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  1. Economics of the Oceans

    Rights, Rents and Resources

    By Paul Hallwood

    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Networks of Power in Digital Copyright Law and Policy

    Political Salience, Expertise and the Legislative Process

    By Benjamin Farrand

    In this book, Benjamin Farrand employs an interdisciplinary approach that combines legal analysis with political theory to explore the development of copyright law in the EU. Farrand utilises Foucault’s concept of Networks of Power and Culpepper’s Quiet Politics to assess the adoption and...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Productivity in Indian Manufacturing

    Measurements, Methods and Analyses

    Edited by Vinish Kathuria, Rajesh Raj S N, Kunal Sen

    This book captures trends in productivity and its determinants in the post-reform period for the Indian manufacturing sector. It provides an up-to-date survey of different methods employed in measuring manufacturing productivity and their application, and discusses data quality and methodological...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Russia's 'Age of Silver' (Routledge Revivals)

    Precious-Metal Production and Economic Growth in the Eighteenth Century

    By Ian Blanchard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, Russia’s ‘Age of Silver’ represents a major contribution to the history of the international economy during the eighteenth century, challenging old prejudices and establishing the importance of Russian precious-metal production. Ian Blanchard examines the nature of the...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. How I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy and Other Stories of Intelligence and Code

    By David Kahn

    Spies, secret messages, and military intelligence have fascinated readers for centuries but never more than today, when terrorists threaten America and society depends so heavily on communications. Much of what was known about communications intelligence came first from David Kahn's pathbreaking...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  7. Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions

    Contemporary Issues in the EU, US and China, 2nd Edition

    By Faye Fangfei Wang

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    The development of new technologies places new challenges to the interpretation and implementation of legislation in the information society. The recent deployment of service-oriented computing and cloud computing for online commercial activities has urged countries to amend existing legislation...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China's New Retail Economy

    A Geographic Perspective

    By Shuguang Wang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Retail is the essential link between production and consumption. The dynamics of a nation’s economy cannot be fully understood without a good understanding of its retail sector. This book is written to achieve three broad objectives. First, it provides a comprehensive assessment of the changes in...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Popular Culture and the State in East and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Nissim Otmazgin, Eyal Ben-Ari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    This volume examines the relations between popular culture production and export and the state in East and Southeast Asia including the urban centres and middle-classes of Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Thailand, and the Philippines. It addresses the shift in...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Call Centers and the Global Division of Labor

    A Political Economy of Post-Industrial Employment and Union Organizing

    By Andrew J.R. Stevens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Call centers have come, in the last three decades, to define the interaction between corporations, governments, and other institutions and their respective customers, citizens, and members. The offshoring and outsourcing of call center employment, part of the larger information technology and...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge