Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism: West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders book cover

    Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Hardback – 2013-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Disasters and the Networked Economy book cover

    Disasters and the Networked Economy

    1st Edition

    By J.M. Albala-Bertrand

    Mainstream quantitative analysis and simulations are fraught with difficulties and are intrinsically unable to deal appropriately with long-term macroeconomic effects of disasters. In this new book, J.M. Albala-Bertrand develops the themes introduced in his past book, The Political Economy of Large…

    Hardback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South book cover

    Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent…

    Hardback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Industralization of China and India: Their Impacts on the World Economy book cover

    Industralization of China and India

    Their Impacts on the World Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nobuharu Yokokawa, Jayati Ghosh, Bob Rowthorn

    This book provides new perspectives on recent Asian dynamism which go beyond the mainstream views, by attempting to situate the recent economic expansion within a broader analysis of capitalist accumulation and the various processes that it generates both within and across economies. The…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge

  • Formal Peace and Informal War: Security and Development in Congo book cover

    Formal Peace and Informal War

    Security and Development in Congo, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
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    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Energy, Environment and Economic Transformation in China book cover

    Energy, Environment and Economic Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Shiyi Chen

    China has achieved rapid economic growth since the market-oriented reform in 1978 and became the second largest economy in the world in 2010. However, the growth model in China is still extensive in nature and may be characterized with high energy consumption and heavy…

    Hardback – 2013-03-07
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  • Rethinking Law and Development: The Chinese experience book cover

    Rethinking Law and Development

    The Chinese experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guanghua Yu

    This book is the result of the collective effort of some of the foremost experts and scholars of Chinese law, Asian law, and Chinese economics and carefully examines the relationship between law and China’s economic development. Serious inquiries and candid opinions of the contributors have made…

    Hardback – 2013-03-07
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  • China's Ethnic Minorities: Social and Economic Indicators book cover

    China's Ethnic Minorities

    Social and Economic Indicators, 1st Edition

    By Rongxing Guo

    The majority of China’s population is the Han. Till now, China has officially identified, except for other unknown ethnic groups and foreigners with Chinese citizenship, 55 ethnic minorities. Ethnic minorities vary widely in size in China. With a population of more than 15 million, the Zhuang…

    Hardback – 2013-02-26
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  • Disruptive Innovation in Chinese and Indian Businesses: The Strategic Implications for Local Entrepreneurs and Global Incumbents book cover

    Disruptive Innovation in Chinese and Indian Businesses

    The Strategic Implications for Local Entrepreneurs and Global Incumbents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Ping Li

    With the rapid development of China and India as new economic powers in global competition, an obvious question is whether these emerging economies are great opportunities or threats. Whilst answers are bound to differ depending on one’s perspective, it is increasingly clear that more local firms,…

    Hardback – 2013-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Servitization, IT-ization and Innovation Models: Two-Stage Industrial Cluster Theory book cover

    Servitization, IT-ization and Innovation Models

    Two-Stage Industrial Cluster Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hitoshi Hirakawa, Kaushalesh Lal, Shinkai Naoko, Norio Tokumaru

    This book looks at two-stage industrial cluster theory and new innovation models in view of IT-ization and servitization of products. The formation of industrial clusters such as export processing zones and special economic zones has been the preferred mechanism for developing countries to…

    Hardback – 2013-01-18
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  • The Political Economy of Disaster: Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti book cover

    The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Mats Lundahl

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international…

    Hardback – 2013-01-18
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Digital Interactions in Developing Countries: An Economic Perspective book cover

    Digital Interactions in Developing Countries

    An Economic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey James

    Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions,…

    Hardback – 2013-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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