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  • Tourism and Nationalism in Nepal

    A Developing Country Perspective

    By Kalyan Bhandari

    There has been increased interest in the role and impact of tourism in the making of a ‘nation’ and the way it interacts with various social institutions and processes. This book explores the role of tourism in the expression of nationalism in Nepal. It considers how various touristic sites, icons,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Sociology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Laura Grindstaff, John R. Hall, Ming-cheng Lo

    The thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the Handbook of Cultural Sociology provides an unparalleled overview of sociological and related scholarship on the complex relations of culture to social structures and everyday life. With 70 essays written by scholars from around the world, the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been dubbed a country of contradictions, or even of bipolarity. To people on the outside looking in, it can be puzzling that a country can champion freedom so fiercely in an environment of political repression and mass incarceration, emphasise national unity despite massive…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations

    Edited by Cornelius Holtorf, Andreas Pantazatos, Geoffrey Scarre

    Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations breaks new ground in our understanding of the challenges faced by heritage practitioners and researchers in the contemporary world of mass migration, where people encounter new cultural heritage and relocate their own. It focuses particularly on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge

  • International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • Theories of Culture

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Careers for Women

    Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity

    Edited by Marilee Reimer

    The unifying theme of this book is women’s employment success with the objective of profiling supportive public policy for women in global contexts from Atlantic Canada to Western Europe, Australia and China. It studies the example of first generation women’s careers in the Atlantic Canada region,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Indigenous and Ethnic Empowerment

    Parity, Equity and Strategy

    By Alf H. Walle

    Indigenous, ethnic and rural peoples throughout the world struggle to effectively deal with the challenges triggered by outside economic and social intervention. This book presents business methods in a manner that reflects the needs, desires and priorities of indigenous peoples and provides the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Integral Finance – Akhuwat

    A Case Study of the Solidarity Economy

    By Muhammad Amjad Saqib, Aneeqa Malik

    There are many misconceptions and concerns regarding Islamic Societies and how Muslim countries have failed to come up with their own localized solutions to socio-economic problems in dealing with poverty alleviation and societal development. This book explores why there is so much disconnect…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces

    The Politics of Intertwined Relations

    Edited by Nicole Gombay, Marcela Palomino-Schalscha

    Indigenous peoples are striving to reframe the worlds they inhabit in ways that more closely resemble their own aspirations. Such a process requires settler-colonial policies to recognize not only Indigenous peoples’ contestations of existing power relations, but also the inadequacy of their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Gender Justice and Human Rights in International Development Assistance

    Transcending Universal Divisions

    By Sarah Forti

    Gender Justice and Human Rights in International Development Assistance provides a critical analysis of how frameworks of gender equality play out in the field of international development assistance, at theoretical, international legislative and policy levels, donor and national policy levels and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Spaces of Indigenous Justice

    Applying Theory to Practical Problems

    By Jennifer Hendry, Melissa L Tatum

    This book employs critical theory to investigate the different worldviews involved in an engagement with indigenous normativities, and to suggest practical solutions for overcoming the systemic inequalities between Indigenous and non-indigenous cultures. Drawing upon recent conceptualisations of ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

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