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  • Food Consumption in the City: Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific book cover

    Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Social Change and the Coming of Post-consumer Society: Theoretical Advances and Policy Implications book cover

    Social Change and the Coming of Post-consumer Society

    Theoretical Advances and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maurie J Cohen, Halina Szejnwald Brown, Philip J Vergragt

    Consumer society is an unquestionably complex social construct. However, after decades of unremitting dominance there are signs emerging that it is starting to falter, both as a coherent and durable system of social organization and as a strategy for societal advancement. Debates concerning how we…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Migration, Transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the Black Sea Region book cover

    Migration, Transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the Black Sea Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell King, Maja Povrzanović Frykman, Julie Vullnetari

    The Southeast Europe and Black Sea region presents fertile terrain for examining recent international migration trends. The contributions to this book cover a range of examples, from Ukraine and Moldova in the north, to Greece and Albania in the south. By intersecting the three key concepts of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change: Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty book cover

    Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Todd Schenk

    Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Migration and Agriculture: Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area book cover

    Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Carlos de Castro, Domenico Perrotta

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. The Mediterranean Basin represents a very interesting arena that is able to illustrate labour…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Food & Fitness Community Partnerships book cover

    Food & Fitness Community Partnerships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Lachance, Laurie Carpenter, Mary Emery, Mia Luluquisen

    This book describes many of the unique contributions of the Food & Fitness program including a number of early successes, drawing lessons from efforts to form and maintain partnerships, and from the strategies employed to create structural change in communities. This important study introduces…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care: International Perspectives book cover

    Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Coates, Dorothy Faulkner

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals set out targets aimed at creating a safer, more prosperous, and more equitable world. If these goals were to be achieved, children’s lives would indeed be transformed. In this collection, achievements against these targets are identified, with each…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations book cover

    The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century

    Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Torrent, Virginie Roiron Roiron

    Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union? Is the Commonwealth of Nations still relevant for its very diverse member states, ranging from small island states to Australia and India? In contemporary British politics, both organisations have come under fierce criticism,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Imagining the Public in Modern South Asia book cover

    Imagining the Public in Modern South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brannon Ingram, J. Barton Scott, SherAli K Tareen

    In South Asia, as elsewhere, the category of ‘the public’ has come under increased scholarly and popular scrutiny in recent years. To better understand this current conjuncture, we need a fuller understanding of the specifically South Asian history of the term. To that end, this book surveys the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Europe and Islam book cover

    Europe and Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Jones, Saskia van Genugten

    This book provides an in depth analysis of the challenging relationship between Europe and Islam. The general chapters on secularism, security, identity and solidarity show the challenge of promoting a stable multi-cultural society. In depth analysis of France, Germany, Britain, the Netherlands,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

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