The Palgrave Handbook of International Development

Editors: Grugel, Jean and Hammett, Daniel
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $209.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $313.50
ISBN: 978-1-137-42723-6
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This Handbook examines key development questions relating to the changing donor and aid landscape, the changing role of citizens and the state in development, the role of new finance flows and privatization in development, the challenges and opportunities of migration and mobility, emerging issues of insecurity and concerns with people trafficking, the drugs trade and gang violence, the role of rights and activism in promoting democracy and development, the threats posed by and responses to global environmental change, and the role of technology and innovation in promoting development.

Share this

This book is found in the following Credo Collections:

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1 Introduction: A Call for Action in a Multidisciplinary World - Jean Grugel and Daniel Hammett
  • Part I Theories of Development
  • 2 Classical Approaches to Development: Modernisation and Dependency - Wil Hout
  • 3 Postcolonial Approaches to Development - Pat Noxolo
  • 4 Ethical Issues in Development - Jay Drydyk
  • 5 Democracy and Development: A Relationship of Harmony or Tension? - Matthew Louis Bishop
  • 6 Global Citizenship and Development: From Benevolence to Global Justice? - Matt Baillie Smith
  • Part II The Changing Role of the State and Capital in Development
  • 7 The Developmental State - Christopher Wylde
  • 8 Natural Resource Extraction and the Development Conundrum - Håvard Haarstad
  • 9 Intellectual Property Rights and Development: A Contingent Political Relationship - Valbona Muzaka
  • 10 Governing the Formal Economy: The Convergence of Theory and Divergence of Practice - Tony Heron
  • 11 Outside the State: The Shadow Economy and Shadow Economy Labour Force - Friedrich Schneider
  • Part III The Changing Role of Citizens, Civil Society and Privatisation in Development
  • 12 Urban Informality and the State: A Relationship of Perpetual Negotiation - Tom Goodfellow
  • 13 Civil Society: Management, Mismanagement and Informal Governance - Sarah A. Radcliffe
  • 14 Security Privatisation, the State, and Development in the Global South - Rita Abrahamsen
  • 15 Alternatives to the Privatisation of Water and Sanitation Services: Lessons from Latin America - Susan Spronk
  • Part IV New Flows of Development Finance
  • 16 Emerging Powers in International Development: Questioning South–South Cooperation - Giles Mohan
  • 17 The New Philanthropy: Private Power in International Development Policy? - Michael Moran and Diane Stone
  • 18 Recipients and Contributors: The Dual Role of Middle-Income Countries - Jose Antonio Alonso, Jonathan Glennie and Andy Sumner
  • 19 Migrants, Remittances and Hometown Associations in Promoting Development - Ninna Nyberg Sørensen
  • Part V (In)Security, Mobility and Geopolitics
  • 20 Mobility, Immobility and Migration - Ronald Skeldon
  • 21 ‘Make Migration a Choice not a Necessity’: Challenging the Instrumentalisation of Migration as a Tool for Development - Nicola Piper
  • 22 Slavery, Human Trafficking, and Forced Labour: Implications for International Development - Genevieve LeBaron
  • 23 International Development and the Global Drugs Trade - Neil Carrier and Gernot Klantschnig
  • 24 The Violence of Development: Guerrillas, Gangs, and Goondas in Perspective - Gareth A. Jones and Dennis Rodgers
  • 25 Aid and the ‘Circle of Security’ - John Overton and Warwick E. Murray
  • Part VI Rights, Activism and Citizenship
  • 26 What do Human Rights Mean in Development? - Paul Gready and Jonathan Ensor
  • 27 Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights - Rosemary Morgan
  • 28 From Objects to Subjects? Children and Youth in Development - Nicola Ansell
  • 29 Disability and Development: Critical (Dis)Connections - Shaun Grech
  • 30 Mental Health and the Mindset of Development - China Mills
  • 31 Invented Spaces of Activism: Gezi Park and Performative Practices of Citizenship - Deniz Ay and Faranak Miraftab
  • Part VII Science, Technology and Innovation
  • 32 New Social Media Practices: Potential for Development, Democracy, and Anti-democratic Practices - Matthew Adeiza and Philip N. Howard
  • 33 The Role of Transport and Communication Infrastructure in Realising Development Outcomes - Jean-Paul Rodrigue
  • 34 Smart City: Neoliberal Discourse or Urban Development Tool? - Nancy Odendaal
  • 35 Crowdsourcing Development: From Funding to Reporting - Johan Hellström
  • 36 The Problematic of Biofuels for Development - Kate J. Neville and Peter Dauvergne
  • Part VIII Vulnerability and Adaptation to Environmental Change
  • 37 Food Security, Land, and Development - Philip McMichael
  • 38 Livelihood Adaptation and Climate Variability in Africa - Lindsey Stringer, Claire Quinn, Rachel Berman and Jami Dixon
  • 39 Can Regional Cooperation Promote Sustainable Development? - Karen M. Siegel
  • 40 Rethinking the Vulnerability of Small Island States: Climate Change and Development in the Pacific Islands - Jon Barnett and Elissa Waters
  • 41 Running Dry: Water, Development and Conflict - Ashok Swain
  • Erratum to: Livelihood Adaptation and Climate Variability in Africa