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  1. Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics

    By Deborah Johnston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. HIV and East Africa

    Thirty Years in the Shadow of an Epidemic

    By Janet Seeley

    This book is about life in the time of the HIV epidemic in Eastern Africa. By tracing the shadow of the epidemic over the last 30 years in Uganda and more broadly in the region, the author explores the impact of the epidemic on people’s lives and livelihoods, placing the epidemic within the context...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Economic Growth and Development in Africa

    Understanding trends and prospects

    By Horman Chitonge

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    In recent years, Africa has undergone the longest period of sustained economic growth in the continent’s history, drawing the attention of the international media and academics alike. This book analyses the Africa Rising narrative from multidisciplinary perspectives, offering a critical assessment...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Measuring African Development

    Past and Present

    Edited by Morten Jerven

    The chief economist for the World Bank's Africa region, Shanta Devarajan, delivered a devastating assessment of the capacity of African states to measure development in his 2013 article "Africa's Statistical Tragedy". Is there a "statistical tragedy" unfolding in Africa now? If so, it becomes...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Africans on the Move

    Migration, Diaspora and Development Nexus

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The 20th century witnessed the large-scale displacement and dispersal of populations across the world because of major political upheavals, among them the two European wars, decolonization and the Cold War. These major events were followed by globalization which accelerated free trade and the...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change

    By Kei Otsuki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge