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  • African Political Thought of the Twentieth Century

    A Re-engagement

    Edited by Shiera Malik

    This book focuses on African political thought, as it emerged in the context of and contributed to fundamental changes in world order during the twentieth century, and as it continues to speak to the present global condition. The six chapters form a set of close readings of 20th century African…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 

  • The Return of the Cold War

    Ukraine, The West and Russia

    Edited by J. L. Black, Michael Johns

    This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12 
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-01-24 

  • 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 

  • Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development

    Edited by Wil Hout, Richard Robison

    This book is about the way ‘governance’ has become the new orthodoxy of development, following earlier failed attempts at building working market economies through policy reform in developing countries. Considering how its proponents define ‘good governance’, the contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • 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 – 2015-12-01
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • 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 – 2015-11-23
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • 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 – 2015-11-18
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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