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  • Handbook of Education in India

    Debates, Practices and Policies

    Edited by Krishna Kumar

    This comprehensive handbook introduces the reader to the education system in India in terms of its structural features, its relations with society and culture, and the debates that have shaped present-day policy ethos. Expert scholars provide a lucid analysis of complex themes such as the equal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge India

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Paperback – 2017-10-22 
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    By Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that ‘Sinhalese Buddhism’ in the period prior to its engagement with the British colonial State…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Return of the Cold War

    Ukraine, The West and Russia

    Edited by J. L. Black, Michael Johns

    This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge India

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Politics Latin America

    3rd Edition

    By Gavin O'Toole

    Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with particular emphasis on the institutions and processes that exist to guarantee democracy and the forces that threaten to compromise it. Now in its third edition and fully revised…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Financialisation and Development in Asia

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Multilateral development agencies have increasingly focused on underdeveloped Asian countries as potential new sites for financial capital. Often referred to as ‘emerging markets’, these economies are seen as ripe for private sector investment and, at the same time, in need of foreign capital to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Sex, Politics and Society

    The Regulation of Sexuality Since 1800, 4th Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    A pioneering study which has become an established classic in its field, Sex, Politics and Society provides a lucid and comprehensive analysis of the transformations of British sexual life from 1800 to the present. These changes are firmly located in the wider context of British social, political…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Themes In British Social History

  • Governing Europe in a Globalizing World

    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis

    By Laurent Warlouzet

    The complex relationship between globalization and European integration was largely shaped in the 1970s. During this decade, globalization began, for the first time, to threaten Western European prosperity. Using an innovative approach, the book shows how western Europeans coped with the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

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