Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Inequality in Capitalist Societies book cover

    Inequality in Capitalist Societies

    1st Edition

    By Surinder S. Jodhka, Boike Rehbein, Jessé Souza

    Inequality is one of the most discussed topics of our times. Yet, we still do not know how to tackle the issue effectively. The book argues that this is due to the lack of understanding the structures responsible for the persistence of social inequality. It enquires into the mechanisms that produce…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Inequality and Uneven Development in the Post-Crisis World book cover

    Inequality and Uneven Development in the Post-Crisis World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastiano Fadda, Pasquale Tridico

    In the years following the financial crash, two issues have become central to the debate in economics: inequality and the uneven nature of sustainable development. These two issues are at the core of this book which aims to explain three key questions: why inequality has increased so much in the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development book cover

    Multipolar Globalization

    Emerging Economies and Development, 1st Edition

    By Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Like a giant oil tanker, the world is slowly turning. The rapid growth of economies in Asia and the global South has led to a momentous shift in the world order, leaving much of the traditional literature on globalization behind. Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development is the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Southern China: Industry, Development and Industrial Policy book cover

    Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy, 1st Edition

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Whyte, Jörg Wiegratz

    There is evidence that economic fraud has, in recent years, become routine activity in the economies of both high- and low-income countries. Many business sectors in today's global economy are rife with economic crime. Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud shows how neoliberal policies,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Governance and Knowledge: The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas book cover

    Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?: Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development book cover

    Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe: Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential book cover

    Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Combating Inequality: The Global North and South book cover

    Combating Inequality

    The Global North and South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Gallas, Hansjörg Herr, Frank Hoffer, Christoph Scherrer

    Economic inequality has recently gained considerable academic attention. However, two important aspects of inequality have not been discussed systematically: its multidimensional nature and the question of what can be done to reverse it. This book offers insights from scholars representing the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply: Case Studies of Success from India book cover

    Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on 20 detailed successful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water Infrastructure book cover

    Water Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Emerging Powers and the UN: What Kind of Development Partnership? book cover

    Emerging Powers and the UN

    What Kind of Development Partnership?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas G Weiss, Adriana Erthal Abdenur

    The post-2015 sustainable development goals and the changing environment for development cooperation requires a renewed and transformed UN system. In line with their increasing significance as economic powers, a growing number of emerging countries will play an expanded role in the UN system, which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

17Series in Economics and Development

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