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  1. Call Centers and the Global Division of Labor

    A Political Economy of Post-Industrial Employment and Union Organizing

    By Andrew J.R. Stevens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Call centers have come, in the last three decades, to define the interaction between corporations, governments, and other institutions and their respective customers, citizens, and members. The offshoring and outsourcing of call center employment, part of the larger information technology and...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services

    The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management

    By Livelihoods & Natural Resource Management Institute, Irc International Water & Sanitation Centre, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Watershed Support Services & Activities Network

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Based on the work of the WASHCost project run by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), this book provides an evaluation of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors in the context of developing countries and is the first systematic study of applying the...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Global Economic Governance

    Players, Power and Paradigms

    Edited by Manuela Moschella, Catherine Weaver

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Since mid-2007, the world scenario has been dominated by the US sub-prime mortgage crisis and its repercussions on global financial markets and economic growth. As banks around the world wrote down their losses and governments intervened to rescue domestic financial institutions, financial distress...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Financial Globalization and Regionalism in East Asia

    Edited by Takuji Kinkyo, Yoichi Matsubayashi, Shigeyuki Hamori

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    With increased resilience in the financial systems, emerging Asian economies were less affected by the recent global financial crisis, recovering more quickly from the crisis than major advanced economies. Yet, Asian financial systems remain underdeveloped. More open and efficient...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Multilateralism and Regionalism in Global Economic Governance

    Trade, Investment and Finance

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Reconciling regionalism and multilateralism is a challenge common to all branches of global economic governance. While the Bretton Woods/GATT (WTO) institutions, decades-old multilateral framework for global economic governance, are facing serious challenges to their effectiveness, regional...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Globalization and Corporatization of Education

    Limits and Liminality of the Market Mantra

    Edited by Denise Blum, Char Ullman

    The forces associated with globalization, whether economic or social, have conditioned the ways educators operate, and have profoundly altered people’s experiences of both formal and informal education. Globalization, as a multidimensional, multilevel process, is unequivocally, but not exclusively,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Regional Inequality in China

    Trends, Explanations and Policy Responses

    Edited by Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Xiaobo Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    China’s spectacular growth and poverty reduction has been accompanied by growing inequality which threatens the social compact and thus the political basis for economic growth. Chinese policy makers have realized the importance of the problem and have launched a series of investigations and policy...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Labor Markets and Economic Development

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Jan Svejnar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    As developing and transition economies enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues increasingly come to the fore. With the increased competition from globalization, the discussion is shifting to the need for greater labor market flexibility and the creation of "good" jobs. Moreover, the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge