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  • Sustainable Growth in the African Economy

    How Durable is Africa�s Recent Performance?, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey James

    The current growth path in sub-Saharan Africa is not following the Lewis model where labour moves from low-productivity agriculture to higher productivity manufacturing. Instead, it is moving directly to inappropriate (import and labour-saving) methods. This book seeks to show how this distorted…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transitions in Regional Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivan Turok, David Bailey, Jennifer Clark, Jun Du, Ugo Fratesi, Michael Fritsch, John Harrison, Tom Kemeny, Dieter Kogler, Arnoud Lagendijk

    At a time of extraordinary challenges confronting the world, this book analyses some of the profound changes occurring in the development of cities and regions. It discusses the uncertainties associated with the stalling of hyper-globalization and asks whether this creates opportunities for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin American Independence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Mendes Cunha, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak

    Although historians usually trace its origins to the Haitian Revolution of the late 18th Century, Latin American political, economic and cultural emancipation is still very much a work in progress. As new national identities were developed, fresh reflection and theorising was needed in order to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies, 1st Edition

    By Risa Bhinekawati

    Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living on less than $1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is their lack of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Gower

  • Economic Complexity and Human Development (Open Access)

    How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Dominik Hartmann

    This book combines the human development approach and innovation economics in order to explore the effects that structural economic change has on human development. While economic diversification can provide valuable new social choices and capabilities, it also tends to lead to more complex…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Employment and Inclusive Development

    1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Higher Education Revolutions in the Gulf

    Globalization and Institutional Viability, 1st Edition

    By Fatima Badry, John Willoughby

    Over the past quarter century, the people of the Arabian Peninsula have witnessed a revolutionary transformation in higher education. In 1990, there were fewer than ten public universities that offered their Arabic-language curricula in sex-segregated settings to national citizens only. In 2015,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Inequality in Economics and Sociology

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Boike Rehbein

    Inequality remains one of the most intensely discussed topics on a global level. As well as figuring prominently in economics, it is possibly the most central topic of sociology. Despite this, there has been no book until now that unites approaches from economics and sociology.Organized…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • African Industrial Development and European Union Co-operation

    Prospects for a reengineered partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Matambalya

    Of the 54African states, only South Africa is categorised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) amongst industrialised countries. The economic activities in Africa are still dominated by the production and trade of agricultural and mineral commodities. This situation is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Economic Development Process in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    By Alessandro Romagnoli, Luisa Mengoni

    Offering a comprehensive analysis of the development of economies in the Middle East and North Africa over the past half century, this book charts the progress of these countries through an examination of an Islamic model of economic development, reform processes, and economic integration.Far from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Human Development in Iraq

    1950-1990, 1st Edition

    By Bassam Yousif

    This systematic evaluation of Iraq’s political economy and human development offers a complex and sophisticated analysis of Iraq’s recent history. Focusing on the period from 1950 up to the Gulf war in 1990, the book brings an understanding of how development has been shaped or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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