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  • Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Environmental Labour

    An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic ecological labour from an eco-feminist perspective, creating new ground at the intersection of critical labour, environmental, and gender studies. It explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • China’s Market Communism

    Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions

    By Steven Rosefielde, Jonathan Leightner

    China’s Market Communism guides readers step by step up the ladder of China’s reforms and transformational possibilities to a full understanding of Beijing’s communist and post-communist options by investigating the lessons that Xi can learn from Mao, Adam Smith and inclusive economic theory. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Management Research

    European Perspectives

    Edited by Sabina Siebert

    Management Research: European Perspectives brings together experts in the field to take stock of European management research and reflect on its distinctiveness. Building on a successful series of papers published in the European Management Journal, this book contains international contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    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 – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

    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 – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rights

    A Governance Space Theory on Linkages

    By Mihir Kanade

    This book contributes an original theory to understanding human rights and international trade. It offers the ‘governance space’ framework for analyzing the linkages and normative relationships between the multilateral trading system (MTS) and human rights regimes. Drawing upon key case studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge India

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

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

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

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement

    By Fola Adeleke

    This books studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. This book develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Technology Transfer Between the US, China and Taiwan

    Moving Knowledge

    Edited by Douglas B. Fuller, Murray A. Rubinstein

    Examining the flow of technical knowledge between the US, Taiwan and Mainland China over the last sixty-five years, this book shows that the technical knowledge that has moved between these states is vast and varied. It includes the invention and production of industrial goods, as well as knowledge…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

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