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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

    Edited by Veronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

    Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    This handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the politics of technology. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars in the field, the handbook covers all aspects of the relationship between politics and technology including: Demand and support for new technologies and...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

    For a People Centered Development Agenda?

    By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Series: Global Institutions

    Millennium Development Goals (MDG) constitute one of the most important global institutions today because of their origins, their ambitions and their effective role in shaping international development efforts. In developing this argument, Sakiko Fukada-Parr analyzes: whether the goals are...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Development

    By Richard Ponzio

    Series: Global Institutions

    The purpose of the book is to examine the conceptual evolution of ‘social development’ during the post-colonial era, and to see how various institutions of the UN system have tried to engage with this issue, both in terms of intellectual and technical advance, and operationally. The book examines...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Development Policies of Central and Eastern European States

    From Aid Recipients to Aid Donors

    Edited by Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Simon Lightfoot

    The states from Central and Eastern Europe that joined the EU in 2004 and 2007 provide a fascinating series of case studies for scholars interested in politics, IR and development studies. The interest comes from the fact that never before had so many recipients of EU aid joined the Union and taken...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge India