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  • The Contradictions of Foreign Aid

    1st Edition

    By Desmond McNeill

    Originally published in 1981, this book analyses how development aid works in practice. It presents a critique of the practice of foreign aid, analyses the aid process, who controls it and investigates the exercise of leverage by donors. It examines the interests of the different parties…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa

    Peace-building, Change, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ibrahim Natil, Chiara Pierobon, Lilian Tauber

    This book investigates the power of civil society in the Middle East and North Africa, in the context of the post-Arab Spring era, as well as more long-standing challenges and constraints in the region. In recent years, local civil society actors have faced significant challenges from social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious five-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Sociology for Human Rights

    Approaches for Applying Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, Brian K. Gran

    As sociologists deepen their examinations of human rights in their teaching, research and thinking, it is essential that such work is conducted in a manner that is both mindful and critical of the knowledge we are building upon in both sociology and human rights. As the authors of this volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement

    Reducing Risk, Building Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    The problem of escalating population displacement demands global attention and country co-ordination. This book investigates the particular issue of development-induced displacement, whereby land is seized or restricted by the state for the purposes of development projects. Those displaced by these…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Food Practices and Social Inequality

    Looking at Food Practices and Taste across the Class Divide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Smith Maguire

    Policy-related, academic and populist accounts of the relationship between food and class tend to reproduce a dichotomy that privileges either middle-class discerning taste or working-class necessity. Taking a markedly different approach, this collection explores the classed cultures of food…

    Paperback – 2019-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Precariousness and the Performances of Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Hughes

    Precariousness and the Performances of Welfare brings together an international group of artists, activists and scholars to explore precarity in the contexts of applied and socially-engaged theatre. The policy of austerity pursued by governments across the global North following the financial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Identities in South Asia

    Conflicts and Assertions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions. Drawing on an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge India

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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