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  1. Trade, Development and Globalization

    By Syed Javed Maswood

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book provides a longitudinal study of developing country involvement in multilateral trade negotiations. The trade regime established at the end of the Second World War did not cater for, and in some cases excluded, the developmental interests of the newly independent countries. This book...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global South to the Rescue

    Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries

    Edited by Paul Amar

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order – the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. China's Development Challenges

    Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform

    By Richard Schiere

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book argues that a major potential source of social tension in transition and developing countries is not poverty as such, but vulnerability: that is, the risk of becoming poor. It demonstrates how in China many of the recent reforms to the public sector, such as decentralisation from central...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Ending Asian Deprivations

    Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia

    Edited by Shiladitya Chatterjee

    Despite Asia’s rapid growth, vast sections of its population still live in poverty and suffer hunger and other forms of deprivation. Merely relying on Asia’s growth will not help the deprived see a better future in their lifetimes. Ways must be found to make growth more inclusive combined with...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Stabilization Operations, Security and Development

    States of Fragility

    Edited by Robert Muggah

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This edited volume provides a critical overview of the new stabilization agenda in international relations. The primary focus of so-called stability operations since 9/11 has been Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. Covering the wider picture, this volume provides a comprehensive assessment of the new...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Strategic Understanding of UN Economic Sanctions

    International Relations, Law and Development

    By Golnoosh Hakimdavar

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Economic Sanctions are increasingly used as a legal, non-military technique of combating abusers of international peace. However it remains unclear how the success or failure of these sanctions is measured. This book examines the seldom-explored United Nations’ economic sanctions deliberation...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Pergau Dam Affair

    By Tim Lankester

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge