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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. Homegrown Development in Africa

    Reality or illusion?

    By Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Internationally driven development programmes have not been entirely successful in transforming the economic status of African countries. Since the late 1990s many African countries have started to take initiatives to develop an integrated framework that tackles poverty and promotes socio-economic...

    To Be Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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. Understanding who is able to claim expertise, how they are able to influence outcomes and...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Globally, around 2.8 billion people, 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 April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    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...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge