Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • International Development: Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies and Strategies book cover

    International Development

    Socio-Economic Theories, Legacies and Strategies

    By Anna Lanoszka

    International Development is a comprehensive inquiry into the field of socio-economic development founded on an understanding that economic advancement involves transformation of society. It explores successful developmental strategies but also tries to identify factors behind failed endeavours and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development in Africa: Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard book cover

    Industrial Development in Africa

    Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard

    By Berhanu Abegaz

    Industrial Development in Africa critically synthesizes and reframe the debates on African industrial development in a capability-opportunity framework. It recasts the challenge in a broader comparative context of successive waves of catchup industrialization experiences in the European periphery,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries book cover

    Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • China Steps Out: Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World book cover

    China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyses and explains China’s strategies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Livelihoods in Contemporary Zimbabwe book cover

    The Political Economy of Livelihoods in Contemporary Zimbabwe

    Edited by Kirk Helliker, Manase Kudzai Chiweshe, Sandra Bhatasara

    After the introduction of the fast track land reform programme in 2000, Zimbabwe has undergone major economic and political shifts and these have had a profound impact on both urban and rural livelihoods. This book provides rich empirical studies that examine a range of multi-faceted and contested…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African Political Economy

  • The Resource Curse Re-examined: The Role of Extractive Industry in Development book cover

    The Resource Curse Re-examined

    The Role of Extractive Industry in Development

    Edited by Elissaios Papyrakis

    There has been a lot of interest within the scientific and policy communities in the ‘resource curse’; that is, the tendency of mineral rich economies to turn into development failures. Yet, after more than 20 years of intensive research and action, ‘the curse’ still lingers as a very real global…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An Eco-feminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Eco-feminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an eco-feminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognised, understood…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Real Estate and Urban Development in South America: Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent book cover

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America

    Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent

    By Claudia Murray, Eliane Monetti, Camilla Ween

    Real Estate Markets and Development in South America uncovers how investors are navigating South American real estate markets in commercial, residential and infrastructure development. A preferred location for real estate development during the colonial era, in recent decades South America has been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations book cover

    Sustainable Development in Africa-EU relations

    Edited by Mark Langan, Sophia Price

    The European Union has been one of the most vocal advocates of ‘sustainable development’, particularly in its dealings with developing countries. Even prior to the formulation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the EU has insisted upon the need for sustainable approaches to poverty…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • India’s Economy: An Introduction book cover

    India’s Economy

    An Introduction

    By R. Nagaraj

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this comprehensive textbook provides an analytical overview of the main trends, policies, performance, advances, and debates around India’s post independence economy. Each chapter provides a thorough examination of a key issue that has impacted the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of State-Led Economic Regionalism in East Asia book cover

    The Rise of State-Led Economic Regionalism in East Asia

    By Min Shu

    East Asia regionalism took a dramatic turn after the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997-98. Within the newly established regional framework, East Asian states have taken the initiatives to negotiate free trade agreements, pursue cross-country financial collaboration, and build effective regional…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

  • The Victorian Novelist: Social Problems and Change book cover

    The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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