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  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Brazilian Agrarian Social Movements

    Edited by Rebecca Tarlau, Anthony Pahnke

    Contradictions between impressive levels of economic growth and the persistence of poverty and inequality are perhaps nowhere more evident than in rural Brazil. While Brazil might appear to be an example of the potential harmony between large-scale, export-oriented agribusiness and small-scale…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Women, Health and Public Services in India

    Why are states different?

    By Dipa Sinha

    Why are inter-state differences in human development in India so high? What explains regional patterns where overall the southern region has some of the best human development outcomes in the country while the states in the northern ‘heartland’ have the worst? In addressing these important…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge India
    Critical Political Economy of South Asia

  • Culture, Health and Development in South Asia

    Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh

    By M. Saiful Islam

    Recently, mass arsenic poisoning of groundwater has emerged as a disastrous public health concern in Bangladesh. Apart from hundreds of deaths that have already been reported, 85 million people are estimated to be at high risk of developing deadly arsenicosis symptoms. The severity and extent of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior

    Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2015), 22-23 October 2015, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia and 7-8 November 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol

    Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior contains papers that were originally presented at the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2015 (ICIBSoS 2015), held 22-23 October 2015 at The Institute of Management, Economics and Finance of the Kazan…

    Hardback – 2016-04-09 
    CRC Press

  • Varieties of Economic Inequality

    Edited by Sebastiano Fadda, Pasquale Tridico

    Recently, the issue of inequality has regained attention in economic and political debates. Although this interest is welcome, the debate is still mostly focused on income or wealth distribution, which is an important aspect but does not present a complete view of inequality. Most of the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • The Language Loss of the Indigenous

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

    This volume traces the theme of the loss of language and culture in numerous post-colonial contexts. It establishes that the aphasia imposed on the indigenous is but a visible symptom of a deeper malaise — the mismatch between the symbiotic relation nurtured by the indigenous with their environment…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge India

  • Liberal Democracy and Environmentalism

    The End of Environmentalism?

    Edited by Yoram Levy, Marcel Wissenburg

    In recent decades, environmental issues have increasingly been incorporated into liberal democratic thought and political practice. Environmentalism and ecologism have become fashionable, even respectable schools of political thought. This apparently successful integration of environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

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