Routledge publishing news, February
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Reimagining Civil Society Collaborations in Development: Starting from the South
Edited By Margit van Wessel, Tiina Kontinen, Justice Nyigmah Bawole
“This excellent book is the most comprehensive resource on how collaboration with civil society organisations in the Global South can be reimagined. Virtually every debate taking place in the sector right now is captured in this book, with the authors pointing not only to the dysfunctions in the current system but also pointing to examples of what collaboration could look like, starting from the South. It is impressive in its breadth of analysis, but it is also eminently practical, and is infused with a warmth, humanity and imagination about what could be. Every policymaker, student and practitioner focusing on international development, humanitarian intervention and peacebuilding should read this vital, timely book.” – Dylan Mathews, CEO, Peace Direct. Chair, CIVICUS.
Humanitarian and Military Intervention in Libya and Syria: Parliamentary Debate and Policy Failure
By Aran M. Lewis
This book assesses the contradictions between the expressed humanitarian intentions of British military interveners and the impact of their actions on the putative beneficiary states, beginning with the Arab spring in 2010. Illustrating a systemic failure of strategy and accountability in British foreign policy, this book will be of interest to scholars and graduates of Humanitarian Studies, International Relations, and Military Studies.
Quality Assessment and Enhancement in Higher Education in Africa
Edited by Peter Neema-Abooki
This book explores quality assessment and enhancement in higher education in Africa to illustrate the need to develop quality practices in measuring effective education and continually search for permanent improvement.
Illustrating why quality assessment and enhancement should be embraced in all aspects including inputs, processes, outputs and outcomes in educational settings globally, this book will be of interest to policymakers and scholars in the fields of Higher Education, Quality and Global Studies, African Education, African Studies and Management and Administration, Leadership and Professional Development Studies.
Microfinance, Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction in Ghana
By Aaron Alesane
This book assesses the role of microfinance in the construction of livelihoods for poverty reduction in the Northern Savannah of Ghana, analysing the current microfinance landscape and financial services in the region.
Offering new theoretical frameworks and models developed for the microfinance industry with universal application, this book will be of particular use to students and scholars of Development Studies, Development Finance, Poverty and Inequality Studies, Rural Development and Sustainable Finance.
Political Settlements and Agricultural Transformation in Africa: Evidence for Inclusive Growth
Edited by Martin Atela, Abdul Raufu Mustapha
This book explores the ways in which political settlements can contribute to positive changes in Africa’s agricultural and manufacturing sectors.
Providing new insights on the political economy of agrarian and labour relations in Africa, this book will be of interest to policy actors and development practitioners wishing to support inclusive growth in Africa, as well as to scholars of African politics and economics, public policy, and development.