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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Profits, Security, and Human Rights in Developing Countries

    Global Lessons from Canada’s Extractive Sector in Colombia

    Edited by James F. Rochlin

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The extractive sector is a particular area of expertise for Canada and more than half of Canada’s mining assets abroad are located in Latin America, specifically in Brazil, Peru, Chile and Colombia. Canada-Colombia accord was the first free-trade agreement in the world to include annual Human...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Political Economy of Development in India

    Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala

    By Darley Jose Kjosavik, Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In the Global South, indigenous people have been continuously subjected to top-down, and often violent, processes of post-colonial state and nation building. This book examines the development dilemmas of the indigenous people (adivasis) of the Indian state of Kerala. It explores the different...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise

    By Dagfinn Gatu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Writings on post-war Japanese politics have tended to take for granted the dominance of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as inevitable, without questioning how this came about. This book analyses the nature of Japanese party politics over the first four decades following the Second World War,...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    Criminal Capital is an ethnographic analysis of the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern industrial India. It examines the links between capitalism, corruption, trade unionism, violence and labour politics in contemporary Indian society and public...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge India

  8. Reforming the UN Development System

    The Politics and Paralysis of Incrementalism

    By Silke Weinlich

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book is as about the UN development system and the never-ending quest for its reform. It will show how member states as financers, principals, and recipients of UN development assistance set significant limits to any increases in the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the UN...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Discussion over celebrity engagement is often limited to theoretical critique or normative name-calling, without much grounded research into what it is that celebrities are doing, the same or differently throughout the world. Crucially, little attention has been paid to the Global South, either as...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge