Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Neoextractivism and Capitalist Development book cover

    Neoextractivism and Capitalist Development

    1st Edition

    By Dennis C. Canterbury

    The large-scale extraction of natural resources for sale in capitalist markets is not a new phenomenon, but in recent years global demand for resources has increased, leading to greater attention to the role of resource extraction in the development of the exporting countries. The term…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Coxhead

    Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers new insights into the rapidly developing economies of Southeast Asia. Despite widespread initial deprivation, Southeast Asia has achieved and sustained a remarkable rate of growth, in the course of which tens of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power: Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power

    Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance, 1st Edition

    By Inés Durán Matute

    Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Microfinance: Research, Debates, Policy book cover


    Research, Debates, Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Balkenhol

    As microfinance is increasingly being absorbed into broader debates on financial inclusion and sustainable development, there is a growing number of professionals operating in international relations and development who are often confronted with sweeping statements about the alleged benefits and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Industrialising Rural India: Land, policy and resistance book cover

    Industrialising Rural India

    Land, policy and resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Patrik Oskarsson

    Rapid industrialisation is promoted by many as the most feasible way of rejuvenating the Indian economy, and as a way of generating employment on a large scale. At the same time, the transfer of land from rural communities and indigenous groups for industrial parks, mining, or Special Economic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25

  • Cultures of Development: Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity book cover

    Cultures of Development

    Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Warren

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by rejecting the advice of Western…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Thirty Years of China's Reform book cover

    Thirty Years of China's Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots book cover

    Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • China's Economic Culture: The Ritual Order of State and Markets book cover

    China's Economic Culture

    The Ritual Order of State and Markets, 1st Edition

    By Carsten Herrmann-Pillath

    China's spectacular rise challenges established economic moulds, both at the national level, with the concept of "state capitalism", and at the firm level, with the notion of indigenous "Chinese management practices". However, both Chinese and Western observers emphasise the transitional nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Development: Evaluating the mature innovation platforms landscape book cover

    Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Development

    Evaluating the mature innovation platforms landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iddo Dror, Jean-Joseph Cadilhon, Marc Schut, Michael Misiko, Shreya Maheshwari

    Innovation Platforms (IPs) form the core of many Agricultural Research for Development programmes, stimulating multi-stakeholder collaboration and action towards the realization of agricultural development outcomes. This book enhances the body of knowledge of IPs by focusing on mature IPs…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10

  • Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies book cover

    Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10

  • A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia: Akhuwat's Experiment book cover

    A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia

    Akhuwat's Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Natasha Ansari

    Microcredit took the development world by storm as a tool for poverty alleviation in the 1980s. After being hailed as a panacea, a few decades on it started being forcefully criticised based on its practice. This book explores Akhuwat (literally brotherhood), a rapidly growing Pakistani NGO formed…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

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