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  1. Alternatives to Privatization

    Public Options for Essential Services in the Global South

    Edited by David A. McDonald, Greg Ruiters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    There is a vast literature for and against privatizing public services. Those who are against privatization are often confronted with the objection that they present no alternative. This book takes up that challenge by establishing theoretical models for what does (and does not) constitute an...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding the Social Dimension of Sustainability

    Edited by Jesse Dillard, Veronica Dujon, Mary C. King

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The imperative of the twenty-first century is sustainability: to raise the living standards of the world's poor and to achieve and maintain high levels of social health among the affluent nations while simultaneously reducing and reversing the environmental damage wrought by human activity....

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Children, Structure and Agency

    Realities Across the Developing World

    By G.K. Lieten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The child labour debate, the Child Rights Convention and the target of universal primary education in the Millennium Development Goals have drawn increasing attention to children in developing countries. Alongside, a debate has waged on the need for child participation and the appropriateness of...

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Global Migration and Development

    Edited by Ton van Naerssen, Ernst Spaan, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The debate on international migration and development currently focuses on South-North migration, transnationalism, remittances and knowledge transfer. The potential positive role of migration for countries and regions the emigrants originate from has recently been acknowledged by, among others,...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Marine Natural Resources and Technological Development

    An Economic Analysis of the Wealth from the Oceans

    By Marco Colazingari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book offers a comprehensive and systematic examination of the issues involved within Ocean Economics. The oceans are the last frontier on Earth, and research and exploration are key to developing and enhancing global economic activity that is necessary to sustain a growing human population....

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Dislocation and Resettlement in Development

    From Third World to the World of the Third

    By Anjan Chakrabarti, Anup Kumar Dhar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Challenging the more conventional approaches to dislocation and resettlement that are the usual focus of discussion on the topic, this book offers a unique theory of dislocation in the form of primitive accumulation. Interrogating the ‘reformist-managerial’ and ‘radical-movementist’ approaches, it...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Development Poverty and Politics

    Putting Communities in the Driver’s Seat

    By Richard Martin, Ashna Mathema

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Top down . . . bottom up . . . what works? This book explores development from theperspective of the poor. Who are they? What lives do they live? What matters tothem? And most importantly, what can they do about it? Martin and Mathema debate how people can be given legitimate control of theirown...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Poverty Orientated Agricultural and Rural Development

    By Hartmut Brandt, Uwe Otzen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Over the last twenty years the proportion of development cooperation resources earmarked for agricultural development has dwindled to between six and seven per cent of total bi- and multilateral Official Development Assistance. This is despite the fact that eighty per cent of the world's poor...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. World Bank and Urban Development

    From Projects to Policy

    By Edward Ramsamy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    As one of the world’s most powerful supranational institutions, the World Bank has played an important role in international development discourse and practice since 1946. This is the first book-length history and analysis of the Bank’s urban programs and their complex relationship to urban policy...

    Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Environment and Development in the Straits of Malacca

    By Goh Kim Chuan, Mark Cleary

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This unique study is the first in depth examination of the environment and development of the Straits. Taking an integrative approach, the book argues that the region has an underlying unity which political divisions (between Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore) disguise. Its emphasis is on three...

    Published December 23rd 1999 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives
    Edited by Clifton Evers, Kirsten Seale
    To Be Published December 23rd 2014

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