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  • Migration Governance across Regions

    State-Diaspora Relations in the Latin America-Southern Europe Corridor

    By Ana Margheritis

    Migration policies are rarely effective. Examples of unintended and undesirable outcomes abound. In Latin America, very little is known about the impact and long-term sustainability of state policies towards emigrants. Following a world-wide trend, Ecuador, Uruguay, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of African Security

    Edited by James J. Hentz

    This new Handbook examines the issues, challenges, and debates surrounding the problem of security in Africa. Africa is home to most of the world's current conflicts, and security is a key issue. However, African security can only be understood by employing different levels of analysis: the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Reassessing the Responsibility to Protect

    Conceptual and Operational Challenges

    Edited by Brett R. O'Bannon

    This book explores conceptual and operational questions regarding the development and implementation of the Responsibility to Protect. The mass atrocity norm known as the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) has enjoyed meteoric success since the concept was introduced in 2001. But perhaps precisely…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • Globalization and Japanese "Exceptionalism" in Education

    Insider's Views into a Changing System

    Edited by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi

    Globalization is the most common overriding characteristic of our time, with societies all over the world struggling to change their educational systems to meet what are perceived to be the needs of globalization. This book provides an insider's account of how the Japanese educational system is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Thomas French

    The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of the ashes of defeat towards its status as a developmental model for much of the world. The period arguably saw the sowing of the seeds of the post-war flowering of what some term the ‘post-war…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Childhoods in India

    Traditions, Trends, and Transformations

    Edited by T. S. Saraswathi, Shailaja Menon, Ankur Madan

    This book highlights the significance of an interdisciplinary approach to understanding children and childhoods in the Indian context. While it is recognized that multiple kinds of childhoods exist in India, policy and practice approaches to working with children are still based on a singular model…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge India

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India, and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: • charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism

    By David Hirsh

    Today’s antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Managing Social Purpose Driven Organizations

    Looking at the Third Sector

    By Wee Beng Geok

    The book examines the management of social purpose driven organizations in an Asian context, using the case study approach. It looks at these organizations during a period of major changes in the regulatory and governance environment for charities in Singapore. The focus is on how these changes…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Decentralised Democracy

    Gandhi’s Vision and Indian Reality

    By M. V. Nadkarni, N. Sivanna, Lavanya Suresh

    This book provides a vantage point of comparison, of the actual reality of decentralisation in India with Gandhi’s vision of decentralised democracy, or what he referred to as Gram Swaraj. It looks at the historical evolution of panchayats from ancient times to India’s independence, and critically…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge India

  • Venture Capital and Firm Performance

    The Korean Experience in a Global Perspective

    By Jaeho Lee

    This book provides an analysis of the impact on underpricing and long-term performance of venture capital in IPOs, and of the ownership characteristics of venture capital companies. It investigates the performance of IPOs in Korea during the dot-com bubble-and-bust period. The book looks at venture…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Globalization, Industrialization and Labour Markets in East and South Asia

    Edited by Rajah Rasiah, Bruce McFarlane, Sarosh Kuruvilla

    Among the key debates fought in developing economies is whether globalization through liberalization is the means by which economies can industrialize and provide their labour forces with tangible improvements in the material conditions of living. This book addresses this issue head on, using…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

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