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New and Published Books

  1. Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America

    Impacts and Responses

    Edited by Michael Cohen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    When the 2008 housing market bubble burst in the United States, a financial crisis rippled from the epi-center in the United States across borders into economies both near and far, causing persistent social and economic detriment in many countries. The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America:...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. India in the Contemporary World

    Polity, Economy and International Relations

    Edited by Jakub Zajączkowski, Jivanta Schottli, Manish Thapa

    This book brings together Indian and European perspectives on India’s polity, economy and international strategy. It explores internal, regional and global determinants shaping India’s status, position and goals in the early 21st century. Through an array of methodological and theoretical...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge India

  5. Physicians and Political Economy

    Six Studies of the Work of Doctor Economists

    Edited by Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Why did Economics, in its formative phase, have so much input from medically educated writers? The innovations that physicians brought to their economic discourse played a key role in shaping the future of the discipline, and this volume draws together the work of leading international academics to...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Active Consumer

    Novelty and Surprise in Consumer Choice

    Edited by Marina Bianchi

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Active Consumer discusses how consumers seem to delight in trying new solutions and exploring new combinatory possibilities. This book provides an economic-theoretical understanding of this phenomenon and the many ways in which innovation can structure consumer choice. The authors show from...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Unknown

  7. Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countries

    Paradoxes and Practices

    Edited by Charles Conteh, Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Health Insurance Reforms in Asia

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book empirically examines health care financing reforms and popular responses in three major cities in East Asia: Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It adopts a new revised version of the theory of historical institutionalism to compare and explain the divergent reform paths in these three...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    By John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of Asian Donors

    Japan's Impact on the Evolution of Emerging Donors

    Edited by Jin Sato, Yasutami Shimomura

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    Why do poor countries give aid to others? This book critically examines how aspirations for providing aid have coexisted with experiences of receiving aid and have transformed the practice of giving aid, with particular reference to the experiences of Japan and China. It highlights...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Unknown