• Soft Spaces in Europe: Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders book cover

    Soft Spaces in Europe

    Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Allmendinger, Graham Haughton, Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    The past thirty years have seen a proliferation of new forms of territorial governance that have come to co-exist with, and complement, formal territorial spaces of government. These governance experiments have resulted in the creation of soft spaces, new geographies with blurred boundaries that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development: Planning and implementation book cover

    The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development

    Planning and implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Fisher, Neha Rai

    Over the last decade, policies and financing decisions aiming to support low carbon resilient development within the least developed countries have been implemented across several regions. Some governments are steered by international frameworks, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change: A Comparison of Urban Strategies book cover

    Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment book cover

    Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy

    A Critical Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reza Hasmath

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • In The Post-Urban World: Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy book cover

    In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Theorising the European Union as an International Security Provider book cover

    Theorising the European Union as an International Security Provider

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annemarie Peen Rodt, Richard Whitman, Stefan Wolff

    The European Union has increasingly taken on a role as international security provider that extends beyond the geographical scope of its membership. This is clear from the wide range of military and civilian crisis management missions that the Union has undertaken, but also identifiable through its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Educating for Sustainability in Japan: Fostering resilient communities after the triple disaster book cover

    Educating for Sustainability in Japan

    Fostering resilient communities after the triple disaster, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Singer, Tracey Gannon, Fumiko Noguchi, Yoko Mochizuki

    Educating for Sustainable Development (ESD) approaches are holistic and interdisciplinary, values-driven, participatory, multi-method, locally relevant and emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving. This book explains how ESD approaches work in the Japanese context; their effects on different…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries: Theory, Evidence, and Policy book cover

    Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries

    Theory, Evidence, and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Oya, Nicola Pontara

    There is a striking scarcity of work conducted on rural labour markets in the developing world, particularly in Africa. This book aims to fill this gap by bringing together a group of contributors who boast substantial field experience researching rural wage employment in various developing…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government

    The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Toniatti, Jens Woelk

    Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government assesses the current state of the international theory and practice of autonomy in order to pursue the possibility of regional self-government in Tibet. Initiated by a workshop and roundtable with political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand: Highlanders in the City book cover

    Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective book cover

    Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India: Moving the Mountains book cover

    Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains, 1st Edition

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-Western and Western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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