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  1. Global Trends and Regional Development

    Edited by Nikolai Genov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    For millennia, contact between societies was limited to trade or wars, a situation that changed profoundly with the development of global markets serving industrialization. The outcome was the emergence of one global human civilization, and one common future that will depend on the capacity of...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Development, Power, and the Environment

    Neoliberal Paradox in the Age of Vulnerability

    By Md Saidul Islam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Unmasking the neoliberal paradox, this book provides a robust conceptual and theoretical synthesis of development, power and the environment. With seven case studies on global challenges such as under-development, food regime, climate change, dam building, identity politics, and security...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Community Development in Asia and the Pacific

    By Manohar S. Pawar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    There is a tremendous need for community development practice in the Asia-Pacific region due to its size and prevailing diverse socio-economic, political and cultural needs and issues. Both developed and developing countries have been reemphasizing the importance of community development and have...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Technical Knowledge and Development

    Observing Aid Projects and Processes

    By Thomas Grammig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Development and aid projects often fail to improve technological capacity. Their reform has been a widely acknowledged challenge for three decades. This book demonstrates theoretically and empirically how aid practitioners shape the organizational, social and inter-cultural dynamics of development...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Protecting Biological Diversity

    The Effectiveness of Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes

    By Carmen Richerzhagen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    During the last ten years the enormous global loss of biodiversity has received remarkable attention. Among the numerous approaches undertaken to stop or lessen this process, access and benefit-sharing (ABS), a market-based approach, has emerged as among the most prominent. In theory, ABS turns...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Social Development

    Critical Themes and Perspectives

    Edited by Manohar S. Pawar, David R. Cox

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This edited collection demonstrates that the ideas inherent in social development are practical and not utopian. By discussing and delineating a social development approach, the book argues the need for practicing it at local or grassroots-level communities to promote universal social justice and...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. India’s New Economic Policy

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Waquar Ahmed, Amitabh Kundu, Richard Peet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Conventional interpretations of the New Economic Policy introduced in India in 1991 see this program of economic liberalization as transforming the Indian economy and leading to a substantial increase in the rate of India’s economic growth. But in a country like India, growth is not enough. Who...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Rural Development Theory and Practice

    By Ruth McAreavey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Rural development is inherently viewed as a positive thing; it is seen as something that brings together groups of individuals with automatic positive implications and outcomes. Policy rhetoric frequently uses popular terms such as involvement, participation and power sharing to describe rural...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Water and Sanitation

    By Matthias Krause

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    According to recent estimates, around 6,000 people – mostly children under five – die every day from diseases caused by inappropriate water and sanitation (WS) services. Much of the academic and political debate surrounding this issue has focused on private sector participation. By...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

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