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  1. India’s Economy

    An Introduction

    By R. Nagaraj

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this comprehensive textbook provides an analytical overview of the main trends, policies, performance, advances, and debates around India’s post independence economy. Each chapter provides a thorough examination of a key issue that has impacted the...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries

    The Parallel World

    By Chiung Ting Chang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    In the re-emerging debate on de- growth, zero-growth, and sustainable growth, the focus has been placed on diminishing returns. That is, an increase in income does not guarantee an improvement in welfare. However, the other end of the diagram has rarely been explored. How is it that some countries...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Socio-economic Recovery in Crisis and Fragile Settings

    Aid, People and Institutions

    Edited by Gemma van der Haar, Dorothea Hilhorst, Bart Weijs

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    An estimated 1.2 billion people live in countries affected by conflict or fragility. Poverty in these settings is usually extreme, and it is a major challenge for people to regain their livelihoods. Governments and international actors seek ways to enable socioeconomic recovery, partly out of...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  5. The Ganges River Basin

    Status and Challenges in Water, Environment and Livelihoods

    Edited by Luna Bharati, Bharat R. Sharma, M.A. Sattar Mandal, Vladimir Smakhtin

    Series: Earthscan/IWMI Series on Major River Basins of the World

    The Ganges is one of the most complex, yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than 400 million people are directly or...

    To Be Published February 14th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Economics for Social Justice

    The Radical Potential of Human Rights

    By Radhika Balakrishnan, Diane Elson, James Heintz

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    The dominant approach to economic policy has so far failed to adequately address the pressing challenges the world faces today – extreme poverty, widespread joblessness and precarious employment, burgeoning inequality, and large scale environmental threats. This message was brought home forcibly by...

    To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Employment Policy in Emerging Economies

    The Indian Case

    Edited by Elizabeth Hill, Amitendu Palit

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Employment is a critical part of the macro-economy, and is a key driver of economic development. India’s employment policy over the past two decades has presented a particularly fascinating case study for understanding how government attitudes towards the labour market contribute to an emerging...

    To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development

    Negotiating Tradition, Power and Fragility in Afghanistan

    By Holly A. Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book explores the fundamental question of how institutions change in fragile environments, and their influence on economic development. Of particular interest are the the role of structure and agency in institutional change, and emerging actor participation and interaction. The book aims to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2016 by Routledge