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  1. Economic Reform in Modern China

    Edited by Wei Zhang

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    It is more than three decades since China initiated its economic reform and open-door policies. During that period, China has successfully transformed itself from an inefficient centrally-planned economy to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. To the rest of the world, China has emerged from...

    Published May 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Political Economy

    Edited by Norman Schofield, Dino Falaschetti, Andrew R. Rutten

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Until about two hundred years ago, almost everyone faced the prospect of a life that was poor, nasty, brutish, and short, with few if any prospects for betterment. For example, in today’s money, annual average per-capita income during the first millennium was constant at about $500. And most of the...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Value Chains, Social Inclusion and Economic Development

    Contrasting Theories and Realities

    Edited by A.H.J. (Bert) Helmsing, Sietze Vellema

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Lead firms, development organisations, donors and governments view value chains and voluntary standards as vital instruments for achieving millennium development goals through trade and market-related interventions. The precise foundations for these development strategies, which suggest positive...

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Democratic Legitimacy

    By Fabienne Peter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book offers a systematic treatment of the requirements of democratic legitimacy. It argues that democratic procedures are essential for political legitimacy because of the need to respect value pluralism and because of the learning process that democratic decision-making enables. It proposes a...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Lessons from the Asian Financial Crisis

    Edited by Richard Carney

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Nearly ten years after the Asian Financial Crisis, financial turmoil has reappeared – this time it is ravaging the world's wealthiest countries and dragging the global economy along for the ride. It forces one to reflect on the last major financial crisis to afflict the global economy, and to...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Social Justice and Gender Equality

    Rethinking Development Strategies and Macroeconomic Policies

    Edited by Günseli Berik, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Ann Zammit

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The contributors to this edited volume explore the effects of various development strategies and associated macroeconomic policies on women’s well-being and progress towards gender equality. Detailed analyses of major UN reports on gender reveal the different approaches to assessing absolute and...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Enterprise, Deprivation and Social Exclusion

    The Role of Small Business in Addressing Social and Economic Inequalities

    By Alan Southern

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    There is little doubt that in recent years, enterprise has been considered an essential approach in the alleviation of deprivation existing in the developed world. The assumption is that area-based initiatives provide a means by which enterprise can include all members of society in mainstream...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Wasting of the British Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sidney Pollard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1982, this book examines the problem and looks at the causes of the repeated crises which the country has undergone since the war. The basic cause is stated to be the failure to invest in the modernisation of the British capital equipment and the consequent loss of...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Alfred Marshall

    By David Reisman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1986, 1987 and 1990, this three volume reissue covers the life and times of leading economic theorist, Alfred Marshall - one of the founders of neoclassical economics. David Reisman's incisive and comprehensive study divides Marshall's work into three key areas:...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Stagflation (2 Volumes) (Routledge Revivals)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Stagflation

    Comprising Wage-Fixing (first published 1982), and Demand Management (first published 1983) this two volume reissued set is a vital and stimulating analysis of the causes and consequences of stagflation – a paralysing combination of mass unemployment and rapid inflation which affected a variety of...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge