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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. Knowledge Discovery Process and Methods to Enhance Organizational Performance

    Edited by Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Corlane Barclay

    This book offers insights into the scope of data mining initiatives, including their socio-economic and legal implications to stakeholders, organizations, and society. There is a current paucity of literature with emphasis on developing countries or relatable cases with relevance to their...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  2. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    Edited by Narae Choi, Irge Satiroglu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. Our knowledge on development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) remains limited even after decades of experience and research. Many questions are yet...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice

    By Monica Guillen-Royo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The book fills a gap in sustainable development studies as it draws on a range of case-studies to discuss the challenges and opportunities of using Max-Neef’s Human Scale Development (HSD) framework in practice. The book presents the potential of the HSD methodology to analyse complex...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Religions and Development in Asia

    Sacred Places as Development Spaces

    By Matthew Clarke

    The values and attitudes associated with different religious beliefs affect both public policy settings as well as social behaviours. Yet, within development studies literature and practice, the importance of religion and faith has been largely ignored or misunderstood. This book argues that the...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Development and Capacity Building

    Asia Pacific Trends, Challenges and Prospects for the Future

    Edited by Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure and institutions and is critical to the development and participation in the economy and society. This ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and information sharing,...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific

    Unearthing Development

    By Glenn Banks

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    Large-scale mining is one of the most controversial contemporary development enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Despite a number of high-profile social, environmental and human rights controversies connected with the mining industry, it continues to be an integral part of the economies and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Biodiversity Research, Bioprospecting and Commercialization

    Science, Markets and Access and Benefit-sharing

    By Sarah Laird, Rachel Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    The access and benefit-sharing (ABS) policy process of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and wider discussions about the ethical and conservation issues arising from the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge, depend upon a well-developed understanding of the...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge