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  1. Economic Development and Inequality in China

    The Case of Guangdong

    By Hong Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The conventional belief that all regions have equally benefited from China’s remarkable development over the last three decades is subjected to criticism in this book as Hong Yu systematically analyses the issue of regional inequality during the post-1978 period using the case of Guangdong....

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine

    Relief from Conflict or Development Delayed?

    By Sahar Taghdisi-Rad

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    Despite for many years receiving the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book argues that the dominant, mainstream...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Modernity and Malaysia

    Settling the Menraq Forest Nomads

    By Alberto Gomes

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Bringing together over thirty years of detailed ethnographic research on the Menraq of Malaysia, this fascinating book analyzes and documents the experience of development and modernization in tribal communities. Descendents of hunter-gatherers who have inhabited Southeast Asia for about 40,000...

    Published August 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Devolution, Regionalism and Regional Development

    The UK Experience

    Edited by Jonathan Bradbury

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Devolution, Regionalism and Regional Development provides an overview and critical perspective on the impact of devolution on regionalism in the UK since 1999, taking a research-based look at issues central to the development of regionalism: politics, governance and planning. This...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. World City Syndrome

    Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town

    By David A. McDonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The literature on ‘world cities’ has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Town’s standing in this network of urban...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Labour, Globalization and the State

    Workers, Women and Migrants Confront Neoliberalism

    Edited by Debdas Banerjee, Michael Goldfield

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Security in Post-Conflict Africa

    The Role of Nonstate Policing

    By Bruce Baker

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and peace negotiations among former adversaries. These factors combined with the inability of Africa’s state police to provide adequate...

    Published August 5th 2009 by CRC Press

  8. Limits to Globalization

    North-South Divergence

    By William R. Thompson, Rafael Reuveny

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has loomed, at least for some, as the world system's next crisis carrier, creating winners and losers and trampling on the distinctiveness of local cultures. Yet the liberal assumption is that if the market does its job, the poor will catch up to the...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Pakistan - Social and Cultural Transformations in a Muslim Nation

    By Mohammad Qadeer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This is the first English-language survey of Pakistan’s socio-economic evolution. Mohammad Qadeer gives an essential overview of social and cultural transformation in Pakistan since independence, which is crucial to understanding Pakistan’s likely future direction. Pakistan examines how tradition...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Federalism, Nationalism and Development

    India and the Punjab Economy

    By Pritam Singh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book throws new light on the study of India's development through an exploration of the triangular relationship between federalism, nationalism and the development process. It focuses on one of the seemingly paradoxical cases of impressive development and sharp federal conflicts that have been...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge