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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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  1. Port Management and Operations

    By Maria G. Burns

    Ports are the pillars of global economy, trade, and transport: Eighty percent of global commodities are carried by water; 2,000 sea ports and 10,000 terminals facilitate world trade by serving over 50,000 ocean-going ships while generating over thirty percent of the global GDP on an annual basis....

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Reversing Urban Decline

    Why and How Sports, Entertainment, and Culture Turn Cities into Major League Winners, Second Edition

    By Mark S. Rosentraub

    This book explains how sports centers factor into downtown economies. Dubious planning decisions surrounding large-scale centers have led to stagnation rather than revitalization. But with the right planning, design, and financing, large-scale centers can be integrated into a development area with...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Global Food-Price Shocks and Poor People

    Themes and Case Studies

    Edited by Marc J. Cohen, Melinda Smale

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This book examines the effects of high and volatile food prices during 2007-08 on low-income farmers and consumers in developing, transition, and industrialized countries. Previous studies of this crisis have mostly used models to estimate the likely impacts. This volume includes actual evidence...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Nation-Building in the Baltic States

    Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

    By Gundar J. King, David E. McNabb

    This book explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the northeast corridor in terms of military strife and polity development such as democratization. It then details governments' efforts to abet transparency and trust by way of developing new public and private...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. China's Foreign Relations and the Survival of Autocracies

    By Julia Bader

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Is the rise of China a cause of autocratic longevity? The Chinese government has frequently been criticised for propping up anti-democratic governments, whether in blocking UN sanctions on human rights violators or making huge investments in resource rich, but repressive countries. This book...

    To Be Published September 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Aid

    Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy

    By Edward M Feasel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the 20th century Japan emerged as one of the world’s leading economic powers: rising from wartime destruction to a leading economic engine in world markets. Japan’s economic aid policy, beginning with war reparations following its defeat in World War II, became a vehicle to help achieve this...

    To Be Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy...

    To Be Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Emerging Middle Class in Africa

    Edited by Mthuli Ncube, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa

    The emergence of the African middle class as a driver of Africa’s economic growth stands out as an important milestone in Africa’s contemporary economic history. This growth, though uneven, is a source of hope for Africa but also a signal to the rest of the world on the prospects for economic...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing Social Transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    This innovative book places culture, specifically in the form of the arts, back at the centre of debates in development studies by introducing new ways of conceptualizing art in relation to development. It shows that culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and Public Policy

    By James Kennell, Samantha Chaperon

    This new text will, for the first time, critically examine tourism policy alongside the instrumental uses of tourism in other areas of public policy. The first part of the book will introduce the reader to the notion of public policy for tourism and critically examines why it is necessary for the...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge