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  • Land Rights in India

    Policies, Movements and Challenges

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    This volume engages with the topical issue of land rights in neoliberal India. It examines government policies, laws, land governance and land reforms from the perspective of social justice and people’s response to dispossession of land. Looking beyond the dominant discourse of land acquisition…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development

    Edited by Andrew McGregor, Lisa Law, Fiona Miller

    Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world, hosting a wide range of languages, ethnicities, religions, economics, ecosystems and political systems. Amidst this diversity however has been a common desire to develop, providing a uniting theme across landscapes of difference. This…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations

    Edited by Dirk Messner, Silke Weinlich

    This book aims to pave the way for a new interdisciplinary approach to global cooperation research. It does so by bringing in disciplines whose insights about human behaviour might provide a crucial yet hitherto neglected foundation for understanding how and under which conditions global…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Politics of Aid to Myanmar

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Décobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Myanmar. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • The United Nations as a Knowledge System

    By Nanette Svenson

    This book seeks to explore how the UN has generated, warehoused, disseminated, structured, packaged, expanded, transferred and leveraged its vast resources of accumulated information and experience throughout the decades and, particularly, since the start of the 21st century with the introduction…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Endogenous Development

    Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development

    Edited by Chiku Malunga, Susan H. Holcombe

    Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local context. At the same time, theories and practices from…

    Hardback – 2015-10-23 
    Routledge
    Development in Practice Books

  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    This handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the politics of technology. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars in the field, the handbook covers all aspects of the relationship between politics and technology including: Demand and support for new technologies and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge

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