DEVELOPMENT


Anthem Press books in this field offer regional and global perspectives on the financial, political and social processes of development.


Anthem Frontiers of Global Political Economy
Triggering new thinking in global political economy, with particular reference to the prospects of emerging markets and developing countries.


Anthem Studies in Peace, Conflict and Development
Focusing on the causes and dynamics of violent conflicts within and between societies and states, as well as on policies and practices towards conflict management, development and peacebuilding initiatives.


Diversity and Plurality in South Asia
Investigating the plurality of social groups, identities and ideologies, and interrogating issues surrounding gender, caste, religion and region.


  1. Arab Development Denied
     
    Dynamics of Accumulation by Wars of Encroachment
    Ali Kadri

    Ali Kadri examines how over the last three decades the Arab world has undergone a process of developmental descent, or de-development, under the combined barrage of wars and neoliberal policies.
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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084326

  2. Financial Engineering of Climate Investment in Developing Countries
     
    Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action and How to Finance It
    Søren E. Lütken

    This book applies past climate finance experience and a clear understanding of financing sources and techniques to the development of financial engineering strategies for the new Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in developing countries.
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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084272

  3. The Clash of Globalizations
     
    Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Development Policy
    Kevin P. Gallagher

    Collecting and synthesizing a series of essays on the political economy of trade and development policy, this book explores the following research questions: to what extent is the global trading regime reducing the ability of nation states to pursue policies for financial stability and economic growth; and what political factors explain such changes in policy space over time, across different types of trade treaties and across nations?   

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083428

  4. Global Villages
     
    Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria
    Edited by Ger Duijzings

    ‘Global Villages: Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria’ aims to broaden the study of globalization from urban to rural contexts, exploring its effects through case studies from postsocialist Bulgaria. 

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083510

  5. The Military and Denied Development in the Pakistani Punjab
     
    An Eroding Social Consensus
    Shahrukh Rafi Khan and Aasim Sajjad Akhtar with Sohaib Bodla

    This book explores retrogressive agrarian interventions by Pakistan’s military in the Punjab and details the social resentment and resistance it has initiated.
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    Hardback | November 2014 | ISBN 9781783082896

  6. Knowledge Governance
     
    Reasserting the Public Interest
    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Ana Célia Castro and Rainer Kattel, with a Foreword by Richard Nelson

    In order to move beyond the international intellectual property rights regime in both theory and practice, this volume offers the novel approach of “knowledge governance” as a way to understand the role of knowledge in growth and development.

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    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083169

  7. Arab Development Denied
     
    Dynamics of Accumulation by Wars of Encroachment
    Ali Kadri

    Ali Kadri examines how over the last three decades the Arab world has undergone a process of developmental descent, or de-development, under the combined barrage of wars and neoliberal policies.
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    Hardback | July 2014 | ISBN 9781783082674

  8. Financial Engineering of Climate Investment in Developing Countries
     
    Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action and How to Finance It
    Søren E. Lütken

    This book applies past climate finance experience and a clear understanding of financing sources and techniques to the development of financial engineering strategies for the new Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in developing countries.
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    Hardback | June 2014 | ISBN 9781783080182

  9. Diagnosing the Indonesian Economy
     
    Toward Inclusive and Green Growth
    Edited by Hal Hill and Muhammad Ehsan Khan and Juzhong Zhuang

    ‘Diagnosing the Indonesian Economy: Toward Inclusive and Green Growth’ analyzes the critical development constraints facing the country, and proposes policy options to help overcome these constraints and set the country on a path of high and sustained inclusive economic growth in the medium term.

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    Paperback | October 2013 | ISBN 9781783080526

  10. Global Villages
     
    Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria
    Edited by Ger Duijzings

    ‘Global Villages: Rural and Urban Transformations in Contemporary Bulgaria’ aims to broaden the study of globalization from urban to rural contexts, exploring its effects through case studies from postsocialist Bulgaria. 

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    Hardback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857280732

  11. The Clash of Globalizations
     
    Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Development Policy
    Kevin P. Gallagher

    Collecting and synthesizing a series of essays on the political economy of trade and development policy, this book explores the following research questions: to what extent is the global trading regime reducing the ability of nation states to pursue policies for financial stability and economic growth; and what political factors explain such changes in policy space over time, across different types of trade treaties and across nations?   

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    Hardback | July 2013 | ISBN 9780857283276

  12. Development Without Aid
     
    The Decline of Development Aid and the Rise of the Diaspora
    David A. Phillips

    “Development Without Aid” provides a critique of foreign aid as a resource that is unable to provide the dynamism to propel the poorest countries out of poverty. It examines the rapid growth of the world’s diasporas as an alternative dynamic with potential to supersede foreign aid and drive a reassertion of sovereignty by poor states, especially in Africa, over their own development.

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    Paperback | April 2013 | ISBN 9780857286239

  13. An Introduction to Changing India
     
    Culture, Politics and Development
    Sirpa Tenhunen and Minna Säävälä

    This book provides a comprehensive view on rapidly changing India. It covers Indian culture, politics, economy and technology, as well as population and environmental issues.

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    Paperback | December 2012 | ISBN 9780857288059

  14. Inclusive Growth, Full Employment, and Structural Change
     
    Implications and Policies for Developing Asia, Second Edition
    Jesus Felipe

    'Inclusive Growth, Full Employment, and Structural Change: Implications and Policies for Developing Asia' discusses policies to achieve inclusive growth in developing Asia, including those relating to agriculture, investment, certain state interventions, monetary, fiscal, and the role of the state as employer of last resort.

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    Paperback | December 2012 | ISBN 9780857285720

  15. The Atlas of Climate Change Impact on European Cultural Heritage
     
    Scientific Analysis and Management Strategies
    Edited by C. Sabbioni, P. Brimblecombe and M. Cassar

     The Atlas of Climate Change Impact on European Cultural Heritage' is comprised of a vulnerability atlas and its accompanying guidelines, which together reveal the effects of future climate variations on cultural heritage.

    PRICE:  £50.00  /  $80.00
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    Paperback | November 2012 | ISBN 9780857282835

  16. Knowledge Governance
     
    Reasserting the Public Interest
    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Ana Célia Castro and Rainer Kattel, with a Foreword by Richard Nelson

    In order to move beyond the international intellectual property rights regime in both theory and practice, this volume offers the novel approach of “knowledge governance” as a way to understand the role of knowledge in growth and development.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285355

  17. South of the Crisis
     
    A Latin American Perspective on the Late Capitalist World
    Juan E. Corradi

    The book offers an unorthodox account of why and how global capitalism has entered a phase of unsustainable crises of accumulation and legitimacy, and examines the different exit strategies open to Latin American countries.

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    Paperback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285683

  18. Economists and the Powerful
     
    Convenient Theories, Distorted Facts, Ample Rewards
    Norbert Häring and Niall Douglas

    This book explores the workings of the modern global economy – in which competition is imperfect and influence of power is ubiquitous – and reveals the vast difference between the true workings of capitalism and the myths that mainstream economics would have us believe.

    PRICE:  £16.99  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857284594

  19. A New India?
     
    Critical Reflections in the Long Twentieth Century
    Edited by Anthony P. D'Costa, with a Foreword by Deepak Nayyar

    This volume critically examines the notion of a ‘new’ India by recognizing that India is changing remarkably and by exposing the many economic, social, and political contradictions that are integral to contemporary India.

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    Paperback | April 2012 | ISBN 9780857285041

  20. Diagnosing the Indonesian Economy
     
    Toward Inclusive and Green Growth
    Edited by Hal Hill, Muhammad Ehsan Khan, and Juzhong Zhuang

    ‘Diagnosing the Indonesian Economy: Toward Inclusive and Green Growth’ analyzes the critical development constraints facing the country, and proposes policy options to help overcome these constraints and set the country on a path of high and sustained inclusive economic growth in the medium term.

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    Hardback | February 2012 | ISBN 9780857284471

  21. India and the World Bank
     
    The Politics of Aid and Influence
    Jason A. Kirk

    'The World Bank needs India more than India needs it.' So goes an emerging consensus on both sides of the relationship between the Bank and its largest borrower. This book analyzes the politics of aid and influence, with a particular focus on sub-national state-level reforms in India.

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    Paperback | October 2011 | ISBN 9780857284129

  22. Ragnar Nurkse
     
    Trade and Development
    Edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert

    ‘Ragnar Nurkse, Trade and Development’ reprints Nukse’s most important works, making them widely available for an audience of economists, policy makers, researchers and students.

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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857283979

  23. Trysts with Democracy
     
    Political Practice in South Asia
    Edited by Stig Toft Madsen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Uwe Skoda

    This volume offers a collection of lucid, theoretically stimulating articles that explore and analyse the institutions and values which are salient in understanding political practices in South Asia.

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    Hardback | March 2011 | ISBN 9780857287731

  24. The Anti-Politics Machine in India
     
    State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed Development
    Vasudha Chhotray

    This book assesses the validity of ‘anti-politics’ critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory.

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    Hardback | March 2011 | ISBN 9780857287670

  25. Diagnosing the Philippine Economy
     
    Toward Inclusive Growth
    Edited by Dante B. Canlas, Muhammad Ehsan Khan and Juzhong Zhuang

    ‘Diagnosing the Philippine Economy’ describes the conditions that depress economic growth in the Philippine economy and their causes and potential solutions.

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    Paperback | January 2011 | ISBN 9780857289940

  26. National Strategies for Regional Integration
     
    South and East Asian Case Studies
    Edited by Joseph Francois, Pradumna B. Rana and Ganeshan Wignaraja

    ‘National Strategies for Regional Integration: South and East Asian Case Studies’ analyses the way Asian economies develop and implement effective approaches to regional cooperation and integration.

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    Paperback | January 2011 | ISBN 9780857289933

  27. BRICS and Development Alternatives
     
    Innovation Systems and Policies
    Edited by José Eduardo Cassiolato and Virginia Vitorino, with a Foreword by Bengt-Åke Lundvall

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the national innovation systems of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the trends in their science, technology and innovation policies.

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    Paperback | January 2011 | ISBN 9781843318309

  28. Why the World Economy Needs a Financial Crash and Other Critical Essays on Finance and Financial Economics
     
    Jan Toporowski

    These essays explain why financial crisis breaks out, its social, economic and cultural consequences, and the limitations of policy in the face of economic stagnation induced by financial inflation.

    PRICE:  £22.95  /  $39.50
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    Paperback | December 2010 | ISBN 9780857289803

  29. Feeding the World in the 21st Century
     
    A Historical Analysis of Agriculture and Society
    Christian Anton Smedshaug, with a Foreword by Niek Koning

    'Feeding The World in the 21st Century: A Historical Analysis of Agriculture and Society' provides and utilizes a historical understanding of the current global food situation as the basis for analyzing the ultimate challenge on how to feed an ever-expanding world of 10 billion people.

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    Paperback | May 2010 | ISBN 9781843318675

  30. The Retreat of Democracy and Other Itinerant Essays on Globalization, Economics, and India
     
    Kaushik Basu

    ‘The Retreat of Democracy’ presents an expanded and reworked selection of Basu's best journalistic writings on political and economic themes since the late 1990s.

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    Paperback | January 2010 | ISBN 9781843318279

  31. National Systems of Innovation
     
    Toward a Theory of Innovation and Interactive Learning
    Edited by Bengt-Åke Lundvall

    ‘National Systems of Innovation’ presents a new perspective on the dynamics of the national and the global economy.

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    Paperback | January 2010 | ISBN 9781843318668

  32. The Economics of the Yasuní Initiative
     
    Climate Change as if Thermodynamics Mattered
    Joseph Henry Vogel, with a Foreword by Graciela Chichilnisky

    Climate change lends itself to both political economy and humor. Through the lens of thermodynamics, the payment Ecuador seeks for not drilling in the Yasuní is equitable and efficient.

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    Paperback | December 2009 | ISBN 9781843318743

  33. Rethinking Foreign Investment for Sustainable Development
     
    Lessons from Latin America
    Edited by Kevin P. Gallagher and Daniel Chudnovsky, with a Foreword by José Antonio Ocampo

    Consisting of country case studies and comparative analyses from Latin American and US based political economists, this volume addresses the shortcomings of foreign investment for development, and sets out the challenges facing policy makers in this field.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | February 2009 | ISBN 9781843313168

  34. Institutional Change and Economic Development
     
    Edited by Ha-Joon Chang

    A comprehensive discussion of the issues surrounding institutional progression in relation to the economy of the developing world.

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    Paperback | November 2007 | ISBN 9781843312819

  35. Reclaiming Nature
     
    Environmental Justice and Ecological Restoration
    Edited by James K. Boyce, Sunita Narain, and Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Explores the relationship between the environment, human activity and social justice.

    PRICE:  £17.99  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | June 2007 | ISBN 9781843312659

  36. Rethinking Development Economics
     
    Edited by Ha-Joon Chang

    This title represents the most forward thinking and comprehensive review of development economics currently available.

    PRICE:  £24.95  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | June 2003 | ISBN 9781843311102

  37. Kicking Away the Ladder
     
    Development Strategy in Historical Perspective
    Ha-Joon Chang

    Exposes the attempts by developed countries to 'kick away the ladder' from developing countries trying to join the economic elite.

    PRICE:  £14.99  /  $26.95
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    Paperback | July 2002 | ISBN 9781843310273

  38. Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank
     
    The Rebel Within
    Edited and with a Commentary by Ha-Joon Chang

    The most influential and controversial speeches of Joseph Stiglitz are gathered together for the first time in this volume, with an enlightening commentary by Ha-Joon Chang.

    PRICE:  £19.99  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | July 2001 | ISBN 9781898855538