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  1. America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention

    By John Girling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Interdependent Development

    By Harold Brookfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Rather than being a book about ‘development’ per se, this work, first published in 1975, is instead a book about ideas about development, designed for those drawn by a concern over social injustice into the development field. In a selective review of theory, which gives particular emphasis to the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Evaluating Communication for Development

    A Framework for Social Change

    By June Lennie, Jo Tacchi

    Evaluating Communication for Development presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating communication for development (C4D). This framework combines the latest thinking from a number of fields in new ways. It critiques dominant instrumental, accountability-based approaches to development and...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Social Development

    Critical Themes and Perspectives

    Edited by Manohar S. Pawar, David R. Cox

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This edited collection demonstrates that the ideas inherent in social development are practical and not utopian. By discussing and delineating a social development approach, the book argues the need for practicing it at local or grassroots-level communities to promote universal social justice and...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Development Through Bricolage

    Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management

    By Frances Cleaver

    Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended?...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of World-Systems Analysis

    Edited by Salvatore Babones, Christopher Chase-Dunn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    World-systems analysis has developed rapidly over the past thirty years. Today's students and junior scholars come to world-systems analysis as a well-established approach spanning all of the social sciences. The best world-systems scholarship, however, is spread across multiple methodologies and...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Capability Approach

    Development Practice and Public Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by Francesca Panzironi, Katharine Gelber

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This book provides a unique laboratory of ‘capabilities in practice’ in the Asia-Pacific region. It explores the application of the capability approach in development practice and public policy from a multidisciplinary perspective by bringing together scholars and practitioners from a wide range of...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge