Political Studies Products

  • Physicians and Political Economy

    Six Studies of the Work of Doctor Economists, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Why did Economics, in its formative phase, have so much input from medically educated writers? The innovations that physicians brought to their economic discourse played a key role in shaping the future of the discipline, and this volume draws together the work of leading international academics to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Active Consumer

    Novelty and Surprise in Consumer Choice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Bianchi

    The Active Consumer discusses how consumers seem to delight in trying new solutions and exploring new combinatory possibilities. This book provides an economic-theoretical understanding of this phenomenon and the many ways in which innovation can structure consumer choice. The authors show from…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Separatist Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Terrorism, ethnicity, political economy, 1st Edition

    By Asoka Bandarage

    The book provides a detailed historically-based analysis of the origin, evolution and potential resolution of the civil conflict in Sri Lanka over the struggle to establish a separate state in its Northern and Eastern provinces. This conflict between the Sri Lankan government and the secessionist…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security, 1st Edition

    By John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Rise of Asian Donors

    Japan's Impact on the Evolution of Emerging Donors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jin Sato, Yasutami Shimomura

    Why do poor countries give aid to others? This book critically examines how aspirations for providing aid have coexisted with experiences of receiving aid and have transformed the practice of giving aid, with particular reference to the experiences of Japan and China. It highlights…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27

  • Globalisation and Advertising in Emerging Economies

    Brazil, Russia, India and China, 1st Edition

    By Lynne Ciochetto

    Brazil, Russia, India and China are four of the largest and most dynamic contemporary emerging economies in the world. Strong economic growth in each of these economies has been accompanied by the expansion of the advertising and consumer goods sectors. Using a series of country studies, this book…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Global Citizenship and the Legacy of Empire

    Marketing Development, 1st Edition

    By April Biccum

    This book investigates the parallels between mainstream development discourse and colonial discourse as theorized in the work of Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak and Edward Said. Aiming to repoliticize post-colonial theory by applying its understandings to contemporary political discourses, author April…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Rahel Kunz

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets

    Balancing Control and Flexibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The Spread of Political Economy and the Professionalisation of Economists

    Economic Societies in Europe, America and Japan in the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Augello, Marco Guidi

    This book expertly presents the first systematic research and comparative analysis ever attempted on the rise and early developments of the Economic Associations founded in Europe, the US and Japan during the nineteenth century. Contributors analyze the activities and debates promoted by these…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Institutional Dynamics of China's Great Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaoming Huang

    This book examines the role of institutions in China’s recent large-scale economic, social and political transformation. The book argues that, although the importance of institutions in China’s rapid economic growth and social development over the past 30 years is widely acknowledged, exactly how…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    China Policy Series

  • Labour Market Theory

    A Constructive Reassessment, 1st Edition

    By Ben Fine

    This book is a commanding assessment of labour market theory across the social sciences. It provides a radically original critique of labour market theory, which draws constructively but critically on existing literature. The work: * contributes to the debates on key issues in labour economics such…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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