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  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Alan Rogers, Kara Jackson, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, embedded in local practices, traditions, and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Law and Economic Wellbeing in Early Modern and Modern Europe

    Edited by Anna Dr Bellavitis, Beatrice Dr Zucca Micheletto

    What is the link between gender, law and economic wellbeing? This book looks at how social, cultural, geographical and economic environment as well as different legal and juridical systems have shaped and influenced the access of women and men to the economy and to the market and how these systems…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Well-Being

  • Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces

    Edited by Andrea Brighenti, Matthias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Vanessa May, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis

    This book explores the connections between architecture, home and community. It is based on the empirical examination of domestic experiences in a post-war modernist housing scheme: Claremont Court in Edinburgh, designed by Basil Spence. Offering a novel cross-disciplinary approach, it broadens our…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Fifty Years and Beyond

    By Yael Danieli, Elsa Stamatopoulou, Clarence Dias

    Containing contributions by specialists from the intergovernmental and non-governmental worlds and voices of victim/survivors, the book critically reviews the international and regional human rights systems established over the past 50 years in terms of their effectiveness for the victims of human…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Education in Manliness

    The Legacy of Thring’s Uppingham

    By Malcolm Tozer

    Education in Manliness explores the central educational ideal of the Victorian and Edwardian public school. The book traces the formulation of what Edward Thring, the most celebrated headmaster of the era, termed ‘true manliness’, noting the debt to the Platonic concept of the whole man and to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Co-Production and Co-Creation

    Engaging Citizens in Public Services

    Edited by Taco Brandsen, Bram Verschuere, Trui Steen

    Co-production and co-creation occur when citizens participate actively in delivering and designing the services they receive. It has come increasingly onto the agenda of policymakers, as interest in citizen participation has more generally soared. Expectations are high and it is regarded as a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Poverty Discourses in Teacher Education

    Edited by Olwen McNamara, Jane McNicholl

    As economies across the world continue to struggle, there is growing evidence that the vulnerable in society, especially children, are paying the greatest cost in terms of reduced opportunities for access to equitable life chances. The most vital of these being education. Juxtaposing the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Inequality, Boom, and Bust

    From Billionaire Capitalism to Equality and Full Employment

    By Howard J. Sherman, Paul D. Sherman

    There is enormous inequality between the income and wealth of the richest one percent and all other Americans. While the top one percent own 42% of all wealth in America, the lower half on the income ladder has only 2% of all of the wealth. This book develops a viewpoint contrary to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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