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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. The Politics of Governance

    Edited by Till Förster, Lucy Koechlin

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    How do government arrangements emerge? When and how does individual agency turn into collective agency? How do sensory experiences of violence, instability, etc affect the configuration of governance arrangements? When, why, and how are governance arrangements institutionalized? This book seeks to...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing Social Transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    This innovative book places culture, specifically in the form of the arts, back at the centre of debates in development studies by introducing new ways of conceptualizing art in relation to development. It shows that culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Genetically Modified Agriculture in Africa

    By Jemima Agyare

    The issue of genetically modified (GM) agriculture and its relevance to developing countries is one that is fiercely contested. The debates surrounding the adoption of GM technology by developing countries are multifaceted and complex. The Politics of Genetically Modified Agriculture in Africa...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Multinational Integration, Cultural Identity and Regional Self-Government

    Comparative Experiences for Tibet

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Multinational Integration, Cultural Identity and Regional Self-Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility for regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop, and roundtable with political representatives...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Wartime History and the Future United Nations

    Past as Prelude?

    Edited by Dan Plesch, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    The inadequacy of existing political processes for global problem solving goes a long way toward explaining the fitful, tactical, and short-term responses to trans-boundary challenges that require sustained, strategic, and longer-run global perspectives and action. For all its warts, the point of...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The United Nations as a Knowledge Organization

    By Nanette Svenson

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book discusses the evolution of the United Nations (UN) as a knowledge organization. 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...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

    Edited by Peter Albrecht, Helene Maria Kyed

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Poland's Troubled Transition, 1989-2008

    By Jacqueline Hayden

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines developments in Poland from 1989 to the present. Based on extensive original research, including the author’s interviews with many of the leading participants, the book discusses the different visions for a post-communist Poland held by different parties and individuals, and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Common Pool Nature in the Mekong Bioregion

    Dialogues, Ethics, and Justice

    By Victor Savage, Carl Middleton, Carl Grundy-Warr, Yong Ming Li

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Within a bioregion of diverse political-economic state systems and that is home to myriad ethnic groups, this book explores the complex human-nature relationships to interrogate the political ecology and environmental history of the Mekong bioregion "commons". In doing so, the book maps the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge