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  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, and Solutions

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and involuntary resettlement is now one of the top problems on the international development agenda. Despite the expansion of policies on involuntary resettlement since the 1980s, the magnitude of development-caused displacement has exponentially increased,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Political Tolerance in the Global South

    Images of India, Pakistan and Uganda

    By Sten Widmalm

    What makes people agree to the extension of political rights to those they clearly dislike? This book moves beyond the extensive research on this question in western contexts to focus on the global south, offering unique empirical studies of political tolerance in plural societies where poverty is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 

  • Youth Activism and Solidarity

    The non-stop picket against Apartheid

    By Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe

    From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers

    Cooperation or Conflict

    Edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme, James Parisot

    Over the last decade, the United States' position as the world's most powerful state has appeared increasingly unstable. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, non-traditional security threats, global economic instability, the apparent spread of authoritarianism and illiberal politics, together…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 

  • Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Political Corruption in Australia

    A Very Wicked Place?

    By Peter John Perry

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite considerable expansion, the scholarly literature on political corruption has remained fragmentary, often polarized, consisting either of sweeping systematic statements, or case-specific examples. Perry bridges this gap and proves the need for further…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions

    The Case of Scotland and Bavaria

    By Antje C.K. Brown

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite the fact that environmental directives are one of the strongest areas of policy decreed by the EU, it has a much poorer record when it comes to actual implementation of these policies. Instead of focusing on the traditional state-centrist accounts,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Emerging Economic Geography in EU Accession Countries

    By Peter Nijkamp

    Edited by Iulia Traistaru

    This title was first published in 2003. Since 1990, Central and Eastern European countries have experienced increased economic integration with the European Union. The spatial implications of this process have been little investigated so far. Have patterns of regional specialization and industrial…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Restructuring Regional and Local Economies

    Towards a Comparative Study of Scotland and Upper Silesia

    Edited by George Blazyca

    This title was first published in 2003. Throughout Western Europe and the former Soviet bloc, the structural shift from traditional heavy industry towards lighter manufacturing and services has often had a strong regional dimension. This volume brings together researchers and practitioners from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Yugoslav People's Agony

    The Role of the Yugoslav People's Army

    By Miroslav Hadžic

    This title was first published in 2002. This insightful volume examines the period from the death of the Yugoslav People's Army (YPA), to its resurrection as a Serbian army. Miroslav Hadzic has spent his career in the YPA and therefore he knows the institution, and most of the major players, very…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

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