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  • Informal Trade, Gender and the Border Experience

    From Political Borders to Social Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Olga Sasunkevich

    Detailing the history of a well-known phenomenon of post-socialism - cross-border petty trade and smuggling - as the history of a practice in daily life from a gendered perspective, this book considers how changes in these practices in a particular border region, between Belarus and Lithuania, have…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • At the Edges of Citizenship

    Security and the Constitution of Non-citizen Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Kate Hepworth

    Proposing a new, dynamic conception of citizenship, this book argues against understandings of citizenship as a collection of rights that can be either possessed or endowed, and demonstrates it is an emergent condition that has temporal and spatial dimensions. Furthermore, citizenship is shown to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy, 1st Edition

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Land Reforms and Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa

    New Development Paradigms in the Era of Global Liberalization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

    This book is a critical examination of the place and role of land in Africa, the role of land in political formation and national identification, and the land as an economic resource within both national economic development and liberal globalization. Colonial and post-colonial conflicts have been…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    By Peter Herrle, Astrid Ley

    Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly networking and emerging as strong players that cannot easily…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Nunes Silva

    Urban planning on the five Lusophone African countries - Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Príncipe - has so far been relatively overlooked in planning literature. Bringing together a team of leading scholars, this book fills the gap by providing an in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

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