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  • ICIBSoS 2017

    Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences (ICIBSoS 2017), July 22-23, 2017, ANVAYA Beach Resort, Bali, Indonesia

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol

    Trends and Issues in Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science contains papers presented at the 5th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2016 (ICIBSoS 2016), held 5-6 November 2016 in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. The 24 papers cover every discipline in all fields of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    This book explores the nature of regions and how they function, particularly at the local and micro-level. Whilst recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, the focus has tended to be on 'macro' regional institutions such as the EU, ASEAN,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating children and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. These children are placed at a structural disadvantage culpable for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Poverty Discourses in Teacher Education

    Edited by Olwen McNamara, Jane McNicholl

    As economies across the world continue to struggle, there is growing evidence that the vulnerable in society, especially children, are paying the greatest cost in terms of reduced opportunities for access to equitable life chances. The most vital of these being education. Juxtaposing the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2018-01-07 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

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