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  1. Trust and Economics

    The Co-evolution of Trust and Exchange Systems

    By Yanlong Zhang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    A lot of recent attention has been given to one of the central paradoxes of trust: namely how people can restrict self-interest in order to trust. Existing perspectives, theories, and models offer partial explanations, but this volume presents a novel framework that expands on the findings of...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Economic Statecraft and Foreign Policy

    Sanctions, Incentives and Target State Calculations

    By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Norrin M. Ripsman

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book develops a unified theory of economic statecraft to clarify when and how sanctions and incentives can be used effectively to secure meaningful policy concessions. High-profile applications of economic statecraft have yielded varying degrees of success. The mixed record of economic...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Civil Society and the Reform of Finance

    Taming Capital, Reclaiming Virtue

    By Charles McDaniel, Jr.

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability

    Efforts to resolve the recent financial crisis have obscured a more deeply rooted financialization crisis that impacts not only the market economy but also the vital civic and moral traditions that support it. This book reveals the cultural influence of finance in reshaping the foundations of...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunals

    1992-2012

    Edited by Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Yolanda Saito, Judge C.G. Weeramantry

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The 2002 New Delhi Declaration of Principles of International Law relating to Sustainable Development marked a significant milestone setting out seven principles of sustainable development that have been agreed in treaties and soft-law instruments such as the outcomes of the 1992 UN ‘Earth Summit’...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ricardo on Money and Finance

    A Bicentenary Reappraisal

    Edited by Yuji Sato, Susumu Takenaga

    David Ricardo, one of the major figures in the history of economic thought, particularly in the English classical political economy, deployed his activities as economist just two hundreds of years ago. Since then his economics has been generally estimated as the culminating point of the classical...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Demystifying the Chinese Miracle

    The Rise and Future of Relational Capitalism

    By Wang Yongqin

    The last three decades has witnessed miraculous economic growth of China. What has accounted for its miracle? What is the nature and future of the Chinese model? Is it unique? This book presents an analytical framework to demystify China's economic growth miracle. The book suggests that...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. De-Convergence of Global Media Industries

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Convergence has become a buzzword, referring on the one hand to the integration between computers, television, and mobile devices or between print, broadcast, and online media and on the other hand, the ownership of multiple content or distribution channels in media and communications. Yet while...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rural Tax Reform in China

    Policy Processes and Institutional Change

    By Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book examines questions of change and inertia in the context of the longstanding grievances over excessive taxation in rural China. How can some changes be sustained, whilst others cannot? How can a longstanding administrative practice be changed or even terminated, especially when previous...

    Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. US Economic Statecraft for Survival, 1933-1991

    Of Sanctions, Embargoes and Economic Warfare

    By Alan P. Dobson

    How have US economic defence policies promoted its security since 1933?US Policies of Economic Warfare, 1933-1991 concentrates on an important and neglected facet of America's fight for survival in the latter half of the twentieth century. It explains how US policy-makers crafted and used...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Economic Indeterminacy

    A personal encounter with the economists' peculiar nemesis

    By Yanis Varoufakis

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This volume is a collection of some of the best and most influential work of Yanis Varoufakis. The chapters all address the issue of economic indeterminacy, and the place of a socialized Homo Economicus within the economy. The book addresses Varoufakis’ key interpretation regarding the way in which...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge