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  • Taken For A Rideby Matteo Rizzo

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 64.99

    The growth of cities, and informal economies within them, are two central manifestations of globalization in the developing world. This book contributes to our understanding of both, through a study of public transport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, from 1970 to 2015. more...

  • Financial Systems and Economic Growthby Peter L. Rousseau; Paul Wachtel

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This volume presents essays that take a historical look at aspects of the finance-growth nexus. more...

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Citiesby Vanessa Ratten

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    There has been increased emphasis on smart cities due to the economic, environmental and technological shifts that have impacted on society. This book focuses on how cities are becoming smarter, more innovative and entrepreneurial due to the increased pressures placed on them from societal changes in the global business environment. The book defines... more...

  • A Research on China?s Economic Growth Potentialby Chong-en Bai; Qiong Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    After impressive growth of about 10% per annum for three decades, China's visible signs of economic slowdown since 2008 have been subject to much contention. What causes the deceleration? What should we expect in an era of China's 6% growth? This book answers these questions in three parts. Although it is widely accepted that China can hardly continue... more...

  • The African Affairs Readerby Nic Cheeseman; Lindsay Whitfield; Carl Death

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 98.99

    This book draws together essential readings from the journal African Affairs together with a series of new essays on key themes written by the journal editors. more...

  • Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Developmentby Tim Unwin

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    This book draws on the author's 15 years of practical and conceptual experience of research and practice in delivering development initiatives that effectively use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to empower some of the world's poorest and most marginalized people. more...

  • Making Big Decisions Betterby Tim Lewko

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    For many organizations, the word strategy conjures up endless ideas, concepts and tools - while the intent is correct, the awful reality is most companies do not have a simple, common definition of strategy or a simple approach to make the big decisions. Too many PowerPoints, not enough one pagers that can be put into practice. The lack of a common... more...

  • Commodification of Global Agrifood Systems and Agro-Ecologyby Y?ld?z Atasoy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the shifting relations of food provisioning in Turkey from a comparative global political economy perspective. It offers in-depth ethnographic analysis, interviews and historical insights into the ambiguities and diversities that simultaneously affect the changing conditions of food and agriculture in Turkey. Specific issues examined... more...

  • Cash, Corruption and Economic Developmentby Vikram Vashisht

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    Have you ever asked yourself what gives comfort to someone who demands and accepts a bribe, sells drugs or commits professional crimes for money? The majority of these people are not wealthy, and they accept small amounts of money every day from their victims. Cash, Corruption and Economic Development examines the causes of corruption and crime... more...

  • Insightby Tasha Eurich

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.88

    Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness ? but how often do we consider whether we might have the same problem? Research shows that self-awareness is the meta-skill of the 21st century ? the foundation for high performance, smart choices, and lasting relationships.... more...