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  1. Sustainable Communities

    Creating a Durable Local Economy

    By Rhonda Phillips, Bruce Seifer, Ed Antczak

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    What is a durable economy? It is one that not only survives but thrives. How is it created, and what does it take to sustain over time? Sustainable Communities provides insight and answers to these questions. Citing Burlington, Vermont's remarkable rise to award-winning status, this book explores...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Economic Development of South-East Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in Economic History and Political Economy

    Edited by C. D. Cowan

    First published in 1964, The Economic Development of South-East Asia: Studies in economic history and political economy contains eight papers originally written for a study group at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. The papers, edited by Professor C. D. Cowan, are written...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry

    Evidence from South America

    Edited by Anthony Bebbington

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    The extraction of minerals, oil and gas has a long and ambiguous history in development processes – in North America, Europe, Latin America and Australasia. Extraction has yielded wealth, regional identities and in some cases capital for industrialization. In other cases its main heritages have...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Trade and Employment in Asia

    Edited by Nina Khor, Devashish Mitra

    This volume investigates the links between employment, trade and structural transformation. In the context of global rebalancing, accompanied by inevitable changes in trade patterns between Asia and the rest of the world, the volume’s chapters analyze the links between trade openness and trends in...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. China's Development Challenges

    Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform

    By Richard Schiere

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book argues that a major potential source of social tension in transition and developing countries is not poverty as such, but vulnerability: that is, the risk of becoming poor. It demonstrates how in China many of the recent reforms to the public sector, such as decentralisation from central...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. External Dimension of an Emerging Economy, India

    Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen

    Edited by Byasdeb Dasgupta

    This book offers an analysis of external dimensions of an emerging economy, India, in the backdrop of neoliberal globalisation. External dimensions of Indian economy signify her inter-relation with the rest of the world in terms of trade and financial flows and how that affects the development...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Technology Transfer Between the US, China and Taiwan

    Moving Knowledge

    Edited by Douglas B. Fuller, Murray A. Rubinstein

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Examining the flow of technical knowledge between the US, Taiwan and Mainland China over the last sixty-five years, this book shows that the technical knowledge that has moved between these states is vast and varied. It includes the invention and production of industrial goods, as well as knowledge...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Beyond Kolkata

    Rajarhat and the Dystopia of Urban Imagination

    By Ishita Dey, Ranabir Samaddar, Suhit K. Sen

    Series: Cities and the Urban Imperative

    This book examines the politics behind, and the socio-economic and ecological repercussions of, the making of a new township, variously called New Town, Megacity or Jyoti Basu Nagar, in Rajarhat near Kolkata. Conceived by the West Bengal state government in the mid-1990s, in pandering to the vision...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge India