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  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2016)

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol

    These proceedings contain papers that will be presented at the 5th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2016 (ICIBSoS 2016), to be held 5-6 November 2016 in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. The contributions deal with various interdisciplinary research…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    CRC Press

  • Thinking on Housing

    Words, Memories, Use

    By Peter King

    If we do stop to think on housing, what do we see? What is housing and what does it do? These seem deceptively simple questions, but they are often left unanswered. The reason for this is that a lot of discourse on housing is really a concern for policy-making and the critical evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Inequality and Uneven Development in the Post-Crisis World

    Edited by Sebastiano Fadda, Pasquale Tridico

    In the years following the financial crash, two issues have become central to the debate in economics: inequality and the uneven nature of (sustainable) development. People want to know why inequality has been increasing so much in the last three decades, why most advanced economies are stagnating…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge India

  • Toward Justice

    Broadening the Study of Criminal Justice

    By Kristi Holsinger, Lori Sexton

    Designed as a textbook or reader for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, or other senior-level culminating classes, Doing Justice in Criminal Justice encourages students to formulate their own definitions of justice by engaging critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond…

    Paperback – 2017-02-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    By Joe Kotarba

    Written for Introductory Sociology, and Sociology of Popular Culture courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Privileges of Wealth

    Rising inequality and the growing racial divide

    By Robert B. Williams

    The American Dream is under assault. This threat results not from a lack of means, but from an unwillingness to share. Total household wealth increased by half in the past generation, but barely one fifth of American households captured this new wealth. For the rest, the dream of owning a home,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge India

  • The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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