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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Development in Crisis

    Threats to Human Well-Being in the Global South and Global North

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to Human Well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1990s giving rise to real social outcry...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 September 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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