Development Geography Products

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Hardback – 2015-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Economic Growth and Development in Africa

    Understanding trends and prospects, 1st Edition

    By Horman Chitonge

    In recent years, Africa has undergone the longest period of sustained economic growth in the continent’s history, drawing the attention of the international media and academics alike. This book analyses the Africa Rising narrative from multidisciplinary perspectives, offering a critical assessment…

    Hardback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Indigenous Studies and Engaged Anthropology

    The Collaborative Moment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Sillitoe

    Advancing the rising field of engaged or participatory anthropology that is emerging at the same time as increased opposition from Indigenous peoples to research, this book offers critical reflections on research approaches to-date. The engaged approach seeks to change the researcher-researched…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28
    Routledge

  • Worldwide Knowledge?

    Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region, 1st Edition

    By Martina Fuchs

    Putting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up a perspective ’beyond knowledge’ - i.e.…

    Hardback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge
    Economic Geography Series

  • Informal Urban Street Markets

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifton Evers, Kirsten Seale

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Reading the Architecture of the Underprivileged Classes

    1st Edition

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    The expansion of cities in the late C19th and middle part of the C20th in the developing and the emerging economies of the world has one major urban corollary: it caused the proliferation of unplanned parts of the cities that are identified by a plethora of terminologies such as bidonville, favela,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Environmental Politics in Latin America

    Elite dynamics, the left tide and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benedicte Bull, Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Stoen

    Since colonial times the position of the social, political and economic elites in Latin America has been intimately connected to their control over natural resources. Consequently, struggles to protect the environment from over-exploitation and contamination have been related to marginalized groups…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Hardback – 2014-11-07
    Routledge

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all…

    Hardback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • Museums, Heritage and International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

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