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  1. International Investment for Sustainable Development

    Balancing Rights and Rewards

    Edited by Lyuba Zarsky

    International Investment for Sustainable Development critically examines the interface between sustainability, development, and the governance of international investment. It challenges the conventional view that foreign direct investment is a 'miracle drug' for developing countries and exposes...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

    By Nick Devas

    Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. With urban areas accounting for a steadily growing share of the world's poor people, an international team of researchers focused their attention on the hitherto little-studied...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Indices and Indicators in Development

    An Unhealthy Obsession with Numbers

    By Stephen Morse

    The use of numbers to condense complex systems into easily digested 'bites' of information is very much in fashion. At one level they are intended to enhance transparency, accountability and local democracy, while at another they provide a means of enhancing performance. However, all indicators...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Community Participation in China

    Issues and Processes for Capacity Building

    By Janelle Plummer, John G. Taylor

    This important volume provides a source of information on the key issues, including constraints and capacity building, necessary to implement participatory approaches in China today. A wealth of case studies are provided by principal Chinese academics and practitioners in forestry, natural resource...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Market Economy and Urban Change

    Impacts in the Developing World

    Edited by Roger Zetter, Mohamed Hamza

    Across the developing world the preceding decade or so has witnessed a profound reconfiguration of the political economy of urban policy. This new policy environment is driven by globalization, the neo-liberal macro-economic package of 'market enablement' and structural adjustment, which now form...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Small Change

    About the Art of Practice and the Limits of Planning in Cities

    By Nabeel Hamdi

    What exactly is 'small change'? Build a bus stop in an urban slum and a vibrant community sprouts and grows around it - that is the power of small changes that have huge positive effects. This book is an argument for the wisdom of the street, the ingenuity of the improvisers and the long-term,...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Intellectual Property, Biogenetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    By Graham Dutfield

    Biogenetic resources - the critical biological and chemical materials that underpin so much of medicine, both modern and traditional, agriculture, and wider economic activity in so many fields - are at the centre of heated debate regarding their use, development, and ownership, and the issues of...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Domestic Wastewater Treatment in Developing Countries

    By Duncan Mara

    Affordable and effective domestic wastewater treatment is a critical issue in public health and disease prevention around the world, particularly so in developing countries which often lack the financial and technical resources necessary for proper treatment facilities. This practical guide...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Urban Housing Manual

    Making Regulatory Frameworks Work for the Poor

    By Geoffrey Payne, Michael Majale

    Red tape is a significant stumbling block to the provision of affordable shelter to the urban poor and, indeed, slums are largely the result of inappropriate regulatory frameworks. This practice-oriented manual tackles the issue of regulatory frameworks for urban upgrading and new housing...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Earthscan Reader in Environment Development and Rural Livelihoods

    Edited by Samantha Jones, Grace Carswell

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the past decade the relationship between humans and the environment has taken centre stage in the quest for development that supports both ecological integrity and sustainable livelihoods. This new Reader brings together for the first time a core selection of recently published key articles that...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge