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Forthcoming Politics & Development Books

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  1. The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

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

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

    Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal...

    To Be Published August 25th 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 August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South

    An Analysis of its Effects

    By Haroon A. Khan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    One of the major objectives of good governance is human development. Many worry that without good governance, many developing countries may become failed states. Using one of the worst industrial disasters in Bangladesh to date, Haroon A. Khan helps further our understanding of the importance of...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Conflict and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Roger MacGinty, Andrew Williams

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge