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  • Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle book cover

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis

    The Case of Seattle, 1st Edition

    By Craig A. Leisy

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle is a modern economic case history and thorough analysis of the devastating impact of the transportation network company (TNC) industry (Uber and Lyft) on the taxicab industry in Seattle, Washington, beginning in 2014. The events that…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment book cover

    Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intramarket private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third-party verification is…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe: From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence book cover

    Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe

    From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence, 1st Edition

    By Daniel B. Ndlela

    This book identifies the root causes of income inequality in underdeveloped economies and proposes new solutions for structural reform in economies that have long neglected and exploited working people. It focuses on the case of Zimbabwe, a classic example of an African post-colonial state…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa: Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia book cover

    Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa

    Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Atkeyelsh G. M. Persson

    This book examines environmental sustainability and inclusive economic growth, providing in-depth analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI) in large-scale agriculture in Ethiopia. In most African states, arable land and other natural resources play a pivotal role for economic growth and…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity book cover

    The Korean Economy

    From Growth to Maturity, 1st Edition

    By You-il Lee, Richard Lee

    The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity takes an in-depth, amalgamated look at the evolution of Korea’s globalization drive from the early 2000s (Kim Dae-jung regime, 1998–2003) to the present period (Park Geun-hye, 2013–2017). The book discusses the role of foreign companies on the…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought book cover

    Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joost Hengstmengel

    In this important volume, Joost Hengstmengel examines the doctrine of divine providence and how it served as explanation and justification in economic debates in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries throughout Western Europe. The author discusses five different areas in which God was…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums: Black Renaissance book cover

    Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums

    Black Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums is the first scholarly book to analyze contemporary African American museums from a multifaceted perspective. While it puts a spotlight on the issues and challenges related to racial politics that black museums collectively face in the 21st…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work of Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Corporate Governance in Tanzania: Ethics and Accountability at the Crossroads book cover

    Corporate Governance in Tanzania

    Ethics and Accountability at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Mhando

    Increasingly the importance of corporate governance for economic development in developing economies like Tanzania is indisputable. This book explores the effectiveness of corporate governance in Tanzania and asks how it can be further developed and improved so as to make a difference in the…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Farmers’ Suicides in India: A Policy Malignancy book cover

    Farmers’ Suicides in India

    A Policy Malignancy, 1st Edition

    By P. C. Bodh

    This book locates the malignant causes behind the factors leading to farmers’ suicides in India. It argues that not only a combination of innovative managerial and economic policies is required to make farming profitable, but also food production within the carrying capacity of soil, water, forests…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge India

  • The Southern Silk Route: Historical Links and Contemporary Convergences book cover

    The Southern Silk Route

    Historical Links and Contemporary Convergences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipi Ghosh

    Southern Silk Route is the historic route, which runs from China to Myanmar and ends up in Assam. The route has historical importance as it served as a major artery of ancient trade articles. The Southern Silk Route: Historical Links and Contemporary Convergences attempts to sketch out the…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Developing the Digital Economy in ASEAN book cover

    Developing the Digital Economy in ASEAN

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lurong Chen, Fukunari Kimura

    This book advances the international debate on the development of e-commerce with focus on emerging ASEAN economies. It provides readers insights on Asia’s needs and efforts to improve the regional legal and economic conditions to support e-commerce. This book looks at the rules and…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

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