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  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion; division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling insider account of the NGO sector and wider civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Olivier De Schutter

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property rights over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • African Borders, Conflict, Regional and Continental Integration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Inocent Moyo, Christopher Changwe Nshimbi

    This book looks at the ways African borders impact war and conflict, as well as the ways continental integration could contribute towards cooperation, peace and well-being in Africa. African borders or borderlands can be a source of problems and opportunity. There is often a historical, geospatial…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Latin America in the Vortex of Social Change

    Development and Resistance Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Henry Veltmeyer, James Petras

    This book explores the dynamics of the recent ‘progressive cycle’ in Latin American politics, associated with a red and pink tide of regime change. With this cycle of centre-left regimes oriented towards an alternative post neoliberal form of development now coming to an end, coinciding with the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Capitalism, Power and the Imperial State

  • The Politics of Economic Reform in Ghana

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Aidoo

    This book explores the significant economic transformation of Ghana over the three decades since the end of the Cold War, focusing on the role of political-economic change and reform. The Politics of Economic Reform in Ghana presents a range of perspectives from scholars drawn from both academia…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Developmental States beyond East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jewellord T. Nem Singh, Jesse Salah Ovadia

    This comprehensive volume reviews recent scholarship regarding the role of the state in economic development. With a wide range of case studies of both successful and failed state-led development, the authors push the analysis of the developmental state beyond its original limitations and into the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Development-induced Displacement and Human Rights in Africa

    The Kampala Convention, 1st Edition

    By Romola Adeola

    Following independence, many African states embarked on large-scale development projects such as dams, urban renewal and extraction of natural resources and have had to grapple with how to protect displaced communities while implementing development projects. These projects were considered a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • State Crime and Civil Activism

    On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Penny Green, Tony Ward

    State Crime and Civil Activism explores the work of NGOs challenging state violence and corruption in six countries – Colombia, Tunisia, Kenya, Turkey, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea. It discusses the motives and methods of activists and how they document and criticise wrongdoing by governments. It…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    Postdevelopment in Practice critically engages with recent trends in postdevelopment and critical development studies that have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, whilst also pushing beyond theory to uncover…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Practising Empowerment in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Wine, Ethics and Development, 1st Edition

    By Agatha Herman

    Despite the promise and optimism surrounding the post-apartheid transition, South African society continues to be highly racialised in its discourses, identities and practices, even within the very strategies that aim to change power relations and heal racialised divisions. Renowned for its brutal…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

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