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  • Place Branding through Phases of the Imageby Staci M. Zavattaro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    In Place Branding through Phases of the Image , Zavattaro explains how city promotional strategies can take the place of corporate governance structures through phases of the image. more...

  • Lewisian Turning Point in the Chinese Economyby Ryoshin Minami; Fumio Makino; Kwan S. Kim

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This volume is concerned with labor market developments in China from a comparative perspective on selected East and South Asian countries. It closely examines the changing structure of China's labor market in the context of the Lewisisan turning point in ecomomic development. 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...

  • The Professor and the Presidentby Stephen Hess

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 15.00

    What happens when a conservative president makes a liberal professor from the Ivy League his top urban affairs adviser? The president is Richard Nixon, the professor is Harvard's Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Of all the odd couples in American public life, they are probably the oddest. Add another Ivy League professor to the White House staff when Nixon... more...

  • Reform of the International Monetary Systemby

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00

    By providing a comprehensive overview of policy proposals for the international monetary system from an Asian perspective, this book aims to identify what innovations are needed to reform the international monetary and financial system to promote financial stability and sustainable economic growth for emerging economies. The book is organized into... more...

  • Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, v1Bby Barry Chiswick; Paul W. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 147.95

    The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics... more...

  • On The Booksby Greg Farrell

    Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    A David and Goliath story, On The Books is the first-hand comic strip account of the labor struggle at NYC?s legendary Strand bookstore in the summer of 2012. Told by Greg Farrell—an employee of the store who interviewed numerous other members of the staff—the book examines the motives and actions of those involved, including the store, the staff,... more...

  • Human Green Development Report 2014by Xiaoxi Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This exhaustive survey assesses the performance of the United Nations and its member states in all key areas, at the same time as laying down a road map for sustainable development in the future. Deploying the Human Green Development Index as a new metric for an era in which human survival is intimately dependent on the viability of the Earth as a... more...

  • East Asia's Changing Urban Landscapeby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 24.99

    Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. East Asia’s Changing Urban Landscape aims to address this problem by using satellite imagery and other data to measure urban expansion across the East Asia and Pacific region between... more...

  • Politics in South Asiaby Siegfried O. Wolf; Jivanta Schöttli; Dominik Frommherz; Kai Fürstenberg; Marian Gallenkamp; Lion König; Markus Pauli

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The book introduces central themes that have preoccupied the field of South Asian politics over the last few decades and identifies new, emerging areas of research. Presenting both general political theory and context-specific case studies, the collection draws attention to the methodological challenges of working on an area-specific theme and the... more...