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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 240 new and published books in the subject of Development Policy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Nation-Building in the Baltic States

    Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

    By Gundar J. King, David E. McNabb

    The product of more than twenty years of research, first-person observations, discussions, and policy analyses, Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the...

    Published August 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Reversing Urban Decline

    Why and How Sports, Entertainment, and Culture Turn Cities into Major League Winners, Second Edition

    By Mark S. Rosentraub

    Detroit’s bankruptcy is the most severe example of the financial implications of the movement of wealth to the suburbs. When residents and businesses leave, central cities have a disproportionate share of most regions’ lower-income households. At the same time, many central cities collect less...

    Published July 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Information Needs for Water Management

    By Jos G. Timmerman

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also...

    Published July 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Port Management and Operations

    By Maria G. Burns

    With 80 percent of the world’s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global...

    Published July 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Health Policy and the Public Interest

    By Lok-sang Ho

    This book is written with an acute awareness of the need for new insight to ensure (1) universal protection in basic healthcare; (2) providing choice; (3) efficient production and consumption of healthcare services; (4) financial sustainability of the healthcare system. Defining the public interest...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Global Economic Crisis and the Developing World

    Implications and Prospects for Recovery and Growth

    Edited by Ashwini Deshpande, Keith Nurse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The world economy is currently in the throes of a global economic crisis reminiscent of the great depressions of the 1930s and the 1870s. As back then, the crisis has exposed the major structural imbalances in financial and credit markets in addition to global trade forcing many governments,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach

    An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

    Edited by Diane Elson, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Polly Vizard

    Among several contesting views about the purpose of development and how progress should be evaluated, human rights and capabilities (or human development) stand out as two approaches that are concerned first and foremost with the well-being of individuals, their freedom, dignity and empowerment....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Poverty Reduction of the Disabled

    Livelihood of persons with disabilities in the Philippines

    Edited by Soya Mori, Celia M Reyes, Tatsufumi Yamagata

    A third of poor people are disabled in the developing world. How much do we know about their livelihood with hard data? Are they entirely powerless and dependent on family members? How do they earn income? These questions have become more important than ever, now that persons with disabilities (...

    Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The State and the Advocate

    Case studies on development policy in Asia

    By Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but, rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge