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  • 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

  • NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

    1st Edition

    By Claire Jamieson

    Chronicling the last radical architectural group of the twentieth century – NATØ (Narrative Architecture Today) – who emerged from the Architectural Association at the start of the 1980s, this book explores the group’s work which echoed a wider artistic and literary culture that drew on the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-03
    Routledge

  • Indonesia-Malaysia Relations

    Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration, 1st Edition

    By Marshall Clark, Juliet Pietsch

    Drawing on social media, cinema, cultural heritage and public opinion polls, this book examines Indonesia and Malaysia from a comparative postcolonial perspective. The Indonesia–Malaysia relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in Southeast Asia, especially because…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Postcolonialism, Indigeneity and Struggles for Food Sovereignty

    Alternative food networks in subaltern spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marisa Wilson

    This book explores connections between activist debates about food sovereignty and academic debates about alternative food networks. The ethnographic case studies demonstrate how divergent histories and geographies of people-in-place open up or close off possibilities for alternative/sovereign food…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Developing Minds

    Psychology, neoliberalism and power, 1st Edition

    By Elise Klein

    Development policy makers and practitioners are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to target ‘development’ interventions and the psychological domain is now a specific frontier of their interventional focus. This landmark study considers the problematic relationship between…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology

    Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Sixth Edition, 6th Edition

    By Eric B. Shiraev, David A. Levy

    Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Marketing and Consumption in Modern Japan

    1st Edition

    By Kazuo Usui

    This book explores the development in Japan throughout the twentieth century of marketing and consumerism. It shows how Japan had a long established indigenous traditional approach to marketing, separate from Western approaches to marketing, and discusses how the Japanese approach to marketing was…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Japan's Ainu Minority in Tokyo

    Diasporic Indigeneity and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mark K. Watson

    This book is about the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, living in and around Tokyo; it is, therefore, about what has been pushed to the margins of history. Customarily, anthropologists and public officials have represented Ainu issues and political affairs as limited to rural pockets of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change, 1st Edition

    By Kei Otsuki

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history. Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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