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  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • The Political Economy of Corruption

    Edited by Arvind K. Jain

    'Grand' corruption, generally used to define corruption amongst the top political elite, has drawn increasing attention from academics and policy makers during recent years. Our understanding of the causes and mechanisms of this type of corruption, however, falls short of its importance and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-25 
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India

    Edited by Komol Singha, M. Amarjeet Singh

    India’s Northeast has long been riven by protracted armed conflicts for secession and movements for other forms of autonomy. This book shows how the conflicts in the region have gradually shifted towards inter-ethnic feuds, rendered more vicious by the ongoing multiplication of ethnicities in an…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India

  • Russian Foreign Policy under Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

    By Valerie Pacer

    Although the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev is often seen as a continuation of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, with the same policies applied in the same way, this book disagrees, arguing that Medvedev’s foreign policy was significantly different from Putin’s. The book considers especially the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge India

  • Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences

    By Gary Taylor, Liam Mellor, Richard McCarter

    Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences provides a clear and accessible introduction to the theory and practice of work. Written in a student friendly style, it makes use of the following: Theoretical Perspectives: The theoretical foundations of identity, power, community, citizenship,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 

  • State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India

    By K. S. Subramanian

    This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from 1947 to the present day. A perceptive study on public policy and its delivery in the region, the volume highlights that a crisis of governance, security and development has emerged in the Northeast because of the way…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge India

  • India’s Foreign Relations, 1947–2007

    By Jayanta Kumar Ray

    This book analyses India’s relations with its neighbours (China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka) and other world powers (USA, UK, and Russia) over a span of 60 years. It traces the roots of independent India’s foreign policy from the Partition and its fallout, its nascent years under Nehru, and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Capitalism: The Basics

    By David Coates

    The global economy is dominated by a powerful set of established and emerging capitalisms, from the long-standing capitalist economies of the West to the rising economies of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries. An understanding of capitalism is therefore fundamental to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    The Basics

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