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  • Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to understanding how people of color confronted these encounters.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low carbon and addresses how low carbon development can be realized while also achieving poverty reduction and social justice. Low carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior

    The 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2015), Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia, 22-23 October 2015 & Arya Duta hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia, 07–08 November 2015

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Nailya Bagautdinova, Lenar Safiullin

    Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior contains papers that were originally presented at the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2015 (ICIBSoS 2015), held 22-23 October 2015 at The Institute of Management, Economics and Finance of the Kazan…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08 
    CRC Press

  • Gender, Peace and Security in Africa

    Edited by Cheryl Hendricks, Romi Sigsworth

    There is often a moment in time that acts as a rallying point around a particular issue. 2015 was one of those moments for women, peace and security as numerous landmark anniversaries were celebrated in the field. Africa has, in many ways, been the global laboratory for the gender, peace and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence

    Symbolic Violence, Lynching, Pogrom and Massacre

    By Richard Arnold

    Nationalism is now the dominant narrative in Russian politics, and one with genuine popularity in society. Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence is a theoretical and empirical study which seeks to break the concept of "ethnic violence" into distinguishable types, examining the key question of why…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14 
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Migrants and Their Children in Britain

    Generational Change in Patterns of Ethnic Minority Integration

    Edited by Anthony F. Heath

    Do second-generation ethnic minorities, those born and brought up in Britain, increasingly adopt British attitudes, values and ways or life, or do they, as some commentators have claimed, remain isolated from the mainstream? This study maps the extent of generational change among Britain’s ethnic…

    Paperback – 2016-06-11 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge India

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Brazilian Agrarian Social Movements

    Edited by Rebecca Tarlau, Anthony Pahnke

    Contradictions between impressive levels of economic growth and the persistence of poverty and inequality are perhaps nowhere more evident than in rural Brazil. While Brazil might appear to be an example of the potential harmony between large-scale, export-oriented agribusiness and small-scale…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Evolution of Social Networks

    Edited by Patrick Doreian, Frans Stokman

    This book answers the question of whether we can apply evolutionary theories to our understanding of the development of social structures. Social networks have increasingly become the focus of many social scientists as a way of analyzing these social structures. While many powerful network analytic…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge

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