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  • Southern China: Industry, Development and Industrial Policy book cover

    Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy, 1st Edition

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Whyte, Jörg Wiegratz

    There is evidence that economic fraud has, in recent years, become routine activity in the economies of both high- and low-income countries. Many business sectors in today's global economy are rife with economic crime. Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud shows how neoliberal policies,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Governance and Knowledge: The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas book cover

    Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?: Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development book cover

    Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe: Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential book cover

    Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Combating Inequality: The Global North and South book cover

    Combating Inequality

    The Global North and South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Gallas, Hansjörg Herr, Frank Hoffer, Christoph Scherrer

    Economic inequality has recently gained considerable academic attention. However, two important aspects of inequality have not been discussed systematically: its multidimensional nature and the question of what can be done to reverse it. This book offers insights from scholars representing the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Water Infrastructure book cover

    Water Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Emerging Powers and the UN: What Kind of Development Partnership? book cover

    Emerging Powers and the UN

    What Kind of Development Partnership?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas G Weiss, Adriana Erthal Abdenur

    The post-2015 sustainable development goals and the changing environment for development cooperation requires a renewed and transformed UN system. In line with their increasing significance as economic powers, a growing number of emerging countries will play an expanded role in the UN system, which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Globalization, Industrialization and Labour Markets in East and South Asia book cover

    Globalization, Industrialization and Labour Markets in East and South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajah Rasiah, Bruce McFarlane, Sarosh Kuruvilla

    Among the key debates fought in developing economies is whether globalization through liberalization is the means by which economies can industrialize and provide their labour forces with tangible improvements in the material conditions of living. This book addresses this issue head on, using…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Sustaining Development and Growth in East Asia book cover

    Sustaining Development and Growth in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timo Henckel

    For several decades, fast-growing East Asia has been the envy of the developing world. Not only has East Asia outperformed all other regions of the world, but it also recovered surprisingly swiftly from the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008–09 global financial crisis. Nevertheless,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Food and Wine Events in Europe: A Stakeholder Approach book cover

    Food and Wine Events in Europe

    A Stakeholder Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessio Cavicchi, Cristina Santini

    Food and wine events have gained popularity internationally. Their importance in local economic development has grown, especially in Europe, as they are seen as a source of income for local economic systems, a way for creating new job positions and effective tools for promoting and increasing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The power of numbers to shape agendas book cover

    The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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