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  • Supermarkets and their Alternatives

    The politics and practices of sustainable food

    By Emma-Jayne Abbots, Benjamin Coles

    Supermarkets and their Alternatives critically examines the relationship between the large-scale globalised conventional food system, as epitomised by supermarkets, and its small-scale localised ‘alternatives’. In particular, it interrogates the ways in which the large and the small-scale are…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Economics of Urban Migration in India

    By Vegard Iversen

    Presenting new research on rural-urban migration in developing countries, this book combines novel economic theories with empirics, and focuses on the social dimensions of such movement. Centering on the movement from villages to cities in South Asia, and in India in particular, the book argues the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gun Studies

    Edited by Jennifer Carlson, Harel Shapira, Kristin A Goss

    As material objects, guns are one of the simplest mechanical tools. As cultural, social, political, and historical objects, however, guns are rich with complex and contested significance. What guns mean, why they matter, and what policies should be undertaken to regulate guns remain issues of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 

  • Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Skordili Sophia

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely on local production and processing practices for the provision of food, and are in principle more sustainable in social, economic and environmental terms, than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book reviews and assesses…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Pharmaceutical Launch Excellence

    Bringing a New Drug to Market Successfully

    By Colin Wight

    Planning and implementing a new drug launch strategy is a complex process that requires everyone involved to have a clear sense of what success looks like and to plan how to deliver that success. Colin Wight's Pharmaceutical Launch Excellence is a 'must have' guide to the process that explains…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 

  • Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) Profitability Scenarios

    Systematic and Systemic Improvement of Manufacturing Costs

    By Alin Posteuca

    This book shows how to consistently obtain multiannual manufacturing target profit regardless of the evolution of sales volumes, increasing or decreasing, using the Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) system. Managers and practitioners within the manufacturing companies will discover a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Productivity Press

  • Global Players and the Indian Car Industry

    Trade, Technology and Structural Change

    By Jatinder Singh

    This book is one of the first critical analyses of the automobile industry in India. It studies the sector in general and the passenger car industry in particular, and provides valuable insights into the operation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) companies in a technology-intensive industry under…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge India
    Critical Political Economy of South Asia

  • Additive Manufacturing

    Applications and Innovations

    Edited by Rupinder Singh, J. Paulo Davim

    There has been a lot of development in the past two decades regarding Additive Manufacturing (AM). Recent developments have been highlighted by many researchers. However, until now, there has been a limit to what is available for beginners in a step-by-step format, showcasing the different…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    CRC Press
    Manufacturing Design and Technology

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000

    A History of "the Devil's Metal"

    Edited by Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard, Espen Storli

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The International Grain Trade

    Problems and Prospects

    By Nick Butler

    The mood of the international grain market changed remarkably in the decade before this book was originally published in 1986. In the early 1970s, which were years of buoyancy and high prices, the concern was with feeding the starving millions and subsequently, in the United states, with the use of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • Manufacturing and the Great War

    By Wayne Osborne

    Prior to 1914, wars had been comparatively small affairs using relatively small amounts of military supplies and, despite warnings, British industry and government initially failed to grasp the scale of the war with demand for munitions soon outstripping supply. This book chronicles the build-up of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

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