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  1. Formal Peace and Informal War

    Security and Development in Congo

    By Zoë Marriage

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule,...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Energy, Environment and Economic Transformation in China

    By Shiyi Chen

    China has achieved rapid economic growth since the market-oriented reform in 1978 and became the second largest economy in the world in 2010. However, the growth model in China is still extensive in nature and may be characterized with high energy consumption and heavy...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Low Carbon Development

    Key Issues

    Edited by Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvärd

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Low Carbon Development: Key Issues is the first comprehensive textbook to address the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world. It discusses the key conceptual, empirical and policy-related issues of low carbon development and takes an...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. China's Ethnic Minorities

    Social and Economic Indicators

    By Rongxing Guo

    The majority of China’s population is the Han. Till now, China has officially identified, except for other unknown ethnic groups and foreigners with Chinese citizenship, 55 ethnic minorities. Ethnic minorities vary widely in size in China. With a population of more than 15 million, the Zhuang...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Disruptive Innovation in Chinese and Indian Businesses

    The Strategic Implications for Local Entrepreneurs and Global Incumbents

    Edited by Peter Ping Li

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    With the rapid development of China and India as new economic powers in global competition, an obvious question is whether these emerging economies are great opportunities or threats. Whilst answers are bound to differ depending on one’s perspective, it is increasingly clear that more local firms,...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Macroeconomics and Human Development

    Edited by Deepak Nayyar

    In the conventional discourse on macroeconomics, the subject of human development is at best marginal and at worst irrelevant. In the unconventional discourse on human development, macroeconomics or its constraints are seldom recognised, even if its consequences are often highlighted. There are,...

    Published February 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. China's Rise - Threat or Opportunity?

    Edited by Herbert S. Yee

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    The phenomenal growth of Chinese economic and military power in the first decade of the 21st century has drawn world-wide attention. Perceptions of China's rise have shifted from seeing China as a threat to a more mixed view, where China is seen as playing a key role in economic recovery, taking an...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Servitization, IT-ization and Innovation Models

    Two-Stage Industrial Cluster Theory

    Edited by Hitoshi Hirakawa, Kaushalesh Lal, Shinkai Naoko, Norio Tokumaru

    This book looks at two-stage industrial cluster theory and new innovation models in view of IT-ization and servitization of products. The formation of industrial clusters such as export processing zones and special economic zones has been the preferred mechanism for developing countries to...

    Published January 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international...

    Published January 18th 2013 by Routledge