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New and Published Books

  1. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The United Nations in Latin America

    Aiding Development

    By Francis Adams

    The United Nations has increased its worldwide efforts to promote sustainable development. In this book, noted scholar Francis Adams examines the United Nations' actions in Latin America, particularly in light of meeting basic human needs, promoting gender equity, and preserving natural...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Afro-Asian States and their Problems

    By K. M. Panikkar

    This reissue of Sandar Panikkar’s 1959 book is based upon a series of lectures given at the Institut d’Etude de Development Economique et Social, which spotlights the problems faced by the multitude of African and Asian states which achieved independence between 1945 and 1957. From Asia, the author...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. European Union Democracy Aid

    Supporting civil society in post-apartheid South Africa

    By Lorenzo Fioramonti

    Since the end of the Cold War, the promotion of democracy has occupied centre stage in global politics and in the academic debate on international relations. Governments, intergovernmental agencies, and international donors have invested significant resources to support the democratic consolidation...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance

    By Clair Apodaca

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts

    By James G. McGann

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge