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  • Citizen Initiatives and Democratic Engagement

    Experiences from India, 1st Edition

    By Sumona DasGupta

    This book looks at a series of citizen-led campaigns to provide information about and energise the institutions of local self-governance in India following the 73rd and 74th Amendment Acts. Staggering in their outreach and magnitude, the campaigns, popularly known as PEVACs (Pre-election Voters’…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Routeing Democracy in the Himalayas

    Experiments and Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Historically treated as an amorphous borderland and marginal to the understanding of democratic politics and governance in South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Asia, the Himalayan region, in the last 50 years, has become an ‘active political laboratory’ for experiments in democratic structures…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Screening the Public Sphere

    Media and Democracy in India, 1st Edition

    By Saima Saeed

    For centuries, democracy and development have steered the imagination of governments, citizens, intelligentsia and policymakers alike. Democracy without free media is a contradiction, while development without democracy is futile. Highlighting the power and significance of contemporary media, this…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • The Political Economy of Corruption

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Economic Policy Issues

  • Trade Liberalisation and Regional Disparity in Pakistan

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Shoaib Butt, Jayatilleke S. Bandara

    Pakistan’s military, which has directly controlled the country’s affairs for more than half of its post-independence history and which often retained real political power even during periods of democratic rule, has played a significant role in trade liberalisation. Regional disparities have…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • India's Foreign Relations, 1947-2007

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-11-10
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Work-Related Learning and the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-10-12
    Routledge

  • Capitalism: The Basics

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices, 1st Edition

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing, 1st Edition

    By Tony Heron

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Economic Development of India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pulin B. Nayak

    The development experience of India has been a matter of much interest in recent years. India is home to a sixth of the world’s population, and about a third of the country is acknowledged to be living below the officially determined poverty line. After more than six decades of planned economic…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

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