Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Agricultural Development book cover

    Agricultural Development

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Virtually all national cases of rapid, widespread progress from poverty to wealth have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and North America to late twentieth-century East Asia, striking increases in agricultural…

    Hardback – 2011-12-15
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • Industrial Policy Beyond the Crisis: Regional, National and International Perspectives book cover

    Industrial Policy Beyond the Crisis

    Regional, National and International Perspectives

    Edited by David Bailey, Helena Lenihan, Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod

    After years of official disrepute, industrial policy (IP) is back in vogue at regional, national and international levels driven by concerns over competitiveness, globalisation, de-industrialisation, unemployment and the comparatively slow growth of the EU economy especially in this post-recession…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Regions and Cities

  • Globalization in Crisis book cover

    Globalization in Crisis

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Agrarian Angst and Rural Resistance in Contemporary Southeast Asia book cover

    Agrarian Angst and Rural Resistance in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Edited by Dominique Caouette, Sarah Turner

    Agrarian transformations, market integration and globalization processes are impacting upon rural Southeast Asia with increasingly complex and diverse consequences. In response, local inhabitants are devising a broad range of resistance measures that they feel will best protect or improve their…

    Paperback – 2011-10-04
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • International Development and Global Politics: History, Theory and Practice book cover

    International Development and Global Politics

    History, Theory and Practice

    By David Williams

    This textbook provides a historical survey of economic and political development theory and practice from 1945. Against the background of changes in global politics, it explores how the project of international development has been shaped in a series of wider contexts. Divided into two historical…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15

  • Poverty and Development in China: Alternative Approaches to Poverty Assessment book cover

    Poverty and Development in China

    Alternative Approaches to Poverty Assessment

    By Caizhen Lu

    China has made huge economic strides in recent decades but poverty is still a major issue on the agenda for rural China. Poverty and Development in China analyses how poverty is recognized and measured and how people in poverty are identified, literally asking: who is poor in China? Lu Caizhen’s…

    Hardback – 2011-09-12
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • AIDS, Gender and Economic Development book cover

    AIDS, Gender and Economic Development

    Edited by Cecilia A. Conrad, Cheryl Doss

    This collection of essays, authored by experts across a wide range of disciplines, provides a gendered analysis of the economic choices and structures that contribute to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the impact of the epidemic on economic and social outcomes. Topics covered include: gender norms,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-29

  • Markets and Rural Poverty: Upgrading in Value Chains book cover

    Markets and Rural Poverty

    Upgrading in Value Chains

    Edited by Jonathan Mitchell, Christopher Coles

    This book explores the place of poor people within a rich variety of value chains, focusing upon lagging, rural regions in Africa and Asia, and how they can 'upgrade' within such chains. Upgrading is a key concept for value chain analysis and refers to the acquisition of technological capabilities…

    Hardback – 2011-07-26

  • Japan and Africa: Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century book cover

    Japan and Africa

    Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century

    Edited by Howard P. Lehman

    Since the early 1990s, Japan has played an increasingly important and influential role in Africa. A primary mechanism that has furthered its influence has been through its foreign aid policies. Japan’s primacy, however, has been challenged by changing global conditions related to aid to Africa,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-11
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Economic Development, Education and Transnational Corporations book cover

    Economic Development, Education and Transnational Corporations

    By Mark Hanson

    This book focuses on the questions of: why do some economically disadvantaged nations develop significantly faster than others, and what roles do their educational systems play? In the early 1960s Mexico and South Korea were both equally underdeveloped agrarian societies. Since that time, the…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Enterprise, Deprivation and Social Exclusion: The Role of Small Business in Addressing Social and Economic Inequalities book cover

    Enterprise, Deprivation and Social Exclusion

    The Role of Small Business in Addressing Social and Economic Inequalities

    By Alan Southern

    There is little doubt that in recent years, enterprise has been considered an essential approach in the alleviation of deprivation existing in the developed world. The assumption is that area-based initiatives provide a means by which enterprise can include all members of society in mainstream…

    Hardback – 2011-04-25
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • China's Urban Space: Development under market socialism book cover

    China's Urban Space

    Development under market socialism

    By Terry McGee, George C.S. Lin, Mark Wang, Andrew Marton, Jiaping Wu

    China’s urban growth is unparalleled in the history of global urbanization, and will undoubtedly create huge challenges to China as it modernizes its society. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents an overview of the radical transformation of China’s urban space since the 1970s,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

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