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  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Governing Europe in a Globalizing World

    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis

    By Laurent Warlouzet

    The complex relationship between globalization and European integration was shaped mainly in the 1970s. During this decade, globalization began, for the first time, to threaten Western European prosperity. Using an innovative approach, the book shows how western Europeans coped with the challenges…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

  • Unequivocal Justice

    By Christopher Freiman

    Unequivocal Justice challenges the prevailing view within political philosophy that broadly free market regimes are inconsistent with the basic principles of liberal egalitarian justice. Freiman argues that the liberal egalitarian rejection of free market regimes rests on a crucial methodological…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development

    Host Organization and Volunteer Perspectives

    By Rebecca Tiessen

    Learning/volunteer abroad programs provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding, partnership building and co-operative development, but there are also significant structural challenges and inequality of opportunity issues that result from these partnerships between host organizations in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Peer Abuse Among Young People

    a contextual account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature of the abuse and the gendered social context. Using case studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • The Business of Education

    Networks of Power and Wealth in America

    Edited by Joel Spring, John Eric Frankson, Corie A. McCallum, Diane Price Banks

    The Business of Education—a comprehensive view of how education policy is made in the US and, in some cases, globally—analyzes and critiques the influence of educational policy networks in a wide range contexts and from a variety of perspectives, including testing, college preparation, juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas

    Edited by Sanjoy Hazarika, Reshmi Banerjee

    The Eastern Himalaya region covers a geographical area that spans five nations and has diverse landscapes, a multitude of ethnic groups and a rich variety of flora and fauna. The region is relatively poor in terms of GDP and per capita income; industrialization and infrastructure is under-developed…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds

    Edited by Kristin Andrews, Jacob Beck

    While philosophers have been interested in animals since ancient times, in the last few decades the subject of animal minds has emerged as a major topic in philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • An Overheated World

    An Anthropological History of the Early 21st Century

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Although economic, cultural and demographic changes are part and parcel of the modern world, changes in a number of areas have accelerated in the last quarter-century — a period sometimes spoken of as the global information society, a world of ‘liquid modernity’ — or of fully-fledged global…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge

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