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  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa book cover

    Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America book cover

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Jon Jonakin

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration From Latin America provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the era of liberalization in Latin America, focusing in particular on labor markets and emigration from the region. Starting in 1980, liberalization in Latin America was expected to improve…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America book cover

    Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Susanna B. Hecht

    Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agro-industrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agro-industrial practices, serving as a key nexus in food–feed–fuel production that underpins the agribusiness–conservationist discourse of "land…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Anti-Corruption in International Development book cover

    Anti-Corruption in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Ingrida Kerusauskaite

    Corruption is linked to a wide range of developmental issues, including undermining democratic institutions, slowing economic development and contributing to government instability, poverty and inequality. It is estimated that corruption costs more than 5 per cent of global GDP, and that more than…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • South-South Migration: Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks book cover

    South-South Migration

    Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Short, Moazzem Hossain, M. Adil Khan

    South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries book cover

    Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • The Dynamics of Innovative Regions: The GREMI Approach book cover

    The Dynamics of Innovative Regions

    The GREMI Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Remigio Ratti, Alberto Bramanti, Richard Gordon

    First published in 1997, this volume originates from the fourth cycle of GREMI (Groupe de Recherche Européen sur les Milieux Innovateurs) research, focusing on territorial innovative processes and the competitive advantages of the complex socio-economic fabric of milieu innovateurs. The book is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power: Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power

    Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance, 1st Edition

    By Inés Durán Matute

    Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge

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