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  • Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber L. Pearson, Gershim Asiki, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk de Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Examining the Use of Online Social Networks by Korean Graduate Students

    Navigating Intercultural Academic Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Joong-Hwan Oh

    This book examines how former, current and prospective Korean graduate students navigate American universities, especially with regard to the student-advisor relationship. Based on extensive case study research conducted around Vivid Journal—an online social network for many domestic and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Neoliberal Housing Policy

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Keith Jacobs

    Neoliberal Housing Policy considers some of the most significant housing issues facing the West today, including the increasing commodification of housing; the political economy surrounding homeownership; the role of public housing; the problem of homelessness; the ways that housing accentuates…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Explorations in Housing Studies

  • Industrial Development in Mexico

    Policy Transformation from Below, 1st Edition

    By Walid Tijerina

    This book explores developmental policymaking across the multiple levels of Mexico’s contemporary state, arguing that many of the innovations in industrial policy have been driven at the subnational level. In the three decades since Mexico’s neoliberal turn in its political economy, subnational…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Eric Anderson is Professor of Sport, Masculinities, and Sexualities at the University of Winchester. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies men’s changing masculinities and sexualities. Professor Anderson is the architect of Inclusive Masculinity Theory and has published nineteen books…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Understanding Public Speaking

    A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory, 1st Edition

    By Braj Mohan

    Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge India

  • Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice with Marginalized Oppressed Populations

    1st Edition

    By Roberta R. Greene, Michael Wright, Melvin Herring, Nicole Dubus, Taunya Wright

    Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice with Marginalized Oppressed Populations addresses what social workers can do to combat the increasingly complex social concerns that face the profession, and explores how to incorporate the celebration of diversity and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage

    Ethical concepts and practical challenges, 1st Edition

    By Elena Perez-Alvaro

    Underwater Cultural Heritage investigates cases of underwater cultural heritage, exploring ethical issues that have never been studied before. A vast cultural heritage lies beneath the sea, including the archaeological remains of more than three million vessels, as well as historic monuments and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Women’s and Gender Studies in India

    Crossings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anu Aneja

    This book frames the major debates and contemporary issues in women’s and gender studies in India. It locates them in the context of key theories, their interlinkages, and significant crossings and overlaps within the field while juxtaposing feminist and queer perspectives. The essays in the volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge India

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