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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 241 new and published books in the subject of Regional Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Foreign Aid to Africa

    Angola and Mozambique within the TICAD Process

    By Pedro Amakasu Raposo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was established in 1993 with the intention of creating opportunities for trade and investment on both sides and the promotion of sustainable development. In 2003, the conference translated Japanese aid policy to Africa into three key...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Religious Organisations and Development

    Scrutinising religious perceptions and organisations

    Edited by Carole Rakodi

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be ‘used’ to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic,...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Recession and Beyond

    Local and Regional Responses to the Downturn

    Edited by David Bailey, Caroline Chapain

    Series: Regions and Cities

    How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Innovation and Regional Development in China

    Edited by Ingo Liefner, Yehua Dennis Wei

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Although China is now the ‘factory of the world’, there is no reason to expect that it will always be content with manufacturing labor-intensive goods for foreign corporations. Scholars must now ask: What is the current level of innovation in China? And how can we face this challenge and renovate...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Asian Cities in an Era of Decentralisation

    Edited by Michelle Ann Miller, Tim Bunnell

    This book critically engages with the idea of decentralization as empowering cities and their residents to act innovatively and creatively. The contributions thus highlight how the term ‘empowerment’ in the context of decentralization regimes masks a competing array of intentions and agendas. Who...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. China's Development Challenges

    Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform

    By Richard Schiere

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book argues that a major potential source of social tension in transition and developing countries is not poverty as such, but vulnerability: that is, the risk of becoming poor. It demonstrates how in China many of the recent reforms to the public sector, such as decentralisation from central...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ending Asian Deprivations

    Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia

    Edited by Shiladitya Chatterjee

    Despite Asia’s rapid growth, vast sections of its population still live in poverty and suffer hunger and other forms of deprivation. Merely relying on Asia’s growth will not help the deprived see a better future in their lifetimes. Ways must be found to make growth more inclusive combined with...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge