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New and Published Books

  1. The European Union’s Broader Neighbourhood

    Challenges and opportunities for cooperation beyond the European Neighbourhood Policy

    Edited by Sieglinde Gstöhl, Erwan Lannon

    Series: Global Order Studies

    Over the past decade the European Union (EU) has gradually developed the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with its neighbours. At the same time, the ‘neighbours of the EU’s neighbours’ have presented new challenges. This book addresses the EU’s broader neighbourhood, comprising of the ENP...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book reviews different contract arrangements and specific crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    By Gbenga Oduntan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Africa has experienced a number of territorial disputes over land and maritime boundaries, due in part to its colonial and post-colonial history. This book explores the legal, political, and historical nature of disputes over territory in the African continent, and critiques the content and...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Poverty, Inequality and Growth in Developing Countries

    Theoretical and empirical approaches

    Edited by Atsushi Maki

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    There are many problems regarding poverty, inequality and growth in developing countries in Asia and Africa. Policy makers at the national level and at international institutions such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and others have implemented various policies in...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. China in Africa

    Strategic Motives and Economic Interests

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    China’s expansion and growing influence in Africa is arguably the most remarkable global political and economic development in the 21st century. China’s foray into Africa started in the late 1990s, propelled by its desire to obtain new sources of raw materials and energy for its economic growth, as...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Water and Climate Change in Africa

    Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi

    Edited by Patricia E. Perkins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the coming decades, countries around the world will face increasingly severe challenges related to global climate change. While the details vary from country to country, the impacts will be especially grave for marginalized people, whose access to food, potable water, and safe shelter may be...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    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 June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Learner-centred Education in International Perspective

    Whose pedagogy for whose development?

    By Michele Schweisfurth

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Is learner-centred education appropriate for all societies and classrooms? Learner-centred education (LCE) is a travelling policy, widely promoted by international agencies and national governments. Arguments in favour of this pedagogical tradition refer to theories and evidence from cognitive...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Professional Education, Capabilities and the Public Good

    The role of universities in promoting human development

    By Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and be directed towards social change. Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, the book comprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectives on what constitutes a set of appropriate public-good...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge