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  1. Macroeconomics and Markets in India

    Good Luck or Good Policy?

    Edited by Ashima Goyal

    India was one of the better performers after the global financial crisis, and has done well despite opening out in a period of great international volatility. This book asks if this was due to luck or to good management. How much did macroeconomic policy contribute and did it do as much as it could...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. South Asian Cinemas

    Widening the Lens

    Edited by Sara Dickey, Rajinder Dudrah

    This path-breaking collection explores the breadth and depth of South Asia’s many vibrant cinemas. It extends well beyond Bollywood to Nepali, Sri Lankan, Pakistani Panjabi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Kannada, and early Tamil cinemas, while unpacking the category of 'Bollywood' itself. The coverage of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Peasants and Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a country which, until the earthquake of 2010, remained largely outside the focus of world interest and outside the important international historical currents during its existence as a free nation. The nineteenth century was the decisive period in Haitian history, serving to shape the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Haitian Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    Man, Land and Markets

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a very poor country with a stagnant economy. This title, first published in 1983, considers the Haitian economy, placing it in its historical context, and explores the reasons why it has performed so badly. Mats Lundahl examines agriculture, which has failed to provide an adequate standard...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Unequal Treatment (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in the Neo-Classical Theory of Discrimination

    By Mats Lundahl, Eskil Wadensjo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, written by two leading Swedish economists and first published in 1984, constitutes a threefold contribution to the expanding field of economic discrimination. In the first place, it summarizes different approaches to the economics of discrimination, from the beginning of the British...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Incentives and Agriculture in East Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Agriculture is at the centre of the economies of many developing countries, and its stagnation and poor performance across large parts of Africa is a major cause for concern. First published in 1990, this book focuses on the nature and role of incentives in agricultural organization and production...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Buddhist Organizations in Taiwan, 1989-2003

    Safeguard the Faith, Build a Pure Land, Help the Poor

    By André Laliberté

    Laliberté looks at a relatively unexplored aspect of modern Taiwan: the influence of religion on politics. This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the Buddha Light Mountain (or...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Making of Terrorism in Pakistan

    Historical and Social Roots of Extremism

    By Eamon Murphy

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book explains the origins and nature of terrorism in Pakistan and examines the social, political and economic factors that have contributed to the rise of political violence there. Since 9/11, the state of Pakistan has come to be regarded as the epicentre of terrorist activity committed in...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Arab Spring, Democracy and Security

    Domestic and International Ramifications

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This volume analyzes the political, economic and strategic dimensions of the recent upheavals in the Middle East known as the Arab Spring. Mass demonstrations in many Arab states challenged the political status quo and the existing political and cultural system in the region. While it is too early...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. European Union Governance

    Effectiveness and Legitimacy in European Commission Committees

    By Karen Heard-Laureote

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The European Commission has increasingly focused on the benefits it can derive from the greater participation of organized civil society in its role and activities. In the face of general decline in public trust in the institutions of government, it facilitated and encouraged new channels of access...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge