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  • 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

  • The Anthropology of Postindustrialism: Ethnographies of Disconnection book cover

    The Anthropology of Postindustrialism

    Ethnographies of Disconnection, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Vaccaro, Krista Harper, Seth Murray

    This volume explores how mechanisms of postindustrial capitalism affect places and people in peripheral regions and de-industrializing cities. While studies of globalization tend to emphasize localities newly connected to global systems, this collection, in contrast, analyzes the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Social Generativity: A Relational Paradigm for Social Change book cover

    Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies book cover

    Geographies of Development

    An Introduction to Development Studies, 4th Edition

    By Robert Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, Etienne Nel, David W. Smith

    Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12

  • Land Rights in India: Policies, movements and challenges book cover

    Land Rights in India

    Policies, movements and challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    This volume engages with the topical issue of land rights in neoliberal India. It examines government policies, laws, land governance and land reforms from the perspective of social justice and people’s response to dispossession of land. Looking beyond the dominant discourse of land acquisition…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Right to Education in India: Resources, institutions and public policy book cover

    Right to Education in India

    Resources, institutions and public policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Praveen Jha, P. Geetha Rani

    This is one of the first volumes to comprehensively discuss resource constraints and institutional challenges in realizing the Fundamental Right to Education (RTE) in India. It looks at various aspects of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), the primary vehicle to implement RTE and a flagship programme…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Populism and Power: Farmers’ movement in western India, 1980--2014 book cover

    Populism and Power

    Farmers’ movement in western India, 1980--2014, 1st Edition

    By D. N. Dhanagare

    This book traces the entire trajectory of the farmers’ movement in Western India, especially Maharashtra, from the 1980s to the present day. It reveals the fundamental contradictions between populism as an ideology and as political power within the democratic state structure. The volume highlights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Education and Empowerment in India: Policies and practices book cover

    Education and Empowerment in India

    Policies and practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avinash Kumar Singh

    This book explores the critical linkages between education and empowerment of women, marginalized groups and other disadvantaged sections of society. It: Provides an overview of educational policies and practices from India’s independence to the present day, and tracks relevant changes and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • NGOs in the Muslim World: Faith and Social Services book cover

    NGOs in the Muslim World

    Faith and Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susumu Nejima

    Muslim NGOs are continuously expanding their field of activities to various areas, including education, medical services, environment, aging societies, gender issues, and inter-religious dialogue. They are visible in an urban slum in Pakistan, rural development in Indonesia, and even in Fukushima…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

  • Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India book cover

    Education, Poverty and Gender

    Schooling Muslim Girls in India, 1st Edition

    By Latika Gupta

    This book investigates the nature of identity formation among economically backward adolescent Muslim girls in northern India by focusing on the interstitial spaces of the ‘home’ and ‘school’. It examines issues of religion, patriarchy and education, to interrogate the relationship between pedagogy…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa: The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions book cover

    Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

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