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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Digital Interactions in Developing Countries

    An Economic Perspective

    By Jeffrey James

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions,...

    Published January 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question...

    Published January 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Foreign Direct Investment and Human Development

    The Law and Economics of International Investment Agreements

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Johan Swinnen, Jan Wouters

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development goals. The hope of countries signing such...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. A Tale of Two Crises

    A Mutidisciplinary Analysis

    Edited by Seetharam Kallidaikurichi

    Some analysts looked at the 1997/98 East Asian crisis not as one crisis but as a combination of crises, beginning with a crisis of confidence and evolving into a currency crisis, a financial crisis, an economic crisis, a social crisis and a political crisis. This book is a ...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge