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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. 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 April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge