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  1. Sustaining Development and Growth in East Asia

    Edited by Timo Henckel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    For several decades, fast-growing East Asia has been the envy of the developing world. Not only has East Asia outperformed all other regions of the world, but it also recovered surprisingly swiftly from the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008–09 global financial crisis. Nevertheless,...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Millennium Development Goals

    Looking Beyond 2015

    Edited by Matthew Clarke, Simon Feeny

    In the year 2000, the international community agreed to a framework to address global poverty. This framework, known as the Millennium Development Goals, was time-bound with an end date of 2015. With this end now in sight, the international community is focusing on the achievement of these goals....

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Business, Government and Sustainable Development

    By Gerard Keijzers

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    The range of sustainability objectives has now developed from relatively simple issues of environmental protection to a full array of interwoven social, economic and ecological issues, nationally and internationally. The involved process of sustainable development has now become a permanent and...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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