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  1. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa

    Uganda in Comparative African Perspective

    By Roger Tangri, Mwenda M Andrew

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    This book considers the causes of high-level state corruption as well as the political constraints of countering corruption in Africa. It examines elite corruption in government as well as in the political and military spheres of state activity, and focuses on illegal behaviour on the part of state...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    Lessons from Brazil

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, it unpicks the...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Sustainable Development in China

    Edited by Curtis Andressen, A.R. Mubarak, Xiaoyi Wang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Over the past three decades, China’s economic structure, direction and international presence have undergone a dramatic transformation. This rapid rise and China’s enormous success in economic terms has created new challenges, and this book examines how the Chinese economy can continue to flourish,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

    By Hannah Cross

    Series: Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Re-Envisioning Global Development

    A Horizontal Perspective

    By Sandra Halperin

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    Re-Envisioning Global Development offers an original conceptualisation of capitalist development from its origins to the present day. Most approaches to understanding contemporary development assume that industrial capitalism was achieved through a process of nationally organised economic growth,...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Social Protection in Developing Countries

    Reforming Systems

    Edited by Katja Bender, Markus Kaltenborn, Christian Pfleiderer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Providing universal access to social protection and health systems for all members of society, including the poor and vulnerable, is increasingly considered crucial to international development debates. This is the first book to explore from an interdisciplinary and global perspective the reforms...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Third World in Soviet Military Thought

    By Mark Katz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this study traces the development of Soviet military thinking on the Third World and assesses its importance for the conduct of Soviet foreign policy. Changes in Soviet military thought often reflect changes in Soviet attitudes towards and expectations from involvement in...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Kindling of an Insurrection

    Notes from Junglemahals

    By Chandan Sinha

    The tribal areas of central and eastern India have been under the intractable shadow of left-wing extremism in recent years, fuelling a serious internal crisis in the country. While the clashes between the Maoists and the State have been highlighted by the media, academics and others, the situation...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge India