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Forthcoming Books

  1. Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Political Economy in China

    The Global Conversation

    Edited by Gregory T. Chin, Margaret Pearson, Wang Yong

    This book examines the evolution of international political economy (IPE) as a field of study in China, detailing the evolving boundaries and the content of the field. It surveys how the key themes in IPE, such as the conceptualization of power at the global level, the question of...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets

    Comparative Insights from India and China

    Edited by Surya Deva

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    In the last decade or so, China and India have emerged on the global stage as two emerging free market economies. The tremendous economic growth in China and India has meant that they have been able to lift millions of people out of the poverty trap. This growth has not, however, been without...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Film and the American Presidency

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Histories of the Jews of Egypt

    An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s

    By Dario Miccoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt – mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge