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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    To Be Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Political Economy in China

    The Global Conversation

    Edited by Gregory T. Chin, Margaret Pearson, Wang Yong

    This book examines the evolution of international political economy (IPE) as a field of study in China, detailing the evolving boundaries and the content of the field. It surveys how the key themes in IPE, such as the conceptualization of power at the global level, the question of...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Moments of Truth

    The Politics of Financial Crises in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francisco Panizza, George Philip

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    The current financial and sovereign debt crisis of the European Union and the United States can be regarded as the most recent of a wave of financial and sovereign debt crises that have affected different regions of the world over the past quarter century. While there is a large and growing body of...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks

    Changes in the International Political Economy

    Edited by Jeffrey Neilson, Bill Pritchard, Henry Yeung Wai-Chung

    The global economic system is experiencing a profound period of rapid change. The emergence of globalised production and distribution systems, which bring together diverse constellations of economic actors through a complex regime of global corporate governance, state regulation and new...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Coping with Power Dispersion

    Autonomy, Co-ordination and Control in Multi-Level Systems

    Edited by Mads Dagnis Jensen, Christel Koop, Michaël Tatham

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The last decades have witnessed a significant shift in policy competencies away from central governments in Europe. The reallocation of competencies spans over three dimensions: upwards, sideways, and downwards. This collection takes the dispersion of powers as a starting point and seeks to assess...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Limits to Growth

    2nd Edition

    By Fred Hirsch

    The promise of economic growth which has dominated society for so long has reached an impasse. In his classic analysis, Fred Hirsch argued that the causes of this were essentially social rather than physical. Affluence brings its own problems. As societies become richer, an increasing proportion...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Thoughts on Economic Development in China

    Edited by Ma Ying, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book is about mutual influences of thinking about economic development in China and in the West, from the 18th century until the present. Its chapters are contributed by development economists and historians of thought from China and other parts of the world. The book describes important...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge