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1-10 of 11 results in Routledge Explorations in Development Studies
Knowledge and rigorous evidence around the role of external development partners in situations of conflict and fragility is still lacking. There is little accountability for the billions in aid being spent in places like Afghanistan, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This book analyses...
Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Thirty Years in the Shadow of an Epidemic
By tracing the shadow of the epidemic over the last 30 years in Uganda and more broadly in the region, HIV and East Africa investigates the impact of the epidemic on people’s lives and livelihoods, placing the epidemic within the context of the social, political and economic changes that have...
Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge
International and Domestic Pressures and Counter-Pressures
Poor governance is increasingly recognized as the greatest impediment to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, some impressive governance reforms are underway in many countries. This includes cases such as Nigeria – formerly the most corrupt country in the world according to...
Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Lessons from Ghana
The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban...
Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge
The Pergau Dam Affair
The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary...
Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge
Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa
In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...
Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge
Camps and the Creation of Political Space
What does it mean to be a citizen? In depth research with a stateless population in Bangladesh has revealed that, despite liberal theory’s reductive vision, the limits of political community are not set in stone. The Urdu-speaking population in Bangladesh exemplify some of the key problems facing...
Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge
Putting research into use in low income countries
Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development...
Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge
Providing universal access to social protection and health systems for all members of society, including the poor and vulnerable, is increasingly considered crucial to international development debates. This is the first book to explore from an interdisciplinary and global perspective the reforms...
Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Security and Development in Congo
Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule,...
Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge
Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America: Opportunities and Risks
To Be Published January 9th 2014
Governance Reform in Africa: International and Domestic Pressures and Counter-Pressures
To Be Published January 28th 2014
Economic Development and Political Action in the Arab World
To Be Published February 23rd 2014
Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia
To Be Published February 23rd 2014
Spatial and Regional Development in Perspective: Towards a New Framework
To Be Published February 28th 2014
The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation: Livelihoods, Agrarian Change and the Conflicts of Development
To Be Published March 31st 2014
Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development
To Be Published May 14th 2014
Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace
To Be Published May 27th 2014
Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies: Building new spaces
To Be Published May 28th 2014
Foreign Aid and Emerging Powers: Asian Perspectives on Official Development Assistance
To Be Published June 14th 2014