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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development

    Edited by Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This Handbook provides a cutting-edge survey of the state of research on religions and global development. Part one highlights critical debates that have emerged within research on religions and development, particularly with respect to theoretical, conceptual and methodological considerations,...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  2. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2015 by Unknown

  4. Food Security Governance

    Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations

    By Nora McKeon

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today’s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations

    Edited by Dan Plesch, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    The creation of the UN system during World War II is a largely unknown or forgotten story among contemporary decision makers, international relations specialists, and policy analysts. This book aims to recover the wartime history of the United Nations and explore how the forgotten past can shed...

    Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 Unknown

  8. Another Development

    Participation, Empowerment and Well-being in Rural India

    By Runa Sarkar, Anup Sinha

    This book is an important intervention in the debate between economic and social development. It makes the case for understanding development in economic terms as well as in terms of well-being, empowerment and participation....

    Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge India

  9. Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa

    Traditional or Transformative?

    By Patrick McAuslan

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 – 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between...

    Published December 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge