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  1. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond

    Global Development after 2015

    Edited by Rorden Wilkinson, David Hulme

    Series: Global Institutions

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have contributed to reductions in poverty and improvements in the human condition in many parts of the world since their "invention" in 2000 and 2001. It nonetheless remains the case that today, as on all the previous days of the twenty-first century, almost...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond

    Edited by Daniel C. Bach, Mamoudou Gazibo

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Neopatrimonialism, a system whereby rulers use state resources for personal benefit and to secure the loyalty of clients in the general population, is central to any teaching or conceptualisation of contemporary African politics. This book is a theoretical and comparative study of neopatrimonialism...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The World Bank and HIV/AIDS

    Setting a Global Agenda

    By Sophie Harman

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The governance of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has come to represent a multi-faceted and complex operation in which the World Bank has set and sustained the global agenda for by the World Bank. The governance of HIV/ AIDS. Through economic incentive they have restructured the is a political foundations of...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Right to Development in International Law

    The Case of Pakistan

    By Khurshid Iqbal

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Right to Development in International Law rigorously explores the right to development (RTD) from the perspectives of international law as well as the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and the Islamic concept of social justice in Pakistan. The volume draws on a wide range of...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge