Explores the social disruption resulting from industrialization in a Chinese coalmining community at the turn of the twentieth century.
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
New edition of Aihwa Ong’s classic ethnographic study of Malay women factory workers.
Uses Brazil as a case study of how governments implement environmental policies despite urgent needs for economic development.
The impact of internet technologies on international politics.
Defines, analyzes, critiques, and proposes new policy solutions for achieving sustainable development.
Explains and critiques current theories of political development.
Examines how developing countries have restructured their telecommunications in order to "leapfrog" or accelerate development.
Examines whether NAFTA will produce increased or decreased wages in the regional trading blocs emerging in Europe, North America, and East Asia as a result of its uniting of high and low wage areas and identifies the winners and losers in various labor markets.
The informal sector denotes the small-scale, unprotected, and loosely regulated activities and self-employment that proliferate in developing countries. This book is about the people who engage in informal ...
It's become an all too familiar headline—plant closes, employees laid off, another community plunged into economic despair. Stewart Perry looks beyond the headlines to our "forgotten" communities, showing ...