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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. East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food

    The International Politics of Resources

    Edited by Kate Barclay, Graeme Smith

    China Japan and South Korea’s international relations are shaped by the fact that all three countries are significant importers of resources. This book brings together work on specific aspects of the politics of resources for each of these countries, regionally and internationally. There are some...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Redefining European Economic Governance

    Edited by Michele Chang, Georg Menz, Mitchell P. Smith

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    The global financial crisis and sovereign debt crisis exposed the inadequacy of European economic governance. Despite the multitude of new mechanisms and institutions that have arisen over the last few years, many contend that economic governance remains inadequate and the EU must integrate even...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global Criminal and Sovereign Free Economies and the Demise of the Western Democracies

    Dark Renaissance

    Edited by Robert J. Bunker, Pamela Ligouri Bunker

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    Much has been written about the many economic benefits of globalization and the triumph and spread of democratic liberalism with the end of the Cold War, following the demise of the Soviet Union. This work takes issue with such "wine and roses" perspectives about the future of the Western...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000

    A History of "the Devil's Metal"

    Edited by Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard, Espen Storli

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governing Financial Services in the European Union

    Banking, Securities and Post-Trading

    By Lucia Quaglia

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The global financial crisis that reached its peak in late 2008 has brought the importance of financial services regulation and supervision into the spotlight. This book examines the governance of financial services in the EU, asking who governs financial services in the EU, how and why, and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. States, Nonstate Actors, and Global Governance

    Projecting Polities

    By Ed Fogarty

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book addresses whether and how multilateral economic regimes can successfully transition from international institutions—cooperation among states—to global governance—cooperation among states and nonstate actors. The unprecedented era of peace and prosperity since World War II has been...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Economic Assistance and Conflict Transformation

    Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

    By Sean Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the role of economic aid in the management and resolution of protracted ethnic conflicts, focusing on the case study of Northern Ireland. The book describes the results of a study of the role of economic aid within Northern Ireland, through the viewpoints of citizens collected...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Debtfare States and the Poverty Industry

    Money, Discipline and the Surplus Population

    By Susanne Soederberg

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Under the rubric of ‘financial inclusion’, lending to the poor –in both the global North and global South –has become a highly lucrative and rapidly expanding industry since the 1990s. A key inquiry of this book is what is ‘the financial’ in which the poor are asked to join. Instead of embracing...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge