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  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Transactions in International Land Management

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Robert W. Dixon-Gough, Reinfried Mansberger

    Transactions in International Land Management is a new series of volumes which provides an arena for the debate of key topical issues on this subject. In this first volume, the subjects divide into three broad sections. Firstly, there are analyses of land reform and agrarian structure in Europe,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making

    1st Edition

    By Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, Gianluca Bocchi

    Using the borderscapes concept, this book offers an approach to border studies that expresses the multilevel complexity of borders, from the geopolitical to social practice and cultural production at and across the border. Accordingly, it encourages a productive understanding of the processual,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon

    1st Edition

    By Benno Pokorny

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Environmental Factors and Malaria Transmission Risk

    Modelling the Risk in a Holoendemic Area of Burkina Faso, 1st Edition

    By Yazoumé Yé

    The fifth Millennium Development target of reducing infant mortality by two thirds by the year 2015 can only be achieved if mortality due to malaria is significantly reduced. WHO recommends early detection and treatment among high-risk groups as one of the strategies for reducing the malaria burden…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Living With Urban Environmental Health Risks

    The Case of Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Although it still has a low urban population when compared with the rest of the world, Ethiopia nevertheless has been experiencing one of the most rapid urbanization processes of recent years. This rapid urban growth, however, has not been accompanied by a commensurate increase in basic…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Mapping the Rural Problem in the Baltic Countryside

    Transition Processes in the Rural Areas of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilkka Alanen

    The agricultural privatization strategy adopted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania was based on the premise that family farms are the most effective alternative to socialist large-scale agriculture. In addition, international organizations, particularly the World Bank, made recommendations concerning…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

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