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  • Inequality in Capitalist Societies

    By Surinder S. Jodhka, Boike Rehbein, Jessé Souza

    Inequality is one of the most discussed topics of our times. Yet, we still do not know how to tackle the issue effectively. The book argues that this is due to the lack of understanding the structures responsible for the persistence of social inequality. It enquires into the mechanisms that produce…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • 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, but is also a standpoint for an overview of the condition of the social on a global scale. Because precariousness is multidimensional and polysemantic, it traverses…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

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