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  • The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • The Heart of Community Engagement

    Practitioner Stories from Across the Globe, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Wilson

    Drawing on first-hand accounts of action research in the Americas, Africa, and Asia, The Heart of Community Engagement illustrates the transformative learning journeys of exemplary catalysts for community-based change. Practitioners’ stories of community engagement for social justice in the global…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious five-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Cross-Cultural Explorations

    Activities in Culture and Psychology, 3rd Edition

    By Susan Goldstein

    This comprehensive workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles of culture and psychology. This fully updated new edition features over 100 case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and library research projects,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Community Development for Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Rod Purcell, Dave Beck

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers alike all over the world, but particularly so in the context of developing countries. Here, it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Rethinking Culture

    Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By David G. White

    Organizational or corporate ‘culture’ is the most overused and least understood word in business, if not society. While the topic has been an object of keen academic interest for nearly half a century, theorists and practitioners still struggle with the most basic questions: What is organizational…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Singapore’s Multiculturalism

    Evolving Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Chan Heng Chee, Sharon Siddique, Irna Nurlina Masron, Dominic Cooray

    Since independence in 1965, Singapore has developed its own unique approach to managing the diversity of Race, Religion, Culture, Language, Nationality and Age among its citizens. This approach is a consequence of many factors, including its very distinct ethnic makeup compared with its neighbours;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Limits of Cosmopolitanism

    Globalization and Its Discontents in Contemporary Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksandar Stevic, Philip Tai-Hang Tsang

    This book examines the limits of cosmopolitanism in contemporary literature. In a world in which engagement with strangers is no longer optional, and in which the ubiquitous demands of globalization clash with resurgent localist and nationalist sentiments, cosmopolitanism is no longer merely a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth, 1st Edition

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Paperback – 2019-02-13 
    Routledge

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