Taylor & Francis India: Culture & Development

  • Culture, Institutions, and Development: New Insights Into an Old Debate book cover

    Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • On the Edges of Development: Cultural Interventions book cover

    On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and…

    Hardback – 2009-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Children, Structure and Agency: Realities Across the Developing World book cover

    Children, Structure and Agency

    Realities Across the Developing World, 1st Edition

    By G.K. Lieten

    The child labour debate, the Child Rights Convention and the target of universal primary education in the Millennium Development Goals have drawn increasing attention to children in developing countries. Alongside, a debate has waged on the need for child participation and the appropriateness of…

    Hardback – 2008-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition: A Place called Shangrila book cover

    Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila, 1st Edition

    By Ashild Kolas

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic…

    Hardback – 2007-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Informal Institutions and Rural Development in China book cover

    Informal Institutions and Rural Development in China

    1st Edition

    By Biliang Hu

    Providing an account of the role of informal institutions in Chinese rural development, this book, based on a decade of fieldwork of village life in the Chinese countryside, puts forth a distinctive argument on a very important topic in Chinese economic and social affairs. Focusing in particular on…

    Hardback – 2007-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Advanced Aluminum Alloys Conta book cover

    Advanced Aluminum Alloys Conta

    1st Edition

    This book covers the phase composition, structure and properties of aluminum alloys containing scandium. It is intended for specialists of research institutes and industrial plants involved in the study and production of aluminum alloys and students and post-graduate students.…

    Hardback – 1998-10-28
    Routledge

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