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  1. Thirty Years of China's Reform

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Intellectual Capital Accounting

    Practices in a Developing Country

    By Indra Abeysekera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    This book examines and explains the intellectual capital reporting practices, with a human capital focus, of firms located in the developing nation of Sri Lanka. The study ascertains the following: first, to what extent the industry groups, based on the number of shareholders, differ in their ICR...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Alternatives to Privatization

    Public Options for Essential Services in the Global South

    Edited by David A. McDonald, Greg Ruiters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    There is a vast literature for and against privatizing public services. Those who are against privatization are often confronted with the objection that they present no alternative. This book takes up that challenge by establishing theoretical models for what does (and does not) constitute an...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Strategy for Sustainable Competitive Advantage

    Surviving Declining Demand and China's Global Development

    By Ian Chaston

    Series: Routledge Research in Organizational Behavior and Strategy

    Due to the adverse outcomes of the recent global recession and the public deficit crisis in the USA and Europe, Western companies can expect flattening or declining sales in their domestic markets. They will also face growing competition as Chinese firms seek to block the activities of foreign...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Globalization, Labour Markets and Inequality in India

    By Dipak Mazumdar, Sandip Sarkar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    India started on a program of reforms, both in its external and internal aspects, sometime in the mid-eighties and going on into the nineties. While the increased exposure to world markets (‘globalization’) and relaxation of domestic controls has undoubtedly given a spurt to the GDP growth rate,...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

    Edited by Spiro N. Pollalis, Andreas Georgoulias, Stephen J. Ramos, Daniel Schodek

    You're overseeing a large-scale project, but you're not an engineering or construction specialist, and so you need an overview of the related sustainability concerns and processes. To introduce you to the main issues, experts from the fields of engineering, planning, public health, environmental...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge