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  • Geographies of Migration

    Edited by Richard Wright

    Migration is an enormously broad topic of academic enquiry engaging researchers from many different social science disciplines. A wide variety of contributors from across the globe capture some of the methodological and conceptual range of migration research in the discipline of Geography today.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Europe and Islam

    Edited by Erik Jones, Saskia van Genugten

    This book provides an in depth analysis of the challenging relationship between Europe and Islam. The general chapters on secularism, security, identity and solidarity show the challenge of promoting a stable multi-cultural society. In depth analysis of France, Germany, Britain, the Netherlands,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development

    Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa

    Edited by Bas van Vliet, Joost van Buuren, Shaaban Mgana

    Urban sanitation and solid waste sectors are under significant pressure in East Africa due to the lack of competent institutional capacity and the growth of the region’s urban population. This book presents and applies an original analytical approach to assess the existing socio-technical mixtures…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Katherine V. Gough, Thilde Langevang

    Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are growing up in rapidly changing social and economic environments which produce high levels of un- and underemployment. Job creation through entrepreneurship is currently being promoted by international organizations, governments and NGOs as a key solution,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development

    Lessons from Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • India’s Family Planning Programme

    Policies, practices and challenges

    By Leela Visaria, Rajani R. Ved

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19
    Routledge India

  • Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital

    A Trade Theorist's View

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1982. Foreign control of capital is a major problem for many developing countries and can lead to the exercise of a form of colonial control whereby capital is provided for political rather than economic reasons. This book discusses the implications of this phenomenon for trade…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

  • Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

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