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  • Conflict of Policies in Asia

    By Thomas F. Millard

    In 1899, the U.S.’s Hay Doctrine, more commonly referred to as the Open Door Policy, required that China’s trading ports remain open to all countries on an equal basis. Originally published in 1924, in the wake of World War I, this book looks at the variety of different policies between Western and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dollars and Borders

    U.S. Governemnt Attempts to Restrict Capital Flows, 1960-1980

    By James P. Hawley

    Originally published in 1987, Dollars and Borders explores the United States’ government’s relation to transnational capital. James P. Hawley traces the attempts of four presidents (John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Jimmy Carter) in the 1960s and 1970s to restrict international…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Europeanisation of Development Policy

    Edited by Maurizio Carbone, Jan Orbie

    Despite the growing academic interest in the development policy of the European Union (EU) and the booming literature on Europeanisation, the impact of Europe on national development policies has largely been overlooked. By exploring Member State interactions with and through the EU level across a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation

    Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship

    By Anthony P. D'Costa

    International mobility is not a new concept as people have moved throughout history, voluntarily and forcibly, for personal, familial, economic, political, and professional reasons. Yet, the mobility of technical talent in the global economy is relatively new, largely voluntary, structurally…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care in India

    Lessons for developing countries

    By A. Venkat Raman, James Warner Björkman

    Public-private partnerships are increasingly advocated to alleviate deficiencies in the public health system as well as to reduce economic stress on those who seek services from an expensive, burgeoning and unregulated private health sector. Focusing on India, this book examines how the private…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Negotiating the Environment

    Civil Society, Globalisation and the UN

    By Lauren Eastwood

    Civil society participants have voiced concerns that the environmental problems that became apparent at the multilateral environmental agreements of the 1992 Rio processes are not serving to ameliorate global environmental problems. These concerns raise significant questions regarding the utility…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods

    Subjectivities and Resistance

    Edited by Emiliana Armano, Arianna Bove, Annalisa Murgia

    The condition of precariousness not only provides insights into a segment of the world of work or of a particular subject group, but is also a standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness is multidimensional and polysemantic, it traverses…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South

    Conceptual Approaches

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Erik Mostert

    Inhabitants of poor, rural areas in the Global South heavily depend on natural resources in their immediate vicinity. Conflicts over and exploitation of these resources – whether it is water, fish, wood fuel, minerals, or land – severely affect their livelihoods. The contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • The Green Economy in the Global South

    Edited by Stefano Ponte, Daniel Brockington

    The idea and practice of the ‘green economy’ is gaining momentum, coinciding with financial instability and continued economic woe in the Global North, but generally more positive economic circumstances in the Global South. ‘Green economic initiatives’ in the Global South are multiplying, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Ethics of Global Poverty

    An introduction

    By Scott Wisor

    The Ethics of Global Poverty offers a thorough introduction to the ethical issues surrounding global poverty. It addresses important questions such as: What is poverty and how is it measured? What are the causes of poverty? Do wealthy individuals have a moral duty to reduce global poverty?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

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