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  • Regulating Competition: Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world book cover

    Regulating Competition

    Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Fellman, Martin Shanahan

    Cartels, trusts and agreements to reduce competition between firms have existed for centuries, but became particularly prevalent toward the end of the 19th century. In the mid-20th century governments began to use so called ‘cartel registers’ to monitor and regulate their behaviour. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Primary Commodities and Economic Development book cover

    Primary Commodities and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Stephan Pfaffenzeller

    Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable and non-renewable resources. Will this supply of primary commodities remain…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination: Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 book cover

    Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination

    Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Atmosphere, the elusive ambiance of a place, enables or hinders its mobility in global consumption contexts. Atmosphere connects to social imaginaries, utopian representational frames producing the culture of a city or country. But who resolves atmospheric contradictions in a place’s social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • India and the World in the First Half of the Twentieth Century book cover

    India and the World in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madhavan K. Palat

    This book examines how India was placed and placed itself in the world during the first half of the 20th century in a period of global turmoil and set against the subcontinental contest for independence. In situating India in the world, it looks not just at current foreign policy studies, but also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Growth Without Inequality: Reinventing Capitalism book cover

    Growth Without Inequality

    Reinventing Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Henry K. H. Woo

    Many years on after the 2007–8 financial crisis, most developed nations still find themselves in a state of weak recovery, high debt pile-up and distributive disparity. The intriguing question that we face is whether the golden days of modern capitalism are over, or if capitalism is just undergoing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains: Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation book cover

    Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Economics, Ethics, and Ancient Thought: Towards a virtuous public policy book cover

    Economics, Ethics, and Ancient Thought

    Towards a virtuous public policy, 1st Edition

    By Donald G. Richards

    It is argued that the normative and ethical presuppositions of standard economics render the discipline incapable of addressing an important class of problems involving human choices. Economics adopts too thin an account both of human motivation and of "the good" for individuals and for society. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy book cover

    Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Si�e: Libidinal Lives book cover

    Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Si�e

    Libidinal Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Chanavat, Michel Desbordes, Nicolas Lorgnier

    Football is big business. The top teams and leagues in world football generate billions of dollars in revenue and serve an audience of billions of fans. This book focuses on the marketing of football as the apex of the contemporary football industry. Drawing upon key theories and concepts in sport…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China and the World Economy: Transition and Challenges book cover

    China and the World Economy

    Transition and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jin Zhang, Zhang Laiming

    This book brings together leading international scholars and leading scholars from China’s highly prestigious Development Research Centre of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, who all put forward their insights into the current challenges for the Chinese and the world economy. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Shareholder Wealth Maximisation: Towards a More Suitable Corporate Objective for Chinese Companies book cover

    Beyond Shareholder Wealth Maximisation

    Towards a More Suitable Corporate Objective for Chinese Companies, 1st Edition

    By Min Yan

    The corporate objective, namely, in whose interests a company should be run, is the most important theoretical and practical issue confronting us today, as this core objective animates or should animate every decision a company makes. Despite decades of debate, however, there is no consensus…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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