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  1. Strategy for Sustainable Competitive Advantage

    Surviving Declining Demand and China's Global Development

    By Ian Chaston

    Series: Routledge Research in Organizational Behavior and Strategy

    Due to the adverse outcomes of the recent global recession and the public deficit crisis in the USA and Europe, Western companies can expect flattening or declining sales in their domestic markets. They will also face growing competition as Chinese firms seek to block the activities of foreign...

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Africa

    Diversity and Development

    By Tony Binns, Alan Dixon, Etienne Nel

    For many, Africa is regarded as a place of mystery and negative images, where reports of natural disasters and civil strife dominate media attention, with relatively little publicity given to any of the continent’s more positive attributes. Africa has at last begun to receive the depth of interest...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Just Growth

    Inclusion and Prosperity in America's Metropolitan Regions

    By Chris Benner, Manuel Pastor

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Breaking new ground in its innovative blend of quantitative and qualitative methods, the book essentially argues that another sort of growth is indeed possible. While offering specific insights for regional leaders and analysts of metropolitan areas, the authors also draw a broader – and quite...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Industrial Policy Beyond the Crisis

    Regional, National and International Perspectives

    Edited by David Bailey, Helena Lenihan, Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod

    Series: Regions and Cities

    After years of official disrepute, industrial policy (IP) is back in vogue at regional, national and international levels driven by concerns over competitiveness, globalisation, de-industrialisation, unemployment and the comparatively slow growth of the EU economy especially in this post-recession...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Latin America and Contemporary Modernity

    A Sociological Interpretation

    By José Maurício Domingues

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In this book, renowned author José Maurício Domingues places Latin America within the third phase of global modern civilization and offers a general theoretical approach to contemporary Latin America. He sees modernity as configured by episodic modernizing moves which, when counting on strong...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Environment, Development and Change in Rural Asia-Pacific

    Between Local and Global

    Edited by John Connell, Eric Waddell

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    This volume examines the economic, political, social and environmental challenges facing rural communities in the Asia-Pacific region, as global issues intersect with local contexts. Such challenges, from climatic change and volcanic eruption to population growth and violent civil unrest, have...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Police Reform in China

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    With nearly 20 percent of the world’s population located in China, what happens there is significant to all nations. Sweeping changes have altered the cultural landscape of China, and as opportunities for wealth have grown in recent years, so have opportunities for crime. Police Reform in China...

    Published October 10th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development

    An Introduction

    By Jay Mitra

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development is unique in that it addresses the central factors in economic development – entrepreneurship, innovation and organizational learning – as regional phenomena. This definitive text focuses on different types of organizations to illustrate the...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Water Law for the Twenty-First Century

    National and International Aspects of Water Law Reform in India

    Edited by Philippe Cullet, Alix Gowlland-Gualtieri, Roopa Madhav, Usha Ramanathan

    In the face of growing freshwater scarcity, most countries of the world are taking steps to conserve their water and foster its sustainable use. Water crises range from concerns of drinking water availability and/or quality, the degradation or contamination of freshwater, and the allocation of...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge