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  • On African-American Rhetoric

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African–American…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Models of Nature

    Primary Food Producers and Climate Change

    Edited by Giovanni Bennardo

    All primary food producers hold views about nature and the environment, particularly in terms of how they are affected by and must adapt to changes in the latter. Such knowledge structures are typically called Cultural Models. When looking at ways in which to implement environmental strategies that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and local perspectives

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Kara Jackson, Alan Rogers, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, imbedded in local practices, traditions, and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and local perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-13 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Tourism and Nationalism in Nepal

    A Developing Country Perspective

    By Kalyan Bhandari

    There has been increased interest in the role and impact of tourism in the making of a ‘nation’ and the way it interacts with various social institutions and processes. This book explores the role of tourism in the expression of nationalism in Nepal. It considers how various touristic sites, icons,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Sustainability and Social Work Practice in Asia and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Alice Ming Lin Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Corruption Scandals and their Global Impacts

    Edited by Omar E Hawthorne, Stephen Magu

    Corruption scandals receive significant press coverage and scrutiny from practitioners of global governance, and bilateral and multilateral donors. Negative publicity and poor measures on corruption indices can have serious consequences for a country's economic health, from depriving…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Vanessa May, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis

    This book explores the connections between architecture, home and community. It is based on the empirical examination of domestic experiences in a post-war modernist housing scheme: Claremont Court in Edinburgh, designed by Basil Spence. Offering a novel cross-disciplinary approach, it broadens our…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Managing Project Ending

    By Virpi Havila, Asta Salmi

    Understanding project endings is a significant part of project management, yet there is relatively little work published in this important area. This book addresses the gap, focusing on the successful management of project endings, showing how to plan for the ending of a project, how to create…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Children in Foster Care

    By James Barber, Paul Delfabbro, Robyn Gilbertson

    Researchers, practitioners, journalists and politicians increasingly recognise that foster care throughout the world is in a state of crisis. There are more and more children needing care and, as residential alternatives dry up, more of these children are being assigned to foster families. This…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Narrating Nomadism

    Tales of Recovery and Resistance

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Narrating Nomadism provides an unflinching account of ethnic groups and nomadic communities across the world that were branded as ‘criminal’ during colonial times. It explores the tragic effect of the new identity imposed on them, the traumatic survival of these communities and cultures, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Fifty Years and Beyond

    By Yael Danieli, Elsa Stamatopoulou, Clarence Dias

    Containing contributions by specialists from the intergovernmental and non-governmental worlds and voices of victim/survivors, the book critically reviews the international and regional human rights systems established over the past 50 years in terms of their effectiveness for the victims of human…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta

    By Nandini Sen

    The book examines the lives and society of a marginalised urban community of waste-pickers living within the city of Calcutta (India), and yet on the periphery of mainstream society. Through interpretive ethnography of the studied community focusing on ideological marginalisation, as distinct from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

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