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  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

  • Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law

    A Research Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mart Susi

    The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the Internet are the same as offline. There are emerging and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights and the Digital Divide

    1st Edition

    By Anne Peacock

    The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the abilities it bestows on users. Unlike broadcast media, the Internet allows people to create and share information rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Law and Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Owen Taylor

    This book explores the historical inter-relations between international law and revolution, with a focus on how international anti-capitalist struggle plays out through law. The book approaches the topic by analysing the meaning of revolution and what revolutionary activity might look like, before…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Clunies-Ross, Nicholas Hildyard

    In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Drug Control and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Wisehart

    This book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in light of the growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system – the UN Drug Conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Comparing Environmental Risks

    Tools for Setting Government Priorities, 1st Edition

    By J. Clarence Davies

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

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