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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Towards Sustainable Rural Regions in Europe

    Exploring Inter-Relationships Between Rural Policies, Farming, Environment, Demographics, Regional Economies and Quality of Life Using System Dynamics

    Edited by John M. Bryden, Sophia Efstratoglou, Tibor Ferenczi, Karlheinz Knickel, Tom Johnson, Karen Refsgaard, Kenneth J. Thomson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book presents the methodology and results of a three-year, eleven-country science-to-policy research project – Toward a Policy Model of Multifunctional Agriculture and Rural Development – undertaken between 2005 and 2008 and financed under the European Union's Sixth Framework program...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Measuring Vulnerability in Developing Countries

    New Analytical Approaches

    Edited by Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray

    In all of the major challenges facing the world currently, whether it be climate change, terrorism and conflict, or urbanization and demographic change, no progress is possible without the alleviation of poverty. New approaches in development economics have in recent years started from the premise...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World

    Shades of Grey in the Shadow of the Law

    By Lorenzo Cotula

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    In the world’s developing countries, foreign investment in natural resources brings into contact competing interests that are often characterised by unequal balances of negotiating power – from multinational corporations and host governments, through to the local people affected by the influx of...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Non-Mainstream Dimensions of Global Political Economy

    Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen

    Edited by Byasdeb Dasgupta

    The book is a collection of essays written by scholars of global repute in honour of Professor Sunanda Sen. Each paper is well-researched and offers some new dimension to the understanding of the current global crisis, finance and labour including the epistemological viewpoints regarding the...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Global Trends and Regional Development

    Edited by Nikolai Genov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    For millennia, contact between societies was limited to trade or wars, a situation that changed profoundly with the development of global markets serving industrialization. The outcome was the emergence of one global human civilization, and one common future that will depend on the capacity of...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge