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  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    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 and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World

    Beyond Tolerance, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Muldoon

    Very diverse societies pose real problems for Rawlsian models of public reason. This is for two reasons: first, public reason is unable accommodate diverse perspectives in determining a regulative ideal.  Second, regulative ideals are unable to respond to social change.  While models based on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Ventura Miller, Anthony Peguero

    The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.g., Irish, Italians, Latinos) having been associated with perceived increases in crime and other social problems, although data suggest this is not necessarily the case. This Handbook…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Qualitative Research on Illness, Wellbeing and Self-Growth

    Contemporary Indian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kumar Ravi Priya, Ajit Kumar Dalal

    This book examines the theoretical, methodological and practical dimensions of Qualitative Research in the study of illness, wellbeing and self-growth in the Indian context. Using wide-ranging narratives, interviews, group discussions, and cultural analyses, it offers a social and psychological…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • Dalits in Neoliberal India

    Mobility or Marginalisation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clarinda Still

    India‘s economic growth has brought opportunities for many but to what extent has it benefitted its ethnically-shaped underclass: the Dalits? Have Dalits fared better in a neoliberal India or have structural economic and social changes served to magnify Dalit disadvantage? This volume offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Social Movements

    Transformative Shifts and Turning Points, 1st Edition

    Edited by Savyasaachi, Ravi Kumar

    This volume attempts to show the emerging contours oftransformative action in social movements across South Asia. It argues that these contours have been shaped by contestations over questions of equity, justice and well-being on the one hand, and the nature and scope of new and classical social…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India
    Social Movements and Transformative Dissent

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Xinjiang and the Chinese State

    Violence in the Reform Era, 1st Edition

    By Debasish Chaudhuri

    This book focuses on the nature of ethno-national conflicts and impacts of ideological orientation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) towards the national question in the context of Han nationalism and political, economic and security policies towards Xinjiang. Violence in Xinjiang since the mid…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Inequality in Capitalist Societies

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

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