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  1. Shrinking Cities

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Chang Woon Nam

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book examines a rapidly emerging new topic in urban settlement patterns: the role of shrinking cities. Much coverage is given to declining fertility rates, ageing populations and economic restructuring as the factors behind shrinking cities, but there is also reference to resource depletion,...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Political Economy of City Branding

    By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Globalization affects urban communities in many ways. One of its manifestations is increased intercity competition, which compels cities to increase their attractiveness in terms of capital, entrepreneurship, information, expertise and consumption. This competition takes place in an asymmetric...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside

    By Anna L. Ahlers

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America

    Opportunities and Risks

    Edited by Anita Breuer, Yanina Welp

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The China Model and Global Political Economy

    Comparison, Impact, and Interaction

    By Ming Wan

    Since the beginning of China's phenomenal rise in the international system, our knowledge of the country has grown rapidly. But those who have debated the China issue in policy circles mostly focus on the implications of China’s rise, often without a firm understanding of why the country is rising...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Environmental History in East Asia

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Tsui-jung Liu

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Financial Globalization and Regionalism in East Asia

    Edited by Takuji Kinkyo, Yoichi Matsubayashi, Shigeyuki Hamori

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    With increased resilience in the financial systems, emerging Asian economies were less affected by the recent global financial crisis, recovering more quickly from the crisis than major advanced economies. Yet, Asian financial systems remain underdeveloped. More open and efficient...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Identity and the State in Malaysia

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Development Perspectives from the Antipodes

    Edited by Susanne Schech

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Development discourses and academic development knowledge reflect to a large extent the interests of the ‘North’. The Antipodes – Australia and New Zealand - share an ambivalent location as countries of the ‘North' in wealth, development and dominant intellectual genealogies but ‘South' in latitude...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge