Routledge Perspectives on Development

Gender and Development
by Janet Momsen ~ Paperback / softback

Global financial problems, rising food prices, climate change, international migration -- increasingly by women -- conflict situations in many poor countries, the spread of tropical diseases such as malaria and dengue fever and the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS and TB, and changing patterns of tra...

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Disaster and Development
by Andrew E Collins ~ Hardback

Development to a large extent determines the way in which hazards impact on people. Meanwhile the occurrence of disasters alters the scope of development. Whilst a notion of the association of disaster and development is as old as development studies itself, recent decades have produced an intensify...

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$455.00
Climate Change and Development
by Thomas Tanner ~ Paperback / softback

The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time - averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty -...

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$173.00
Food and Development
by E M Young ~ Hardback

The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thrity years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from associa...

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Conservation and Development
by Andrew Newsham ~ Hardback

Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the rela...

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Southeast Asian Development
by Andrew McGregor ~ Paperback / softback

Southeast Asia has long fascinated development practitioners and researchers for being one of the few regions of the world that has resisted global trends to become a successful developing region. Divided into accessible thematic chapters this book adopts a unique perspective of equitable developmen...

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Southeast Asian Development
by Andrew McGregor ~ Hardback

Southeast Asia has long fascinated development practitioners and researchers for being one of the few regions of the world that has resisted global trends to become a successful developing region. Divided into accessible thematic chapters this book adopts a unique perspective of equitable developmen...

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Conflict and Development
by Roger MacGinty ~ Hardback

In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict re...

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Global Finance and Development
by David Hudson ~ Paperback / softback

The question of money, how to provide it, and how to acquire it where needed is axiomatic to development. The realities of global poverty and the inequalities between the `haves' and the `have-nots' are clear and well documented, and the gaps between world's richest and the world's poorest are ever-...

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$233.00
South-South Development
by Peter Kragelund ~ Paperback / softback

South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected develo...

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$92.00
Population and Development
by W.T.S. Gould ~ Hardback

Population and Development addresses important issues at the heart of the problems of developing countries. How these countries address the common difficulties of population growth, including mortality and fertility decline, population redistribution including internal migration and urbanization, an...

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$429.00
Media and Development
by Richard Vokes ~ Paperback / softback

At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of `media revolutions' throughout the developing world - beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late-1960s, followed by the rapid expansion of s...

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$95.00
Conflict and Development
by Roger MacGinty ~ Paperback / softback

In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict re...

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$110.00
Food and Development
by E M Young ~ Paperback / softback

The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thrity years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from associa...

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$165.00
Tourism and Development in the Developing World
by David J. Telfer ~ Hardback

Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism's development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country's to...

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$482.00
Disaster and Development
by Andrew E Collins ~ Paperback / softback

Development to a large extent determines the way in which hazards impact on people. Meanwhile the occurrence of disasters alters the scope of development. Whilst a notion of the association of disaster and development is as old as development studies itself, recent decades have produced an intensify...

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$138.00
Environmental Management and Development
by Chris Barrow ~ Paperback / softback

By focusing on environmental management this book is very different from existing environment and development texts, whose emphasis is on listing problems, making warnings and voicing advocacy. This textbook moves on from these viewpoints to look at practical management and problem-solving technique...

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Latin American Development
by Julie Cupples ~ Paperback / softback

Latin America's diverse political and economic struggles and triumphs have captured the global imagination. The region has been a site of brutal dictators, revolutionary heroes, the Cold War struggle and as a place in which the global debt crisis has had some of its most lasting and devastating impa...

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$113.00
Climate Change and Development
by Thomas Tanner ~ Hardback

The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time - averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty -...

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$455.00
Global Finance and Development
by David Hudson ~ Hardback

The question of money, how to provide it, and how to acquire it where needed is axiomatic to development. The realities of global poverty and the inequalities between the `haves' and the `have-nots' are clear and well documented, and the gaps between world's richest and the world's poorest are ever-...

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$508.00
Population and Development
by W.T.S. Gould ~ Hardback

The new edition of Population and Development offers an up-to-date perspective on one of the critical issues at the heart of the problems of development for all countries, and especially those that seek to implement major economic and social change: the reflexive relationships between a country's po...

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$455.00
Tourism and Development in the Developing World
by David J. Telfer ~ Paperback / softback

Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism's development potential, the extent to which economic and social progress is linked to the growth of a country's to...

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$194.00
Theories and Practices of Development
by Katie Willis ~ Paperback / softback

Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how 'development' in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, 'development' has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve ...

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$107.00
South-South Development
by Peter Kragelund ~ Hardback

South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected develo...

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$416.00
Gender and Development
Paperback / softback

The relations between women and men - their traditional rights to use or own land, to disposition of cash income and other resources, and their obligations to provide food and other necessities for the family members - are important aspectsof the way in which any society organizes itself. In third w...

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$165.00
Theories and Practices of Development
by Katie Willis ~ Hardback

Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how 'development' in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, 'development' has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve ...

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$442.00
Education and Development
by Simon McGrath ~ Paperback / softback

This title explores the place of education in development debates and provides a systematic as well as a theoretical overview of the main approaches to education and development. It emphasises the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared ...

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Children, Youth and Development
by Nicola Ansell ~ Paperback / softback

The new updated edition of Children, Youth and Development explores the varied ways in which global processes in the form of development policies, economic and cultural globalisation, and international agreements interact with more locally specific practices to shape the lives of young people living...

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Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)
by Richard Heeks ~ Paperback / softback

Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every d...

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Cities and Development
by Sean Fox ~ Hardback

For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations are...

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Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World
by Kenny Lynch ~ Paperback / softback

Sustaining the rural and urban populations of the developing world has been identified as a key global challenge for the 21st Century. Rural-Urban Interaction in the Developing World is an introduction to the relationships between rural and urban places in the developing world and shows that not al...

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Non-Governmental Organizations and Development
by David Lewis ~ Paperback / softback

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are high profile actors in the field of international development, both as providers of services to vulnerable individuals and communities and as campaigning policy advocates. This book provides a critical introduction to the wide-ranging topic of NGOs and devel...

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Children, Youth and Development
by Nicola Ansell ~ Hardback

Children constitute a large part of the population of developing countries. Throughout the developing world, experiences of childhood are extremely diverse, both between places and between children in particular places, from the international level through to the different treatment of a boy and a g...

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An Introduction to Sustainable Development
by Jennifer A. Elliott ~ Paperback / softback

This substantially revised fourth edition continues to provide an introduction to sustainable development with particular reference to what it means for and within countries of the developing world. The book focuses on highlighting the inter-dependent environmental and developmental challenges faced...

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$115.00
Population and Development
by W.T.S. Gould ~ Paperback / softback

The new edition of Population and Development offers an up-to-date perspective on one of the critical issues at the heart of the problems of development for all countries, and especially those that seek to implement major economic and social change: the reflexive relationships between a country's po...

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$128.00
Cities and Development
by Sean Fox ~ Paperback / softback

For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations are...

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$113.00