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  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

    Edited by Tristram McPherson, David Plunkett

    This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-three chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Activism and Agency in India

    Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations

    By Supurna Banerjee

    During the period of 2000 to 2010, the tea plantations in India experienced a crisis and were at the threshold of transformation, framed by conflict and turbulence. This book is an interdisciplinary and intersectional work examining the nature of victimhood and agency among women workers on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • 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 – 2017-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods

    Subjectivities and Resistance

    Edited by Emiliana Armano, Arianna Bove, Annalisa Murgia

    The condition of precariousness not only provides insights into a segment of the world of work or of a particular subject group, it is also a privileged standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness is multidimensional and polysemantic, it…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Psycho-Criminological Perspective of Criminal Justice in Asia

    Research and practices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beyond

    Edited by Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan, Samuel M.Y. Ho

    This book offers both theoretical and practical examinations of the psycho-criminology of criminal justice in Asia, with particular emphasis on the Hong Kong and Singapore contexts. It is designed to present the current state of the field, which addresses key topics in three major sub-areas –…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    Routledge Academic
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Health, Disability and the Capability Approach

    Edited by Jennifer Prah Ruger, Sophie Mitra

    This book focuses on two areas of substantial and growing importance to the human development and capability approach: health and disability. The research on disability, health and the capability approach has been diverse in the topics it covers, and the conceptual frameworks and methodologies it…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Reduction of the Disabled

    Livelihood of persons with disabilities in the Philippines

    Edited by Soya Mori, Celia M Reyes, Tatsufumi Yamagata

    A third of poor people are disabled in the developing world. How much do we know about their livelihood with hard data? Are they entirely powerless and dependent on family members? How do they earn income? These questions have become more important than ever, now that persons with disabilities (…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Toward Justice

    Broadening the Study of Criminal Justice

    By Kristi Holsinger, Lori Sexton

    Designed as a text for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, Toward Justice encourages students to engage critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond the criminal justice system, in order to cultivate a more thorough understanding of the system as it operates on the ground in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge

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