Asian Development Products

  • Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China

    Tianjin, 1958-85

    By Lauri Paltemaa

    China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the aftermath of disasters are therefore key issues. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Globalization and Development Volume III

    In search of a new development paradigm

    Edited by Shigeru Otsubo

    Globalization and Development is a "cross-national study" on the "interstate dispersion" of the impacts (to growth, inequality and poverty) that international economic integration provides to the economies of the developing countries. In order to present the "Leading Issues in Development with…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Development Volume II

    Country experiences

    Edited by Shigeru Otsubo

    Globalization and Development is a "cross-national study" on the "interstate dispersion" of the impacts (to growth, inequality and poverty) that international economic integration provides to the economies of the developing countries. In order to present the "Leading Issues in Development with…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Moving Out of Poverty

    An inquiry into the inclusive growth in Asia

    By Jonna P. Estudillo, Keijiro Otsuka

    The words of US President John F. Kennedy, "the rising tide lifts all boats," can be applied to inclusive growth in contemporary Asia, where the poor are able to participate in and benefit from economic growth. Moving Out of Poverty explores three channels through which economic growth confers…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

    Edited by Jeb Sprague

    Jeb Sprague is in the Department of Sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara and is a founding member of the Network for Critical Studies of Global Capitalism. In addition to a number of journal articles and analytical pieces, he has one book published with Monthly Review Press.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Development Volume I

    Leading issues in development with globalization

    Edited by Shigeru Thomas Otsubo

    Globalization and Development is a "cross-national study" on the "interstate dispersion" of the impacts (on growth, inequality and poverty) that international economic integration provides to the economies of the developing countries. In order to present the "Leading Issues in Development with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1990s giving rise to real social outcry…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians…

    Hardback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

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