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  • How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization book cover

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

    1st Edition

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting affects how we are organized and how we influence each other and wield power. It is suggested that speaking is a major clue to organization and to the creation of new…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Africapitalism: Sustainable Business and Development in Africa book cover

    Africapitalism

    Sustainable Business and Development in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Uwafiokun Idemudia, Kenneth Amaeshi

    Using theory, empirical research, and case studies, this book explores the changing nature of business in Africa and how businesses can actively contribute to the development of Africa. It uses (and critically analyses) the concept of Africapitalism – a management philosophy and movement which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • The Circular Economy and the Global South: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development book cover

    The Circular Economy and the Global South

    Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Schröder, Manisha Anantharaman, Kartika Anggraeni, Timothy J. Foxon

    The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Religion and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia book cover

    Religion and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rakodi

    This book analyses how religion is entangled in people’s lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia. It provides an introduction to the teachings, practices and values promoted by the main religious traditions in these regions and an overview of the evidence on what religion means to people in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Temporary Migration, Transformation and Development: Evidence from Europe and Asia book cover

    Temporary Migration, Transformation and Development

    Evidence from Europe and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pirkko Pitkänen, Tomoko Hayakawa, Kerstin Schmidt, Mustafa Aksakal, S. Irudaya Rajan

    In a world grappling with refugee crisis, political unrest and economies on the verge of collapse, temporary migration has become an increasingly common phenomenon. This volume presents a comprehensive picture of the transformative and development potential of temporary transnational migration in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge India

  • Digital Transactions in Asia book cover

    Digital Transactions in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Athique, Emma Baulch

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of transactional forms of the digital across the Asian region by addressing the platforms and infrastructures that shape the digital experience. Contributors argue that each and every encounter mediated by the digital carries with it a functional exchange…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • An Apartheid Oasis?: Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda book cover

    An Apartheid Oasis?

    Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Venda, 1st Edition

    By Edward Lahiff

    This is a socio-economic study of agriculture and its contribution to livelihoods in Venda, one of the black "homelands" created in South Africa under apartheid. It is based on a survey of households in the Tshiombo irrigation scheme, a project in central Venda with around 600 plot-holders.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Terms of Trade and Class Relations: An Essay in Political Economy book cover

    Terms of Trade and Class Relations

    An Essay in Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Ashok Mitra

    Published in the year 1977, Terms of Trade and Class Relations is a valuable contribution to the field of History.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • BRICS National Systems of Innovation book cover

    BRICS National Systems of Innovation

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge India

  • The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender book cover

    The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • New Donors on the Postcolonial Crossroads: Eastern Europe and Western Aid book cover

    New Donors on the Postcolonial Crossroads

    Eastern Europe and Western Aid, 1st Edition

    By Tomáš Profant

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Eastern European countries were said to be playing catch up with the West, and in the field of development cooperation, they were classified as 'new donors.' This book aims to problematize this distinction between old and new development donors, applying an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda book cover

    Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

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