Regional Development Products

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10

  • A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia

    Akhuwat's Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Natasha Ansari

    Microcredit took the development world by storm as a tool for poverty alleviation in the 1980s. After being hailed as a panacea, a few decades on it started being forcefully criticised based on its practice. This book explores Akhuwat (literally brotherhood), a rapidly growing Pakistani NGO formed…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Multinational Business and Transnational Regions

    A Transnational Business History of Energy Transition in the Rhine Region, 1945-1973, 1st Edition

    By Marten Boon

    Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions offers an innovative approach to the study of the history of transnational economic regions. The Rhine valley is such a region comprising the cities and areas along the Rhine river and its tributaries. The transition from coal to oil that unfolded…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Smart Transitions in City Regionalism

    Territory, Politics and the Quest for Competitiveness and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Tassilo Herrschel, Yonn Dierwechter

    In recent years "smartness" has risen as a buzzword to characterize novel urban policy and development patterns. As a result of this, debates around what "smart" actually means, both theoretically and empirically, have emerged within the interdisciplinary arenas of urban and regional studies. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Regions and Cities

  • Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

    Rethinking Transnationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wanning Sun, John Sinclair

    The rise of China has brought about a dramatic increase in the rate of migration from mainland China. At the same time, the Chinese government has embarked on a full-scale push for the internationalisation of Chinese media and culture. Media and communication have therefore become crucial factors…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long-term…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Competitiveness and Knowledge

    An International Comparison of Traditional Firms, 1st Edition

    By Knut Ingar Westeren, Hanas Cader, Maria de Fátima Sales, Jan Ole Similä, Jefferson Staduto

    In the twenty-first century technology has become global, and firms compete using knowledge and capital. The ‘traditional firm’ has a need for innovation and depends on efficient knowledge management to improve productivity. This book examines five firms that produce the same commodity, white…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08

  • Industrial Development in Africa

    Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard, 1st Edition

    By Berhanu Abegaz

    Industrial Development in Africa critically synthesizes and reframes the debates on African industrial development in a capability-opportunity framework. It recasts the challenge in a broader comparative context of successive waves of catchup industrialization experiences in the European periphery,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Regions and Cities

  • The Rule of Law in Developing Countries

    The Case of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chowdhury Ishrak Ahmed Siddiky

    Bangladesh, one of the most densely populated countries in the world and second in South Asia, is known for its natural disasters, floods and political violence. However, the country plans to become a middle-income country by 2020 due to rapid economic growth led by strong and vibrant garments…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Right to Development in the African Human Rights System

    1st Edition

    By Serges Djoyou Kamga

    The right to development (RTD) seeks to address global inequities hidden in world politics and global institutions through the game of influences played by powerful actors. The negative impacts of the Atlantic slave trade, colonialism, and the subjugation of Africa through globalisation and its…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Global Africa

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