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  1. The Microfinance Impact

    By Ranjula Bali Swain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Financial inclusion through microfinance has become a powerful force in improving the living conditions of poor farmers, rural non-farm enterprises and other vulnerable groups. In its unique ability to link the existing extensive network of India’s rural bank branches with the Self Help Groups (SHG...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religious Strife in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies

    By Nadia Ramsis Farah

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    This critical analysis investigates the causes that brought about one of the most tumultuous periods in modern Egyptian history – the clashes between the Muslims and Copts during the 1970s. A unique retrospective, it features probing interviews with Egyptian intellectuals, writers, political and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Judith Cochran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Press Freedom in Africa

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Herman Wasserman

    This book gives an overview of current debates surrounding press freedom in Africa in response to ongoing contestations between media and governments on the continent. Through case studies of individual African countries as well as international comparisons, a wide range of global contributors...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Historical Formation of the Arab Nation (RLE: The Arab Nation)

    By A A Duri

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Arab Nation

    This book is a comprehensive examination of the historical process of social formation that gave rise to the communal consciousness of the Arab nation and determined its sense of identity. It aims to provide a historical context for the assessment of prevailing concepts and suggests hypotheses for...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Political Economy of the European Social Model

    By Philip B. Whyman, Mark J. Baimbridge, Andrew Mullen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    This book seeks to analyse the development of the European Union (EU), which was founded upon the principle of the free movement of capital, goods, services and people in 1957. Its central thesis is that, from a practical and theoretical point of view, such a basis is fundamentally at odds with the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Financial Integration in the European Union

    Edited by Roman Matoušek, Daniel Stavárek

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    This edited collection assesses the level of financial integration in the European Union (EU) and the differences across the countries and segments of the EU financial system. Progress in financial integration is key to the EU’s economic growth and competitiveness and although it has advanced...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Standard of Living and Revolutions in Imperial Russia, 1700-1917

    By Boris Mironov

    Edited by Gregory Freeze

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This is the first full-scale anthropometric history of Imperial Russia (1700-1917). It mobilizes an immense volume of archival material to chart the growth, weight, and other anthropometric indicators of the male and female populations in order to chart how the standard of living in Russia changed...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Public Expenditures for Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa

    Edited by Tewodaj Mogues, Samuel E Benin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Whereas there is plenty of work looking at macroeconomic effect of public spending on growth and poverty in Africa as well as studies of the impact of spending or investment in one economic sector on outcomes in that sector or on broader welfare measures, this book fills a much needed gap in the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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