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  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Development in Pakistan book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Development in Pakistan

    1st Edition

    By Nadeem Malik

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not only become an important concept for corporate organizations but also civil society, community, state and the multilateral and bilateral development agencies. It has acquired great significance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • NGOs and Global Trade: Non-state voices in EU trade policymaking book cover

    NGOs and Global Trade

    Non-state voices in EU trade policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Erin Hannah

    In a deeply iniquitous world, where the gains from trade are distributed unevenly and where trade rules often militate against progressive social values, human health, and sustainable development, NGOs are widely touted as our best hope for redressing these conditions. As a critical voice of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Global Institutions

  • Urban Poverty and Climate Change: Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America book cover

    Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation book cover

    Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker M. Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28

  • Indigenous People and Mobile Technologies book cover

    Indigenous People and Mobile Technologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurel Evelyn Dyson, Stephen Grant, Max Hendriks

    In the rich tradition of mobile communication studies and new media, this volume examines how mobile technologies are being embraced by Indigenous people all over the world. As mobile phones have revolutionised society both in developed and developing countries, so Indigenous people are using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22

  • Universities and Global Human Development: Theoretical and empirical insights for social change book cover

    Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21

  • Inclusive Growth in Africa: Policies, Practice, and Lessons Learnt book cover

    Inclusive Growth in Africa

    Policies, Practice, and Lessons Learnt, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Abebe Shimeles, Angela Lusigi, Ahmed Moummi

    Inclusive Growth in Africa analyzes the concept of inclusion within the challenges facing Africa’s rapidly growing economies, where rising affluence for some has been accompanied almost everywhere with rising inequality. Using a combination of political economy analyses, sector studies…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge African Studies

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The democratic dividend book cover

    Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21

  • Disaster Management in Australia: Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis book cover

    Disaster Management in Australia

    Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By George Carayannopoulos

    In recent times the frequency and severity of natural disasters has placed a clear emphasis on the ability of governments to plan, prepare and respond in an effective way. Disaster Management in Australia examines government coordination when faced with large scale crises, outlining the challenges…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. 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 – 2017-12-18

  • Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition book cover

    Negotiating Territoriality

    Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti, Ismael Vaccaro

    This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways in which space becomes socialized via political, economic, and cognitive appropriation.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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