Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Economic Growth and Development in Africa: Understanding trends and prospects book cover

    Economic Growth and Development in Africa

    Understanding trends and prospects, 1st Edition

    By Horman Chitonge

    In recent years, Africa has undergone the longest period of sustained economic growth in the continent’s history, drawing the attention of the international media and academics alike. This book analyses the Africa Rising narrative from multidisciplinary perspectives, offering a critical assessment…

    Hardback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Informal Labour in Urban India: Three Cities, Three Journeys book cover

    Informal Labour in Urban India

    Three Cities, Three Journeys, 1st Edition

    By Tom Barnes

    During the last two decades, rapid economic growth and development in India has been based upon the mass employment of informal labour. Using case studies from three urban regions, this book examines this growth in modern India’s cities and towns. It argues that India has undergone a process of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • East Asian Development Model: Twenty-first century perspectives book cover

    East Asian Development Model

    Twenty-first century perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development book cover

    Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asia book cover

    Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Ying Xu

    Since the Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) of 1997–98 large current account surpluses have accumulated in the countries of Asia and the Pacific with corresponding deficits elsewhere. The sharp plunge in global trade volumes during the global financial crisis has highlighted the need for ‘rebalancing’–…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

  • Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development: Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India book cover

    Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India, 1st Edition

    By Anant Kamath

    This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing…

    Hardback – 2014-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation: Livelihoods, agrarian change and the conflicts of development book cover

    The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation

    Livelihoods, agrarian change and the conflicts of development, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Taylor

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation within the field of international development. Drawing on a reworked political ecology framework, it argues that climate is not something ‘out there’ that we adapt to. Instead, it is part of the social and…

    Hardback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • Exit from Globalization book cover

    Exit from Globalization

    1st Edition

    By Richard Westra

    Exit from Globalization moves from theory to practice: from questions of where incorrigible knowledge of substantive economic life derives and how that knowledge is put towards making a progressive, redistributive, eco-sustainable future of human flourishing. Westra discards at the outset views…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Food Security and Development: Country Case Studies book cover

    Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Hardback – 2014-11-07
    Routledge

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration book cover

    Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all…

    Hardback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • The Geographical Transformation of China book cover

    The Geographical Transformation of China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Food Safety and Informal Markets: Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

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