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  • Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia book cover

    Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chong-Min Park, Eric M. Uslaner

    Bringing together scholars of inequality, both inside and outside of Asia, this book examines how the distribution of income has affected political institutions, representation, and behaviour in Asia. Through detailed data analysis, the international team of contributors engages with the existing…

    eBook – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals book cover

    Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam

    The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals include a specific target for full and productive employment. However, what constitutes full employment in developing countries is not yet clearly understood. And likewise, there is no clear direction for developing strategies and policies to…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Disturbing Business Ethics: Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Organization book cover

    Disturbing Business Ethics

    Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Organization, 1st Edition

    By Carl Rhodes

    21st century Western neoliberalism has seen the transformation of self-interest from an economic imperative to a centrally constitutive part of dominant modes of subjective existence. Against this celebration of competitive individualism, Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophy stands as a haunting reminder…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Small to Medium Sized Enterprises and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of International Networks book cover

    Small to Medium Sized Enterprises and Corporate Social Responsibility

    The Role of International Networks, 1st Edition

    By Pia Popal

    While the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of small firms have been analysed to some extent, their engagement in international networks relating to CSR is less understood. Most of these networks primarily address the needs of multinational corporations. Surprisingly, however, the…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • Insolvency Law and Multinational Groups: Theories, Solutions and Recommendations for Business Failure book cover

    Insolvency Law and Multinational Groups

    Theories, Solutions and Recommendations for Business Failure, 1st Edition

    By Daoning Zhang

    The insolvency of multinational corporate groups creates a compelling challenge to the commercial world. As many medium and large-sized companies are multinational companies with operations in different countries, it is important to provide appropriate solutions for the insolvency of these key…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Gardiner C.Mean's Institutional and Post-Keynesian Economics: An Interpretation and Assessment book cover

    Gardiner C.Mean's Institutional and Post-Keynesian Economics

    An Interpretation and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Warren J. Samuels, Steven G. Medema

    Gardiner Means has a secure place in the history of 20th century economic thought, as the co-author with A.A.Berle of "The Modern Corporation and Private Property". But according to Samuels and Medema, Means should be remembered for major contributions in both micro- and macroeconomics. The authors…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Disaster Risk Governance: Four Cases from Developing Countries book cover

    Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise D. P. Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Gender, Space and City Bankers book cover

    Gender, Space and City Bankers

    1st Edition

    By Helen Longlands

    Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and the poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Urban Policy in Latin America: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals? book cover

    Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Incomplete Revolutions: Success and Failures of Capitalist Transition Strategies in Post-communist Economies: Success and Failures of Capitalist Transition Strategies in Post-communist Economies book cover

    Incomplete Revolutions: Success and Failures of Capitalist Transition Strategies in Post-communist Economies

    Success and Failures of Capitalist Transition Strategies in Post-communist Economies, 1st Edition

    By Adam Zwass

    This volume focuses on the role of privatization strategies, contrasting the outcomes of the voucher plans with outright sale of state assets (including to foreign investors). The author considers the record of newly emerging banking and financial systems.…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing, Technology, and Economic Growth book cover

    Manufacturing, Technology, and Economic Growth

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Sabillon

    This book analyzes the development of economic events in Japan, China, the NICs, Russia, Germany, Britain, and the United States of America during the second half of the twentieth century in an effort to uncover the variables that were determinant for the generation of economic growth. After…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Chen Yun's Strategy for China's Development book cover

    Chen Yun's Strategy for China's Development

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas R. Lardy, Kenneth Lieberthal, Dong Chen

    Originally published in 1983. Since Mao Zedongfs death the Chinese have been debating the future character of the country’s political and economic system. The present collection of Chen Yun’s writings must be read against the backdrop of the ongoing policy discussion in the 1980s. Chen has been,…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

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