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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Development Trap

    How Thinking Big Fails the Poor

    By Adam D. Kiš

    A wave of optimism is sweeping through the international aid and development industry, championed by leaders such as Jeffrey Sachs and Jim Yong Kim, who believe that poverty eradication could be within our grasp. Yet in stark opposition come those who believe that all international development…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Role of Education in Enabling the Sustainable Development Agenda

    By Stephanie E.L. Bengtsson, Bilal Barakat, Raya Muttarak

    The Role of Education in Enabling the Sustainable Development Agenda explores the relationship between education and other key sectors of development in the context of the new global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda. While it is widely understood that there is a positive relationship…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Pierre Bourdieu's Outline of a Theory of Practice

    By Rodolfo Maggio

    In Outline of a Theory of Practice, Bourdieu questions the preeminent ideas of social anthropologists such as Levi-Strauss who stressed the structural principles governing human action rather than the actions themselves and, Bourdieu asserts, doesn’t account for all observable nuances of behaviour.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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