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  • Afropolitanism: Reboot book cover

    Afropolitanism: Reboot

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carli Coetzee

    This edited collection comprises an original and activist group of contributions on that much maligned figure, the Afropolitan. The contributors do not aim to define or fix the term anew; the reboot is, instead, the beginnings of an activist scholarly agenda in which ‘the Afropolitan’ is reimagined…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans book cover

    New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China book cover

    Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Hans Steinmüller

    The rise of popular politics is among one the most significant social and political developments the People’s Republic of China has witnessed in the post-Mao era. People from all walks of life have responded to rising inequalities and the privatization of collective goods with a new quest for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation book cover

    Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    1st Edition

    By Claudia Derichs

    Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles than by conventional spatial dimensions. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning book cover

    Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Mining in Latin America: Critical Approaches to the New Extraction book cover

    Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration book cover

    Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas book cover

    China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Wong, Chee-Beng TAN

    Since the 1978 opening up of China and her active engagement in economic reformation and modernization, China has become a truly global economic power. These developments have, consequently, had an impact on ethnic Chinese people living across the world. Traditionally, the study of immigrant…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Elementary Forms of Social Relations: Status, power and reference groups book cover

    Elementary Forms of Social Relations

    Status, power and reference groups, 1st Edition

    By Theodore D. Kemper

    Elementary Forms of Social Relations introduces the reader to social life as a perpetual quest by individuals to gain attention, respect and regard (status) accompanied by an effort to marshal defensive and offensive means (power) to overcome the reluctance of others to grant status. This work is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture: Writing Materiality book cover

    Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Writing Materiality, 1st Edition

    By Sabine Schülting

    Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination. Dirt litters Victorian writing – industrial novels, literature about the city, slum fiction, bluebooks, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Development and Gender Capital in India: Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala book cover

    Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Shared Lives of Humans and Animals: Animal Agency in the Global North book cover

    Shared Lives of Humans and Animals

    Animal Agency in the Global North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tuomas Räsänen, Taina Syrjämaa

    Animals are conscious beings that form their own perspective regarding the lifeworlds in which they exist, and according to which they act in relation to their species and other animals. In recent decades a thorough transformation in societal research has taken place, as many groups that were…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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