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  1. Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World

    Shades of Grey in the Shadow of the Law

    By Lorenzo Cotula

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    In the world’s developing countries, foreign investment in natural resources brings into contact competing interests that are often characterised by unequal balances of negotiating power – from multinational corporations and host governments, through to the local people affected by the influx of...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global Modernity, Development, and Contemporary Civilization

    Towards a Renewal of Critical Theory

    By José Maurício Domingues

    Series: Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

    This book investigates modern global civilization, offering an alternative to post-colonial theories and the "multiple modernities" approach (as well as the civilizational theory linked to it). It argues that modernity has become a global civilization that is heterogeneous and intertwined with...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Global Trends and Regional Development

    Edited by Nikolai Genov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    For millennia, contact between societies was limited to trade or wars, a situation that changed profoundly with the development of global markets serving industrialization. The outcome was the emergence of one global human civilization, and one common future that will depend on the capacity of...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. After the Green Revolution

    Sustainable Agriculture for Development

    By Gordon R. Conway, Edward B. Barbier

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Structural Adjustment, the Environment and Sustainable Development

    By David Reed

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    This is a pioneering study which should serve as a model for future research and will to a wide audience' Dharam Ghai, Director United Nations Research Institute for Social Development Structural Adjustment and the Environment (Earthscan, 1992) was the first book to fully examine the effects of '...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Combating Economic Crimes

    Balancing Competing Rights and Interests in Prosecuting the Crime of Illicit Enrichment

    By Ndiva Kofele-Kale

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnational Crime and Criminal Law

    In the last decade a new tool has been developed in the global war against official corruption through the introduction of the offense of "illicit enrichment" in almost every multilateral anti-corruption convention. Illicit enrichment is defined in these conventions to include a reverse burden...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Foreign Direct Investment in China

    Spillover Effects on Domestic Enterprises

    By Ziliang Deng

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book provides an insightful exploration of whether foreign direct investment (FDI) can promote the productivity of domestic enterprises. The book is based on a series of dedicated research conducted in the context of the Chinese economy, which has been the largest FDI host among the developing...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Ecological Refugees

    By Laura Westra

    Climate change and other environmental problems are increasingly leading to the displacement of populations from their homelands, whether through drought, flooding, famine or other causes. Worse, there is currently no protection in international law for people made refugees by such means....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    International and Domestic Legal Perspectives

    By Laura Westra

    More than 300 million people in over 70 countries make up the world?s indigenous populations. Yet despite ever-growing pressures on their lands, environment and way of life through outside factors such as climate change and globalization, their rights in these and other respects are still not fully...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Policy Coherence and EU Development Policy

    Edited by Maurizio Carbone

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    The principle of policy coherence has been the object of a contentious debate in the European Union’s external relations, though discussions have been mainly limited to its foreign policy and its ability to speak with one voice in the international arena. Despite being institutionalised in the...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge