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  • African Environmental Crisis

    A History of Science for Development, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    This book explores how and why the idea of the African environmental crisis developed and persisted through colonial and post-colonial periods, and why it has been so influential in development discourse. From the beginnings of imperial administration, the idea of the desiccation of African…

    Hardback – 2020-06-09 

  • Security, Development and Violence in Afghanistan

    Everyday Stories of Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Althea Maria Rivas

    Security, Development and Violence in Afghanistan provides a unique insight into the lived realities of the international intervention in Afghanistan and highlights the diversity, relationships and interdependence of various groups including both external actors and Afghan communities. Analysis of…

    Hardback – 2020-06-05 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Living (Il)legalities in Brazil

    Practices, Narratives and Institutions in a Country on the Edge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Brandellero, Derek Pardue, Georg Wink

    Reflecting on some of Brazil’s foremost challenges, this book considers the porous relationship between legality and illegality in a country that presages political and societal changes in hitherto unprecedented dimensions. It brings together work by established scholars from Brazil, Europe and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 

  • Disaster Resilience in South Asia

    Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes, 1st Edition

    By Iftekhar Ahmed

    Edited by Kim Maund, Thayaparan Gajendran

    This book considers the challenges of building disaster resilience in South Asia – a region that frequently experiences some of the most severe and devastating impacts of disasters. Despite significant work to assist affected communities, many smaller South Asian countries remain particularly…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Class, Gender and Migration

    Return Flows between Mexico and the United States in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By María Eugenia D’Aubeterre, Alison Lee, Maria Leticia Rivermar Pérez

    Using a gender-sensitive political economy approach, this book analyzes the emergence of new migration patterns between Central Mexico and the East Coast of the United States in the last decades of the twentieth century, and return migration during and after the global economic crisis of 2007.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

    1st Edition

    By Kurtuluş Gemici

    Why did many emerging countries pursue risky financial opening policies in a reckless manner, even after the painful example of the Latin American debt crisis? Unlike trade liberalization, which has mostly been beneficial in emerging countries, the removal of capital controls has led to boom-bust…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Creative Cluster Development

    Innovation, Governance and Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlen Komorowski, Ike Picone

    In recent decades, the importance of creative cluster development has gained increasing recognition from national and regional governments. Increasingly, governments have been investing in initiatives and urban development plans that aim to create or support localized creative industries. Our…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Regions and Cities

  • Understanding Urbanisation in Northeast India

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh, Komol Singha

    This volume explores the dynamics of urbanisation in Northeast India. It discusses the impact of the process of urbanisation on the environment, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of the region. The essays in the book: Examine various challenges and opportunities of urbanisation…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge India

  • Sharing Mobilities

    New Perspectives for the Mobile Risk Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Sven Kesselring, Dennis Zuev

    Sharing Mobilities focuses on the emergence of future sustainable and collaborative mobility cultures. At the intersection of physical and virtual capacity and access to people, goods, ideas and services, this book poses fundamental challenges and opportunities for governance, economy, planning,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 

  • Bodies, Technologies and Methods

    1st Edition

    By Phil Jones

    This book examines how different technologies can be used to enhance research methods in the social sciences and humanities. The boundary between the body and the digital has become increasingly blurred in recent years due to the rise of technologies that capture and reshape our embodied selves.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge Series on Digital Spaces

  • After Childhood

    Re-thinking Environment, Materiality and Media in Children's Lives, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kraftl

    This book offers a new approach for theorising and undertaking childhood research. It combines insights from childhood and generational studies with object-oriented ontologies, new materialisms, critical race and gender theories to address a range of key, intractable challenges facing children and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Involving Anthroponomy in the Anthropocene

    On Decoloniality, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

    This book introduces the idea of anthroponomy – the organization of humankind to support autonomous life – as a response to the problems of today’s purported "Anthropocene" age. It argues for a specific form of accountability for the redressing of planetary-scaled environmental problems.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

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