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  • Economics and Literature: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Economics and Literature

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ҫınla Akdere, Christine Baron

    Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling: Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data book cover

    Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling

    Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data, 1st Edition

    Edited by César Ducruet

    Shipping flows – maritime ‘footprints’ – remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Law and Financial Instability book cover

    Corporate Law and Financial Instability

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Kokkinis

    Virtually all large banks and other financial institutions in the UK and internationally are public limited liability companies whose shares are listed on one or several stock exchanges. As such, their corporate governance and, in particular, the incentives faced by their directors and senior…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Approaches to Economic Geography: Towards a geographical political economy book cover

    Approaches to Economic Geography

    Towards a geographical political economy, 1st Edition

    By Ray Hudson

    The last four decades have seen major changes in the global economy, with the collapse of communism and the spread of capitalism into parts of the world from which it had previously been excluded. Beginning with a grounding in Marxian political economy, this book explores a range of new ideas as to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences: Beyond clusters book cover

    Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences

    Beyond clusters, 1st Edition

    By Kean Birch

    The life sciences is an industrial sector that covers the development of biological products and the use of biological processes in the production of goods, services and energy. This sector is frequently presented as a major opportunity for policy-makers to upgrade and renew regional economies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects book cover

    Inland Waterway Transport

    Challenges and prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bart Wiegmans, Rob Konings

    Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system today, although a closer look into the inland waterway transport system rebuts this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Entrepreneurship in Africa book cover

    Cultural Entrepreneurship in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Röschenthaler, Dorothea Schulz

    This book seeks to widen perspectives on entrepreneurship by drawing attention to the diverse and partly new forms of entrepreneurial practice in Africa since the 1990s. Contrary to widespread assertions, figures of success have been regularly observed in Africa since pre-colonial times. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Credit Rating Governance: Global Credit Gatekeepers book cover

    Credit Rating Governance

    Global Credit Gatekeepers, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Naciri

    Credit rating agencies play an essential role in the modern financial system and are relied on by creditors and investors on the market. In the recent financial crisis, their power and reliability were often questioned, yet a simple rating downgrade could threaten to bankrupt a whole country. This…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Brands: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Brands

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan E. Schroeder

    Branding has emerged as a cornerstone of marketing practice and corporate strategy, as well as a central cultural practice. In this book, Jonathan Schroeder brings together a curated selection of the most influential and thought-provoking papers on brands and branding from Consumption Markets and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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