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  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the substantive growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for the Afro-Caribbean…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Women Leadership in Emerging Markets

    Featuring 50 Women Leaders

    Edited by Shireen Chengadu, Caren Scheepers

    Women Leaders in Emerging Markets integrates two underdeveloped topics that are still highly relevant to modern business: women in leadership roles, and women in emerging markets. The book explores the opportunities and challenges that are unique to women in leadership roles, while also focusing on…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Conflict Management and Intercultural Communication

    The Art of Intercultural Harmony

    Edited by Xiaodong Dai, Guo-Ming Chen

    In the globally interconnected world, conflicts often arise as a result of tensions between different cultural perceptions and diverse social preferences. Effectively managing the conflicts and harmonizing intercultural relationships are essential tasks of intercultural communication research.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Narrating Nomadism

    Tales of Recovery and Resistance

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Narrating Nomadism provides an unflinching account of ethnic groups and nomadic communities across the world that were branded as ‘criminal’ during colonial times. It explores the tragic effect of the new identity imposed on them, the traumatic survival of these communities and cultures, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge India

  • Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots

    By Erualdo Romero Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    By Joe Kotarba

    Written for Introductory Sociology, and Sociology of Popular Culture courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Tomasz Zarycki

    This book explores how the countries of Eastern Europe, which were formerly part of the Soviet bloc have, since the end of communist rule, developed a new ideology of their place in the world. Drawing on post-colonial theory and on identity discourses in the writings of local intelligentsia figures…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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