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  • The Challenge of Governance in South Sudan

    Corruption, Peacebuilding, and Foreign Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven C Roach, Derrick K Hudson

    South Sudan is one of the world’s most divided and unstable countries. Since achieving statehood in 2011, the country has plunged into civil war (2013-15) and become the scene of some of the worst human rights abuses on the African continent. Despite ongoing political turmoil, states and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Hesitancy and Experimentation in Enlightenment Spain and Spanish America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann L Mackenzie, Jeremy Robbins

    Published in memory of Ivy L. McClelland, a pioneer-scholar of Spain’s eighteenth century, this volume of original essays contains, besides an Introduction to her career and internationally influential writings, three previously unpublished essays by McClelland and nine studies by other scholars,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Meeting the Demands of Justice through Public Action, 1st Edition

    By Theo Papaioannou

    Innovation has the potential to address a number of development challenges such as combating poverty and delivering health services, but all too often technological progress has failed to consider the needs of the poor, and has actually served to increase inequalities, rather than sharing out the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Postcolonial Writing in the Era of World Literature

    Texts, Territories, Globalizations, 1st Edition

    By Baidik Bhattacharya

    This book explores the debates surrounding two dynamic fields – postcolonial studies and world literature. Contrary to many dominant narratives in critical theory, it asserts that as an analytical framework the idea of world literature is dead: the nineteenth-century ideal of world literature…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge India

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations

    Politics, Principles and Identity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Political Ecology of Tourism

    Community, power and the environment, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • On African-American Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • China's Great Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Zhao Litao, Sarah Y. Tong

    China’s extraordinary economic boom since the late 1970s has been accompanied by massive urbanization, with the proportion of the population living in cities rising from 18% in 1978 to 54% in 2014.  Currently the Chinese government has amongst its objectives the target to increase this to 60% by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

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