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  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement

    Edited by Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Olivier De Schutter

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property rights over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Accounting for Construction

    Frameworks, productivity, cost and performance

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Accounting for Construction follows on from Measuring Construction edited by the same team. It extends the coverage of some of the material in the first volume and expands the range of related topics to include, inter alia, shadow economies, accounting for informal construction and the treatment of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • International interventions and the garment industry in Bangladesh

    After Rana-Plaza

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    April 24, 2013 will be known as the day of the deadliest garment factory accident in history. More than 1,100 people died when an eight story building in the outskirts of the capital of Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, collapsed. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Western companies invested in two…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Rural Development and China’s Rise

    Reinventing a Market Tradition

    By Shaohua Zhan

    This book examines contemporary rural development in China from a historical perspective and contends that the economic resilience has had much to do with the rural economy, weaving together the methods of historical comparison, multilevel analysis and case study. It examines the recent…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

    By Kurtulus Gemici

    Why did many emerging countries pursue risky financial opening policies in a reckless manner, even after the painful example of the Latin American debt crisis? Unlike trade liberalization, which has mostly been beneficial in emerging countries, the removal of capital controls has led to boom-bust…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • India's Changing Political, Economic and Social Environment

    Improvising Lives

    By Patricia Jeffery

    This book by one of the most accomplished sociologists working on contemporary Indian society explores the intersections between secular changes in the wider polity and economy of India and beyond. Using the lives of villagers as they progress through the “domestic cycle” in an area of western…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • India’s Economy

    An Introduction

    By R. Nagaraj

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this comprehensive textbook provides an analytical overview of the main trends, policies, performance, advances, and debates around India’s post independence economy. Each chapter provides a thorough examination of a key issue that has impacted the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. A place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of South-South Relations

    Edited by Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Patricia Daley

    South-South cooperation is becoming ever more important to states, policy-makers and academics. Many Northern states, international agencies and NGOs are promoting South-South partnerships as a means of ‘sharing the burden’ in funding and undertaking development, assistance and protection…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

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