Paperbacks Direct: Economics and Development

  • Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies: The bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa book cover

    Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies

    The bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivar Virgin, E. Jane Morris

    The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development: Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India book cover

    Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India, 1st Edition

    By Anant Kamath

    This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener, 1st Edition

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an ecofeminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognized, understood…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States: The Case of Timor-Leste book cover

    Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States

    The Case of Timor-Leste, 1st Edition

    By Monica Costa

    A growing number of governments have made commitments to achieving gender equality and women's rights, with many using gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to allocate resources for the delivery of economic policy and governance that benefit men and women equally. At a time when GRB is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa: Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement book cover

    International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Fola Adeleke

    This book studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. It develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Inequality in Economics and Sociology: New Perspectives book cover

    Inequality in Economics and Sociology

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Boike Rehbein

    Inequality remains one of the most intensely discussed topics on a global level. As well as figuring prominently in economics, it is possibly the most central topic of sociology. Despite this, there has been no book until now that unites approaches from economics and sociology.Organized…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Development Management: Theory and practice book cover

    Development Management

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justice Nyigmah Bawole, Farhad Hossain, Asad K. Ghalib, Christopher J. Rees, Aminu Mamman

    Despite significant financial investments, the rate of development and pace of poverty reduction in developing and transitional countries has not always matched expectations. Development management typically involves complex interactions between governmental and non-governmental organisations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa book cover

    Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Ricardo Gottschalk

    This book explores how the financial system should be regulated and structured to achieve the twin goals of inclusive growth and financial stability, with a focus on African low-income countries (LICs). The subject and content of this book is original in that it attempts to draw on the lessons and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Production in the Arab World: The Impossible Promise book cover

    Knowledge Production in the Arab World

    The Impossible Promise, 1st Edition

    By Sari Hanafi, Rigas Arvanitis

    Over recent decades we have witnessed the globalization of research. However, this has yet to translate into a worldwide scientific network, across which competencies and resources can flow freely. Arab countries have strived to join this globalized world and become a ‘knowledge economy,’ yet…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development: Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan book cover

    Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development

    Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Holly A. Ritchie

    George Bernard Shaw once said that reasonable people adapt themselves to the world but unreasonable people adapt the world to themselves. In a sense, this book explores how these so-called ‘unreasonable people’ may interact to re-fashion the world around them in fragile economic development.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation book cover

    Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt, Peter Knorringa

    This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation as the multiple economic, political and social processes where peoples, organizations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Employment Policy in Emerging Economies: The Indian Case book cover

    Employment Policy in Emerging Economies

    The Indian Case, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Hill, Amitendu Palit

    Employment is a critical part of the macro-economy and a key driver of economic development. India’s employment policy over the past three decades provides an important case study for understanding how government attitudes to the labour market contribute to an emerging economy’s growth and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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