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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge India

  2. Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    As the ecological, economic and social challenges to meet the aims of sustainability increase, the call for culture is also becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Unknown

  3. Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1960s giving rise to real...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

    Edited by Einar Braathen, Veronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

    Seeing urban politics from the angle of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the South. Through in-depth case studies and comparative research, this volume juxtaposes conceptual discussions of urban political dynamics with empirical material from...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Unknown

  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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Series: Rethinking Development

    There is a pressing need to examine celebrities and the role of context in the power relations that constitute North-South relations. The chapters in this volume are thematically organized according to two themes: 1) What impact do celebrities have in the global South? and 2) What does celebrity...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Unknown

  8. Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations

    Edited by Dirk Messner, Silke Weinlich

    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 July 30th 2015 by Unknown

  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 August 1st 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 30th 2015 by Unknown