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  • The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Empirically, this book is a case-study analysis of dissolution processes in German AIDS organizations. Indeed, why is it that civic organizers start out with a commitment to a cause but end up dissolving their organization? This question is exactly what Kleres seeks to tackle within The Social…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • May It Please the Court, Third Edition

    By Brian L. Porto

    This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    CRC Press

  • Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Changing Face of Warfare in the 21st Century

    By Gregory Simons, Iulian Chifu

    This study discusses salient trends demonstrated by contemporary warfare of these first years of the 21st Century. The authors reinforce previous notions of Fourth Generation Warfare, but most importantly explore the workings of new components and how these have modified the theory and practice of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas

    Edited by Cecile Pelaudeix, Ellen Margrethe Basse

    Global energy problems will remain a challenge in the coming decades. The impact of climate change and the melting of polar sea ice opening up access to offshore hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic Ocean, raises questions for both civil society and the scientific community over drilling…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Millennium Development Goals

    Ideas, Interests and Influence

    By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Heralded as a success that mobilized support for development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ushered in an era of setting development agendas by setting global goals. This book critically evaluates the MDG experience from the capabilities and human rights perspectives, and questions the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Regulating Information Asymmetry in the Residential Real Estate Market

    The Hong Kong Experience

    By Devin Lin

    This book conducts a detailed examination of the current form of the Hong Kong residential property regulatory system: the 2013 Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance (Cap 621). The author sheds light on how the new legislation promotes a number of values including information symmetry…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Multipolar Globalization

    Emerging Economies and Development

    By Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Like a giant oil tanker, the world is slowly turning. The rapid growth of economies in Asia and the global South has led to a momentous shift in the world order, leaving much of the traditional literature on globalization behind. Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development is the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    Edited by Mike Odugbo Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Property-Owning Democracy

    Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

    By Gavin Kerr

    The ideas of ‘predistribution’ and the property-owning democracy have recently emerged as the central features of the progressive social liberal response to the problems of poverty, unemployment, economic insecurity, burgeoning socio-economic inequality, and economic instability, none of which the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

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