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  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-14
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Informal Public Transport in Practice

    Matatu Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Meleckidzedeck Khayesi, Fredrick Muyia Nafukho

    Transport discourse often concentrates on what is missing from transport policy and practice in developing countries vis-à-vis high-income countries rather than articulating local creativity in responding to transport needs as revealed in informal public transport modes such as matatu, motorcycle,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • Southeast Asian Energy Transitions

    Between Modernity and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Mattijs Smits

    Addressing the apparent tensions between modernity and sustainability in Southeast Asia, this book offers novel insights into the global challenge of moving towards a low carbon energy system. With an original and accessible take on social theory related to energy transitions, modernity and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • From Intervention to Social Change

    A Guide to Reshaping Everyday Practices, 1st Edition

    By Triin Vihalemm, Margit Keller, Maie Kiisel

    This book explores the design, communication and implementation of social change programmes aimed at solving various social problems, from reducing health-risk behaviour to ’green’ consumption or financial literacy. Examining the application of social practice theory as a way of understanding…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10
    Solving Social Problems

  • Understanding Innovation in Emerging Economic Spaces

    Global and Local Actors, Networks and Embeddedness, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Micek

    A small number of countries, regions, cities, and localities are powerful gatekeepers and generate the bulk of creative and innovative ideas, while the majority is largely excluded. This book looks at neglected, but emerging innovation centres analysed from various spatial and organizational…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • Tourism Encounters and Controversies

    Ontological Politics of Tourism Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Hardback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Biswas-Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16

  • Bodies Across Borders

    The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Isabel Dyck

    Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption. This emerging market is…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03

  • Economic Development in Rural Areas

    Functional and Multifunctional Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dannenberg, Elmar Kulke

    Analysing the ongoing changes and dynamics in rural development from a functional perspective through a series of case studies from the global north and south, this volume deepens our understanding of the importance of new functional and multifunctional approaches in policy, practice and theory. In…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

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