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  • Understanding Intercultural Communication

    Negotiating a Grammar of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Holliday

    Understanding Intercultural Communication provides a practical framework to help readers to understand intercultural communication and to solve intercultural problems. Each chapter exemplifies the everyday intercultural through ethnographic narratives in which people make sense of each other in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries

    Edited by Sophia Labadi

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid is one of the first volumes to analyse a wide and comprehensive range of issues related to culture and international aid in a critical and constructive manner. Assessing why international aid is provided for cultural projects, rather than for other causes…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Rural Livelihoods and Gendered Resistance in Botswana

    Patterns and Production in Women's Basketry Co-operatives

    By Rebecca L Upton

    As globalization has shifted the market in tourism--‐dependent Botswana, women who are responsible for the production of baskets have entered a new and expanded market economy where locally made baskets carry Tswana symbols and meanings into international contexts and construct and contest the idea…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Planning for AuthentiCITIES

    Edited by Laura Tate, Brettany Shannon

    Authenticity resonates throughout the urbanizing world. As cities’ commercial corridors and downtowns start to look increasingly the same, and gentrification displaces many original neighborhood residents, we are left with a sense that our cities are becoming "hollowed out," bereft of the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Balkanism

    The Scholarly Politics of Region Making

    By Diana Mishkova

    In recent years, Western discourse of the Balkans, or 'Balkanism', has risen in prominence. Characteristically, this strand of research sidelines the academic input in the production of Western representations and Balkan self-understanding. Looking at the Balkans from the vantage point of ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Knowledge-for-development is under-theorised and under-researched within development studies, but as a set of policy objectives it is thriving within development practice. Donors and other agencies are striving to improve the flow of information within and between decision-makers and so-called ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Meeting the Demands of Justice through Public Action

    By Theo Papaioannou

    Innovation has the potential to address a number of development challenges such as combating poverty and delivering health services, but all too often technological progress has failed to consider the needs of the poor, and has actually served to increase inequalities, rather than sharing out the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Managing Nongovernmental Organizations

    Culture, Power and Resistance

    By Frederik Claeyé

    The idea that international development aid needs to be better managed and coordinated gained currency in the early 1990s. The increasing emphasis on management has resulted in the present vogue of ‘managing for development results’ as one of the central tenets in the discourse on international aid…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Arts and Business

    Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

    Edited by Elena Raviola, Peter Zackariasson

    Arts and Business aims at bringing arts and business scholars together in a dialogue about a number of key topics that today form different understandings in the two disciplines. Arts and business are, many times, positioned as opposites. Where one is providing symbolic and aesthetic immersion, the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Alan Rogers, Kara Jackson, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, embedded in local practices, traditions and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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