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  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • African Political Thought of the Twentieth Century

    A Re-engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiera S. el-Malik

    This book focuses on African political thought, as it emerged in the context of and contributed to fundamental changes in world order during the twentieth century, and as it continues to speak to the present global condition. The six chapters form a set of close readings of 20th century African…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • After the Arab Uprisings

    Between Democratization, Counter-revolution and State Failure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch

    The Arab Uprisings that began in 2010 removed four presidents and made more mobilized mass publics an increased factor in the politics of regional states. The main initial problematic of the Arab Uprising was how to translate mass protest into democratization and ultimately democratic consolidation…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Russian Foreign Policy under Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Pacer

    Although the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev is often seen as a continuation of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, with the same policies applied in the same way, this book disagrees, arguing that Medvedev’s foreign policy was significantly different from Putin’s. The book considers especially the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Komol Singha, M. Amarjeet Singh

    India’s Northeast has long been riven by protracted armed conflicts for secession and movements for other forms of autonomy. This book shows how the conflicts in the region have gradually shifted towards inter-ethnic feuds, rendered more vicious by the ongoing multiplication of ethnicities in an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India

    1st Edition

    By K. S. Subramanian

    This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from 1947 to the present day. A perceptive study on public policy and its delivery in the region, the volume highlights that a crisis of governance, security and development has emerged in the Northeast because of the way…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • The Return of the Cold War

    Ukraine, The West and Russia, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Conflict of Policies in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Millard

    In 1899, the U.S.’s Hay Doctrine, more commonly referred to as the Open Door Policy, required that China’s trading ports remain open to all countries on an equal basis. Originally published in 1924, in the wake of World War I, this book looks at the variety of different policies between Western and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dollars and Borders

    U.S. Governemnt Attempts to Restrict Capital Flows, 1960-1980, 1st Edition

    By James P. Hawley

    Originally published in 1987, Dollars and Borders explores the United States’ government’s relation to transnational capital. James P. Hawley traces the attempts of four presidents (John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Jimmy Carter) in the 1960s and 1970s to restrict international…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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