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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 174 new and published books in the subject of Development Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

    A Career Guide

    By Maia Gedde

    This is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and humanitarian emergencies sector. It provides a general introduction and insight into the sector, for those exploring it as a potential career, and offers...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rural Development in the Third World

    By Chris Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The rural landscape of the Third World is generally seen as one worked by the impoverished. Chris Dixon shows that this is an increasingly inaccurate picture. This book, first published in 1990, provides a general introduction to the approaches, policies, and problems associated with Third World...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Land Degradation and Society

    Edited by Piers Blaikie, Harold Brookfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Why does land management so often fail to prevent soil erosion, deforestation, salination and flooding? How serious are these problems, and for whom? This book, first published in 1987, sets out to answer these questions, which are still some of the most crucial issues in development today, using...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Poverty and the Environment

    Analytical frameworks and approaches

    By Fiona Nunan

    Does poverty lead to environmental degradation? Do degraded environments and natural resources lead to poverty? Or, are there other forces at play? Is the relationship between poverty and the environment really as straightforward as the vicious circle portrayal of ‘poverty leading to environmental...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Series: Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities....

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Migration and Inequality

    Edited by Tanja Bastia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The ‘migration-development’ nexus has emerged as an important area of both research and policy over the last ten years. However, most of the interest has focused on the potential that migration holds for poverty alleviation. Relatively little attention has been paid to the relationship between...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development

    Edited by Anne Coles, Leslie Gray, Janet Momsen

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for gender and development policy making and practice in an international and multi-disciplinary context. Specifically, it provides critical reviews and appraisals of the current state of gender...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge