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  • 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

  • The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • Governing Megacities in Emerging Countries

    1st Edition

    By Dominique Lorrain

    Megacities are a new phenomenon in history. The fact that many of them are in emerging countries deepens the challenges of governing these spaces. Can these vast, complex entities, rife with inequalities and divisions, be governed effectively? For researchers, the answer has often been no. The…

    Paperback – 2014-09-28
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights - Why Living Law Matters

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Knowledge and the City

    Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Urban Development, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Javier Carrillo, Tan Yigitcanlar, Blanca García, Antti Lönnqvist

    This book underlines the growing importance of knowledge for the competitiveness of cities and their regions. Examining the role of knowledge - in its economic, socio-cultural, spatial and institutional forms - for urban and regional development, identifying the preconditions for innovative use of…

    Hardback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

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