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  1. Rural Transformations and Rural Policies in the US and UK

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown, Sally Shortall, Jo Vergunst, Mildred E. Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book examines the transformations of rural society and economy in the UK and US during the last half-century, and explores the significance of these trends and changes for community sustainability, quality of life and the environment. While both the UK and US are highly urbanised, rural people...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Information Technology, Development, and Social Change

    Edited by Fay Patel, Prahalad Sooknanan, Giselle Rampersad, Anuradha Mundkur

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The speed and cost effectiveness of new information technology has prompted many to view these innovations as a panacea for social and economic development. However, such a view flies in the face of continuing inequities in education, health, food, and infrastructure. This volume explores these...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Natural Resources, Conflict, and Sustainable Development

    Lessons from the Niger Delta

    Edited by Okechukwu Ukaga, Ukoha O. Ukiwo, Ibaba Samuel Ibaba

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    The Niger Delta Region has in the past two decades experienced protracted violent conflicts. At the roots of these violent conflicts are the genuine quests of the people for sustainable development that is based on social justice, equity, fairness and environmental protection. Although richly...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. In Search of China's Development Model

    Beyond the Beijing Consensus

    Edited by S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, Suisheng Zhao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the development model that has driven China's economic success and looks at how it differs from the Washington Consensus. China’s Development Model (CDM) is examined with a view to answering a central question: given China’s peculiar matrix of a socialist party-state juxtaposed...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge Economies

    Clusters, Learning and Cooperative Advantage

    By Philip Cooke

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    This book traces the theoretical explanation for clusters back to the work of classical economists and their more modern disciples, who saw economic development as a process involving serious imbalances in the exploitation of resources. Initially, natural resource endowments explained the formation...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Implementing an Inclusive and Equitable Pension Reform

    Lessons from India's New Pension Scheme

    By Cheolsu Kim, Landis MacKellar, Russell Galer, Gautam Bhardwaj

    India is ageing. One response of Indian policy makers has been introduction of the New Pension Scheme (NPS), a defined contribution pension scheme which is mandatory for civil servants and voluntary for the rest of the population. Given the size of the target population, even if take-up is modest,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education in the Third World

    By Keith Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue examines the crucial question of how the education systems of Third World countries continue to be influenced by the former colonial powers, arguing that decisions and views made early in the twentieth century cannot always be so readily condemned from the standpoint of the 1980s. The...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Equity and Well-Being

    Measurement and Policy Practice

    By Hyun Hwa Son

    Equity is an abstract concept covering philosophical issues such as fairness and social justice, making its definition and measurement complex. This volume tackles these complexities head-on. The book is enriched with many empirical analyses and provides a comprehensive analysis of equity...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Globalisation and Advertising in Emerging Economies

    Brazil, Russia, India and China

    By Lynne Ciochetto

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    Brazil, Russia, India and China are four of the largest and most dynamic contemporary emerging economies in the world. Strong economic growth in each of these economies has been accompanied by the expansion of the advertising and consumer goods sectors. Using a series of country studies, this book...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Insider Trading in Developing Jurisdictions

    Achieving an effective regulatory regime

    By Wunmi Bewaji

    The book examines the regulation of insider dealing in the developed jurisdictions, using three of the G7 countries as guides with the aim of knowing how they have regulated insider trading and what lessons can be learnt from their failures and achievements. It looks at regulatory regimes in...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

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