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New and Published Books

  1. The New European Industrial Policy

    Global Competitiveness and the Manufacturing Renaissance

    By Franco Mosconi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The years since the global financial crisis have seen something of a renaissance in the manufacturing industry. The United States has launched its Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, and China owes much of its spectacular economic boom in the last decades to its being the 'world's factory'. Is...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Economic Integration in East Asia

    Production networks and small and medium enterprises

    By Charles Harvie, Dionisius Narjoko, Sothea Oum

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    International production networks in manufacturing, particularly in machinery industries, have rapidly developed over the last two decades, resulting in dramatic increases in intra-regional and intra-industry trade, providing a key source of regional growth, integration and development in East Asia...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Political Ecologies of Meat

    Edited by Jody Emel, Harvey Neo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

    Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, in part due to economic growth and demand for meat in industrializing countries. Yet there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption, from perspectives including human health, animal welfare, climate...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by MAXINE Berg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1991, focuses on the commercial relations, marketing structures and development of consumption that accompanied early industrial expansion. The papers examine aspects of industrial structure and work organisation, including women’s work, and highlight the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Progress in Industrial Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1985, deals with a number of the major themes central to the study of industrial geography. Topics under discussion include new methodologies, the growing service industries, foreign investment and the industrial geography of the developing world. With a...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Low-Cost, Low-Tech Innovation

    New Product Development in the Food Industry

    By Vijay Vyas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Like much of SMEs research, innovation studies of small enterprises have commenced later and are less numerous. The focus of such studies remains high-technology enterprises, which continue to attract both academic and popular interest, oblivious to the innovative endeavours of people in...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Depolarizing Food and Agriculture

    An Economic Approach

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Liberalization and Economic Performance of the Informal Sector

    A study of Indian Economy

    By Indrajit Bairagya

    Impact of liberalization on informality has been a subject of intense debate for many years and the major issue that has come up is whether liberalization helps to grow informal sector and informality in the economy or it is an obstruction for informal sector’s growth. Thus, in the light...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge