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  1. Manufacturing Enterprise in Asia

    Size Structure and Economic Growth

    By Dipak Mazumdar, Sandip Sarkar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Issues relating to the size of firms in manufacturing are central to the discussion of development strategies. This book offers an interpretation of growth trajectories in selected Asian economies in terms of the size-structure of enterprises in the manufacturing sector of these economies. The book...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Globalization from Below

    The World's Other Economy

    Edited by Gordon Mathews, Gustavo Lins Ribeiro, Carlos Alba Vega

    This book explores globalization as actually experienced by most of the world’s people, buying goods from street vendors brought by traders moving past borders and across continents under the radar of the law. The dimensions and practices of ‘globalization from below’ are depicted and analyzed in...

    Published July 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Rural Development Theory and Practice

    By Ruth McAreavey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Rural development is inherently viewed as a positive thing; it is seen as something that brings together groups of individuals with automatic positive implications and outcomes. Policy rhetoric frequently uses popular terms such as involvement, participation and power sharing to describe rural...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China

    By Shujie Yao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China has experienced over a quarter century of rapid economic growth, which has had a phenomenal impact on the global economy. Entering into the twenty-first century implies that China has begun a new phase of economic and social development. Yao reviews the economic development history...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Globalization and Development in East Asia

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Jongtae Kim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

    East Asia is widely regarded as the main "winner" in contemporary globalization, unscathed by the economic crisis of 2008, with its leading new industrializing nations and emerging economies. While 20th-century globalization was mainly led by the West, the 21st century is ushering in...

    Published June 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gendered Insecurities, Health and Development in Africa

    Edited by Howard Stein, Amal Hassan Fadlalla

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The concept of security has often narrowly focused on issues surrounding the protection of national borders from outside threats. However, a richer idea of human security has become increasingly important in the past decade or so. The aim is to incorporate various dimensions of the downside risks...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna

    By Kate Barclay

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Development in Malaysia (Routledge Revivals)

    Poverty, Wealth and Trusteeship

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1986, the Malaysian economy has grown remarkably since 1970 but despite this poverty is still widespread. This book examines the record of economic development in Malaysia over this period and evaluates the success of the New Economic Policy. In particular it examines the merits...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge