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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Public Debt Sustainability in Developing Asia

    Edited by Benno Ferrarini, Raghbendra Jha, Arief Ramayandi

    Addressing the global financial crisis has required fiscal intervention on a substantial scale by governments around the world. The consequent buildup of public debt, in particular its sustainability, has moved to center stage in the policy debate. If the Asia and Pacific region is to continue to...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Digital Humanitarians

    How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response

    By Patrick Meier

    This gripping real-time drama is set against the the devastation of the Haiti earthquake. The author, a pioneer of digital humanitarianism, didn’t stay idle long. Within hours, from his laptop, he’d assembled a global network of volunteers to collect, analyze, sift through, map, and relay accurate...

    To Be Published January 8th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    To Be Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan

    The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers

    By Syed Mohammad Ali

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined...

    To Be Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge