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  1. Managing Nongovernmental Organizations

    Culture, Power and Resistance

    By Frederik Claeyé

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The idea that international development aid needs to be better managed and coordinated gained currency in the early 1990s. The increasing emphasis on management has resulted in the present vogue of ‘managing for development results’ as one of the central tenets in the discourse on international aid...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cosmopolitan Memory in Europe's 'Backwaters'

    Rethinking civility

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Cosmpolitan Memory in Europe’s ‘Backwaters’ reconsiders the definitional relationships of ‘national character’ and ‘national heritage’ in the context of Western industrial modernity. Taking as a case study the Greek islands of Skiathos and Skopelos which served as cinematic locations for the...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. African Culture and Global Politics

    Language, Philosophies, and Expressive Culture in Africa and the Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Danielle Sanchez

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume attempts to insert itself within the larger discussion of Africa in the twenty-first century, especially within the realm of world politics. Despite the underwhelming amount of attention given to Africa's role in international politics in popular news sources, it is evident that Africa...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Globalisation and Advertising in Emerging Economies

    Brazil, Russia, India and China

    By Lynne Ciochetto

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    Brazil, Russia, India and China are four of the largest and most dynamic contemporary emerging economies in the world. Strong economic growth in each of these economies has been accompanied by the expansion of the advertising and consumer goods sectors. Using a series of country studies, this book...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa

    Edited by Augustine Agwuele

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. It also shows how, facing the consequences of modernism, Africans in and out of the continent are responding to these unfinished projects...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness

    Juggling with Money

    Edited by Isabelle Guérin, Solène Morvant-Roux, Magdalena Villarreal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Although microcredit programmes have long been considered efficient development tools, many forms of debt-induced distress have emerged in their wake. This has brought to light the problem of over-indebtedness, a topic which has been previously underexplored in the literature. This new book, from a...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Popular Representations of Development

    Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media

    Edited by David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, Michael Woolcock

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Although the academic study of development is well established, as is also its policy implementation, less considered are the broader, more popular understandings of development that often shape agendas and priorities, particularly in representative democracies. Through its accessible and...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Religious Organisations and Development

    Scrutinising religious perceptions and organisations

    Edited by Carole Rakodi

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be ‘used’ to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Religions and Development

    By Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge