Development Geography Products

  • The Development Process

    A Spatial Perspective

    By Akin Mabogunje

    Written from the perspective of developing countries, this book discusses the development process from a spatial perspective, focussing particularly on the evoltuion of the intra-national space-economy. With emphasis on African nations, this book offers a distinctive interpretation of the current…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Conservation and Development

    By Andrew Newsham, Shonil Bhagwat

    How can we reconcile environmental conservation and economic development? This book asks what is entailed in approaching environmental conservation and economic development simultaneously, and how that changes our understanding of conservation and development. It does this by exploring the outcomes…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes

    This book presents a study of perceptions of food insecurity in East Asia, and explores how individual countries are developing strategies to deal with the situation. It also looks at how the perception of food insecurity has increasingly influenced the nature of international interactions, not…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Endogenous Development

    Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development

    Edited by Chiku Malunga, Susan H. Holcombe

    Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local context. At the same time, theories and practices from…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Development in Practice Books

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Land Reforms and Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa

    New Development Paradigms in the Era of Global Liberalization

    Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

    This book is a critical examination of the place and role of land in Africa, the role of land in political formation and national identification, and the land as an economic resource within both national economic development and liberal globalization. Colonial and post-colonial conflicts have been…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Brazil Emerging

    Inequality and Emancipation

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Adalberto Cardoso

    This volume is a critical inquiry into the social project and socioeconomic realities of emerging Brazil, a country that faces profound changes. A team of acknowledged specialists on Brazil’s complex configuration addresses state policies, social dynamics and economic constraints and opportunities…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • The End of the Developmental State?

    Edited by Michelle Williams

    The End of the Developmental State? brings together leading scholars of development to assess the current status of the "developmental state" in several developing and transitional economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, Brazil and India. Has the concept…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

9Series in Development Geography

Product Search