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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. Global Land Grabs

    History, Theory and Method

    Edited by Marc Edelman, Carlos Oya, Saturnino M. Borras Jr.

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Since the 2008 world food crisis a surge of land grabbing swept Africa, Asia and Latin America and even some regions of Europe and North America. Investors have uprooted rural communities for massive agricultural, biofuels, mining, industrial and urbanisation projects. ‘Water grabbing’ and ‘green...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. City Logistics

    Mapping The Future

    Edited by Eiichi Taniguchi, Russell G. Thompson

    Examining recent advances, this book covers city logistic and associated implementation issues, methodologies, and policy measures. It details the experiences of cities that have implemented city logistics and the methods they have used for solving complex issues relating to urban freight transport...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asia

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Xu Ying

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    Since the Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) of 1997–98 large current account surpluses have accumulated in the countries of Asia and the Pacific with corresponding deficits elsewhere. The sharp plunge in global trade volumes during the global financial crisis has highlighted the need for ‘rebalancing’–...

    To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing social transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich, multifaceted and contested concept and set of practices that needs to be expanded, appreciated and applied in fresh ways if it is to be both valued in itself and to be of use in practical development. This innovative book...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Renewable Energy in East Asia

    Towards a New Developmentalism

    By Christopher M. Dent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Energy is crucial to the functioning of any human society and central to understanding East Asia’s ‘economic miracle’. The region’s rapid development over the last few decades has been inherently energy-intensive and the impact on global energy security, climate change and the twenty-first-century...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    Transforming Paradigms and Practices

    Edited by Tor Håkon Inderberg, Siri Eriksen, Karen O'Brien, Linda Sygna

    Climate change poses multiple challenges to development. It affects lives and livelihoods, infrastructure and institutions, as well as beliefs, cultures and identities. There is a growing recognition that the social dimensions of vulnerability and adaptation now need to move to the forefront of...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Good Governance in Asia

    Multiple Trajectories to Development

    Edited by Linda Chelan Li

    The international aid community has advocated governance reforms as a necessary complement to economic aid to developing countries. The resultant Good Governance Agenda has been criticised for its ahistorical bias. The empirical case studies reported in this book further illustrate the limitations...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S.R. Osmani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Microcredit has emerged as a hugely popular tool all over the developing world for helping poor people to help themselves by engaging in self-employed income-earning activities. By developing innovative ways of providing the poor with access to credit, the ‘microcredit revolution’, as it has come...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries

    By Ashish Verma, T.V. Ramanayya

    Many developing countries are attempting to expand and upgrade their public transport system to create sustainable solutions within the constraints of poor land use and urban planning, haphazard growth of settlements, high population and population density, growing income, and increased travel...

    To Be Published December 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, Second Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, this book details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. Updated to include the most recent version of ArcGIS 10.1, the new edition also covers recent developments in GIS—for...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press