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  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch in Bangladesh what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Cohesion and Community in Contemporary Hong Kong

    By Ray Forrest, Adrienne La Grange, Ngai Ming Yip

    This is an impressive account of Hong Kong's contemporary social and spatial structure, exploring issues of community, neighbourhood and social division. Hong Kong’s policy and political history, its essentially mono-cultural environment and its unique topography and built form have produced…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • From one ‘Empire’ to the Next

    Why we are where we are after everything we do to be elsewhere

    By Radha D'Souza

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Abuse Between Young People

    A Contextual Account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Awareness of peer-on-peer abuse is on the rise and is a matter of increasing international concern. Abuse between young people: A contextual account is the first book to offer a contextualised narrative of peer-on-peer abuse that moves beyond recognising an association between environments and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Issues in Aging

    4th Edition

    By Mark Novak

    Issues in Aging combines social, psychological, biological and philosophical perspectives to present a multifaceted picture of aging. Novak illustrates both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. The text helps students understand the tremendous variability in aging, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Financial Capability and Asset Building with Diverse Populations

    Improving Financial Well-being in Families and Communities

    Edited by Julie Birkenmaier, Margaret Sherraden, Jodi Jacobson Frey, Christine Callahan, Anna Maria Santiago

    Global economic recovery in the aftermath of the Great Recession has not been experienced equally: while the share of wealth owned by the richest 3% has grown, the share owned by the poorest 90% continues to decline (Oxfam, 2016). This wealth divide disproportionately affects racial and ethnic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Colonialism and Resistance

    Society and State in Manipur

    Edited by Arambam Noni, Kangujam Sanatomba

    Part of the ‘Transition in Northeastern India’ series, this volume critically explores how Northeast India, especially Manipuri society, responded to colonial rule. It studies the interplay between colonialism and resistance to provide an alternative understanding of colonialism on the one hand,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Politics of Migration

    Indian Emigration in a Globalized World

    By A. Didar Singh, S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book studies the politics surrounding Indian emigration from the 19th century to the present day. Bringing together data and case studies from across five continents, it moves beyond economic and social movers of migration, and explores the role of politics—both local and global—in shaping…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge India

  • India Migration Report 2017

    Forced Migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    The India Migration Report 2017 examines forced migration caused by political conflicts, climate change, disasters (natural and man-made) and development projects. India accounts for large numbers of internally displaced people in the world. Apart from conflicts and disasters, over the years,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge India

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