Studies of the Islamic Periphery
Turkey and Malaysia, two countries on the Islamic periphery, are often not included in discussions of Islamic reassertion and identity. Yet both have been at the forefront of modernization and development, and are exposed to a rising trend of Islamic revival which discloses a deep, psychological...
Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Poverty, Wealth and Trusteeship
First published in 1986, the Malaysian economy has grown remarkably since 1970 but despite this poverty is still widespread. This book examines the record of economic development in Malaysia over this period and evaluates the success of the New Economic Policy. In particular it examines the merits...
Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge
First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World...
Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge
Waiting for Justice
This book provides a critical examination of the most important institutions of global governance in the world today. Drawing on history, political science, law and economics, the authors examine institutions such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary...
Published February 26th 2003 by Routledge
The Eurocentricity of Economic Development Theories, 2nd Edition
The second edition of this successful and popular text has been updated and revised to include recent issues in development economics.Significant new additions include:* Asian values and development* democracy, human rights and good governance* globalization and development* boxed summaries of key...
Published July 7th 1999 by Routledge
The Role of International Labour
This book answers the question of how to maintain effective labour regulation as the market for labour moves towards globalization. This issue is addressed from legal, economic, social and cultural perspectives. The authors consider the effects of free trade and investment, with and without labour...
Published January 13th 1999 by Routledge