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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Decobert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Through an ethnographic study of an aid organisation working in Burma/Myanmar, this book looks at the political and ethical dilemmas of "humanitarian government", and explores the ways in which aid systems come to be defined as legitimate or illegitimate – humanitarian or "un-humanitarian" – in an...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  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. Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations

    Edited by Dirk Messner, Silke Weinlich

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    This book aims to pave the way for a new interdisciplinary approach to global cooperation research. It does so by bringing in disciplines whose insights about human behaviour might provide a crucial yet hitherto neglected foundation for understanding how and under which conditions global...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality

    By Mohammad Salehin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Making an important contribution to the analysis of religion, development and neoliberalism in contemporary Muslim societies, this book looks at the role of Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh. It deepens the study of religion within the field of development studies, and significantly adds to the currently...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge