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  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynda Shevellar, Peter Westoby

    This handbook sets a new research agenda in community development. The contributors redefine existing areas within the context of interdisciplinary research, highlight emerging areas for community development related research, and provide researchers and post-graduate students with ideas and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Anita Ghimire, Rachel Marcus, Grace Kyomuhendo Bantebya

    The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22

  • The Role of Education in Enabling the Sustainable Development Agenda

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie E.L. Bengtsson, Bilal Barakat, Raya Muttarak

    The Role of Education in Enabling the Sustainable Development Agenda explores the relationship between education and other key sectors of development in the context of the new global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda. While it is widely understood that there is a positive relationship…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Planning for Coexistence?

    Recognizing Indigenous rights through land-use planning in Canada and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Libby Porter, Janice Barry

    Planning is becoming one of the key battlegrounds for Indigenous people to negotiate meaningful articulation of their sovereign territorial and political rights, reigniting the essential tension that lies at the heart of Indigenous-settler relations. But what actually happens in the planning…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Evaluating the European Approach to Rural Development

    Grass-roots Experiences of the LEADER Programme, 1st Edition

    By Leo Granberg, Kjell Andersson

    The LEADER programme, initiated in 1991, aims to improve the development potential of rural areas in the European Union by drawing on local initiatives and skills. Highlighting this unique policy approach, this book presents up-to-date research results on LEADER’s achievements and restrictions at…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Global Urban Studies

  • Rethinking Life at the Margins

    The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Lancione

    Experimenting with new ways of looking at the contexts, subjects, processes and multiple political stances that make up life at the margins, this book provides a novel source for a critical rethinking of marginalisation. Drawing on post-colonialism and critical assemblage thinking, the rich…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Informal Trade, Gender and the Border Experience

    From Political Borders to Social Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Olga Sasunkevich

    Detailing the history of a well-known phenomenon of post-socialism - cross-border petty trade and smuggling - as the history of a practice in daily life from a gendered perspective, this book considers how changes in these practices in a particular border region, between Belarus and Lithuania, have…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Border Regions Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • European External Action

    The Making of EU Diplomacy in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Veit Bachmann

    European External Action provides a critical assessment of the practice of EU diplomacy in a key site of Africa-European relations and the global development industry - the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. It analyses how the EU positions itself through its newly established diplomatic corps, the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Critical Geopolitics

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