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  • Communication, Technology, and the Development of People

    By Bernard Woods

    Originally published in 1993. This book outlines the failure of investment for Third World development to address the development of people, communities and institutions and an underlying cause of this global phenomenon. It shows how new perceptions of the communication process in development and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Applying Ibn Khaldun

    The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology

    By Syed Farid Alatas

    The writings of Ibn Khaldun, particularly the Muqaddimah (Prolegomenon) have rightly been regarded as being sociological in nature. For this reason, Ibn Khaldun has been widely regarded as the founder of sociology, or at least a precursor of modern sociology. While he was given this recognition,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    More than half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for a number of significant contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism, and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    Cross-cultural and cultural research is a hallmark of modern times: decolonized nations are seeking their place in the world, indigenous communities are searching for their identities, immigrants are on the move; and business people are moving to work in diverse socio-cultural environments. For…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies

    3rd Edition

    By Melanie K. Smith

    The third edition of Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies provides a vital framework for analysing the complexity of cultural tourism and its increasing globalization in existing as well as emergent destinations of the world. It focuses in particular on the need for even more creative tourism…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Ethics and Film

    By Pat Brereton

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Education and Social Dynamics

    A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey

    By Arnd-Michael Nohl, R. Nazlı Somel

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Provoking Curriculum Studies

    Strong Poetry and Arts of the Possible in Education

    Edited by Nicholas Ng-a-Fook, Awad Ibrahim, Giuliano Reis

    Provoking Curriculum Studies pushes forward a strong reading of the theoretical and methodological innovations taking place within curriculum studies research. Addressing an important gap in contemporary curriculum studies—conceptualizing scholars as poets and the potential of the poetic in…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • The Memorialization of Genocide

    Edited by Simone Gigliotti

    Divided societies, tormented pasts, and unrepentant perpetrators. Why are some countries more intent on vanquishing uncomfortable pasts than others? How do public and often unsightly attempts at memorialisation both fail the victims and valorize their oppressors? This book offers fresh and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

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