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  1. Gendered Insecurities, Health and Development in Africa

    Edited by Howard Stein, Amal Hassan Fadlalla

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The concept of security has often narrowly focused on issues surrounding the protection of national borders from outside threats. However, a richer idea of human security has become increasingly important in the past decade or so. The aim is to incorporate various dimensions of the downside risks...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna

    By Kate Barclay

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Development in Malaysia (Routledge Revivals)

    Poverty, Wealth and Trusteeship

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1986, the Malaysian economy has grown remarkably since 1970 but despite this poverty is still widespread. This book examines the record of economic development in Malaysia over this period and evaluates the success of the New Economic Policy. In particular it examines the merits...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sports Governance, Development and Corporate Responsibility

    Edited by Barbara Segaert, Marc Theeboom, Christiane Timmerman, Bart Vanreusel

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The call for sport organizations and organizers to take up social responsibilities is reflected in a wide variety of sport-related practices. This book critically examines sport-related social interventions in different cultural settings, such as promoting local community-building by sport. Social...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Neoliberalism and the Law in Post Communist Transition

    The Evolving Role of Law in Russia’s Transition to Capitalism

    By Ioannis Glinavos

    This work examines ideas about the role of law and legal reform in the creation of market economies, focusing on the process of post communist transition in Russia. Processes of transition in Russia were guided by a set of very specific neoliberal ideas about the nature of markets and capitalism,...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Chronically Poor in Rural Bangladesh

    Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities

    By Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman, Noriatsu Matsui, Yukio Ikemoto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book examines rural poverty in Bangladesh. Based on detailed empirical research and surveys of households in Bangladesh, it provides an accurate portrait of the everyday situations faced by the rural poor in Bangladesh today, covering all aspects of household behaviour. All of the key issues...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Right to Development in International Law

    The Case of Pakistan

    By Khurshid Iqbal

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Right to Development in International Law rigorously explores the right to development (RTD) from the perspectives of international law as well as the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights and the Islamic concept of social justice in Pakistan. The volume draws on a wide range of...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Comparative Political Economy of Development

    Africa and South Asia

    Edited by Barbara Harriss-White, Judith Heyer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book illustrates the enduring relevance and vitality of the comparative political economy of development approach promoted among others by a group of social scientists in Oxford in the 1980s and 1990s. Contributors demonstrate the viability of this approach as researchers and academics become...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Malaysia's Development Challenges

    Graduating from the Middle

    Edited by Hal Hill, Tham Siew Yean, Ragayah Haji Mat Zin

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    This book examines the various economic, political and developmental policy challenges that Malaysia faces in her shift from a middle income to high-income economy. This issue is of great interest to academics, policy makers and development practitioners in the developing world, particularly in...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge