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  1. Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Development, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Navroz K. Dubash

    How do policymakers, businesses and civil society in India approach the challenge of climate change? What do they believe global climate negotiations will achieve and how? And how are Indian political and policy debates internalizing climate change? Relatively little is known globally about...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Migration and Inequality

    Edited by Tanja Bastia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The ‘migration-development’ nexus has emerged as an important area of both research and policy over the last ten years. However, most of the interest has focused on the potential that migration holds for poverty alleviation. Relatively little attention has been paid to the relationship between...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Globalization and Development

    Rethinking Interventions and Governance

    Edited by Arne Bigsten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The key challenge for achieving sustained development in developing countries relates to quality of domestic governance, which in turn is strongly affected by external interventions. Domestic governance includes politics, policy formulation, institution building and policy implementation. It is...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Disasters and the Networked Economy

    By J.M. Albala-Bertrand

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Mainstream quantitative analysis and simulations are fraught with difficulties and are intrinsically unable to deal appropriately with long-term macroeconomic effects of disasters. In this new book, J.M. Albala-Bertrand develops the themes introduced in his past book, The Political Economy of Large...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Universities, Cities and Regions

    Loci for Knowledge and Innovation Creation

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Agnieszka Olechnicka, Grzegorz Gorzelak

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Regions and cities are the natural loci where knowledge is created, and where it can be easily turned into a commercial product. Regions are territories where, under certain socio-economic conditions, a strong sense of belonging and mutual trust develops the ability to transform information and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Role of Informal Economies in the Post-Soviet World

    The End of Transition?

    By Colin C. Williams, John Round, Peter Rodgers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Based on extensive ethnographic and quantitative research, conducted in Ukraine and Russia between 2004 and 2012, this book’s central argument is that for many people the informal economy, such as cash in hand work, subsistence production and the use of social networks, is of great importance...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Digital Interactions in Developing Countries

    An Economic Perspective

    By Jeffrey James

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Learning Transnational Learning

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Systems of innovation that are conducted within national borders can preserve inefficient solutions and prevent development. This has led to a feeling that transnational learning strategies are more and more desirable. In practice, the field of transnational learning has been dominated by various...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge