Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Neoliberalism and the Law in Post Communist Transition: The Evolving Role of Law in Russia’s Transition to Capitalism book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Law in Post Communist Transition

    The Evolving Role of Law in Russia’s Transition to Capitalism

    By Ioannis Glinavos

    This work examines ideas about the role of law and legal reform in the creation of market economies, focusing on the process of post communist transition in Russia. Processes of transition in Russia were guided by a set of very specific neoliberal ideas about the nature of markets and capitalism,…

    Paperback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • The Chronically Poor in Rural Bangladesh: Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities book cover

    The Chronically Poor in Rural Bangladesh

    Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities

    By Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman, Noriatsu Matsui, Yukio Ikemoto

    This book examines rural poverty in Bangladesh. Based on detailed empirical research and surveys of households in Bangladesh, it provides an accurate portrait of the everyday situations faced by the rural poor in Bangladesh today, covering all aspects of household behaviour. All of the key issues…

    Paperback – 2012-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Right to Development in International Law: The Case of Pakistan book cover

    The Right to Development in International Law

    The Case of Pakistan

    By Khurshid Iqbal

    The Right to Development in International Law rigorously explores the right to development (RTD) from the perspectives of international law as well as the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and the Islamic concept of social justice in Pakistan. The volume draws on a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Comparative Political Economy of Development: Africa and South Asia book cover

    The Comparative Political Economy of Development

    Africa and South Asia

    Edited by Barbara Harriss-White, Judith Heyer

    This book illustrates the enduring relevance and vitality of the comparative political economy of development approach promoted among others by a group of social scientists in Oxford in the 1980s and 1990s. Contributors demonstrate the viability of this approach as researchers and academics become…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Malaysia's Development Challenges: Graduating from the Middle book cover

    Malaysia's Development Challenges

    Graduating from the Middle

    Edited by Hal Hill, Tham Siew Yean, Ragayah Haji Mat Zin

    This book examines the various economic, political and developmental policy challenges that Malaysia faces in her shift from a middle income to high-income economy. This issue is of great interest to academics, policy makers and development practitioners in the developing world, particularly in…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • The Development of Intellectual Property Regimes in the Arabian Gulf States: Infidels at the Gates book cover

    The Development of Intellectual Property Regimes in the Arabian Gulf States

    Infidels at the Gates

    By David Price

    This book examines the development of national legislative regimes for the protection of intellectual property rights in the Arabian Gulf states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. David Price analyses IP rights in these states in the context of WTO…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Governance through Development: Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States book cover

    Governance through Development

    Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States

    By Celine Tan

    Governance through Development locates the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework within the broader context of international law and global governance, exploring its impact on third world state engagement with the global political economy and the international regulatory norms and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • China and Globalization: The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society book cover

    China and Globalization

    The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society, 3rd Edition

    By Doug Guthrie

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! In its quarter-century-long shift from communism to capitalism, China has transformed itself from a desperately poor nation into a country with one of the fastest-growing and largest economies in the world. Doug Guthrie examines the reforms driving the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-05
    Routledge

  • China's Rise in the World ICT Industry: Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model book cover

    China's Rise in the World ICT Industry

    Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model

    By Lutao Ning

    One of the most striking phenomena of China’s remarkable economic growth is that its huge volume of exports are becoming high-tech. China is now the world's largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exporter, having overtaken Japan and the European Union in 2003 and the United States…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Global Capital and Peripheral Labour: The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India book cover

    Global Capital and Peripheral Labour

    The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India

    By Ravi Raman

    This book presents a historical account of plantations in India in the context of the modern world economy. It brings history up to the present, thereby showing how history can assist in explaining contemporary conditions and trends. The author focuses on labour and economic development problems…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Sustainable Development and Free Trade: Institutional Approaches book cover

    Sustainable Development and Free Trade

    Institutional Approaches

    By Shawkat Alam

    Examining institutions rather than themes, this critical book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Focusing in particular on the interests and concerns of…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Food and Development book cover

    Food and Development

    By E.M. Young

    The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thirty years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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