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  • China's War against the Many Faces of Poverty

    Towards a new long march, 1st Edition

    By Jing Yang, Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

    China’s War against the Many Faces of Poverty measures multidimensional poverty in China and deprivation related to income, education, health issues, living standards and social security. The book adopts a well-developed methodology using three different empirical datasets to analyse aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Public Administration and Policy in Korea

    Its Evolution and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keun Namkoong, Kyung-ho Cho, Sangmook Kim

    The present Korean public administration and policy system has shown very significant differences compared to the system in 1970s. This book provides a comprehensive and holistic view on the development of Korean public policy and administration. Instead of dichotomizing the policy and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nagesh Kumar, Joseph George

    This volume foregrounds the importance of regional cooperation in the context of food security challenges in South Asia. South Asia holds the key to global achievement of SDG targets of ending hunger and malnutrition – it accounts for nearly one-third of food-insecure people on the planet, with…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge India

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Witnessing Partition

    Memory, History, Fiction, 2nd Edition

    By Tarun K. Saint

    This book interrogates representations – fiction, literary motifs and narratives – of the Partition of India. Delving into the writings of Khushwant Singh, Balachandra Rajan, Attia Hosain, Abdullah Hussein, Rahi Masoom Raza and Anita Desai, among many others, it highlights the modes of ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Britain and the Cyprus Crisis of 1974

    Conflict, Colonialism and the Politics of Remembrance in Greek Cypriot Society, 1st Edition

    By John Burke

    This book examines the ideological and socio-political discourses shaping the remembrance and representation of Britain and the Cyprus conflict of 1974 within Greek Cypriot society. By combining the official with the popular and drawing on an extensive range of oral history interviews, this…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

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