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  • Head and Heart

    Valour and Self-Sacrifice in the Art of India, 1st Edition

    By Mary Storm

    An extensive study of self-sacrificial images in Indian art, this book examines concepts such as head-offering, human sacrifice, blood, suicide, valour, self-immolation, and self-giving in the context of religion and politics to explore why these images were produced and how they became paradigms…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Every Right for Every Child

    Governance and Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enakshi Ganguly Thukral

    Despite some acknowledgement over the years of the significance of seeing children as rights holders, children’s concerns continue to run the risk of not being considered political and mainstream: they continue to be viewed as extensions of adults or simply as members of families and communities.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Routeing Democracy in the Himalayas

    Experiments and Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Historically treated as an amorphous borderland and marginal to the understanding of democratic politics and governance in South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Asia, the Himalayan region, in the last 50 years, has become an ‘active political laboratory’ for experiments in democratic structures…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Screening the Public Sphere

    Media and Democracy in India, 1st Edition

    By Saima Saeed

    For centuries, democracy and development have steered the imagination of governments, citizens, intelligentsia and policymakers alike. Democracy without free media is a contradiction, while development without democracy is futile. Highlighting the power and significance of contemporary media, this…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wil Hout, Richard Robison

    This book is about the way ‘governance’ has become the new orthodoxy of development, following earlier failed attempts at building working market economies through policy reform in developing countries. Considering how its proponents define ‘good governance’, the contributors to this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Trade Liberalisation and Regional Disparity in Pakistan

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Shoaib Butt, Jayatilleke S. Bandara

    Pakistan’s military, which has directly controlled the country’s affairs for more than half of its post-independence history and which often retained real political power even during periods of democratic rule, has played a significant role in trade liberalisation. Regional disparities have…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices, 1st Edition

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing, 1st Edition

    By Tony Heron

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Digital Interactions in Developing Countries

    An Economic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey James

    Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America

    Impacts and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen

    When the 2008 housing market bubble burst in the United States, a financial crisis rippled from the epi-center in the United States across borders into economies both near and far, causing persistent social and economic detriment in many countries. The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America:…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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