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  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta

    By Nandini Sen

    The community of waste-pickers in Calcutta stands on its own against the hostile outside which comprises the state, elites and mainstream society. The residents of this unique world continuously try to escape the ‘ideal’ world of uniform homogeneity of legally legitimate profession, shelter,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Integral Finance - Akhuwat

    A Case Study of the Solidarity Economy

    By Aneeqa Malik, Muhammad Amjad Saqib

    There are many misconceptions and concerns regarding Islamic Societies and how Muslim countries have failed to come up with their own localized solutions to socio-economic problems in dealing with poverty alleviation and societal development. The authors of this book then, explore why there’s too…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics

    By Adam Moe Fejerskov

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its ability to change the world through its normative and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Flamenco Effect

    Authenticity, Community and Tradition in the South of Spain

    By ian Biddle

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge

  • International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations

    Politics, Principles, and Identity

    By Andrew J. Cunningham

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, principles, and identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and international non-governmental organisations working in the humanitarian sector. INGOs aiming to provide assistance to populations suffering from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • 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

  • Political Ecology of Tourism

    Community, power and the environment

    Edited by Mary Mostafanezhad, Roger Norum, Eric J. Shelton, Anna Thompson-Carr

    Why has political ecology been assigned so little attention in tourism studies, despite its broad and critical interrogation of environment and politics? As the first full-length treatment of a political ecology of tourism, the collection addresses this lacuna and calls for the further…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • 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 – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland

    By Sophie Cäcilie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and 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. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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