Paperbacks Direct: Economics and Development

  • Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia: Current Trends in ASEAN-5 book cover

    Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia

    Current Trends in ASEAN-5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dessy Irawati, Roel Rutten

    The book aims to identify key issues and developments in ASEAN-5 that illustrate the transition of this region towards a knowledge-based economy. The book contributes to understanding the opportunities and challenges faced by emerging economies. It explains the transition…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations: Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos book cover

    Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Microtrade: A New System of International Trade with Volunteerism Towards Poverty Elimination book cover

    Microtrade

    A New System of International Trade with Volunteerism Towards Poverty Elimination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yong-Shik Lee

    With contributions from well-regarded scholars of international economic law, this book sets out the case for an innovative solution to extreme poverty which utilizes international trade and its legal framework to relieve populations of the poorest countries around the world of extreme poverty. "…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization book cover

    Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization: Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing book cover

    The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing, 1st Edition

    By Tony Heron

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty book cover

    Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Democracy and Famine book cover

    Democracy and Famine

    1st Edition

    By Olivier Rubin

    Famine is the most extreme manifestation of the existence of poverty, inequality and political apathy. Whereas poverty, hunger and diseases are not easily eradicated in the world today, famines are often perceived to be relatively simple to avert. However, the political incentives to prevent…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries: Think Tanks as Catalysts book cover

    Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts, 1st Edition

    By James G. McGann

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Beyond Social Capital: A critical approach book cover

    Beyond Social Capital

    A critical approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irene van Staveren, Peter Knorringa

    China is poised to gain global importance as a growth engine for the world economy on a par with Europe and the USA. Japanese multinational enterprises are increasingly active in relocating to China their R&D and capital- and knowledge-intensive production for both export-platform and target…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Development: Rethinking Interventions and Governance book cover

    Globalization and Development

    Rethinking Interventions and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne Bigsten

    The key challenge for achieving sustained development in developing countries relates to quality of domestic governance, which in turn is strongly affected by external interventions. Domestic governance includes politics, policy formulation, institution building and policy implementation. It is…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Political Economy of Disaster: Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti book cover

    The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Mats Lundahl

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Disasters and the Networked Economy book cover

    Disasters and the Networked Economy

    1st Edition

    By J.M. Albala-Bertrand

    Mainstream quantitative analysis and simulations are fraught with difficulties and are intrinsically unable to deal appropriately with long-term macroeconomic effects of disasters. In this new book, J.M. Albala-Bertrand develops the themes introduced in his past book, The Political Economy of Large…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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