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  1. China's Rise in the World ICT Industry

    Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model

    By Lutao Ning

    Series: China Policy Series

    One of the most striking phenomena of China’s remarkable economic growth is that its huge volume of exports are becoming high-tech. China is now the world's largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exporter, having overtaken Japan and the European Union in 2003 and the United States...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Global Capital and Peripheral Labour

    The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India

    By Ravi Raman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents a historical account of plantations in India in the context of the modern world economy. It brings history up to the present, thereby showing how history can assist in explaining contemporary conditions and trends. The author focuses on labour and economic development problems...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Fundamentals of Sustainable Development

    By Niko Roorda

    The impact of development needs to be considered beyond the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social concerns. This reader-friendly book is the first to promote a holistic approach to sustainable development. It gives readers a multifaceted approach to the area to encompass what is referred...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Development and Free Trade

    Institutional Approaches

    By Shawkat Alam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Examining institutions rather than themes, this critical book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Focusing in particular on the interests and concerns of...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Food and Development

    By E.M. Young

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thirty years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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