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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Nation-Building in the Baltic States

    Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

    By Gundar J. King, David E. McNabb

    The product of more than twenty years of research, first-person observations, discussions, and policy analyses, Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Traffic Simulation and Data

    Validation Methods and Applications

    Edited by Winnie Daamen, Christine Buisson, Serge P. Hoogendoorn

    A single source of information for researchers and professionals, Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications offers a complete overview of traffic data collection, state estimation, calibration and validation for traffic modelling and simulation. It derives from the Multitude...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy...

    To Be Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Japan's Aid

    Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy

    By Edward M Feasel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the 20th century Japan emerged as one of the world’s leading economic powers: rising from wartime destruction to a leading economic engine in world markets. Japan’s economic aid policy, beginning with war reparations following its defeat in World War II, became a vehicle to help achieve this...

    To Be Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Housing Policy in Latin American Cities

    A New Generation of Strategies and Approaches for 2016 UN-HABITAT III

    By Peter M. Ward, Edith R. Jiménez Huerta, María Mercedes Di Virgilio

    After the 1960s, rapid urbanization in developing regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia was marked by the expansion of low-income "irregular" settlements that developed informally and which, by the 2000s, often constituted between 20-60 percent of the built-up area of metropolitan areas and...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Emerging Middle Class in Africa

    Edited by Mthuli Ncube, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa

    The emergence of the African middle class as a driver of Africa’s economic growth stands out as an important milestone in Africa’s contemporary economic history. This growth, though uneven, is a source of hope for Africa, but also a signal to the rest of the world on the prospects for economic...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Development and the Debt Trap

    Economic Planning and External Borrowing in Ghana

    By Andrzej Krassowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Ghana is one of the earliest and most serious examples of the build up of foreign debt by a developing country to support its policies for economic growth. This study, first published in 1974 in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, analyses Ghana’s economy over twenty years and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective

    Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation

    By Gavin Kitching

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching’s examination of ‘development studies’, first published in 1982, from its origins...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Citizen Participation at the Local Level in China and Canada

    Edited by Andrew Sancton, Chen Zhenming

    This book presents the work of leading scholars on the topic of citizen participation at the local level. Case studies compare Canadian and Chinese communities and extrapolate interesting policy-level changes at the local level based on citizen behavior and involvement. Coverage includes the...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. China's Foreign Relations and the Survival of Autocracies

    By Julia Bader

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Chinese government has frequently been criticized for propping up anti-democratic governments. This book investigates the rise of China as an emerging authoritarian power. By comparing China’s bilateral relations to three Asian developing countries – Burma, Cambodia and Mongolia – it examines...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge