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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. 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 the Global North, edited by Rae Blumberg and Samuel Cohn, is a provocative, engaging collection of real-world case studies in development focusing on two under-emphasized threats to growth and human well-being worldwide: The...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Global Poverty

    How Global Governance is Failing the Poor, 2nd Edition

    By David Hulme

    Series: Global Institutions

    Around 1.4 billion people presently live in extreme poverty, and yet despite this vast scale, the issue of global poverty had a relatively low international profile until the end of the 20th century. In this important new work, Hulme charts the rise of global poverty as a priority global issue, and...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Russia-China Relations in the Post-Crisis International Order

    By Marcin Kaczmarski

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

    This book traces the development of the China-Russia relationship following the global economic crisis, arguing that the crisis has transformed the relationship. It discusses how Russo-Chinese co-operation has accelerated post-crisis – for example, in the export of energy resources, arms sales, and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book examines the political economy that governs the development and management of international transboundary river basins. These shared rivers are the resource for irrigation and hydropower projects and bring to the fore issues of water allocation and integrated water resources...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin M. Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. Catchment and river basin management crucially depend on these drivers. The...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy, Jason Aamodt

    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

  8. 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Technology and Human Development

    By Ilse Oosterlaken

    Series: The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values - as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development. This approach attaches central moral importance to human capabilities understood as effective opportunities...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge