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  1. Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countries

    By Gabriele Spilker

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...

    Published December 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Development Policies of Central and Eastern European States

    From Aid Recipients to Aid Donors

    Edited by Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Simon Lightfoot

    The states from Central and Eastern Europe that joined the EU in 2004 and 2007 provide a fascinating series of case studies for scholars interested in politics, IR and development studies. The interest comes from the fact that never before had so many recipients of EU aid joined the Union and taken...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Public Policy

    Edited by Eduardo Araral, Scott Fritzen, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh, Xun Wu

    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 –...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Celebrity Humanitarianism

    The Ideology of Global Charity

    By Ilan Kapoor

    Series: Interventions

    In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.g. Bob Geldof, Bono, Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Bill Gates, George Soros, Save Darfur, Medeçins Sans...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. War, Peace and Progress in the 21st Century

    Development, Violence and Insecurity

    Edited by Mark T. Berger, Heloise Weber

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    The history of development is one marked by insecurities, violence, and persistent conflict. It is not surprising, therefore, that development is now thought of as one of the central challenges of world politics. However, its complexities are often overlooked in scholarly analysis and among policy...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    Edited by John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Trade, Poverty, Development

    Getting Beyond the WTO's Doha Deadlock

    Edited by Rorden Wilkinson, James Scott

    Series: Global Institutions

    This work seeks to look beyond the seemingly endless deadlock in the WTO’s Doha round of trade negotiations that began in November 2001 and were first scheduled to conclude by January 1, 2005. As well as offering an incisive analysis of the ills of the round, with particular attention directed at...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge