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Forthcoming Economics and Development Books

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  1. East Asian Development Model

    21st Century Perspectives

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

    Developed in the 1930s, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was never meant to be an indicator of the level of welfare of a population, but its emphasis by politicians and news outlets has made it become one of the most popular indicators of “development”. Increasingly scholars have criticized the...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S.R. Osmani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Microcredit has emerged as a hugely popular tool all over the developing world for helping poor people to help themselves by engaging in self-employed income-earning activities. By developing innovative ways of providing the poor with access to credit, the ‘microcredit revolution’, as it has come...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Domestic Environmental Labour

    An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book addresses the question of domestic ecological labour from an eco-feminist perspective, creating new ground at the intersection of critical labour, environmental, and gender studies. It explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy, Jason Aamodt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Globally, around 2.8 billion people, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    Edited by Ian Coxhead

    The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers a new insight into the rapidly-developing picture of economics in Southeast Asia. The countries of the region display a great variety of development experiences. Its character is increasingly dominated by the region’s ever-closer...

    To Be Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Home-grown Development in Africa

    Successes, Issues and Trends in African Socio-Economic Policies

    By Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    This book provides a critical evaluation of "home-grown" development initiatives in Africa that started in the 1990s as alternatives to externally driven development. Focusing specifically on Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya, the book takes a qualitative and comparative approach to offer the...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Health Policy and the Public Interest

    By Lok-sang Ho

    This book is written with an acute awareness of the need for new insight to ensure (1) universal protection in basic healthcare; (2) providing choice; (3) efficient production and consumption of healthcare services; (4) financial sustainability of the healthcare system. Defining the public interest...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Public Debt Sustainability in Developing Asia

    Edited by Benno Ferrarini, Raghbendra Jha, Arief Ramayandi

    Addressing the global financial crisis has required fiscal intervention on a substantial scale by governments around the world. The consequent buildup of public debt, in particular its sustainability, has moved to center stage in the policy debate. If the Asia and Pacific region is to continue to...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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. Understanding who is able to claim expertise, how they are able to influence outcomes and...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge