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  • Vietnamese-Chinese Relationships at the Borderlands

    Trade, Tourism and Cultural Politics, 1st Edition

    By Yuk Wah Chan

    Ever since China and Vietnam resumed diplomatic contacts and reopened the border in 1991, the borderland region has become part of the vibrant growing economies of both countries and drawn many from the interior provinces to the borderland for new economic adventures. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Markowitz, John A. Brett

    Inequity of control over food systems is a particularly insidious form of injustice. Collectively, the contributors to this volume posit that this inequity is rooted in power asymmetries in the U.S. food system and codified through U.S. food policies. This process puts the public at risk in the U.S…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Communicating Development with Communities

    1st Edition

    By Linje Manyozo

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Revisiting the Self

    Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris

    Who am I? Or, even more curiously, who are you? These are questions about the self – that aspect of who we are that we believe defines, or at least describes, each of us. The self is not merely an internal creation, however. Family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances all contribute to who we…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Cities, Diversity and Ethnicity

    Politics, Governance and Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This volume brings together a variety of studies on the question of cities, ethnicity and diversity. Contributions cover various facets of life in contemporary cities, ranging from the role which street markets play in diverse neighbourhoods, to everyday multiculture in a specific street, the role…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • The Cultural Politics of Talent Migration in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda Yeoh, Shirlena Huang

      As the world globalises, more people than ever are on the move, including the many professional, managerial and entrepreneurial elites—often referred to as ‘international talent’—who circulate between cities in response to career and business opportunities. While much has been written about…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Regionalism in Africa

    Genealogies, institutions and trans-state networks, 1st Edition

    By Daniel C Bach

    Africa, which was not long ago discarded as a hopeless and irrelevant region, has become a new 'frontier' for global trade, investment and the conduct of international relations. This book surveys the socio-economic, intellectual and security related dimensions of African regionalisms since the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Real Governance and Practical Norms in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The game of the rules, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom De Herdt, Jean-Pierre OLIVIER de SARDAN

    Although international development discourse considers the state as a crucial development actor, there remains a significant discrepancy between the official norms of the state and public services and the actual practices of political elites and civil servants. This text interrogates the variety of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Palmer

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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