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  1. Globalization, Labor Export and Resistance

    A Study of Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers in Global Cities

    By Ligaya Lindio-McGovern

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Moving beyond polemical debates on globalization, this study considers complex intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality and class within the field of globalized labor. As a significant contribution to the on-going debate on the role of neoliberal states in reproducing gender-race-class...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. The NGO Factor in Africa

    The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya

    By Maurice N. Amutabi

    Series: African Studies

    The book breaks new ground in understanding the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Africa. The book historicizes NGOs using the Rockefeller Foundation as a case study, looking at its tripartite paradoxical roles as an agent of colonialism, globalization and development/...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Hungry Dragon

    How China’s Resource Quest is Reshaping the World

    By Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres, Sophal Ear

    This book explores China’s quest for energy sources, raw materials and natural resources around the world, with a specific emphasis on oil. China’s ubiquitous presence in Africa, Asia and Latin America is reshaping the world with regards to economics, politics and national security. It offers a...

    Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transparency in International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    An increasing number of international trade disputes are settled through the WTO dispute settlement (DS) procedure. In parallel, an increasing number of international investment disputes are settled through investor-host state arbitration procedure. What does "transparency" mean in the context of...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countries

    By Gabriele Spilker

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Direct Investment and Human Development

    The Law and Economics of International Investment Agreements

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Johan Swinnen, Jan Wouters

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development goals. The hope of countries signing such...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Improving International Investment Agreements

    Edited by Armand De Mestral, Céline Lévesque

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book presents the reflections of a group of researchers interested in assessing whether the law governing the promotion and protection of foreign investment reflects sound public policy. Whether it is the lack of "checks and balances" on investor rights or more broadly the lack of balance...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Europeanization of National Foreign Policies towards Latin America

    Edited by Lorena Ruano

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Who shapes the European Union’s policy towards Latin America? How has this EU policy modified individual member states’ relations with the region? This book provides a comparative account of seven member states’ bilateral links with Latin America since 1945, in the context of their EU membership...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Economic and Trade Policies in the Arab World

    Employment, Poverty Reduction and Integration

    Edited by Mahmoud A.T. Elkhafif, Sahar Taghdisi-Rad, Mutasim Elagraa

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    The Arab Spring and recent popular uprisings that have taken place in many Arab countries since the end of 2010 highlight the urgent need for economic policy reorientation in these countries. This book addresses key issues relevant to the contemporary economic realities of the Arab economies;...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge