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  • Global Mobility and Higher Learning

    1st Edition

    By Anatoly Oleksiyenko

    This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of social, organizational and cognitive forces in global higher education. As some of these forces generate status anxiety, and others enhanced self-worth, this volume asks the questions: How can students…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform decisions for economic development in the context of the developing countries. The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Arctic Shipping

    Climate Change, Commercial Traffic and Port Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frédéric Lasserre, Olivier Faury

    This book considers both the present state of Arctic shipping and possible future trends with reference to the various sectors of maritime transportation: cruise tourism, container traffic, and bulk shipping. Ports are analysed as tools that support the strategies of coastal states to foster the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Social Development and the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nitya Mohan Khemka, Suraj Kumar

    This book assesses the roadmap for the implementation of the SDGs in South Asia, focusing in particular on the areas of poverty reduction, inequality, health/well-being and water and sanitation. South Asia is amongst the fastest growing regions in the world, with an aggregate GDP in excess of …

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Sustainable Cities Reimagined

    Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav Shmelev

    To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South-East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Indigeneity and Occupational Change

    The Tribes of Punjab, 1st Edition

    By Birinder Pal Singh

    This book is about the presence of the absent— the tribes of Punjab, India, many of them still nomadic, constituting the poorest of the poor in the state. Drawing on exhaustive fieldwork and ethnographic accounts of more than 750 respondents, it explores the occupational change across generations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge India

  • American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Between Two Worlds - Society, Politics, and Business in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Rupert Hodder

    This book considers the tensions and complementarities between two different attitudes towards social relationships - on the one hand, the attitude aspired to in the West, which emphasises individualism, institutional probity, and the rule of law, and which regards social relationships as ideals or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanisation, metropolisation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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