International Development: A Global Perspective on Theory and Practice

International Development: A Global Perspective on Theory and Practice

By: Ravi K. Roy (editor), Paul Battersby (editor)Paperback

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How can we lay the foundation for a more just and peaceful world? How can we prevent communications from fracturing and societies from tearing themselves apart? How should we prioritise economic, social and cultural demands for resources and opportunities? This book answers these questions, and presents a view of development `in practice'. Written by experts in the field, the book covers a range of contemporary developments, as well as providing coverage of the theory and practice of international development. The book: * Covers a range of contemporary topics such as global security, new technologies, ethics and learning and participation * Has chapters on Global Health and Development in Practice, Environmentally Sustainable Development in Practice and Corruption and Development * Features learning objectives, summaries, reading lists and questions for discussion * Works as a practice-driven text packed with case studies Global in perspective and full of everything you need to know, this is your go-to book for your studies in International Development.


Globalization and Global Development Practice - Paul Battersby and Ravi K. Roy Shared Mental Models and International Development: - Arthur T. Denzau and Ravi K. Roy Models of Governance Mental Models of Economic Development - Richard P. Appelbaum Governance, Power and Participation - Paul Battersby, Thunradee Taveekan and Gregoire Nimbtik Globalization, Gender and Development - Cirila P. Limpangog, Lesley J. Pruitt and Julian C.H. Lee Rethinking Practices of Security in an Age of Globalization - Damian Grenfell Models of Justice Global Justice, International Law and Development - Paul Battersby and Rebekah Farrell Moral Dilemmas: Ethics and Development Practice - Vandra Harris Religion and International Development - Desmond Cahill Corruption and Development - Robert Klitgaard New Models of Practice Environmentally Sustainable Development in Practice - Anil Hira Situating the Practitioner as Co-Learner and Co-Participant in Global Development - Jose Roberto Guevara, Kent Goldsworthy and Alexander Snow Navigating Dualities: A Case Study of Organizational Governance in Cambodian Civil Society - Louise Coventry Communicating Development: Towards Strategic, Inclusive and Creative Approaches - Marianne D. Sison Financial Inclusion as Practice: Microfinance and Mobile Money - Supriya Singh When Adaptation Fails: Planned Relocation as a Rights-Based Response to Climate Displacement - Scott Leckie Global Health and Development Practice - Debbi Long, Paul Komesaroff and Elizabeth Kath Conclusion Development Theory and Beyond - Jonathan Makuwira

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  • ISBN13: 9781446266823
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781446266823
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 1446266826

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