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Forthcoming Economics and Development Books

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  1. Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 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 July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Katherine Gough, Thilde Langevang

    Series: Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

    This book presents conceptual, methodoligcal and empircal insights into the nature of youth-entrepeneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. It draws on qualitative and quantitative research to highlight the opportunities and challenges young people face in setting up and runing businesses. The book explores...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reorienting Socialism in the Twenty-First Century - The Chinese Experiences and Beyond

    By Chun Lin, Tian Yu Cao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This is a critical look at China’s official policy of ‘building a moderately well-off society’ and an analysis of a viable vision of xiaokang (meaning ‘moderate prosperity) socialism. Aiming at demonstrating the logic of Chinese transformation and refutation of modernity in its capitalist form,...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Trade Remedies

    A Development Perspective

    By Asif Qureshi

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    Under the framework of the WTO Member States are allowed to respond to three types of imports which harm or have the potential of harming a domestic industry. The imports in question are those which either involve a State subsidy, for example an export subsidy from the State where the goods are...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, practices and norms in Congo’s gold sector

    By Sara Geenen

    Series: Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty, especially in unstable regions in Sub-Sahara Africa. Yet millions of people across the continent depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Microfinance

    Interdisciplinary Scholar-Practitioner Perspectives

    Edited by Jude Fernando

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Microfinance is a major development tool in less-developed countries, and thus of vital concern for all contemporary studies of the social theory of development. The promises of microfinance extend far beyond increased income generation in developing countries, and its products and goals are...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Human Development and Capacity Building

    Asia Pacific Trends, Challenges and Prospects for the Future

    Edited by Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, John Burgess

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure and institutions and is critical to the development and participation in the economy and society. This ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and information sharing,...

    To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in Vietnam

    Now and Beyond

    By Minh Son Le, Tarlok Singh, Tom Nguyen

    Trade liberalization is a frequently polarizing topic; but advocates acknowledge it to be a major contributor to economic growth and development. This book uses Alan Winters’ framework of studying to investigate the effects of trade liberalisation on economic growth and poverty in Vietnam. The...

    To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 30th 2015 by Routledge