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  1. Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Bioregional Economy

    Land, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

    By Molly Scott Cato

    In a world of climate change and declining oil supplies, what is the plan for the provisioning of resources? Green economists suggest a need to replace the globalised economy, and its extended supply chains, with a more ‘local’ economy. But what does this mean in more concrete terms? How large is a...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A Tale of Two Crises

    A Mutidisciplinary Analysis

    Edited by Seetharam Kallidaikurichi

    Some analysts looked at the 1997/98 East Asian crisis not as one crisis but as a combination of crises, beginning with a crisis of confidence and evolving into a currency crisis, a financial crisis, an economic crisis, a social crisis and a political crisis. This book is a ...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Universities, Cities and Regions

    Loci for Knowledge and Innovation Creation

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Agnieszka Olechnicka, Grzegorz Gorzelak

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Regions and cities are the natural loci where knowledge is created, and where it can be easily turned into a commercial product. Regions are territories where, under certain socio-economic conditions, a strong sense of belonging and mutual trust develops the ability to transform information and...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Globalizing Regional Development in East Asia

    Production Networks, Clusters, and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Henry Wai-chung Yeung

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Significant historical and geographical differences account for the many processes and trajectories of regional development in East Asia. These historical and geographical specificities in East Asia have prompted serious re-examination of existing theories in regional development, and in particular...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Chinese City

    By Weiping Wu, Piper Gaubatz

    China’s cities are home to 10 percent of the world’s population today. They display unprecedented dynamism under the country’s surging economic power. Their remarkable transformation builds on immense traditions, having lived through feudal dynasties, semicolonialism, and socialist commands....

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Community Development in Asia and the Pacific

    By Manohar S. Pawar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    There is a tremendous need for community development practice in the Asia-Pacific region due to its size and prevailing diverse socio-economic, political and cultural needs and issues. Both developed and developing countries have been reemphasizing the importance of community development and have...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Business, Government and Sustainable Development

    By Gerard Keijzers

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    The range of sustainability objectives has now developed from relatively simple issues of environmental protection to a full array of interwoven social, economic and ecological issues, nationally and internationally. The involved process of sustainable development has now become a permanent and...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work

    Edited by Debbie Budlender

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Across the world, unpaid care work - unpaid housework, care of persons, and "volunteer" work - is done predominantly by women. This book presents and compares unpaid care work patterns in seven different countries. It analyzes data drawn from large-scale time use surveys carried out under the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge