Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Regional Trade Integration and Conflict Resolution book cover

    Regional Trade Integration and Conflict Resolution

    Edited by Shaheen Rafi Khan

    This volume addresses the growth of regional trade agreements (RTAs) which have mushroomed since the 1990s, and considers their potential as a tool for reducing inter- and intra-state conflict. Exploring the links between trade, conflict and peace in different and varying contexts, this book maps…

    Hardback – 2008-10-20
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Trade Policy, Inequality and Performance in Indian Manufacturing book cover

    Trade Policy, Inequality and Performance in Indian Manufacturing

    By Kunal Sen

    The relationship between trade policy and economic performance is one of the oldest controversies in economic development. In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in the debate on the implications of trade reforms for productivity growth and domestic pricing behaviour due in part to…

    Hardback – 2008-09-03
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor: Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships book cover

    Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor

    Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships

    Edited by Richard Franceys, Esther Gerlach

    The aim of this book is to present the potential benefits as well as the challenges of introducing a more formal economic regulatory process into the urban water sector arena in lower-income countries. There is a particular focus upon the impact this may have on the poorest, the informal, slum and…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01

  • Global Economy Contested: Power and Conflict across the International Division of Labour book cover

    Global Economy Contested

    Power and Conflict across the International Division of Labour

    Edited by Marcus Taylor

    Although much has been written on the topic of economic globalization, few volumes examine the social foundations of the global economy in a way that puts power and contestation at the forefront of the analysis. This book addresses this gap by emphasizing the contested social processes that…

    Paperback – 2008-05-08
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Watershed Development and Livelihoods: People’s Action in India book cover

    Watershed Development and Livelihoods

    People’s Action in India

    By S.K. Das

    This book analyses the empowerment process of the Bhil as a result of the implementation of the watershed project in Jhabua. This visionary project, planned and implemented by the Bhil community, has put in place an integrated strategy that has given them control over their livelihood. It is…

    Hardback – 2008-03-28
    Routledge India

  • The Geopolitics of Resource Wars book cover

    The Geopolitics of Resource Wars

    Edited by Philippe Le Billon

    This new book provides fresh and in-depth perspectives on so-called 'resource wars'. Highlighting the multiple forms of violence accompanying the history of resources exploitation, business practices supporting predatory regimes, insurgent groups and terrorists, this is an authoritative guide…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24
    Routledge Studies in Geopolitics

  • Understanding and Reducing Persistent Poverty in Africa book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Persistent Poverty in Africa

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett, Peter D. Little, Michael Carter

    Prior work has shown that there is a significant amount of turnover amongst the African poor as households exit and enter poverty. Some of this mobility can be attributed to regular movement back and forth in response to exogenous variability in climate, prices, health, etc. ('churning'). Other…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24

  • Regionalisation and Global Governance: The Taming of Globalisation? book cover

    Regionalisation and Global Governance

    The Taming of Globalisation?

    Edited by Andrew F. Cooper, Christopher W. Hughes, Philippe De Lombaerde

    The relationship between global governance and regionalization is fraught with ambiguity. Understanding regionalization in this context requires an understanding of its relationship, and reactive condition, with both the constellations of global governance and globalization. This book presents an…

    Paperback – 2007-12-20
    Routledge Studies in Globalisation

  • Understanding Poverty and Well-Being: Bridging the Disciplines book cover

    Understanding Poverty and Well-Being

    Bridging the Disciplines

    Edited by David Hulme, John Toye

    Written by a multi-disciplinary team of contributors, this collection explores the different dimensions of well being, poverty and inequality. A person’s sense of well being is compounded of many elements including economic, political and social psychology. Poverty and inequality are aspects of a…

    Paperback – 2007-12-04

  • Contested Coastlines: Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia book cover

    Contested Coastlines

    Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia

    By Charu Gupta, Mukul Sharma

    This book is about the tragic journeys and livelihood insecurities of coastal fisherfolk jailed by India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for having entered each other’s territorial waters. While reflecting on national anxieties and the deleterious politics of boundaries, it reveals how these…

    Hardback – 2007-09-01
    Routledge India

  • Development Economics book cover

    Development Economics

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Development economics is in many senses the most fundamental field within the discipline of economics, focused on understanding how resource allocation, human behaviour, institutional arrangements, and private and public policy jointly influence the evolution of the human condition. As the opening…

    Hardback – 2007-08-23
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami book cover

    The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were…

    Hardback – 2006-12-14
    CRC Press

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