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  1. State Building and Development

    Edited by Keijiro Otsuka, Takashi Shiraishi

    Why does a huge income gap still exist between developed and developing countries? Plausible causes on the surface may be the difference in technology, the quality of human resources, and economic institutions, but on the deeper level the gap reflects the success and failure of state...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Making Progress in Housing

    A Framework for Collaborative Research

    By Sean McNelis

    This book presents a new approach to housing research, one that is relevant to all the social sciences. Housing research is diverse and operates across many disciplines, approaches and methods making collaboration difficult. This book outlines a methodological framework that enables researchers...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda

    Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future

    By Felix Dodds, Jorge Laguna-Celis, Liz Thompson

    Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit", the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and Development

    By Thomas Tanner, Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time – averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The China Model and Global Political Economy

    Comparison, Impact, and Interaction

    By Ming Wan

    Since the beginning of China's phenomenal rise in the international system, our knowledge of the country has grown rapidly. But those who have debated the China issue in policy circles mostly focus on the implications of China’s rise, often without a firm understanding of why the country is rising...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Development Economics

    Its Challenge to Development Studies

    By Adam Fforde

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Important parts of development practice, especially in key institutions such as the World Bank, are dominated by economists. In contrast, Development Studies is largely based upon multidisciplinary work in which anthropologists, human geographers, sociologists, and others play important roles....

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Economic Viability of Micropolitan America

    By Gerald L. Gordon

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    As the global recession of 2008 and beyond took hold of the American economy, smaller markets were disproportionately affected by job losses as well as the resultant brain drains, tax base reductions, diminished housing values, and diminishment of their overall quality of life. So it is not...

    Published December 7th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Energy Market Integration in East Asia

    Deepening Understanding and Moving Forward

    Edited by Yanrui Wu, Fukunari Kimura, Xunpeng Shi

    East Asian nations through the dialogue between ASEAN and its partners have been promoting energy market integration (EMI) for a decade. The formation of the East Asian Summit (EAS) group in 2005 adds new momentum to the EMI course in the region. The objective of this edited volume is to present...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development

    Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa

    Edited by Bas van Vliet, Joost van Buuren, Shaaban Mgana

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Urban sanitation and solid waste sectors are under significant pressure in East Africa due to the lack of competent institutional capacity and the growth of the region’s urban population. This book presents and applies an original analytical approach to assess the existing socio-technical mixtures...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Ideology and Social Change in Latin America

    Edited by June Nash, Juan Corradi, Hobart Spalding

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1977, this reissue contains original articles by contemporary leading scholars in the field of Latin American politics on a range of topics including: working class organisation, populism and US labour imperialism. It will be of interest to anthropologists, students of political...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge