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  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities

    By Rie Makita, Tadasu Tsuruta

    In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly its Fair Trade and organic components, has emerged as a significant tool for promoting rural development in the global South. This book is unique for two reasons. First,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Sustainable Development Policy

    A European Perspective

    Edited by Michael Von Hauff, Claudia Kuhnke

    Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective uses a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives to explore the ways in which sustainable infrastructures can play a more prominent and effective role in international development policy. Building on a solid introduction to sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

    By R. Sinha, Peter Pearson, Gopal Kadekodi, Mary Gregory

    This book, first published in 1979, explores the sources and patterns of the distribution of personal incomes in India, between rural and urban areas and among socio-economic classes, differentiating particularly those groups falling below the poverty line.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Global Free Trade Error

    The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory

    By Ron Baiman

    The doctrine of "free trade" is second only to that of "free markets" in undergirding ideological support for our current global economic structures and rules. From David Ricardo’s "comparative advantage principle" to James Meade’s Neoclassical or mainstream economics proof of self-adjusting free…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Latin American Economics

    Edited by W. Charles Sawyer

    Until fairly recently, many economists looked at Latin America with horror and dismay. Burdened by debt, and ravaged by hyperinflation and unemployment, it was often characterized as a financial disaster zone. Even now, many commentators consider that this resource-rich part of the world …

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Changing Resource Problems of the Fourth World

    Edited by Ronald G. Ridker

    Climbing food, fertiliser and mineral prices as well as the Arab oil embargo in the seventies had severe economic consequences in developing countries. Originally published in 1976, this study explores the effects of these developments in the fourth world and how they can adjust to an international…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Analyzing Superfund

    Economics, Science and Law

    Edited by Richard L. Revesz, Richard B. Stewart

    Originally published in 1995, Analyzing Superfund outlines the key issues of the superfund reauthorization debate in the United States. The Superfund law faced criticism for being wasteful, inefficient and expensive. These papers sought to shed light on this argument in relation to clean-up…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the substantive growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for the Afro-Caribbean…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 3

    Struggle, Resistance, and Violence

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    This volume Struggle, Resistance, and Violence examines the fact that all over the world the rights of citizens have come under enormous pressure and addresses the many way in which people are ‘making claims’ against both autocratic and democratic authority. Without any doubt rule-breaking,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 2

    Boundaries of Inclusion and Exclusion

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    This volume Boundaries of Inclusion and Exclusion examines the many different and newly emerging ways in that citizenship refers to spatial, symbolic and social boundaries. Today, in the context of citizenship we face processes of inclusion and exclusion on national and supranational level but no…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 

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