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  1. Improving International Investment Agreements

    Edited by Armand De Mestral, Céline Lévesque

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book presents the reflections of a group of researchers interested in assessing whether the law governing the promotion and protection of foreign investment reflects sound public policy. Whether it is the lack of "checks and balances" on investor rights or more broadly the lack of balance...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Celebrity Humanitarianism

    The Ideology of Global Charity

    By Ilan Kapoor

    Series: Interventions

    In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.g. Bob Geldof, Bono, Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Bill Gates, George Soros, Save Darfur, Medeçins Sans...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. War, Peace and Progress in the 21st Century

    Development, Violence and Insecurity

    Edited by Mark T. Berger, Heloise Weber

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    The history of development is one marked by insecurities, violence, and persistent conflict. It is not surprising, therefore, that development is now thought of as one of the central challenges of world politics. However, its complexities are often overlooked in scholarly analysis and among policy...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Trade, Poverty, Development

    Getting Beyond the WTO's Doha Deadlock

    Edited by Rorden Wilkinson, James Scott

    Series: Global Institutions

    This work seeks to look beyond the seemingly endless deadlock in the WTO’s Doha round of trade negotiations that began in November 2001 and were first scheduled to conclude by January 1, 2005. As well as offering an incisive analysis of the ills of the round, with particular attention directed at...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond

    Global Development after 2015

    Edited by Rorden Wilkinson, David Hulme

    Series: Global Institutions

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have contributed to reductions in poverty and improvements in the human condition in many parts of the world since their "invention" in 2000 and 2001. It nonetheless remains the case that today, as on all the previous days of the twenty-first century, almost...

    Published July 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond

    Edited by Daniel C. Bach, Mamoudou Gazibo

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Neopatrimonialism, a system whereby rulers use state resources for personal benefit and to secure the loyalty of clients in the general population, is central to any teaching or conceptualisation of contemporary African politics. This book is a theoretical and comparative study of neopatrimonialism...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge