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  • Censuses and Census Takers

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Susannah Bunce

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • India in the Contemporary World

    Polity, Economy and International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jakub Zajączkowski, Jivanta Schottli, Manish Thapa

    This book brings together Indian and European perspectives on India‘s polity, economy and international strategy. It explores internal, regional and global determinants shaping India‘s status, position and goals in the early 21st century. Through an array of methodological and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • Microfinance in India

    Approaches, Outcomes, Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara S. Nair

    This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of microfinance initiatives in India. Through substantive field research and case studies ranging across the country, it examines Indian microfinance within its distinct socio-economic realities � the role of women, financial inclusion, rural…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • India Migration Report 2012

    Global Financial Crisis, Migration and Remittances, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    This volume is a collection of articles dealing with various dimensions of the Global Financial Crisis and its economic and social impact in terms of governance, emigration, remittances, return migration and re-integration. The crisis, which had its origin in the United States in 2008, spread its…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

    1st Edition

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting affects how we are organized and how we influence each other and wield power. It is suggested that speaking is a major clue to organization and to the creation of new…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Globalising the Climate

    COP21 and the climatisation of global debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan C Aykut, Jean Foyer, Edouard Morena

    Frequently presented as a historic last chance to set the world on a course to prevent catastrophic climate change, the 21st Conference of the Parties to the Climate convention (COP21) was a global summit of exceptional proportions. Bringing together negotiators, scientists, journalists and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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