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  • Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    By John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Handbook of Emerging Economies

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    A major new volume in the Routledge International Handbooks series analysing emerging and newly emerged economies, including the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and other likely (Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, and South Korea) as well as possible (Vietnam, The…

    Hardback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Companion to English Studies

    Edited by Constant Leung, Brian V Street

    English is now a global phenomenon no longer defined by fixed territorial, cultural and social functions. The Routledge Companion to English Studies provides an authoritative overview of the subject area. Taking into account the changing conceptualisations of English, this Companion considers both…

    Hardback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia

    Edited by Leela Fernandes

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the study of gender in South Asia, this Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping the future of the field. It offers a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge

  • The Democratization of International Institutions

    First International Democracy Report

    Edited by Lucio Levi, Giovanni Finizio, Nicola Vallinoto

    The democratization of international organizations is a theme increasingly debated all over the world. This is the first work on international democracy that systematically assesses the dynamics of democratization affecting most international organizations; consisting of chapters written by experts…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Global Economic Governance

    Players, Power and Paradigms

    Edited by Manuela Moschella, Catherine Weaver

    Since mid-2007, the world scenario has been dominated by the US sub-prime mortgage crisis and its repercussions on global financial markets and economic growth. As banks around the world wrote down their losses and governments intervened to rescue domestic financial institutions, financial distress…

    Hardback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Handbook of Central American Governance

    Edited by Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Salvador Martí i Puig

    Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy. Comprised of a politically diverse range of societies, this region has long been of interest to students of economic development and…

    Hardback – 2013-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Arab Spring and Arab Women

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Muhamad S. Olimat

    This volume examines the role of Arab women in the Arab Spring and their contribution to the ongoing process of change sweeping the region. The book begins with an examination of the process of democratization and its impediments in the Arab World since the Second World War. It then looks at the…

    Hardback – 2013-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

    Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

    Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Sports Reference Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Michael E. Leary, John McCarthy

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important…

    Hardback – 2013-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research

    Edited by Alex Schmid

    This major new Handbook synthesises more than two decades of scholarly research, and provides a comprehensive overview of the field of terrorism studies. The content of the Handbook is based on the responses to a questionnaire by nearly 100 experts from more than 20 countries as well as the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-26
    Routledge

  • Governance in the Middle East and North Africa

    A Handbook

    Edited by Abbas Kadhim

    Governance in the Middle East and North African will be essential reading for scholars, activists and policy makers. This new Handbook presents the first comprehensive framework of the question of governance in the Middle East in its various forms and manifestations: political,…

    Hardback – 2012-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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