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  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Rosa Freedman

    This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Exploring the meaning and implications of hybridity in a range of contexts, the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Post-Conflict Development and Heritage

    By John Giblin

    In recent decades, "post-conflict development" has become a catch-all phrase used to refer to an imagined and idealized transitional process which takes a "recently at war" non-self-sustainable state to self-sustainable status. Within this broadly conceived agenda, "culture" and "heritage" have…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Revisiting Moroccan Migrations

    Edited by Mohammed Berriane, Hein De Haas, Katharina Natter

    Over the 20th century, Morocco has become one of the world’s major emigration countries. But since 2000, growing immigration and settlement of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Europe confronts Morocco with an entirely new set of social, cultural, political and legal issues.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Brazilian Agrarian Social Movements

    Edited by Rebecca Tarlau, Anthony Pahnke

    Contradictions between impressive levels of economic growth and the persistence of poverty and inequality are perhaps nowhere more evident than in rural Brazil. While Brazil might appear to be an example of the potential harmony between large-scale, export-oriented agribusiness and small-scale…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Creative Regions in Europe

    Edited by Nick Clifton, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted policies to support and develop these industries and their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Cultural Development

    Trade, cultural policy and the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity

    By Ben Garner

    There is a growing recognition of the role that culture can play in sustainable development strategies. This development has generally been welcomed, but also raises a number of questions: What are the implications in policy and practice? Who are the most influential voices in promoting a global…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Dark Tourism and Place Identity

    Managing and interpreting dark places

    Edited by Leanne White, Elspeth Frew

    Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Imagining the Public in Modern South Asia

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

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