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Forthcoming Development Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing social transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich, multifaceted and contested concept and set of practices that needs to be expanded, appreciated and applied in fresh ways if it is to be both valued in itself and to be of use in practical development. This innovative book...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change

    By Kei Otsuki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S.R. Osmani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Microcredit has emerged as a hugely popular tool all over the developing world for helping poor people to help themselves by engaging in self-employed income-earning activities. By developing innovative ways of providing the poor with access to credit, the ‘microcredit revolution’, as it has come...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Art and International Development

    Edited by Polly Stupples, Katerina Teaiwa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

    Given the increasingly high profile of the creative economy as a driver of development, this book addresses the following question: what contributions can the arts make to processes of international development and how can those processes best be supported by development agencies? Visual artists,...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    To Be Published April 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Development Theory

    Four Critical Studies

    Edited by David Lehmann

    The studies in this book, first published in 1979, offer an all-encompassing contemporary critique of the sociology, politics and economics of development as they are ‘conventionally’ taught and disseminated. They also seek to outline the beginnings of a new approach, while not sparing from...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge