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  1. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Pergau Dam Affair

    By Tim Lankester

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Global Urbanism

    Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities

    Edited by Xiangming Chen, Ahmed Kanna

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Statelessness and Citizenship

    Camps and the Creation of Political Space

    By Victoria Redclift

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    What does it mean to be a citizen? In depth research with a stateless population in Bangladesh has revealed that, despite liberal theory’s reductive vision, the limits of political community are not set in stone. The Urdu-speaking population in Bangladesh exemplify some of the key problems facing...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

    This book presents a compelling range of international research on the issues of gender balance and gender bias in education. The chapters draw on cutting edge work from the US, Latin America, the UK, Ireland and Africa, presenting readers with new insights into how educators and students often...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Education in Small States

    Global Imperatives, Regional Initiatives and Local Dilemmas

    Edited by Peter Mayo

    This book focuses on education in small states. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of different aspects of educational provision in political jurisdictions having a very small population – populations which encounter specific challenges, threats and opportunities. This book presents a balance...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Measuring Vulnerability in Developing Countries

    New Analytical Approaches

    Edited by Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray

    In all of the major challenges facing the world currently, whether it be climate change, terrorism and conflict, or urbanization and demographic change, no progress is possible without the alleviation of poverty. New approaches in development economics have in recent years started from the premise...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Displacement and Resettlement in India

    The Human Cost of Development

    By Hari Mohan Mathur

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In the past ten years or so, displacement by development projects has gone on almost untamed under the globalization pressures to meet the demand for land from local and increasingly foreign investors. Focusing on India, this book looks at the complex issue of resettling people who are displaced...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Global Trends and Regional Development

    Edited by Nikolai Genov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    For millennia, contact between societies was limited to trade or wars, a situation that changed profoundly with the development of global markets serving industrialization. The outcome was the emergence of one global human civilization, and one common future that will depend on the capacity of...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge