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  1. The Processes and Practices of Fair Trade

    Trust, Ethics and Governance

    Edited by Brigitte Granville, Janet Dine

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book analyzes the factors behind the recent expansion of Fairtrade and questions whether the trust given to the scheme by "ethical" shoppers is warranted. It goes about this assessment by analyzing the claim of ethical shopping and by scrutinizing the specific contribution of the Fairtrade...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. China's Economic Relations with the West and Japan, 1949-1979

    Grain, Trade and Diplomacy

    By Chad Mitcham

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    During the period 1949 to 1979, communist China was officially pursuing a policy of self-sufficiency, and the United States and its allies were officially implementing a trade embargo against communist China. However, this book, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that China was...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Shipping and Ports in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by David Pinder, Brian Slack

    Series: Routledge Advances in Maritime Research

    Shipping and port systems are vital to societies and lifestyles around the world. In the late twentieth century, however, assumptions concerning the robustness of these systems were severely shaken by economic shocks triggered by oil crises. This volume explores how many of the consequent...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Multinationals and World Trade

    Vertical Integration and the Division of Labour in World Industries

    By Mark Casson

    First published in 1986, this work reports the results of the Leverhulme project on mulitnationals and intermediate product trade based at the University of Reading during the academic year 1982/3. Chapter 1 summarises the main results of this project. Part I focusses upon the...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Intellectual Property, Community Rights and Human Rights

    The Biological and Genetic Resources of Developing Countries

    By Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    This book considers the issue of biodiversity in developing countries in relation to intellectual-property rights, community rights and human rights. Drawing together a number of case studies of developing countries rich in biological and genetic resources including India, South Africa and Brazil,...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. International Commercial Arbitration and the Arbitrator’s Contract

    By Emilia Onyema

    Series: Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

    This book examines the formation, nature and effect of the arbitrators’ contract, addressing topics such as the appointment, challenge, removal and duties and rights of arbitrators, disputing parties and arbitration institutions. The arguments made in the book are based on a semi-autonomous theory...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Employment, Inequality and Globalization

    A Continuous Concern

    Edited by Rolph van der Hoeven

    The nature of globalization and the fallout from the international financial crisis have brought profound changes to societies and economies around the world. This book documents that, over the last two decades, the growth of nonstandard and informal employment has led to greater inequalities. This...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. International Trade and Global Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in honour of Jagdish Bhagwati

    By Ad Koekkoek

    Fluctuations in the level and pattern of international trade have a profound effect on the economies of less developed countries. This book explores the relationship between international trade and globl development through a series of essays which relate advances in trade theory to key issues in...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge