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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    While the success and failure of development cooperation and humanitarian aid have found extensive coverage in the academic literature and the public debate, studies that address the experience of aid workers are still rare. This book explores the life worlds of people working in aid and analyses...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Technology and Human Development

    By Ilse Oosterlaken

    Series: The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values - as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development. This approach attaches central moral importance to human capabilities understood as effective opportunities...

    To Be Published April 30th 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

    Edited by Einar Braathen, Veronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large dam development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge