Europe and it involves fostering innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives which are well tailored to the local context. The different technologies, skills profiles, business activities,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Localization in Development Aid

    How Global Institutions enter Local Lifeworlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thorsten Bonacker, Judith von Heusinger, Kerstin Zimmer

    This edited volume brings together the work of scholars from different disciplines including sociology, political science and anthropology, and analyses how global institutions are embedded in local contexts within development aid. It examines theoretical and empirical implications of the diffusion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Development Management

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justice Nyigmah Bawole, Farhad Hossain, Asad K. Ghalib, Christopher J. Rees, Aminu Mamman

    Despite significant financial investments, the rate of development and pace of poverty reduction in developing and transitional countries has not always matched expectations. Development management typically involves complex interactions between governmental and non-governmental organisations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Islamic Development in Palestine

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Royle

    This book assesses the capabilities of an Islamic approach in aiding self-organisation by examining the case of the occupied Palestinian territories in conjunction with a comparative analysis of four other nations. Three main mechanisms of Islamic development are explored; finance,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Evaluating High-Speed Rail

    Interdisciplinary perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Albalate, Germà Bel

    High-speed Rail (HSR) is a technological transportation advance that has raised the interest of policy makers and researchers worldwide. The study of High-speed Rail is a recent phenomenon but has received increasing attention due to the extension of this mode of transportation around the globe.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Governing Smart Specialisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Kyriakou, Manuel Palazuelos Martínez, Inmaculada Periáñez-Forte, Alessandro Rainoldi

    In recent years, smart specialisation has been a key building block of regional economic and development policy across the European Union. Providing targeted support for innovation and research, it has helped identify those areas of greatest strategic potential, developing mechanisms to involve the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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