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  • Religion and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rakodi

    This book analyses how religion is entangled in people’s lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia. It provides an introduction to the teachings, practices and values promoted by the main religious traditions in these regions and an overview of the evidence on what religion means to people in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long-term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Crime and the Development of Modern Society

    Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zehr

    Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Japan's International Democracy Assistance as Soft Power

    Neoclassical Realist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Maiko Ichihara

    Japan has increasingly emphasized democracy assistance since the mid-2000s, such that it now constitutes a major part of Japan’s foreign policy. This approach is an ostensible departure from the country’s traditional foreign policy stance, which tries to avoid bringing values to the forefront of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the Association of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Cooperatives, the State, and Corporate Power in African Export Agriculture

    The Case of Uganda’s Coffee Sector, 1st Edition

    By Karin Wedig

    Agriculture is a major contributor to Africa’s GDP, the region’s biggest source of employment and its largest food producer. However, agricultural productivity remains low and buyer-driven global value chains offer few opportunities for small producers to upgrade into higher value-added activities.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • Digital Transactions in Asia

    Economic, Informational, and Social Exchanges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Athique, Emma Baulch

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of transactional forms of the digital across the Asian region by addressing the platforms and infrastructures that shape the digital experience. Contributors argue that each and every encounter mediated by the digital carries with it a functional exchange…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • The Functioning of the Yugoslav Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Radmila Stojanović

    In this volume, Stojanović draws together several essays by Yugoslav economists to an English audience. Originally published in 1982, these works present and analyse the issues that faced Yugoslavia’s economic development and the functioning of their economic system at the time of writing through a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Belt and Road Initiative

    A Pathway towards Inclusive Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Liu Weidong

    The Belt and Road Initiative (hereafter BRI) of China has attracted worldwide attention and participation, causing a lot of debate over its implications for international society. Although it is still in a budding stage, the BRI seems to afford a framework for an increasing number of countries to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism

    Political Economy Analysis from Washington to Beijing, 1st Edition

    By Viktor Jakupec, Max Kelly

    Across the world the Western dominated international aid system is being challenged. The rise of right-wing populism, de-globalisation, the advance of illiberal democracy and the emergence of non-Western donors onto the international stage are cutting right to the heart of the entrenched…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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