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   1 Ahmad, Ishtiaq (ed)
Pakistan-s democratic transition : change and persistence
/ Ishtiaq Ahmad and Adnan Rafiq.-- London: Routledge,
xi, 248p. , 24cm.
(Routledge studies in South Asian politics).
ISBN : 9781138647961.
320.95491 AHM 145177
Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in
the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013,
for the first time in history, Pakistan saw an elected
government complete a full term in office and transfer
power through the ballot box to another civilian
government. In view of such an important development,
this book offers critical perspectives on Pakistan’s
current democratic transition and its implications for
national politics, security and foreign policy. It
critically analyses the emerging political trends in the
country, including their underlying sources, attributes,
constraints, and prospects of sustainability.

** Democratization -- Pakistan -- History , Pakistan --
Politics and government.
 330   ECONOMICS  
   2 Prevezer, Martha
Varieties of capitalism in history, transition and
emergence : new perspectives on institutional development
/ Martha Prevezer.-- London: Routledge, 2017.
xii, 281p., 24cm.
(Routledge studies in the modern world economy).
ISBN : 9780415735407.
330.122 PRE 145167
Building on the varieties of capitalism framework, this
book brings together the tools of institutional economics
with historical analyses of institutional evolution of
different kinds of property rights and legal systems,
protected by different kinds of state, giving rise to
distinct corporate governance structures. It constructs
institutional development histories across leading
liberal capitalisms in Britain and the United States,
compared with continental capitalisms in France and
Germany, and contemporary transitional capitalisms in
China and Tanzania.

** Capitalism , Institutional economics , Corporate

3 Westra, Richard (ed)
The Future of capitalism after the financial crisis : the
varieties of capitalism debate in the age of austerity /
Richard Westra, Dennis Badeen and Robert Albritton.--
Abingdon: Routledge, 2015.
xxiv, 231p. , 23cm.
(Routledge frontiers of political economy).
ISBN : 9781138226784.
330.122 WES 145178
The Future of Capitalism After the Financial Crisis: The
Varieties of Capitalism Debate in the Age of Austerity
contains thirteen world leading political economists
writing from within eight different countries who
critically analyze the current crisis tendencies of
capitalism both globally and in particular countries.
Given the likelihood of an increasingly crisis prone
future for capitalism, it is important not only to
rethink capitalism in its current manifestations or
varieties. It is also important to rethink research
methods and conceptual frameworks in preparation for
understanding an increasingly rocky future in which
capitalism itself could go the way of the many species
that in the past were endangered only to become extinct.

** Capitalism , Financial crises , Global Financial
Crisis, 2008-2009

4 ODriscoll, Gerald P
Austrian economics re-examined : the economics of time
and ignorance / Gerald P ODriscoll and Mario J Rizzo.--
New York: Routledge, 2015.
x, 301p. , 24cm.
(Routledge foundations of the market economy).
ISBN : 9781138023000.
330.157 ODR 145194
Austrian Economics Re-examined: The Economics of Time and
Ignorance is an expanded version of the 1996 edition of
The Economics of Time and Ignorance. This work is a
classic statement of the role of subjectivism, radical
uncertainty and change through real time in Austrian
economics specifically, and in modern economics more

** Austrian school of economics , Time and economic
reactions , Uncertainty.

5 Biswas, Rajiv
Asian megatrends / Rajiv Biswas.-- Houndmills: Palgrave
Macmillan, 2016.
xi, 245p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781137441881.
330.95 BIS 145189
Asian Megatrends assesses the key drivers transforming
Asia over the next two decades. The rise of China is
transforming the Asia-Pacific, while India and Indonesia
are also rising Asian powers that are changing the shape
of the Asian economic landscape. However Asia also faces
tremendous economic and social challenges over the long-

** Asia -- Economic conditions -- 21st century , Economic
development -- Asia -- 21st century , Economic
forecasting -- Asia.

6 Ambler, Tim
Doing business in China / Tim Ambler and Morgen Witzel.--
4th ed-- London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2017.
ix, , 257p, , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781138944824.
330.951 AMB 145186
This is a general introduction to managing business
enterprises in China, aimed specifically at Western and
non-Chinese businesses and managers, particularly those
with limited experience of China.

** China-Economic conditions-2000-, China-Economic policy
2000-, Investments, Foreign-China, International business
   7 Jones, Garett (ed)
Banking crises : perspective from the New Palgrave
Dictionary / Garett Jones.-- Basingstoke: Palgrave
Macmillan, 2016.
xiv, 350p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781137553782.
332.1 JON 145190
Why do banks collapse? Are financial systems more fragile
in recent decades? Can policies to fix the banking system
do more harm than good? What-s the history of banking
crises? With dozens of brief, non-technical articles by
economists and other researchers, Banking Crises offers
answers from diverse scholarly viewpoints.

** Financial crises , Banks and banking , Bank failures.

   8 Congost, Rosa (ed)
Property rights in land : issues in social, economic and
global history / Rosa Congost, Jorge Gelman and Rui
Santos.-- New York: Routledge, 2017.
vi, 211p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781848935808.
333.3 CON 145181
This collection of essays aims to widen our understanding
of property rights by shifting attention towards social
and cultural history. The themes covered are at the
forefront of current work in economics and business
history, including institutions, property and path

** Land use -- History , Land use, Rural -- History ,
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- History

9 Spash, Clive L (ed)
Routledge handbook of ecological economics : nature and
society / Clive L Spash.-- London: Routledge, 2017.
xvii, 551p. , 25cm.
(Routledge international handbooks).
ISBN : 9781138931510.
333.7 SPA 145169
This handbook, edited by a leading figure in the field,
demonstrates the dynamism of ecological economics in a
wide-ranging collection of state-of-the-art essays.
Containing contributions from an array of international
researchers who are pushing the boundaries of the field,
the Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics showcases
the diversity of the field and points the way forward. A
critical analytical perspective is combined with realism
about how economic systems operate and their essential
connection to the natural world and society. This
provides a rich understanding of how biophysical reality
relates to and integrates with social reality.

** Environmental economics , Environmental policy --
Economic aspects , Ecology -- Economic aspects

10 Wu, Fengshi (ed)
China-s global quest for resources : energy, food and
water / Fengshi Wu and Hongzhou Zhang.-- Abingdon:
Routledge, 2017.
xi, 189p. , 24cm.
(China policy series).
ISBN : 9781138943278.
333.70951 WUF 145185
The world’s key resources of energy, food and water,
which are closely connected and interdependent on each
other, are coming under increasing pressure, as a result
of increasing population, development and climate change.
In the case of China, following its recent economic
surge, energy, food and water are already nearing the
point of shortage. This book considers how China is
working to avoid shortages of energy, food and water, and
the effect this is having internationally.

** Natural resources -- Government policy -- China ,
China -- Foreign economic relations , Energy security --
Government policy -- China

   11 Verma, Rajneesh
India and China in Africa : a comparative perspective of
the oil industry / Rajneesh Verma.-- New York: Routledge,
xxi, 279p. , 24cm.
(Routledge Contemporary Asia Series).
ISBN : 9781138121935.
338.27280966 VER 145170
This book analyses the acquisition of oil blocks by
Indian and Chinese oil corporations in eleven West
African countries. It describes the differences in how
India and China mobilize oil externally to meet their
respective goals and objectives. The book examines the
rate of return on capital, rate of interest on loans and
the ease of availability of loans, the difference in the
level of technology and ability to acquire technology,
project management skills, risk aversion, valuation of
the asset and the difference in the economic, political
and diplomatic support received by the Chinese and Indian
oil companies from their respective governments.

** Petroleum industry and trade -- Africa, West ,
Petroleum industry and trade -- India , Petroleum
industry and trade -- China

12 Ngwu, Franklin N (ed)
Corporate governance in developing and emerging markets /
Franklin N Ngwu, Onyeka K Osuji and Frank H Stephen.--
New York: Routledge, 2017.
xvii,341p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781138955851.
338.6091724 NGW 145172
Throughout the world, the Anglo-American model of
corporate governance tends to prevail ° but no two
countries are identical. Governance outcomes in
developing and emerging economies often deviate from what
theory predicts, due to a wide range of factors. Using
insights from New Institutional Economics, Corporate
Governance in Developing and Emerging Markets aims to
explain the different issues and cultural and legal
factors at play, and put forward an alternative
governance framework for these economies.

** Corporate governance -- Developing countries ,
Business enterprises - Law and legislation - Developing
countries , Business enterprises -- Law and legislation.

13 Bhinekawati, Risa
Corporate social responsibility and sustainable
development : Social capital and corporate development in
developing economies / Risa Bhinekawati.-- London:
Routledge, 2017.
xxiii, 236p. , 24cm.
(Finance, Governance and Sustainability).
ISBN : 9781138227583.
338.927091724 BHI 145168
Many different companies can significantly contribute to
the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations-
sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction,
by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living below
$1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is the lack of
capabilities and access for them to participate in
productive economic activities. If companies can
contribute to provide access and the necessary skills,
then individuals will have the capabilities to achieve
their aspirations, including earning a higher income.

** Social responsibility of business -- Developing
countries , Sustainable development -- Developing
countries , Corporations -- Environmental aspects --
Developing countries

14 Shucheng, Liu
Chinese economic growth and fluctuations / Liu Shucheng.-
London: Routledge, 2017.
ix, 196p. , 24cm.
(China perspectives).
ISBN : 9781138898684.
338.951 SHU 145166
As a famous Chinese economist, the author is the first
one who demonstrated the investment periodicity in China.
His groundbreaking studies on Chinese economic periodic
fluctuation have significant impact at home and abroad.
The first six papers collected in this book mainly
examine issues on Chinese periodic fluctuation and
macroeconomic regulation, including the periodic
fluctuations from 1953 to 1994, and a comparative
analysis of five macroeconomic regulations since the
reform and open up in the late 1980s.

** Economic development--China , Business cycles--China ,
China--Economic conditions--1949- , China--Economic
policy -1949-
 577   ECOLOGY 
   15 Farrell, Katharine N (ed)
Beyond reductionism : a passion for interdisciplinarity /
Katharine N Farrell,Tommaso Luzzati and Sybille van den
Hove.-- London: Routledge, 2013.
xxv, 317p. , 24cm.
(Routledge studies in ecological economics).
ISBN : 9780415470148.
577 FAR 145165
The field of ecological economics, now just over twenty
years old, operates at the interface between the two
sciences of ecology and economics and is, by definition,
concerned with the interplay between two types of complex
living systems. It lies, therefore by definition, beyond
reductionism - that dominant scientific methodology which
dates back to Descartes. In this respect, the story of
how ecological economic methods have developed over time
is also one of how new scientific methods that lie beyond
reductionism have developed.

** Ecology -- Economic aspects , Environmental economics
Environmental policy

 610    MEDICINE and HEALTH  
   16 Daim, Tugrul U
Healthcare technology innovation adoption : electronic
health records and other emerging health information
technology i / Tugrul U Daim and Others.-- Cham: Springer
, 2016.
xv, 249p. , 24cm.
(Innovation, technology, and knowledge management.)
ISBN : 9783319179742.
610.28 DAI 145187
This book aims to study the factors affecting the
adoption and diffusion of Health Information Technology
(HIT) innovation. It analyzes the adoption processes of
various tools and applications, particularly Electronic
Health Records (EHR), highlighting the impact on various
sectors of the healthcare system, such as physicians,
administration, and patient care, while also identifying
the various pitfalls and gaps in the literature.

** Medical innovations , Health and Fitness -- Holism ,
Health and Fitness -- Reference
   17 Crowther, David
A Social critique of corporate reporting : semiotics and
web-based integrated reporting / David Crowther.--2nd ed-
London: Routledge, 2016.
xiii, 237p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781409441885.
658.1512 CRO 145171
In the critically acclaimed first edition of A Social
Critique of Corporate Reporting, David Crowther examined
the perceived dialectic around traditional and
environmental reporting to show it to be a false
dialectic. Corporate reporting continues to change
rapidly to incorporate more detail and especially
environmental and social information. At the same time
the mechanism for reporting has changed and the internet
now enables more information to be provided to an ever
wider range of stakeholders and interest groups.

** Corporation reports , Social responsibility of

18 Ransburg, David
Human resources in the family business : maximizing the
power of your people / David Ransburg, Wendy Sage-Hayward
Amy M Schuman.-- Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
xx, 217p. , 24cm.
(Family Business publication).
ISBN : 9781137444264.
658.3 RAN 145192
This book will help HR managers and founders/owners
develop a formal process within the company and also
provide insights from family firms on how to manage
sensitive topics ranging from family member compensation,
family member appraisal, etc., and serves as a guide to
HR managers struggling to get a "seat at the table" in
family firms.

** Family-owned business enterprises -- Employees ,
Personnel management , Business and Economics -- Industrial

19 Manos, Ronny (ed)
Corporate responsibility : social action, institutions
and governance / Ronny Manos, Israel Drori.-- London:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
xiii, 364p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781137450715.
658.408 MAN 145191
This book presents an in-depth study of corporate social
action and the factors influencing a decision to engage
in it. Going beyond the causal relationship between CSA
and firm performance, the book stresses the link between
CSA and a firm-s core managerial policies and practices,
reflecting the complexity and varied facets of CSA and
the numerous internal and external factors that influence
its outcomes. The book draws on the experiences of
various industrial sectors to reveal the importance of a
range of issues such as top management pay dispersion and
ownership structure, which may influence the firm°°°s
decision to engage in CSA. It also explores some of the
external influences on firms, such as institutional
norms, the geopolitical environment and the industrial

** Social responsibility of business , Corporate

20 Pendleton, David
Leadership: all you need to know / David Pendleton and
Adrian Furnham.--2nd ed-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan,
xxiii,254p., 24cm.
ISBN : 9781137554345.
658.4092 PEN 145193
The book presents a leadership model for the future which
creates the right conditions for people to thrive,
individually and collectively, and achieve significant

** Leadership , Executive ability.

   21 Alam, Mohammed Ehrar
Introduction to geographic information systems / Mohammed
Ehrar Alam.-- New Delhi: Aayu Publications, 2016.
x,176p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9789385161223.
910.285 ALA 145184

** Geographic information systems
   22 Gupta, Sanjay Prasad
Ecofriendly approach for conservation of cultural
heritage / Sanjay Prasad Gupta.-- New Delhi: Aayu
Publications, 2016.
xx, 160p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9789385161353.
934.1370028 GUP 145183
Study conducted in Bhand Deol Temple and Shiv Temple of
Chhattisgarh, India.

** Archaeological chemistry , Archaeology -- Methodology
Biodegradation -- India – Chhattisgarh
   23 Chowdhury, Tamina M
Indigenous identity in South Asia : making claims in the
colonial Chittagong Hill Tracts / Tamina M Chowdhury.--
London: Routledge, 2017.
198p. , 24cm.
(Routledge advances in South Asian studies).
ISBN : 9781138673434.
954.92903 CHO 145188
In the immediate aftermath of the creation of Bangladesh
in 1971, an armed struggle ensued in its remote south-
eastern corner. The hill people in the Chittagong Hill
Tracts, more commonly referred to as paharis, demanded
official recognition, and autonomy, as the indigenous
people of the Tracts. This demand for autonomy was
primarily based on the claim that they were ethnically
distinct from the majority °Bengali° population of
Bangladesh, and thereby needed to protect their unique

** Chittagong Hill Tracts (Bangladesh : Region) --
History , Indigenous peoples -- Bangladesh -- Chittagong
Hill Tracts (Region) -- Ethnic identity , Bangladesh --
History -- Autonomy and independence movements.



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