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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. 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 October 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Knowledge-for-development is thriving as an area of development practice. Yet the consequences of the proliferation of knowledge-based development practices as an area of development discourse and practice remain under-theorised and researched. This book interrogates the capacity of donor-funded...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    Transforming Paradigms and Practices

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

    While it is widely recognized that climate change will have significant impacts on the developing world, the social dimensions of vulnerability are often ignored in development projects and practices aimed at promoting adaptation to climate change. This book presents case studies that shed light on...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 GFC has highlighted the need for ‘rebalancing’–focussing more on...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The Genuine Progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Developed in the 1930s, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was never meant to be an indicator of the level of welfare of a population, but its emphasis by politicians and news outlets has made it become one of the most popular indicators of “development”. Increasingly scholars have criticized the...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. South-South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from Cuba, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This is the first book to analyze the important phenomenon of South-South development initiatives. Drawing on critical theories and insights from intersectional analysis, the book examines the experiences and impacts of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) youth’s participation in South-South...

    To Be Published December 13th 2014 by Routledge