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  • Ideas in the History of Economic Development

    The Case of Peripheral Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Estrella Trincado, Denis Melnik, Andres Lazzarini

    This edited volume examines the relationship between economic ideas, economic policies and development institutions. By analysing the cases of 11 peripheral countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia across the 19th and 20th centuries, it sheds light on the obstacles that have prevented their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice

    Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lawson, Adam Dubin

    Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic laws. In Africa, women make up much of Africa’s poorest and most marginalized population, and as such are often prevented from enforcing rights or seeking other recourse. This book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Stability and Change after 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak

    The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators, and improvements in the natural environment. However, some challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Northeast India and India's Act East Policy

    Identifying the Priorities, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh

    This book offers an understanding of the expectations and challenges of Northeast India in the context of India's Act East policy. It critically examines how the policy is being pursued by the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government and analyses its relevance from local perspectives…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development

    The Structure of Producer-seller Markets, 1st Edition

    By T. Scarlett Epstein

    Originally published in 1982. This book explores the nature of food marketing in Third World countries. Economic development invariably involves a transition from the traditional subsistence and/or barter economics to increasing participation in cash transactions. In many less developed countries…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Hunger

    The Global Food System, 1st Edition

    By John W. Warnock

    Originally published in 1987. This important and provocative book explains the persistence of hunger, poverty, and the lack of balanced development in many countries and the central role of agriculture in economic development. Most theories of agricultural development are based on the experiences…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Unlocking SME Finance in Asia

    Roles of Credit Rating and Credit Guarantee Schemes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naoyuki Yoshino, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary

    There is limited access for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to bank credit. This book proposes new and sustainable models to help ease the access of SMEs to finance and boost economic growth and job creations in Asia. This book looks at the difficulties of SMEs in accessing finance and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • North Korea and Economic Integration in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Yeongseop Rhee, Patrick Messerlin

    Throughout North Korea’s history, it has regarded external relations with suspicion and as potential threat to its regime. With North Korea working towards denuclearizing, there is now hope for the economic opening of North Korea. This book looks at external economic strategies that North Korea…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

      Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • The Contradictions of Foreign Aid

    1st Edition

    By Desmond McNeill

    Originally published in 1981, this book analyses how development aid works in practice. It presents a critique of the practice of foreign aid, analyses the aid process, who controls it and investigates the exercise of leverage by donors. It examines the interests of the different parties…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aid

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