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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 60 forthcoming new books in the subject of Development Policy — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. Financialisation and Development in Asia

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Multilateral development agencies have increasingly focused on underdeveloped Asian countries as potential new sites for financial capital. Often referred to as ‘emerging markets’, these economies are seen as ripe for private sector investment and, at the same time, in need of foreign capital to...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Energy, Environment and Economic Transformation in China

    By Shiyi Chen

    China has achieved rapid economic growth since the market-oriented reform in 1978 and became the second largest economy in the world in 2010. However, the growth model in China is still extensive in nature and may be characterized with high energy consumption and heavy...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. In Pursuit of Human Rights

    NGOs, Pedagogy and Praxis in Grassroots Africa

    By Joanne Coysh

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Around the world there are a myriad of NGOs using human rights education (HRE) as a tool of community empowerment with the firm belief that it will help people improve their lives. One way of understanding these processes is that they translate universal human rights speak using messages and...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Barak Kushner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The Geography and Power of Knowledge

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

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    This book takes an innovative approach to understanding the development of universities and addresses capacity building of African universities. For years, education has been high on the development agenda and recently also universities are being recognized as key drivers for societal growth....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    The dimensions of forced displacement are staggering. Between 1950 and 2005 development and large-scale land acquisition reportedly displaced over 65 million people in India, with the overwhelming majority worse off as a result. This volume offers an innovative and thought-provoking Asia-Pacific...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1960s giving rise to real...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 19th 2015 by Routledge