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  • Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management: Challenges for Sustainable Development book cover

    Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Challenges for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux

    Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. As the term is used in this book,…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration book cover

    Large-scale Forest Restoration

    1st Edition

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Applied Police Research: Challenges and opportunities book cover

    Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ella Cockbain, Johannes Knutsson

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the…

    eBook – 2014-09-15
    Routledge
    Crime Science Series

  • The Age of Intelligent Cities: Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies book cover

    The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and…

    eBook – 2014-08-27
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Making Diaspora in a Global City: South Asian Youth Cultures in London book cover

    Making Diaspora in a Global City

    South Asian Youth Cultures in London, 1st Edition

    By Helen Kim

    The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis…

    eBook – 2014-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements: Shaping the Self-Constructed City book cover

    Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements

    Shaping the Self-Constructed City, 1st Edition

    By David Gouverneur

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of:…

    eBook – 2014-08-13
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Agriculture in India: Studies from Selected River Basins book cover

    Climate Change and Agriculture in India

    Studies from Selected River Basins, 1st Edition

    By K. Palanisami, C. R. Ranganathan, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Krishna Reddy Kakumanu

    This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate…

    eBook – 2014-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Deprovincializing Habermas: Global Perspectives book cover

    Deprovincializing Habermas

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Bailey

    This volume engages with Jürgen Habermas’s political theory from critical perspectives beyond its Western European origins. In particular, it explores the challenges of democratizing, decolonizing and desecularizing his theory for global contexts, and proposes ‘deprovincializing’ reformulations for…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Vidyasagar: The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian book cover

    Vidyasagar

    The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian, 1st Edition

    By Brian A. Hatcher

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820–91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar’s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history,…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge India
    Pathfinders

  • The Metaphysics of Technology book cover

    The Metaphysics of Technology

    1st Edition

    By David Skrbina

    What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology is an old one, with roots in the pre-Socratic philosophy of ancient Greece. It was then…

    eBook – 2014-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Viewing the Islamic Orient: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Viewing the Islamic Orient

    British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Pallavi Pandit Laisram

    The Islamic Orient studies the travel accounts of four British travelers during the nineteenth century. Through a critical analysis of these works, the author examines and questions Edward Said’s concept of "Orientalism" and "Orientalist" discourse: his argument that the orientalist view…

    eBook – 2014-07-11
    Routledge India

  • Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation: Theories and International Experiences book cover

    Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation

    Theories and International Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Hui Huang, Dirk Schoenmaker

    In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and…

    eBook – 2014-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

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