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  1. 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

  2. Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry

    Evidence from South America

    Edited by Anthony Bebbington

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    The extraction of minerals, oil and gas has a long and ambiguous history in development processes – in North America, Europe, Latin America and Australasia. Extraction has yielded wealth, regional identities and in some cases capital for industrialization. In other cases its main heritages have...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Towards Sustainable Rural Regions in Europe

    Exploring Inter-Relationships Between Rural Policies, Farming, Environment, Demographics, Regional Economies and Quality of Life Using System Dynamics

    Edited by John M. Bryden, Sophia Efstratoglou, Tibor Ferenczi, Karlheinz Knickel, Tom Johnson, Karen Refsgaard, Kenneth J. Thomson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book presents the methodology and results of a three-year, eleven-country science-to-policy research project – Toward a Policy Model of Multifunctional Agriculture and Rural Development – undertaken between 2005 and 2008 and financed under the European Union's Sixth Framework program...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Water Resources Management in the People's Republic of China

    Edited by Xuetao Sun, Robert Speed, Dajun Shen

    Chinese water resource managers face a challenge that is both immense and unique. They must balance limited water supplies against the needs of the world’s largest population; demands for rapid economic growth with calls for improved environmental management; and the desire for a market-based...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. African City Textualities

    Edited by Ranka Primorac

    The stereotype of Africa as a predominantly 'natural' space ignores the existence of vibrant and cosmopolitan urban environments on the continent. Far from merely embodying backwardness and lack, African cities are sites of complex and diverse cultural productions which participate in...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Achieving Education for All through Public–Private Partnerships?

    Non-State Provision of Education in Developing Countries

    Edited by Pauline Rose

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Concern for achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 has led to a focus on the role that non-state providers (NSPs) can offer in extending access and improving quality of basic services. While NSPs can help to fill a gap in provision to those excluded from state provision, recent...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Participatory Research and Gender Analysis

    New Approaches

    Edited by Nina Lilja, John Dixon, Deborah Eade

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Agricultural development research aims to generate new knowledge or to retrieve and apply existing forms of knowledge in ways that can be used to improve the welfare of people who are living in poverty or are otherwise excluded, for instance by gender-based discrimination. Its effective application...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge