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  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    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

  • Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making

    1st Edition

    By Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, Gianluca Bocchi

    Using the borderscapes concept, this book offers an approach to border studies that expresses the multilevel complexity of borders, from the geopolitical to social practice and cultural production at and across the border. Accordingly, it encourages a productive understanding of the processual,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • 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

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