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  • Food Tourism and Regional Development: Networks, products and trajectories book cover

    Food Tourism and Regional Development

    Networks, products and trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Stefan Gössling

    Food tourism is a topic of increasing importance for many destinations. Seen as a means to potentially attract tourists and differentiate destinations and attractions by means of the association with particular products and cuisines, food is also regarded as an opportunity to generate added value…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing: Human-Scale Development in Practice book cover

    Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25

  • Cultures of Development: Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity book cover

    Cultures of Development

    Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Warren

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by rejecting the advice of Western…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Thirty Years of China's Reform book cover

    Thirty Years of China's Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Subaltern Movements in India: Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development book cover

    Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development, 1st Edition

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice: Rethinking Parks and People book cover

    Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations: A Case from the African Migration Route book cover

    Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations

    A Case from the African Migration Route, 1st Edition

    By May Ngo

    Religion has always played an important, if often contested, role in the public domain. This book focuses on how faith-based organisations (FBOs) interact with the public sphere, showing how faith-based actors are themselves shaped by wider processes and global forces such as globalisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights: A Critical Early Review book cover

    The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights

    A Critical Early Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inga Winkler, Carmel Williams

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015. The SDGs make the central promise to Leave No One Behind and include a dedicated goal to reduce inequalities. Human rights advocates have put great hopes in the SDGs as an instrument for transformative change. But do they bring about…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts: Going Beyond Voice book cover

    Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea book cover

    Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women: Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict book cover

    Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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