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  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development: From economism to human well-being book cover

    An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From economism to human well-being, 1st Edition

    By Birendra Prasad Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly – from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge India

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China book cover

    Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Foreign Experts and Unsustainable Development: Transferring Israeli Technology to Zambia, Nigeria and Nepal book cover

    Foreign Experts and Unsustainable Development

    Transferring Israeli Technology to Zambia, Nigeria and Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Schwartz, A. Paul Hare

    This title was first published in 2000:  In the 50s and 60s, former colonies in Asia and Africa gained their independence and ’new states’ were created. Although they still maintained strong links with their former rulers, these links were no longer exclusive. For a variety of political…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Critical Social Theory and the End of Work book cover

    Critical Social Theory and the End of Work

    1st Edition

    By Edward Granter

    Critical Social Theory and the End of Work examines the development and sociological significance of the idea that work is being eliminated through the use of advanced production technology. Granter’s engagement with the work of key American and European figures such as Marx, Marcuse, Gorz,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development: Leaping Cultural and Leadership Boundaries book cover

    Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development

    Leaping Cultural and Leadership Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Fortunato, Morgan Clevenger

    Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development is about developing entrepreneurial communities, and goes beyond theories of the firm to demonstrate how local and regional society contributes in important ways to the vitality of entrepreneurs. The literature is rich with insights about leadership and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • The Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Moral book cover

    The Ethics of Neoliberalism

    The Business of Making Capitalism Moral, 1st Edition

    By Peter Bloom

    The 21st century is the age of "neo-liberalism" – a time when the free market is spreading to all areas of economic, political and social life. Yet how is this changing our individual and collective ethics? Is capitalism also becoming our new morality? From the growing popular demand for corporate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption book cover

    Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Solér

    Why do affluent consumers almost automatically acquire new versions or variations of products already at their disposal? Even though most of us know that this novelty consumption poses a serious threat to an environmentally and socially sustainable future, we continue to do it. Why? Research shows…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines book cover

    Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development book cover

    The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism: ‘A Transition From Here to There?’ book cover

    Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism

    ‘A Transition From Here to There?’, 1st Edition

    By Robert Ledger

    The premiership of Margaret Thatcher has been portrayed as uniquely ideological in its pursuit of a more market-based economy. A body of literature has been built on how a sharp turn to the right by the Conservative Party during the 1980s - inspired by the likes of Milton Friedman and Friedrich…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Bond Duration and Immunization: Early Developments and Recent Contributions book cover

    Bond Duration and Immunization

    Early Developments and Recent Contributions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Hawawini

    First published in 1982, Bond Duration and Immunization is a collection of seminal papers featuring articles from high profile academics such as Frederick McCaulay, John Hicks, and F.M. Redington. This collection also features several articles published in British actuarial journals often…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

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