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Forthcoming Economics and Development Books

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  1. The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation

    Livelihoods, Agrarian Change and the Conflicts of Development

    By Marcus Taylor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation that is now deeply embedded in the field of international development. While scholars and practitioners currently debate how to conceptualise and enact adaptation, this work powerfully argues that...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. The forces of globalization and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation of hitherto unutilized natural resources in several countries....

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Government Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

    Edited by Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Many countries, many...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asia

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Xu Ying

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    Since the Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) of 1997–98 large current account surpluses have accumulated in the countries of Asia and the Pacific with corresponding deficits elsewhere. The sharp plunge in global trade volumes during the GFC has highlighted the need for ‘rebalancing’–focussing more on...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. China's Economic Culture

    By Carsten Herrmann-Pillath

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    China's spectacular rise challenges established economic moulds, both at the national level, with the concept of "state capitalism", and at the firm level, with the notion of indigenous "Chinese management practices". However, both Chinese and Western observers emphasise the transitional nature of...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Development and Globalization

    Economics as if All People Mattered, 2nd Edition

    By Lourdes Beneria, Gunselli Berik, Maria Floro

    With Cold War politics lost as the organizing principle behind international politics, development has become the most import policy goal of every international organization. There is an underside (and a human side) to development, and feminism has made inroads into the highly technical debates and...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda

    Case studies and interventions

    Edited by Stuart Carr, Ishbel McWha, Douglas C Maynard, Mary O'Neil Berry

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge