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Forthcoming Economics and Development Books

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  1. Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the...

    To Be Published October 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Expert Knowledge in Global Trade

    Edited by Erin Hannah, James Scott, Silke Trommer

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book explores tensions in global trade by examining the role of experts in generating, disseminating and legitimating knowledge about the possibilities of trade to work for global development. To this end, contributors assess authoritative claims on knowledge. They also consider structural...

    To Be Published October 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Labour in Contemporary India

    Eroding Citizenship

    By Amrita Chhachhi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of the electronics industry in India, this book highlights the gendered nature of labour regimes and domestic regimes and also the linkages between households, labour markets, factories and the state, to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge Production in the Arab World

    The Impossible Promise

    By Sari Hanafi, Rigas Arvanitis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Knowledge Production in the Arab World is a reflection on the status of knowledge production in the Arab world, taking into account not only empirical observations but also historical-structural analyses. In addition to bibliometric, empirical and desk research, the authors draw upon their strong...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the...

    To Be Published November 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published November 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa

    Exploring Continental and Sub-regional Co-operation

    By Caroline B. Ncube

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    This book examines the harmonisation of Intellectual Property (IP) policy, law and administration in Africa. Two recent developments have brought this topic to the fore. The first is the escalation of long-standing efforts to establish a Pan-African Intellectual Property Organisation (PAIPO), a...

    To Be Published November 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract...

    To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Labour and Living Standards in Pre-Colonial West Africa

    The case of the Gold Coast

    By Klas Rönnbäck

    Series: Perspectives in Economic and Social HIST

    Sub-Saharan Africa is presently the poorest region in the world, but has this always been the case? This book explores this question through the study of the material living standards of the population in pre-colonial West Africa, focusing on the Gold Coast. Labour and Living Standards in...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge