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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Development Perspectives from the Antipodes

    Edited by Susanne Schech

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Development discourses and academic development knowledge reflect to a large extent the interests of the ‘North’. The Antipodes – Australia and New Zealand - share an ambivalent location as countries of the ‘North' in wealth, development and dominant intellectual genealogies but ‘South' in latitude...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism

    By Rahel Kunz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Ideology and Social Change in Latin America

    Edited by June Nash, Juan Corradi, Hobart Spalding

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1977, this reissue contains original articles by contemporary leading scholars in the field of Latin American politics on a range of topics including: working class organisation, populism and US labour imperialism. It will be of interest to anthropologists, students of political...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Southeast Asia and the Civil Society Gaze

    Scoping a Contested Concept in Cambodia and Vietnam

    Edited by Gabi Waibel, Judith Ehlert, Hart N. Feuer

    Series: Routledge Studies on Civil Society in Asia

    As developing countries with recent histories of isolation and extreme poverty, followed by restoration and reform, both Cambodia and Vietnam have seen new opportunities and demands for non-state actors to engage in and manage the effects of rapid socio-economic transformation. This book examines...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Human Rights and Development in the new Millennium

    Towards a Theory of Change

    Edited by Paul Gready, Wouter Vandenhole

    In recent years human rights have assumed a central position in the discourse surrounding international development, while human rights agencies have begun to more systematically address economic and social rights. This edited volume brings together distinguished scholars to explore the merging of...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Law and Development in Asia

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Global Corruption Report: Education

    Edited by Transparency International

    Corruption and poor governance are acknowledged as major impediments to realizing the right to education and to reaching the Millennium Development Goal of universal primary education by 2015. Corruption not only distorts access to education, but affects the quality of education and the reliability...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Land Grabbing and Global Governance

    Edited by Matias E. Margulis, Nora McKeon, Saturnino M. Borras Jr.

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Land grabbing per se is not a new phenomenon, given its historical precedents in the eras of imperialism. However, the character, scale, pace, orientation and key drivers of the recent wave of land grabs is a distinct historical event closely tied to the changing dynamics of the global agri-food,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge