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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    Malawi is among the few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a...

    To Be Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge India

  3. Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    By Manisha Desai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Endogenous Development

    Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development

    Edited by Chiku Malunga, Susan H. Holcombe

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local context. At the same time, theories and practices from...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Expert Knowledge in Global Trade

    Edited by Erin Hannah, James Scott, Silke Trommer

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book explores tensions in global trade by examining the role of experts in generating, disseminating and legitimating knowledge about the possibilities of trade to work for global development. To this end, contributors assess authoritative claims on knowledge. They also consider structural...

    To Be Published October 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The United Nations as a Knowledge System

    By Nanette Svenson

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book seeks to explore how the UN has generated, warehoused, disseminated, structured, packaged, expanded, transferred and leveraged its vast resources of accumulated information and experience throughout the decades and, particularly, since the start of the 21st century with the introduction...

    To Be Published November 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Aid to Myanmar

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Décobert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Myanmar. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in...

    To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-State Voices in EU Trade Policymaking

    By Erin Hannah

    Series: Global Institutions

    International trade continues to be a focal point for political and social contestation. The extension of World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreements into new areas such as investment, services and intellectual property rights engendered massive conflict and rendered ongoing negotiations infinitely...

    To Be Published November 20th 2015 by Routledge