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  • Contemporary North Korea: A guide to economic and political developments book cover

    Contemporary North Korea

    A guide to economic and political developments, 1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffries

    This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005, continuing the overview of developments which were covered in the author’s North Korea: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (Routledge 2006).  Key topics covered…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

  • Financial Globalization and Regionalism in East Asia book cover

    Financial Globalization and Regionalism in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Takuji Kinkyo, Yoichi Matsubayashi, Shigeyuki Hamori

    With increased resilience in the financial systems, emerging Asian economies were less affected by the recent global financial crisis, recovering more quickly from the crisis than major advanced economies. Yet, Asian financial systems remain underdeveloped. More open and efficient…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge

  • Governance Reform in Africa: International and Domestic Pressures and Counter-Pressures book cover

    Governance Reform in Africa

    International and Domestic Pressures and Counter-Pressures, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Bachelard

    Poor governance is increasingly recognized as the greatest impediment to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, some impressive governance reforms are underway in many countries. This includes cases such as Nigeria – formerly the most corrupt country in the world according to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • State Building and Development book cover

    State Building and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keijiro Otsuka, Takashi Shiraishi

    Why does a huge income gap still exist between developed and developing countries? Plausible causes on the surface may be the difference in technology, the quality of human resources, and economic institutions, but on the deeper level the gap reflects the success and failure of state…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Political Action in the Arab World book cover

    Economic Development and Political Action in the Arab World

    1st Edition

    By M.A. Mohamed Salih

    Analysis of North African revolt against authoritarianism, known as the ‘Arab Spring’, embraced reductionist explanations such as the social media, youth unemployment and citizens’ agitations to regain dignity in societies humiliated by oppressive regimes. This book illustrates that reductionist…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Formal Peace and Informal War: Security and Development in Congo book cover

    Formal Peace and Informal War

    Security and Development in Congo, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development: Lessons from Ghana book cover

    Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism: West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders book cover

    Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • International Economic Development: Leading Issues and Challenges book cover

    International Economic Development

    Leading Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Yuen Wai-Kee, Diana S. Kwan

    Written by experts in their respective areas, this book is an excellent review of theories, policies and empirical evidences on important topics in global economic development. The book is both a superb teaching tool and a valuable handbook in development economics. The volume compiled 13 articles…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • A History of Economic Science in Japan: The Internationalization of Economics in the Twentieth Century book cover

    A History of Economic Science in Japan

    The Internationalization of Economics in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Aiko Ikeo

    Japanese economists began publishing scientific papers in renowned journals including Econometrica in the 1950s and made significant contributions to the sophistication of general equilibrium analysis by an intensive use of a variety of mathematical instruments. They contributed significantly…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • The Primary Sector in Economic Development (Routledge Revivals): Proceedings of the Seventh Arne Ryde Symposium, Frostavallen, August 29-30 1983 book cover

    The Primary Sector in Economic Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Proceedings of the Seventh Arne Ryde Symposium, Frostavallen, August 29-30 1983, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Lundahl

    A major problem for less developed countries is to make their primary sectors sufficiently profitable in order to be able to build up manufacturing and service sectors. This edited collection, first published in 1985, examines the nature of the primary sector and its role in economic development.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Development in China book cover

    Sustainable Development in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Curtis Andressen, A.R. Mubarak, Xiaoyi Wang

    Over the past three decades, China’s economic structure, direction and international presence have undergone a dramatic transformation. This rapid rise and China’s enormous success in economic terms has created new challenges, and this book examines how the Chinese economy can continue to flourish,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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