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  • China’s Urbanization and the World Economyby F. Zhang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is an original reading by a Chinese economist on the grand topic of China’s urbanisation. Through gathering a vast amount of raw materials available in Chinese, the book deliberately maintains its indigenous flavour and introduces rich and timely information to the outside world, on topical issues such as household registration (hukou)... more...

  • Industrial Clusters, Migrant Workers, and Labour Markets in Indiaby Shuji Uchikawa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    This book analyzes three points: employment conditions for migrant workers, the impact of industrialization as part of industrial clusters upon surrounding and outlying villages, and the labour market in industrial clusters. This book examines the cases of two newly developed industrial clusters: Ludhiana in Punjab and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu. more...

  • Gender, Home & Identityby Katarzyna Grabska

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014;

    How and where did returning Nuer refugees make their 'homes' in southern Sudan? How were gender relations and identity redefined as a result of war, displacement and return to post-war communities? And how were those displaced able to recreate a sense of home, community and nation? During the civil wars in Southern Sudan (1983-2005) many of the... more...

  • Creating Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economyby Jeff Saperstein; Daniel Rouach

    Pearson Education 2002; US$ 34.00

    Drawing on extensive new research through dozens of interviews with entrepreneurial champions in diverse sectors, Creating Regional Wealth in the Global Innovation Economy pinpoints the key reasons why some locations succeed in the quest to become centers of technology and innovation - and sustain their competitive advantages over time - while others... more...

  • Regional Externalitiesby Wim Heijman

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Regional externalities are a specific subset of externalities that can be defined as externalities where space plays a dominant role. This book offers practical and theoretical insights in regional externalities. more...

  • Africa Development Indicators 2006by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 49.99

    Africa Development Indicators 2006 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains about 450 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries. Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid... more...

  • African Development Indicators 2005by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    African Development Indicators 2005 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering over 50 African countries with data from 1965-2003. The book is grouped into 17 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates;... more...

  • Postindustrial East Asian Citiesby Shahid Yusuf

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99

    Post-Industrial East Asian Cities analyzes urban developments and policies responsible for the growth of producer services and creative industries. This study is based on the findings of firm surveys conducted in East Asia and a review of the data and literature on several key regional cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Bangkok and Tokyo)... more...

  • Consequences of Economic Downturnby Martha A. Starr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates three questions raised by the financial crisis and economic downturn: Could the crisis and downturn have been averted had economic policymakers and business leaders considered ethical consequences of their actions?; How have the costs of the downturn fallen within the population, in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, and class?;... more...

  • No Localby Greg Sharzer

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Can making things smaller make the world a better place? No Local takes a critical look at localism, an ideology that says small businesses, ethical shopping and community initiatives like gardens and farmers? markets can stop corporate globalization. These small acts might make life better for some, but they don?t challenge the drive for profit... more...