The Global South in a Changing World, 2nd Edition
This is a textbook that introduces students to the geography of developing areas in a novel and challenging way. Rather than presenting the Global South to students as a set of problems (rapid urbanisation, population growth, poverty, etc.), this book focuses on the diversity of life in the South,...
To Be Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge
Perspectives on Transnationalism in the Asia Pacific
This edited volume examines the relationship between the nation and the transnation, focusing on transnational communities in the Asia-Pacific region. Setting the book within a theoretical framework, the authors explore a range of themes such as migration, identity and citizenship in chapters on...
To Be Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
Throughout the twentieth century, governments sought to achieve 'development' not only in their own countries, but also in other regions of the world; particularly in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This focus on 'development' as a goal has continued into the twenty-first century,...
Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge
Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve...
Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge
The Global South in a changing world
This significant new textbook questions traditional conceptions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to provide a new understanding of the ‘Global South’, highlighting the rich diversity of regions that are usually only viewed in terms of their ‘problems’. Providing a positive but...
Published April 5th 2009 by Routledge