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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Democratic Accountability and International Human Development

    Regimes, institutions and resources

    By Kamran Ali Afzal, Mark Considine

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge