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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed...

    To Be Published November 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Capital Dilemma

    Growth and Inequality in Washington, D.C.

    Edited by Derek Hyra, Sabiyha Prince

    Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC uncovers and explains the dynamics that have influenced the contemporary economic advancement of Washington, DC. This volume’s unique interdisciplinary approach using historical, sociological, anthropological, economic, geographic, political,...

    To Be Published November 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and Slum Life in Indonesia

    By Roanne Van Voorst

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Different people handle risk in different ways, and the current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene more effectively in risk-prone communities. This book offers new and long awaited insights on how the poorest and most vulnerable people...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Grassroots Innovation Movements

    By Adrian Smith, Juan Mariano Fressoli, Dinesh Abrol, Elisa Arond, Adrian Ely

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Grassroots innovation involves movements and networks of academics, activists and practitioners who seek to experiment with alternative forms of knowledge creation and processes for innovation. These alternatives harness local ingenuity directed towards local development. Emerging economies such as...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    Edited by Volker Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development

    Edited by Andrew McGregor, Lisa Law, Fiona Miller

    Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world, hosting a wide range of languages, ethnicities, religions, economics, ecosystems and political systems. Amidst this diversity however has been a common desire to develop, providing a uniting theme across landscapes of difference. This...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge