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  1. State Structure, Policy Formation, and Economic Development in Southeast Asia

    The Political Economy of Thailand and the Philippines

    By Antoinette R. Raquiza

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Why do some small, developing countries industrialize and others don’t? What factors account for different economic performance among states that are vulnerable to external shocks, crony capitalism, and political instability? This book argues that the answer lies in the structuring of state power,...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. China's Soft Power and International Relations

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Yiyi Lu

    Series: China Policy Series

    China’s soft power has attracted considerable attention in the recent decade. In this volume scholars from the U.K., Europe, the U.S., Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and mainland China, including a number of well established and well known analysts on China, examine main areas where China has made...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Manufacturing in the New Urban Economy

    By Willem van Winden, Leo van den Berg, Luis Carvalho, Erwin van Tuijl

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In large cities in developed countries, the share of manufacturing has declined drastically in the last decades and the share of service has grown as many manufacturing firms have closed or moved to lower-cost locations. The process of deindustrialization is often seen as part of the inevitable...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry

    Black Gold and Blood-Stained Coal

    By Tim Wright

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Coal mining is one of China’s largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China’s transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China’s working class....

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa

    Edited by Augustine Agwuele

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. It also shows how, facing the consequences of modernism, Africans in and out of the continent are responding to these unfinished projects...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Local Governance and Poverty in Developing Nations

    Edited by Nicky Pouw, Isa Baud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This volume examines the persistence of poverty - both rural and urban - in developing countries, and the response of local governments to the problem, exploring the roles of governments, NGOs, and CSOs in national and sub-national agenda-setting, policy-making, and poverty-reduction strategies. It...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Dynamics of Asian Financial Integration

    Facts and Analytics

    Edited by Michael Devereux, Philip R Lane, Cyn-Young Park, Shang-Jin Wei

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The ongoing global financial crisis has manifested a remarkable degree of global financial integration—and its implications—for emerging Asian financial markets. The current crisis will not and should not deter the progress that the region has made toward financial openness and integration. However...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Ecological Modernisation and Environmental Compliance

    The Garments Industry in Bangladesh

    By Shahpar Selim

    Economic development that is environmentally, socially and ethically sound is at the forefront of contemporary debates all over the world. This is especially relevant to international trade where goods manufactured in least developed countries (LDCs) are being exported to developed countries (DCs)...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge India