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  1. The Politics of Reconstruction and Development in Sri Lanka

    Transnational Commitments to Social Change

    By Eva Gerharz

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Sri Lanka’s conflict and peace processes have gained global attention during recent years. This book presents a comprehensive insight into the politics of reconstruction and development in Sri Lanka, focussing on the ceasefire which was negotiated between the Government of Sri Lanka and the...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countries

    Paradoxes and Practices

    Edited by Charles Conteh, Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Celebrity Advocacy and International Development

    By Dan Brockington

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Celebrity advocacy is a curious phenomenon. It occupies a significant proportion of the public domain, but does so without engaging particularly well with much of the public. Yet this may not matter very much. Many people at the core of advocacy, and in political and business elites, simply do not...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. From Religious Empires to Secular States

    State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia

    By Birol Başkan

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    In the 1920s and the 1930s, Turkey, Iran and Russia vehemently pursued state-secularizing reforms, but adopted different strategies in doing so. But why do states follow different secularizing strategies? The literature has already shattered the illusion that secularization of the state has been a...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg

    By Julia Hornberger

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. In Search of China's Development Model

    Beyond the Beijing Consensus

    Edited by S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, Suisheng Zhao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the development model that has driven China's economic success and looks at how it differs from the Washington Consensus. China’s Development Model (CDM) is examined with a view to answering a central question: given China’s peculiar matrix of a socialist party-state juxtaposed...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Economic Development and Political Action in the Arab World

    By M.A. Mohamed Salih

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Analysis of North African revolt against authoritarianism, known as the ‘Arab Spring’, embraced reductionist explanations such as the social media, youth unemployment and citizens’ agitations to regain dignity in societies humiliated by oppressive regimes. This book illustrates that reductionist...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics

    By Severine Deneulin

    Series: The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for new alternatives when either socialism or liberalism no longer provides a satisfactory framework? This book introduces in an accessible way the capability...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside

    By Anna L. Ahlers

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge