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  • Beyond Balkanism

    The Scholarly Politics of Region Making

    By Diana Mishkova

    In recent years western discourse of the Balkans, or 'balkanism', has risen in prominence. However, Western representations rarely pay much attention to Balkan self-understanding, instead often hinging on international power-politics and a hierarchical relationship between Western and Eastern…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Diaspora's Conflicted Role in African Development

    Transculturalism, Resistance and the Road Ahead

    By Stella-Monica Mpande

    Africans living in the diaspora have a unique position as potential agents of change in helping to address Africa’s political and socio-economic challenges. In addition to financial remittances, their multiple, hybrid identities in and out of geographical and psycho-cultural spaces allow…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Wicked Valuations

    People and Landed Property

    By Michael McDermott

    Traditional valuation approaches are increasingly recognised as being insufficient to address the wicked valuation problems of the diverse peoples and groups that inhabit the globe from North, South, East to West. This book demonstrates the limitations of science and, in particular economics, as…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Rethinking Development

  • Public Health, Disease and Development in Africa

    Edited by Ezekiel Kalipeni, Juliet Iwelunmor, Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, Imelda K. Moise

    As countries are affected by changes to populations, environments, and economics they also experience changes in terms of health threats. Using the revised epidemiological and nutrition transition framework, this book explores the future challenges to health in Africa. Using case studies it…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22 
    Geographies of Health Series

  • The International Organization for Migration

    Challenges and Complexities of a Rising Humanitarian Actor

    By Megan Bradley

    There are now more refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) uprooted by conflict than at any time since the genocides in Rwanda and Bosnia in the early 1990s. In addition, hundreds of thousands of people are displaced every year by natural disasters. In International Organization for…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Global Institutions

  • Staying Put

    Adapting the Places Instead of the People

    By Susan Lanspery, Joan Hyde

    Most existing housing offers a poor fit for older people and people with disabilities, and new construction adds less than 2 per cent to the housing each year. Ninety-nine percent of the housing that will be in use in the year 2000 exists today. The long-needed anthology "Staying Put: Adapting the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Society and Aging Series

  • Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates addresses the need for a book that draws together the most recent debates and cutting-edge issues in forced migration. The book includes a combination of theory, policy and practice, adopts an inter-disciplinary approach and provides different regional…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 

  • Calais and its Border Politics

    From Control to Demolition

    By Yasmin Ibrahim, Anita Howarth

    Calais has a long history of transient refugee settlements and is often narrated through the endeavour to ‘sanitize’ it by both the English and the French in their policy and media discourses. Calais and its Border Politics encapsulates the border politics of Calais as an entry port through the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12 

  • Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming have often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Rethinking Development

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration

    Edited by Robert McLeman, François Gemenne

    The last twenty years have seen a rapid increase in scholarly activity and publications dedicated to environmental migration and displacement, and the field has now reached a point in terms of profile, complexity, and sheer volume of reporting that a general review and assessment of existing…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge International Handbooks

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