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  • Knowing Differently

    The Challenge of the Indigenous, 1st Edition

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

    This book offers a bold and illuminating account of the worldviews nurtured and sustained by indigenous communities from across continents, through their distinctive understanding of concepts such as space, time, joy, pain, life, and death. It demonstrates how this different mode of ‘knowing’ has…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lowenthal, Kenneth Olwig

    The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person’s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Violence against Women in Pornography

    1st Edition

    By Walter DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

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

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

  • Applying Ibn Khaldūn

    The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Syed Farid Alatas

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

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Environmental Ethics and Film

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Audience as Performer

    The changing role of theatre audiences in the twenty-first century, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Heim

    'Actors always talk about what the audience does. I don’t understand, we are just sitting here.' Audience as Performer proposes that in the theatre, there are two troupes of performers: the actors and the audience. Although academics have scrutinised how audiences respond, make meaning and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge

  • The German Bourgeoisie (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the German Middle Class from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Blackbourn, Richard Evans

    First published in 1991, this collection of original studies by British, German and American historians examines the whole range of modern German bourgeoisie groups, including professional, mercantile, industrial and financial bourgeoisie, and the bourgeois family. Drawing on original research, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge

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