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New and Published Books

  1. New Media and International Development

    Representation and affect in microfinance

    By Anke Schwittay

    Series: Rethinking Development

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance’s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world’s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Underbelly of the Indian Boom

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge, Alpa Shah

    As India emerges as a major economic power, producing dollar billionaires rising at the rate of 17 per year, more than 800 million Indians eke out a living on less than two dollars a day. This book takes the reader to the underbelly of the Indian boom, an India that is not shining but is struggling...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning to Industrialize

    From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation

    By Kenichi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Development and the Debt Trap

    Economic Planning and External Borrowing in Ghana

    By Andrzej Krassowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Ghana is one of the earliest and most serious examples of the build up of foreign debt by a developing country to support its policies for economic growth. This study, first published in 1974 in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, analyses Ghana’s economy over twenty years and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective

    Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation

    By Gavin Kitching

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching’s examination of ‘development studies’, first published in 1982, from its origins...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Korean Economy at the Crossroads

    Triumphs, Difficulties and Triumphs Again

    By Chung-Sok Suh, Moon Joong Tcha

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    For many years up until 1997, Korea was widely seen in economic and financial circles as something of a miracle. The financial crisis that Korea experienced then did much to set its economy back, but by 2001 it was still the 13th largest economy in terms of GDP in the world.This enticing collection...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Macroeconomics and Markets in India

    Good Luck or Good Policy?

    Edited by Ashima Goyal

    India was one of the better performers after the global financial crisis, and has done well despite opening out in a period of great international volatility. This book asks if this was due to luck or to good management. How much did macroeconomic policy contribute and did it do as much as it could...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Peasants and Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a country which, until the earthquake of 2010, remained largely outside the focus of world interest and outside the important international historical currents during its existence as a free nation. The nineteenth century was the decisive period in Haitian history, serving to shape the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Haitian Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    Man, Land and Markets

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a very poor country with a stagnant economy. This title, first published in 1983, considers the Haitian economy, placing it in its historical context, and explores the reasons why it has performed so badly. Mats Lundahl examines agriculture, which has failed to provide an adequate standard...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Unequal Treatment (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in the Neo-Classical Theory of Discrimination

    By Mats Lundahl, Eskil Wadensjo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, written by two leading Swedish economists and first published in 1984, constitutes a threefold contribution to the expanding field of economic discrimination. In the first place, it summarizes different approaches to the economics of discrimination, from the beginning of the British...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge