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  1. Politics and Markets in Rural China

    Edited by Björn Alpermann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the reform era in China which saw important changes in agriculture and rural organizations, but it is clear that certain entrenched legacies from pre-reform China still linger on even after WTO accession, most importantly the key role played by state...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Post-Conflict Heritage, Postcolonial Tourism

    Tourism, Politics and Development at Angkor

    By Tim Winter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Angkor, Cambodia’s only World Heritage Site, is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its twelve hundred year history. Given Cambodia’s need to restore its shattered social and physical infrastructures after decades of violent conflict, and with tourism to Angkor increasing by a...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Value Chains, Social Inclusion and Economic Development

    Contrasting Theories and Realities

    Edited by A.H.J. (Bert) Helmsing, Sietze Vellema

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Lead firms, development organisations, donors and governments view value chains and voluntary standards as vital instruments for achieving millennium development goals through trade and market-related interventions. The precise foundations for these development strategies, which suggest positive...

    Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Enterprise, Deprivation and Social Exclusion

    The Role of Small Business in Addressing Social and Economic Inequalities

    By Alan Southern

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    There is little doubt that in recent years, enterprise has been considered an essential approach in the alleviation of deprivation existing in the developed world. The assumption is that area-based initiatives provide a means by which enterprise can include all members of society in mainstream...

    Published April 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China...

    Published April 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. China's Urban Space

    Development under market socialism

    By Terry McGee, George C.S. Lin, Mark Wang, Andrew Marton, Jiaping Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China’s urban growth is unparalleled in the history of global urbanization, and will undoubtedly create huge challenges to China as it modernizes its society. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents an overview of the radical transformation of China’s urban space since the 1970s,...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Government of Chronic Poverty

    From the politics of exclusion to the politics of citizenship?

    Edited by Sam Hickey

    What are the underlying causes of chronic poverty? Can ‘development beyond neoliberalism’ offer the strategies required to challenge such persistent forms of poverty, particularly through efforts to promote citizenship amongst poor people? Drawing on case-study evidence from Africa, Latin America...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development

    By Peter Kingstone

    Neoliberalism has been at the centre of enormous controversy since its first appearance in Latin America in the early 1970s. Even neoliberalism’s strongest supporters concede that it has not lived up to its promises and that growth, poverty, and inequality all have performed considerably worse than...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge