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  • Challenging the Prevailing Paradigm of Displacement and Resettlement

    Risks, Impoverishment, Legacies, and Solutions

    Edited by Michael M. Cernea, Julie K. Maldonado

    Development-caused forced displacement and involuntary resettlement is now one of the top problems on the international development agenda. Despite the expansion of policies on involuntary resettlement since the 1980s, the magnitude of development-caused displacement has exponentially increased,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?

    Abortion, Assisted Dying, Capital Punishment, and Torture, 3rd Edition

    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? looks at several of the most contentious issues in many societies. The book asks, whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time, and who makes those decisions? This book explores the fundamentally sociological processes which…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Handbook of Education in India

    Debates, Practices and Policies

    Edited by Krishna Kumar

    This comprehensive handbook introduces the reader to the education system in India in terms of its structural features, its relations with society and culture, and the debates that have shaped present-day policy ethos. Expert scholars provide a lucid analysis of complex themes such as the equal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge India

  • Critical Perspectives on Media, Power and Change

    Edited by Ilija Tomanić Trivundža, Hannu Nieminen, Nico Carpentier, Josef Trappel

    This book aims to feed into the critical debates about media, power and change through the respectful inclusion of a wide variety of critical approaches and traditions. This diversity is simultaneously structured and balanced by a deeply shared set of concerns, that are mobilised to defend core…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • The Study of Human Development

    The Future of the Field

    Edited by Richard A. Settersten Jr., Megan M. McClelland

    If you had just one wish for the study of human development, what would it be? How would it advance the field? And what would it take for your vision to be realized? This was the charge given to twenty-eight scholars, coming from different disciplines and fields, and who study different periods of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Health, Disability and the Capability Approach

    Edited by Sophie Mitra, Jennifer Prah Ruger

    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 – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Social Inequality in the 21st Century

    New Approaches, New Tools, and Policy Opportunities

    Edited by Jennifer Jarman, Paul Lambert

    In a world where the effects of inequality occupy an increasingly prominent place on the public agenda, this book provides up-to-date and thorough analysis from the perspective of a group of researchers at the forefront of social stratification analysis. Exploring Social Inequality in the 21st…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Region-Making through Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    Region-Making through Cross-Border Cooperation aims at a deeper understanding of the nature and functioning of ‘regions’, especially at the local and micro-level. Recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, but the focus has tended to be on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality

    Edited by Kirk Ludwig, Marija Jankovic

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality provides a wide-ranging survey of topics in a rapidly expanding area of interdisciplinary research. It consists of 36 chapters, written exclusively for this volume, by an international team of experts. What is distinctive about the study of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Applied Sociology

    By Neil Thompson

    Sociology offers fascinating insights into social life that tell us so much about people and society. But what can we do with those insights? How can we put them to good use? That is exactly what this book is all about. It explores the practical value of sociology, how sociological understanding…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

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