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  1. Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Globalization and Transformations of Social Inequality

    Edited by Ulrike Schuerkens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social inequality is a worldwide phenomenon. Globalization has exacerbated and alleviated inequality over the past twenty-five years. This volume offers analytical and comparative insights from current case studies of social inequality in more than ten countries within all the major regions of the...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work

    Edited by Debbie Budlender

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Across the world, unpaid care work - unpaid housework, care of persons, and "volunteer" work - is done predominantly by women. This book presents and compares unpaid care work patterns in seven different countries. It analyzes data drawn from large-scale time use surveys carried out under the...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge