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  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis

    Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations

    By T. R. Lakshmanan, William P. Anderson, Yena Song

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Ports and the Environment

    Maritime Policy and Management

    Edited by Meifeng Luo, Tsz Leung Yip

    Ports are a vital part of the global economy, connecting the world through maritime transport networks, promoting international trade, and supporting global economic growth. However, port communities are increasingly concerned about the local environmental problems associated with air pollution…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Executive Protection, Third Edition

    By Dale L. June

    At a time when personal security risks are on the rise internationally, Introduction to Executive Protection, Third Edition takes readers beyond "the wizard’s curtain" of fear, unawareness, and surprise to give them the tools to sharpen or renew their skills so those they are tasked with…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    CRC Press

  • Explaining Railway Reform in China

    A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements

    By Yin-nor Linda Tjia

    Having been state-owned for decades, the railway reform in China confused many people, particularly in terms of its ownership and property rights arrangements. Western literature always prescribes that the best model for railway reform is privatization. China’s leadership has also enunciated the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea

    By Paul Todd

    Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea offers students studying this topic as part of their LLM or LLB course an accessible, comprehensive overview of the subject from a leading expert in the field. Written specifically with students in mind, concentrating on principles, and tailored to common…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Management and Governance

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Tony Bovaird, Elke Loeffler

    Public Management and Governance examines the factors which make government critically important and the barriers which often stop it being effective. It questions what it means to have effective policies, efficient management and good quality public services, and it explores how the process of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Pornography Business

    Web Dreams in America

    By Frederick S. Lane

    Traditionally, the presence of pornography in American society has been mediated by two primary factors: legal restrictions and the relatively high cost of the product. The degree of legal restrictions on adult material has varied from era to era and community to community, but the porn premium has…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Fifty Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through the 21st century. This book traces U.S. Spanish-language television’s development from…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Economics of Knowledge and..

    Edited by Cristiano Antonelli, Paul David

    Fritz Machlup (1902–83), the Austrian-American economist, is recognized as one of the first scholars to examine knowledge as an economic resource and, for more than half a century, many other economists and management theorists have also argued that economic growth is—or soon will be—dependent on…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

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