Development Studies

  1. Add to Wish List Local Societies and Rural Development

    Local Societies and Rural Development

    Edited by Shinichi Shigetomi, Ikuko Okamoto
    The importance of community-based and participatory approaches to rural development in developing countries has long been emphasized. Rural people, who are economically and politically weak as individuals, can only participate in develop...
    Hardback (September 2014)

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  2. Add to Wish List Innovation and Inequality

    Innovation and Inequality

    Edited by Susan Cozzens, Dhanaraj Thakur
    Inequality is one of the main features of globalization. Do emerging technologies, as they spread around the world, contribute to more inequality or less? This unique interdisciplinary text examines the relationships between emerging tec...
    Hardback (July 2014)

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  3. Add to Wish List The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    Edited by Carlo Altomonte, Massimiliano Ferrara
    The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have always been characterized by economic volatility and social disparities. The recent ‘Arab Spring’ wave of protests has increased political uncertainty and instability i...
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  4. Add to Wish List Good Government

    Good Government

    Edited by Sören Holmberg, Bo Rothstein
    In all societies, the quality of government institutions is of the utmost importance for the well-being of its citizens. Problems like high infant mortality, lack of access to safe water, unhappiness and poverty are not primarily caused ...
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (September 2012)

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  5. Add to Wish List NGOs, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution

    NGOs, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution

    Daniela Irrera
    Daniela Irrera explores the relationship between non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and intergovernmental organisations (IGOs). The author reviews the issue of NGOs’ participation in the decision-making processes of intergovernmental...
    Hardback (2014)

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  6. Add to Wish List States, Banks and Crisis

    States, Banks and Crisis

    Thomas Marois
    Thomas Marois’ groundbreaking interpretation of banking and development in Mexico and Turkey builds on a Marxian-inspired framework premised on understanding states and banks as social relationships alongside crisis and labor as vital to...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (June 2012)

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  7. Add to Wish List Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

    Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

    Ye Yumin, Richard LeGates
    This detailed study offers a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to China’s crucial policy to coordinate urban and rural development. It describes the theoretical, political, and economic reasons why China allowed a large gap between...
    Hardback (2013)

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  8. Add to Wish List Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    Edited by Tania Bubela, E. Richard Gold
    This fascinating study describes efforts to define and protect traditional knowledge and the associated issues of access to genetic resources, from the negotiation of the Convention on Biological Diversity to The Declaration on the Right...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  9. Add to Wish List Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    This highly original and thought-provoking book examines the recent expansion of social protection in China, India, Brazil and South Africa – four countries experiencing rapid economic growth and social change.
    Hardback (2013)

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  10. Add to Wish List Order from Transfer

    Order from Transfer

    Edited by Günter Frankenberg
    Constitutional orders and legal regimes are established and changed through the importing and exporting of ideas and ideologies, norms, institutions and arguments. The contributions in this book discuss this assumption and address theore...
    Hardback (2013)

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  11. Add to Wish List Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society

    Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society

    Edited by Hans Westlund, Kiyoshi Kobayashi
    Social capital is often considered a key factor for local development. This book analyzes the role of social capital for rural areas’ survival and development in the current age of metropolitan growth – an era in which urban is the norm ...
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  12. Add to Wish List Islands at Risk?

    Islands at Risk?

    John Connell
    This book provides a wide-ranging comparative analysis of contemporary economic, social, political and environmental change in small islands, island states and territories, through every ocean. It focuses on those island realms conventio...
    Hardback (July 2013)

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