Development Economics Products

  • Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Capabilities, Innovation and Economic Growth

    Policymaking for Freedom and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    By Michele Capriati

    The question of whether we can foster growth and innovation while promoting individual freedoms poses a challenge for everyone studying and working on innovation and development policies. Whilst innovation literature is largely dominated by a focus on efficiency, development literature tends to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Varieties of Capitalism in History, Transition and Emergence

    New Perspectives on Institutional Development, 1st Edition

    By Martha Prevezer

    Economics tends to teach that developed countries have good institutions while developing countries do not, and that this is the factor that constrains the latter's growth. However, the picture is far messier than this explanation suggests.Building on the varieties of capitalism framework, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Weiss, Michael Tribe

    The Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development is a global overview of industrialisation. Each chapter will provide readers with contemporary insights into this this essential aspect of economic development. Industrialisation has been at the forefront of discussion on economic development since…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Sick

    For centuries, new technologies and expanding networks of production and consumption have been changing the face of rural economies in significant ways. Millions of rural dwellers have found survival increasingly difficult and have fled to urban centres. Others have remained: some retrenching,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cultural Entrepreneurship

    The Cultural Worker�s Experience of Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Annette Naudin

    This book explores the lived experience of cultural entrepreneurship examining the challenges associated with cultural labour including the insecurities of managing precarious working conditions. Drawing on interviews conducted with cultural workers, Cultural Entrepreneurship focuses on how…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Entrepreneurship in the Informal Sector

    An Institutional Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Colin Williams

    How many businesses start-ups conduct some or all of their trade ‘off-the-books’? And how many enterprises continue to do some of their work off-the-books once they are more established? What should be done about them? Should governments adopt ever more punitive measures to eradicate them? Or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Social Regeneration and Local Development

    Cooperation, Social Economy and Public Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Sacchetti, Asimina Christoforou, Michele Mosca

    Social regeneration is about the transformative processes that, through institutional choices that embody cooperation and inclusion, develop opportunities and capabilities for weak categories, and transversally for society. The challenge of social regeneration can be addressed, in part, through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Motivating SMEs to Cooperate and Internationalize

    A Dynamic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By George Tesar, Zsuzsanna Vincze

    Interest in generally expanding the understanding of small and medium-sized enterprises, especially understanding their strategies and operations to enter international markets, is growing rapidly among researchers and academics globally. Government officials, regional and economic specialists, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Sinclair

    Originally published in 1978 Urbanization and Labour Markets is a useful companion for those studying in geography, economics or development studies. The book provides a simple guide to the subject of labour in cities in underdeveloped countries. It also set out the major controversies relating to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

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