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  1. Privatization in Malaysia

    Regulation, Rent-Seeking and Policy Failure

    By Jeff Tan

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    In recent years, privatisation has fallen out of favour in many countries because the underlying political factors have not been well understood. This book examines Malaysia’s privatisation programme, focusing on how political constraints resulted in the failure of four major privatisations: the...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Education and Inequality in India

    A Classroom View

    By Manabi Majumdar, Jos Mooij

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Universalization of primary education has been high on the policy agenda in India. This book looks at the reproduction of social inequalities within the educational system in India, and how this is contested in different ways. It examines whether the concept of `education for all’ is just a...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Japan and Africa

    Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century

    Edited by Howard P. Lehman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, Japan has played an increasingly important and influential role in Africa. A primary mechanism that has furthered its influence has been through its foreign aid policies. Japan’s primacy, however, has been challenged by changing global conditions related to aid to Africa,...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. United Nations Development Programme and System (UNDP)

    By Stephen Browne

    Series: Global Institutions

    This volume provides a short and accessible introduction to the organization that serves as the primary coordinator of the work of the UN system throughout the developing world –the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The book: traces the origins and evolution of UNDP, outlining how a...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process

    Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

    By Ghassan Khatib

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Eight years after the second Palestinian uprising, the Oslo accords signed in 1993 seem to have failed. The reasons for the failure continue to fascinate students, politicians, researchers and policymakers alike. This book explores one of the major aspects of the bilateral peace process – the...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. China and Africa Development Relations

    Edited by Christopher M. Dent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is among a number of large developing country or new powers on the ascendance in the international system, all of which are deepening their economic relations with Africa However, China is the largest and most powerful of this group. it has sought closer economic relationships with other...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. The State, Development and Identity in Multi-Ethnic Societies

    Ethnicity, Equity and the Nation

    Edited by Nicholas Tarling, Edmund Terence Gomez

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Understanding India’s New Political Economy

    A Great Transformation?

    Edited by Sanjay Ruparelia, Sanjay Reddy, John Harriss, Stuart Corbridge

    A number of large-scale transformations have shaped the economy, polity and society of India over the past quarter century. This book provides a detailed account of three that are of particular importance: the advent of liberal economic reform, the ascendance of Hindu cultural nationalism, and the...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The World Bank and Social Transformation in International Politics

    Liberalism, Governance and Sovereignty

    By David Williams

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    In the 1990s the World Bank changed its policy to take the position that the problems of poverty and governance are inextricably linked, and improving the governance of its borrower countries became increasingly accepted as a legitimate and important part of the World Bank’s development activities....

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Romania and The European Union

    From Marginalisation to Membership?

    By Dimitris Papadimitriou, David Phinnemore

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    This book explores the dynamics behind Romania’s relationship with the European Union from the collapse of the Ceaucescu regime in 1989, to its recent accession to the EU in 2007. As a completely up-to-date and detailed study, it identifies key developments in EU-Romania relations, as well as the...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge