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  1. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America

    Opportunities and Risks

    Edited by Anita Breuer, Yanina Welp

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Public Sector Performance

    Pockets of Effectiveness in Developing Countries

    Edited by Michael Roll

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    It is widely believed that the state in developing countries is weak. The public sector, in particular, is often regarded as corrupt and dysfunctional. This book provides an urgently needed corrective to such overgeneralized notions of bad governance in the developing world. It examines the...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire

    Marketing Development

    By April Biccum

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book investigates the parallels between mainstream development discourse and colonial discourse as theorized in the work of Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak and Edward Said. Aiming to repoliticize post-colonial theory by applying its understandings to contemporary political discourses, author April...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Recognition and Redistribution

    Beyond International Development

    Edited by Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This is an innovative and insightful approach to the global politics of development. The authors challenge conventional perspectives of, and approaches to, development and offer alternative accounts of the politics of development from the perspective of non-state centred and non-state centric...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Evaluation Methodologies for Aid in Conflict

    Edited by Ole Winckler Andersen, Beate Bull, Megan Kennedy-Chouane

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Knowledge and rigorous evidence around the role of external development partners in situations of conflict and fragility is still lacking. There is little accountability for the billions in aid being spent in places like Afghanistan, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This book analyses...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Non-Governmental Development Organizations and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

    The moral crusaders

    By Jonathan J. Makuwira

    Series: Global Institutions

    The Non-Governmental Development Organisations (NGDOs) have, over the past two decades, entered centre stage in their active participation in the social, political and economic issues affecting both the developing and developed world. This book offers a highly stimulating and concise summary of the...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Identity and the State in Malaysia

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Post-2015 UN Development: Making Change Happen?
    Edited by Stephen Browne, Thomas G Weiss
    To Be Published August 3rd 2014
  2. The Politics of Development: A Survey
    Edited by Heloise Weber
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  3. Self-Determination and Secession in Africa: The Post-Colonial State
    Edited by Redie Bereketeab
    To Be Published August 7th 2014
  4. Rural Politics in Contemporary China
    Edited by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien, Jingzhong Ye
    To Be Published August 10th 2014
  5. Global Capitalism: Selected Essays
    By Hugo Radice
    To Be Published August 14th 2014

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