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  • Mining and Community in South Africa: From Small Town to Iron Town book cover

    Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Civil Society Sustainability: New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability book cover

    Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Building from Tradition: Low-tech Strategies and Local Materials in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Low-tech Strategies and Local Materials in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of War: Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers book cover

    Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of War

    Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers

    Edited by Harald Muller, Carsten Rauch

    Great-power conflict and great-power war are still the most dangerous risks the international community is facing today. This edited volume investigates the feasibility of a modern day concert of powers as a way for managing the risk of great power conflicts in the 21st century. The volume takes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia: From Northeast Asia to China book cover

    Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Tourism and Ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination book cover

    Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

    Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination

    Edited by Ismar Borges de Lima, Victor T. King

    Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field. This book bridges this gap, presenting an original conceptual framework to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • A Dictionary of Humanitarianism book cover

    A Dictionary of Humanitarianism

    Edited by Tim Allen, Anna Macdonald, Henry Radice

    A Dictionary of Humanitarianism brings together leading experts, including many of the critical writers whose work led to the establishment of humanitarian studies in the first place. The field of humanitarianism is profoundly characterised by uncertainty, by a constant need to respond with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America book cover

    Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

    Edited by Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Susanna B. Hecht

    Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agroindustrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agroindustrial practices, serving as a key nexus in food-feed-fuel production that underpins the agribusiness-conservationist discourse of "land…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Politics of Development in Pakistan: Living Village book cover

    Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Promise of Small and Medium Enterprises: BRICS National Systems of Innovation book cover

    The Promise of Small and Medium Enterprises

    BRICS National Systems of Innovation

    Edited by Ana Arroio, Mario Scerri

    This series of books brings together results of an extensive research programme on aspects of the national systems of innovation (NSI) in the five BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. It provides a comprehensive and comparative examination of the challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge India

  • Inequality and Development Challenges: BRICS National Systems of Innovation book cover

    Inequality and Development Challenges

    BRICS National Systems of Innovation

    Edited by Maria Clara Couto Soares, Mario Scerri, Rasigan Maharajh

    This series of books brings together results of an extensive research programme on aspects of the national systems of innovation (NSI) in the five BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. It provides a comprehensive and comparative examination of the challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge India

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