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  1. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Africa and Europe

    From Partition to Independence or Dependence?

    Edited by Amadu Sesay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    It is now over 100 years since the Berlin Conference of 1884 which started the ‘Scramble for Africa’ whereby the various European powers carved up the African Continent between themselves. During the last century the relationship between Africa and Europe has changed dramatically – from a colonial...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa

    By Richard Hodder-Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This wide-ranging and informative introduction to politics in tropical Africa, first published in 1984, is essential reading to students, businessmen, government officials and economic advisers alike. Situating the contemporary scene firmly in its historical context, which stresses both...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. America and the Third World

    Revolution and Intervention

    By John Girling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    John Girling’s book, first published in 1980, investigates the relationship between America and the Third World, centring on three main themes: the nature of American involvement in the Third World, the challenge posed by the rival Super-Power; and the Changes both in US-Soviet relations (from...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship

    Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy

    By Denise M. Horn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book explores the connection between strong democracy and neoliberal development schemes based on the concept of ‘social entrepreneurship’ in Thailand and Southern India. With an original approach, this book addresses the intersection between emerging approaches to development; namely...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Nations and Modern States

    The Political Emergence of Nations Challenging State Power

    By Rudolph C. Ryser

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Indigenous peoples throughout the world tenaciously defend their lands, cultures, and their lives with resilience and determination. They have done so generation after generation. These are peoples who make up bedrock nations throughout the world in whose territories the United Nations says 80...

    Published January 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Locating Right to the City in the Global South

    Edited by Tony Roshan Samara, Shenjing He, Guo Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Despite the fact that virtually all urban growth is occurring, and will continue to occur, in the cities of the Global South, the conceptual tools used to study cities are distilled disproportionately from research on the highly developed cities of the Global North. With urban inequality widely...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countries

    By Gabriele Spilker

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Development Policies of Central and Eastern European States

    From Aid Recipients to Aid Donors

    Edited by Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Simon Lightfoot

    The states from Central and Eastern Europe that joined the EU in 2004 and 2007 provide a fascinating series of case studies for scholars interested in politics, IR and development studies. The interest comes from the fact that never before had so many recipients of EU aid joined the Union and taken...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge