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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. The Post-war Roots of Japanese Political Malaise

    By Dagfinn Gatu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Writings on post-war Japanese politics have tended to take for granted the dominance of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as inevitable, without questioning how this came about. This book analyses the nature of Japanese party politics over the first four decades following the Second World War,...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    This Handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the policy process. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars and practitioners, the Handbook covers all aspects of the policy process including: Theory – from rational choice to the new institutionalism Frameworks –...

    To Be Published June 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Peacebuilding in Crisis

    Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation

    Edited by Tobias Debiel, Thomas Held, Ulrich Schneckener

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    The 1990s saw a constant increase in international peace missions, predominantly led by the United Nations, whose mandates were more and more extended to implement societal and political transformations in post-conflict societies. However, in many cases these missions did not meet the high...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    Criminal Capital is an ethnographic analysis of the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern industrial India. It examines the links between capitalism, corruption, trade unionism, violence and labour politics in contemporary Indian society and public...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge India

  6. 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 July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa-Ann Richey

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Discussion over celebrity engagement is often limited to theoretical critique or normative name-calling, without much grounded research into what it is that celebrities are doing, the same or differently throughout the world. Crucially, little attention has been paid to the Global South, either as...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2015 by Routledge