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  1. Power, Culture, and Economic Change in Russia

    To the undiscovered country of post-socialism, 1988-2008

    By Jeffrey K Hass

    Utilising cutting-edge theory and unique data, this book examines the role of power, culture, and practice in Russia’s story of post-socialist economic change, and provides a framework for addressing general economic change. No other book places power and culture as centrally as this, and in doing...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Inequality in Asia and the Pacific

    Trends, drivers, and policy implications

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Changyong Rhee, Juzhong Zhuang

    Asia’s rapid economic growth has led to a significant reduction in extreme poverty, but accompanied by rising inequality. This book deals with three questions: What have been the trends of inequality in Asia and the Pacific? What are the key drivers of rising inequality in the region? How should...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Governance Reform in Africa

    International and Domestic Pressures and Counter-Pressures

    By Jerome Bachelard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Poor governance is increasingly recognized as the greatest impediment to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, some impressive governance reforms are underway in many countries. This includes cases such as Nigeria – formerly the most corrupt country in the world according to...

    Published January 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. State Building and Development

    Edited by Keijiro Otsuka, Takashi Shiraishi

    Why does a huge income gap still exist between developed and developing countries? Plausible causes on the surface may be the difference in technology, the quality of human resources, and economic institutions, but on the deeper level the gap reflects the success and failure of state...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics

    By Severine Deneulin

    Series: The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for new alternatives when either socialism or liberalism no longer provides a satisfactory framework? This book introduces in an accessible way the capability...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Public Policy and Agricultural Development

    Edited by Ha-Joon Chang

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book critically re-examines the currently dominant paradigm of agricultural development policy from historical and comparative perspectives. Examining the experiences of 11 developed countries in their earlier stages of development and the experiences of 10 developing and transition economies...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Insider Trading in Developing Jurisdictions

    Achieving an effective regulatory regime

    By Wunmi Bewaji

    The book examines the regulation of insider dealing in the developed jurisdictions, using three of the G7 countries as guides with the aim of knowing how they have regulated insider trading and what lessons can be learnt from their failures and achievements. It looks at regulatory regimes in...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge