Development Geography Products

  • Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in inner-city Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Aidan Mosselson

    Urban regeneration is currently taking place in inner-city Johannesburg. This book presents an alternative, multi-layered account for reading the process of urban change and renewal. The provision of social and affordable housing and the spread of private security are explored through the lenses of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13

  • Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07
    Global Urban Studies

  • Living with the Sea

    Knowledge, Awareness and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Brown, Kimberley Peters

    The seas and oceans are currently taking centre stage in academic study and public consciousness. From the plastics littering our seas, to the role of climate change on ocean currents from unequal access of marine resources to the treacherous experiences of seafarers who keep our global economy…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Poverty Alleviation and Poverty of Aid

    Pakistan, 1st Edition

    By Fayyaz Baqir

    Aid effectiveness has emerged as an intensely debated issue amongst policy makers, donors, development practitioners, civil society and academics during the past decade. This debate revolves around one important question: does official development assistance complement, duplicate or disregard the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Taylor & Francis
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Africa's Mineral Fortune

    The Science and Politics of Mining and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saleem H. Ali, Kathryn Sturman, Nina Collins

    For too long Africa's mineral fortune has been lamented as a resource curse that has led to conflict rather than development for much of the continent. Yet times are changing and the opportunities to bring technical expertise on modern mining alongside appropriate governance mechanisms for social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Regions and Cities

  • Aid, Ownership and Development

    The Inverse Sovereignty Effect in the Pacific Islands, 1st Edition

    By John Overton, Warwick E. Murray, Gerard Prinsen, Tagaloa Avataeao Junior Ulu, Nicola Wrighton

    One of the key principles for effective aid programmes is that recipient agencies exert high degrees of ownership over the agendas, resources, systems and outcomes of aid activities. Sovereign recipient states should lead the process of development. Yet despite this well-recognised principle, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14

  • Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, Elizabeth Waithanji, Joyce Lyimo-Macha, Juliet Kariuki, Samuel Mburu

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09

  • Information Communication Technology and Poverty Alleviation

    Promoting Good Governance in the Developing World, 1st Edition

    By Jack J. Barry

    Despite global economic disparities, recent years have seen rapid technological changes in developing countries, as it is now common to see people across all levels of society with smartphones in their hands and computers in their homes. However, does access to Information Communication…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Sustainability Transitions in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Najma Mohamed

    South Africa’s transition to a greener economy features prominently in the long-term development vision of the country, and is an integral part of the country’s national climate change response strategy. Despite significant gains in socio-economic development since its transition to democracy,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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