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New and Published Books

  1. Water Infrastructure

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book reviews different contract arrangements and specific crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Eastern and Western Ideas for African Growth

    Diversity and Complementarity in Development Aid

    Edited by Kenichi Ohno, Izumi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    The West and the East approach economic development differently. The Europeans and Americans stress free and fair business climate, promoting private activities generally without picking winners, and improving governance. East Asia is interested in achieving concrete results and projects rather...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Trade and Employment in Asia

    Edited by Nina Khor, Devashish Mitra

    This volume investigates the links between employment, trade and structural transformation. In the context of global rebalancing, accompanied by inevitable changes in trade patterns between Asia and the rest of the world, the volume’s chapters analyze the links between trade openness and trends in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Globalism and Regional Economy

    Edited by Susumu Egashiru

    The book covers the results of trial and error of regional economies in Japan, Korea, Austria, New Zealand, and the UK over the past two decades. Since the end of the cold war, regional economies have been struggling to meet the demands of global change, and are trying to find a new approach...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Economics of Green Growth

    New indicators for sustainable societies

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The Economics of Green Growth investigates the possibility of creating an integrated indicator covering three pillars of sustainable development: economy, society and the environment. The excessive pursuit of economic efficiency has resulted in severe environmental problems such as climate change...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia

    Current Trends in ASEAN-5

    Edited by Dessy Irawati, Roel Rutten

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The book aims to identify key issues and developments in ASEAN-5 that illustrate the transition of this region towards a knowledge-based economy. The book contributes to understanding the opportunities and challenges faced by emerging economies. It explains the transition...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Emerging Economies, Risk and Development, and Intelligent Technology

    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response, June 1-3, 2015, Tangier, Morocco

    Edited by Chongfu Huang, Abdelouahid Lyhyaoui, Zhai Guofang, Nesrin Benhayoun

    Series: Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

    RACR is a series of biennial international conferences on risk analysis, crisis response, and disaster prevention for specialists and stakeholders. RACR-2015, held June 1-3, 2015 in Tangier, Morocco, was the fifth conference in this series, following the successful RACR-2007 in Shanghai (China),...

    Published May 26th 2015 by CRC Press