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  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21

  • Regional Administration in Japan

    Departure from uniformity, 1st Edition

    By Shunsuke Kimura

    In Japan, the main local administrative affairs are traditionally allotted to prefectures and municipalities, while communal disposal systems, fire-fighting and regional development takes secondary importance. However, two new changes to the frame of local governments have altered the main…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Integrity in Government through Records Management

    Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston, 1st Edition

    By James Lowry, Justus Wamukoya

    As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing archivists to discuss key issues around records as evidence for accountability,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Political Conflict and Exclusion in Jerusalem

    The Provision of Education and Social Services, 1st Edition

    By Rawan Asali Nuseibeh

    The political conflict over the city of Jerusalem has resulted in the breach of Palestinian Jerusalemites’ civil, political and social rights. While Israel claims sovereignty over East Jerusalem, it neglects to provide adequate services to the Palestinian residents of the city. The Israeli…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Claiming India from Below

    Activism and democratic transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vipul Mudgal

    Going beyond electoral politics and government, this volume broadens the scope of the functioning of democracy in India, and explores citizens’ role in the implementation of public policy. It looks at the ways in which extra-parliamentary power monitoring devices such as public institutions,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • US Nation-Building in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Conor Keane

    Why has the US so dramatically failed in Afghanistan since 2001? Dominant explanations have ignored the bureaucratic divisions and personality conflicts inside the US state. This book rectifies this weakness in commentary on Afghanistan by exploring the significant role of these divisions in the US…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08

  • Dalit Capital

    State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India, 1st Edition

    By Aseem Prakash

    This book details the discrimination and unfavourable treatment that Dalit entrepreneurs encounter in the functioning of markets in modern India. It refutes the optimistic notion that the process of modernization in India will automatically undermine the significance of social identities.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Themes in Economic Analysis

    Theory, policy and measurement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Subrata Guha, Rajendra Prasad Kundu, S. Subramanian

    This book covers diverse themes, including institutions and efficiency, choice and values, law and economics, development and policy, and social and economic measurement. Written in honour of the distinguished economist Satish K. Jain, this compilation of essays should appeal not only to students…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

    Foundation and Framework of Obligations, and Rules on Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Konstantinos Mastorodimos

    The accountability of armed non-state actors is a neglected field of international law, overtaken by the regimes of state responsibility and individual criminal accountability as well as fears of legitimacy. Yet armed non-state actors are important players in the international arena and their…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

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