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  • Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion

    On Mimesis and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Borch

    Terrorist attacks seem to mimic other terrorist attacks. Mass shootings appear to mimic previous mass shootings. Financial traders seem to mimic other traders. It is not a novel observation that people often imitate others. Some might even suggest that mimesis is at the core of human interaction.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21 
    Routledge

  • Law and Society in Malaysia

    Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Dian A. H. Shah

    This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics, and society. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film Policy in a Globalised Cultural Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hill, Nobuko Kawashima

    The past two decades have witnessed major changes in film industries worldwide in response to both economic globalisation and technological developments. The dominant position of Hollywood movies in the global film market has remained largely uncontested, but Hollywood itself has become…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Mental Illness

    Anticipating and Mitigating Disruptive Change, 1st Edition

    By Alf H. Walle

    Social, economic, and technological changes disrupt many Indigenous, ethnic, and rural communities even when offering progress. Under these conditions, social and psychological dysfunctions are likely to emerge. This book provides insights regarding how to anticipate, prevent, and, when necessary,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Power, Empowerment and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary McGee, Jethro Pettit

    This book uncovers how power operates around the world, and how it can be resisted or transformed through empowered collective action and social leadership. The stakes have never been higher. Recent years have seen a rapid escalation of inequalities, the rise of new global powers and corporate…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Role of Education in Enabling the Sustainable Development Agenda

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation, colonisation and slavery. NLMs are generally characterised by a struggle carried out by or in the name of suppressed people for political, social, cultural, economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

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