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  1. Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison

    By Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore, Peter Kanowski

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Market globalization and the globalization of environmental concerns have spurred demand for greater international accountability for forest stewardship. In response, a range of multi-lateral governmental and non-governmental initiatives have emerged to redefine the rules of global trade, and...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development?

    Edited by Rachel A. Parker, Richard P. Appelbaum

    In this innovative and entirely original text, which has been thoughtfully edited to ensure coherence and readability across disciplines, scientists and practitioners from around the world provide evidence of the opportunities for, and the challenges of, developing collaborative approaches to...

    Published January 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Agricultural Development

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    Virtually all national cases of rapid, widespread progress from poverty to wealth have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and North America to late twentieth-century East Asia, striking increases in agricultural...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Industrial Policy Beyond the Crisis

    Regional, National and International Perspectives

    Edited by David Bailey, Helena Lenihan, Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod

    Series: Regions and Cities

    After years of official disrepute, industrial policy (IP) is back in vogue at regional, national and international levels driven by concerns over competitiveness, globalisation, de-industrialisation, unemployment and the comparatively slow growth of the EU economy especially in this post-recession...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Globalization in Crisis

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Agrarian Angst and Rural Resistance in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Edited by Dominique Caouette, Sarah Turner

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Agrarian transformations, market integration and globalization processes are impacting upon rural Southeast Asia with increasingly complex and diverse consequences. In response, local inhabitants are devising a broad range of resistance measures that they feel will best protect or improve their...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. International Development and Global Politics

    History, Theory and Practice

    By David Williams

    This textbook provides a historical survey of economic and political development theory and practice from 1945. Against the background of changes in global politics, it explores how the project of international development has been shaped in a series of wider contexts. Divided into two historical...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Poverty and Development in China

    Alternative Approaches to Poverty Assessment

    By Caizhen Lu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China has made huge economic strides in recent decades but poverty is still a major issue on the agenda for rural China. Poverty and Development in China analyses how poverty is recognized and measured and how people in poverty are identified, literally asking: who is poor in China? Lu Caizhen’s...

    Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. AIDS, Gender and Economic Development

    Edited by Cecilia A. Conrad, Cheryl Doss

    This collection of essays, authored by experts across a wide range of disciplines, provides a gendered analysis of the economic choices and structures that contribute to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the impact of the epidemic on economic and social outcomes. Topics covered include: gender norms,...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Markets and Rural Poverty

    Upgrading in Value Chains

    Edited by Jonathan Mitchell, Christopher Coles

    This book explores the place of poor people within a rich variety of value chains, focusing upon lagging, rural regions in Africa and Asia, and how they can 'upgrade' within such chains. Upgrading is a key concept for value chain analysis and refers to the acquisition of technological capabilities...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge