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  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers: Making the Right Connections book cover

    Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Human Rights-Based Change: The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights book cover

    Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development: Planning and implementation book cover

    The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development

    Planning and implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Fisher, Neha Rai

    Over the last decade, policies and financing decisions aiming to support low carbon resilient development within the least developed countries have been implemented across several regions. Some governments are steered by international frameworks, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Financialisation and Development in Asia book cover

    Financialisation and Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Multilateral development agencies have increasingly focused on underdeveloped Asian countries as potential new sites for financial capital. Often referred to as ‘emerging markets’, these economies are seen as ripe for private sector investment and, at the same time, in need of foreign capital to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis book cover

    China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies book cover

    Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sami Mahroum, Yasser Al-Saleh

    Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony: Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders book cover

    Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Management Development in Africa: Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations book cover

    Sustainable Management Development in Africa

    Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Kazeroony

    Sustainable Management Development in Africa examines how African management and business scholarship can serve African and multinational management and organizations operating in Africa. In a broader sense, this book, within an African context, explores how human capital and intellectual…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami book cover

    The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    CRC Press

  • Oiling the Urban Economy: Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana book cover

    Oiling the Urban Economy

    Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ‘resource curse’ doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa’s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

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