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  1. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Development Poverty and Politics

    Putting Communities in the Driver’s Seat

    By Richard Martin, Ashna Mathema

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Top down . . . bottom up . . . what works? This book explores development from theperspective of the poor. Who are they? What lives do they live? What matters tothem? And most importantly, what can they do about it? Martin and Mathema debate how people can be given legitimate control of theirown...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Development in Practice (Routledge Revivals)

    Paved with good intentions

    By Doug Porter, Bryant Allen, Gaye Thompson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Magarini Settlement Project in Kenya is typical of many large Third World rural development projects of recent years, not least in its failure to fulfil even minimum goals. First published in 1991, Development in Practice explores the reasons for this projects failure, and looks at the lessons...

    Published March 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Theories and Practices of Development

    2nd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Regions in Question (Routledge Revivals)

    Space, Development Theory and Regional Policy

    By Charles Gore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in1984. Regional development planning has grown rapidly in recent years, as both an academic specialism and a focus of policy and practice. Books and articles on the subject have proliferated, and all across the Third World governments have become commited to it, setting up...

    Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Population and Development

    High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries

    Edited by Geoffrey Hawthorn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1978, this book explores the vital global issue of high and low fertility in poorer countries through a series of case studies by contemporary experts in the fields of development and demography. These studies examine such issues as: the relations between fertility rates and...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. International Indebtedness and the Developing Countries

    By George C. Abbott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1979, this study focuses upon two of the major economic problems faced by developing countries: massive foreign debts and the shortage of foreign funds offered on concessional terms for development purposes. The relationship between the two is highlighted in the effect that debt...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Hungry People and Empty Lands

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    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....

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Third World 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...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge