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  • Law and the New Urban Agenda

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The New Urban Agenda (NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, represents a globally shared understanding of the vital link between urbanization and a sustainable future. At the heart of this new vision…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Juris Diversitas

  • Ecoregionalism

    Analyzing Regional Environmental Agreements and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Jon Marco Church

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental regionalism at the international level, analyzing the concept and identifying recurring patterns from six in-depth case studies. While ecoregions or environmental regions are defined on ecological boundaries rather than…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 

  • Assessing the 2019 European Parliament Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia Kritzinger, Carolina Plescia, Kolja Raube, James Wilhelm, Jan Wouters

    Informed by and against the backdrop of the 2019 European Parliament (EP) elections, this innovative book provides a critical assessment of where Europe stands in terms of the quest for achieving democratic legitimacy. Since the 2014 EP elections, the European Union (EU) has experienced multiple…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 

  • Sport, Welfare and Social Policy in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Rinaldo Porro, Stefano Martelli, Alberto Testa

    Sport is often seen as an indicator of the civic maturity of a community, an aspect of the rights of citizens to health, education and social integration. This book examines the relationships between participation in sport and physical activity, and welfare policies across Europe. It argues that…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Regulation of Extractive Industries

    Community Engagement in the Arctic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Lorna Johnstone, Anne Merrild Hansen

    This book intends to inform the key participants in extractive projects – namely, the communities, the host governments and the investors – about good practice for effective community engagement, based on analysis of international standards and expectations, lessons from selected case-studies and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge Research in Polar Law

  • The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eri Bertsou, Daniele Caramani

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of how technocracy currently challenges representative democracy and asks how technocratic politics undermines democratic legitimacy and how strong is its challenge to democratic institutions. The book offers a solid theory and conceptualization…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Public Administration in Central Europe

    Ideas as Causes of Reforms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanisław Mazur

    This book examines the extent to which recent transformations of administrative systems and public management mechanisms in Central European (CE) countries serve the purpose of providing effective and efficient public institutions, high quality of public services, respect for the rule of law, and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Liberal Education and Its Discontents

    The Crisis in the Indian University, 1st Edition

    By Shashikala Srinivasan

    What explains the peculiar trajectory of the university and liberal education in India? Can we understand the crisis in the university in terms of the idea of education underlying it? This book explores these vital questions and traces the intellectual history of the idea of education and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Social Movements and Organized Labour

    Passions and Interests, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen R. Grote, Claudius Wagemann

    This book is about the building of alliances and about joint activities between two groups of social movement actors ascribed increasing relevance for the functioning and the eventual amendment of democratic capitalism. The chapters provide a well-balanced mix of theoretical and empirical accounts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • State of the Young Child in India

    1st Edition

    By Mobile Creches

    This Report is one of the first comprehensive studies on young children in India. It focuses on children under 6 years of age and presents key aspects of their wellbeing and development. With the highest number of neonatal, infant and under-5 deaths in the world, there is an urgent need to address…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • Theory and Praxis

    Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murzban Jal, Jyoti Bawane

    This book proposes a New Enlightenment—a new way of looking at the non-Western world. Breaking new ground, the essays chart a course beyond Eurocentric discourses (which completely ignore the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin-America) and forms of nativism (which are usually ethnocentric…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge India

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