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  • Gender and Development

    3rd Edition

    By Janet Momsen

    This revised and updated third edition of Gender and Development provides a concise, accessible introduction to gender and development issues in the developing world and in the transition countries of Eastern and Central Europe. The nine chapters include discussions on: changes in theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Smart Growth in Cities

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of ‘smart growth’ to encourage the creation of smart cities where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system. Over…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Are Asian cities, like many cities around the world, becoming “post-political”? Were they ever “political” in the first place? How have relationships between government and civil society developed in Asian cities? In answering these questions, this book examines the relationship between the state…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon C. Darnell, Rob Millington

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • IMF and World Bank Sponsored Structural Adjustment Programs in Africa

    Ghana's Experience, 1983-1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang

    This title was first published in 2001: Bringing together geographers, planners, political scientists, economists, rural development specialists, bankers, public administrators and other development experts, this volume questions the benefits of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs). It…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Development in China

    Insights from the Beef Industry, 1st Edition

    By Scott A. Waldron, Colin G. Brown

    This title was first published in 2003. The greatest challenge facing China today is to curb the growing economic divide between urban and rural people. Achieving this requires that the rural economy in general, and rural industries in particular, transform rapid growth into sustained development.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regionalism and Uneven Development in Southern Africa

    The Case of the Maputo Development Corridor, 1st Edition

    By Fredrik Söderbaum, Ian Taylor

    This title was first published in 2003. This volume advances our understanding of how Southern Africa is currently being reconfigured, critically examining what has been marketed as the "flagship" of the Spatial Development Initiative programme in Southern Africa: the Maputo Development Corridor (…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reshaping Regional Planning

    A Northern Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Brita Olerup

    Edited by Folke Snickars

    This title was first published in 2002: Uniting scholars from across the full range of social sciences, this distinctive volume provides a unique overview of northern European planning. It examines all the key issues as well as the evolution, traditions, current innovations and future developments…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Manoeuvring in an Environment of Uncertainty

    Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Boel Berner, Per Trulsson

    This title was first published in 2000. Recent years have seen tremendous economic and political changes in Sub-Saharan Africa. The contributors to this volume focus on the pressing problem of how actors in their everyday life, political and social action handle uncertainty. With the help of rich…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Land Reform in Zimbabwe: Constraints and Prospects

    1st Edition

    By Colin Stoneman

    Edited by T.A.S. Bowyer-Bower

    This title was first published in 2000. Drs Tanya Bowyer-Bower and Colin Stoneman compile the views of top researchers, members of Government, civil society, NGOs, funders, and Zimbabwe’s three farmers’ unions. The history of land reform in Zimbabwe is addressed and the current proposed reform…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Development and Geographical Space

    Issues of Population, Environment, Globalization and Education in Marginal Regions, 1st Edition

    By Heikki Jussila, Roser Majoral

    This title was first published in 2002: While world-wide political, sociological and economic processes encourage the marginalization of peripheral areas, the general degradation of the ecosystem increasingly affects marginal populations as they are more likely to use natural resources. The fact…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents, fatalities and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on infrastructure…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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