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  1. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2009 by CRC Press

  5. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  10. China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge