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  • 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 – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Cultures of Development

    Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity

    By Jonathan Warren

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had an unenviable track record over the past sixty-five years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by not taking the advice of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • 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 – 2016-05-06 
    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 – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • 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 – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula

    By Karen Exell

     Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula is dedicated to the recent and rapid high-profile development of museums in the Arabian Peninsula, focussing on the a number of the Arabian Peninsula states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and theUAE. These Gulf states are dynamically involved…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge

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