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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

    This book presents a compelling range of international research on the issues of gender balance and gender bias in education. The chapters draw on cutting edge work from the US, Latin America, the UK, Ireland and Africa, presenting readers with new insights into how educators and students often...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Education in Small States

    Global Imperatives, Regional Initiatives and Local Dilemmas

    Edited by Peter Mayo

    This book focuses on education in small states. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of different aspects of educational provision in political jurisdictions having a very small population – populations which encounter specific challenges, threats and opportunities. This book presents a balance...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Measuring Vulnerability in Developing Countries

    New Analytical Approaches

    Edited by Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray

    In all of the major challenges facing the world currently, whether it be climate change, terrorism and conflict, or urbanization and demographic change, no progress is possible without the alleviation of poverty. New approaches in development economics have in recent years started from the premise...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Trends and Regional Development

    Edited by Nikolai Genov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    For millennia, contact between societies was limited to trade or wars, a situation that changed profoundly with the development of global markets serving industrialization. The outcome was the emergence of one global human civilization, and one common future that will depend on the capacity of...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Origins of Economic Inequality Between Nations

    A Critique of Western Theories on Development and Underdevelopment

    By Carlos Ramirez-Faria

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1991 this text provides an incisive analysis of theories concerning the origins of economic inequality between nations. Central to the author’s investigation is the concept of underdevelopment, and a focus on successive Western ‘systems of conceptualisation’ of the relationship...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Urbanisation, Housing and the Development Process

    By David Drakakis-Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1981, this book examines the problems of housing provision for the urban poor in developing countries, within the context of the development process as a whole. The investigation concentrates on the political economy of housing investment and illustrates how programmes and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Urbanisation and Planning in the Third World

    Spatial Perceptions and Public Participation

    By Robert Potter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1985, this book reconsiders the whole question of urbanisation and planning in the Third World. It argues that public involvement, which is now an accepted part of Western planning, should be used more in Third World cities. It shows that many inhabitants of Third World cities...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries

    By Olufemi Amao

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    The control of multinational corporations is an area of law that has attracted immense attention both at national and international level. In recognition of the importance of the subject matter, the United Nations Secretary General has appointed a special representative to work in this area. The...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge