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  1. Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development

    Conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia

    Edited by Murat Arsel, Max Spoor

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This co-edited volume provides a unified scholarly treatment of intensifying debates on the relationship between water scarcity and environmental security in Central Eurasia. Using discussions of sustainable rural development as its conceptual backdrop, the chapters in this volume combine solid...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism

    By Rahel Kunz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870

    Edited by Pedro Lains, Vicente Pinilla

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Whilst many books on the European economy have focused on the analysis of its industrial sectors, this book draws attention to the often ignored contribution made by the development of European agriculture over the past two centuries. In doing so, the authors adopt a revisionist perspective on the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Impact of International Debt Relief

    By A. Geske Dijkstra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    International debt relief continues to be a highly controversial subject. Although many heavily indebted poor countries have received large amounts of debt relief over the past quarter of a century, it doesn’t appear to be enough. This book examines the impact of international debt relief...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Achieving Economic Development in the Era of Globalization

    By Shalendra D. Sharma

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Challenging assumptions about the benefits of specific development practices, this book provides readers with overview of how competing frameworks have developed and the ways that specific development practices reflect specific understandings of the main debates, as well as offering a comprehensive...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Membership Based Organizations of the Poor

    By Martha Chen, Renana Jhabvala, Ravi Kanbur, Carol Richards

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This highly topical volume, with contributions from leading experts in the field, explores a variety of questions about membership based organizations of the poor. Analyzing their success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Seeking Sustainability

    On the prospect of an ecological liberalism

    By G. J Paton

    Series: New Political Economy

    The ideas of neoliberalism perpetuate a disembedded and dichotomised view of economy-ecology relations. The renewed interest in climate change and sustainability attests to the lack of progress achieved by the ‘sustainable development’ regime and to the need for more appropriate frameworks for...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. African Environments and Resources

    By L. A. Lewis, L. Berry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1988, this work provides a comprehensive picture of the range of physical environments in Africa, focusing upon those characteristics and issues central to the management of environmental resources. Beginning with an overview of the geographical and environmental history of...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Reality of Aid 2000

    An independent review of poverty reduction and development assistance

    By Judith Randel, Tony German, Deborah Ewing

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    NOW IN ITS SEVENTH ANNUAL EDITION, The Reality of Aid 2000 looks at how the performance of OECD donor countries on aid and development cooperation has matched up to the challenge of eliminating absolute poverty. The report charts some improvements at the level of donor policy and rhetoric. But its...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge