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  • Class Formation, Social Inequality and the Nagas in North-East India

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Küchle

    This book examines the question of class formation and social inequality within tribal groups in North-East India. Focussing on the Nagas, it analyses and challenges common perceptions about them as a class-less society with a uniform culture. It looks at the previously neglected themes of class…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge India

  • Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature, 1st Edition

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Education and Sustainability

    Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Y. Merrill, Patricia Burkhardt-Holm, Chew-Hung Chang, Md Saidul Islam, Youngho Chang

    This book provides an introduction to the state of sustainability education in Asia. It covers national policies, institutional policies and practices within Asian universities, sustainability considerations for teacher training at schools of education, and pedagogical practices for sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education

    Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph

    This book draws on elements of critical social theory, research on globalization, neo liberalism and education, and Malaysian Studies to understand the interplay of globalization, nationalism, cultural politics and ethnicized neoliberalism in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia. Using the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 5th Edition

    By Anissa Taun Rogers

    The fifth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes students through the life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Education and Social Dynamics

    A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Arnd-Michael Nohl, R. Nazlı Somel

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Identities in South Asia

    Conflicts and Assertions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions. Drawing on an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge India

  • Youth in India

    Aspirations, Attitudes, Anxieties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Kumar

    This book explores the attitudes, anxieties and aspirations of India’s burgeoning young population in a globalised world. Drawing upon time-series survey data of the Indian youth aged between 15 and 34 years across 19 Indian states, it provides key insights into a range of themes along with an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge India

  • New Donors on the Postcolonial Crossroads

    Eastern Europe and Western Aid, 1st Edition

    By Tomáš Profant

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Eastern European countries were said to be playing catch up with the West, and in the field of development cooperation, they were classified as 'new donors.' This book aims to problematize this distinction between old and new development donors, applying an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translating Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Social Work and Social Welfare

    An Invitation, 5th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger

    Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Mapping Place Names of India

    1st Edition

    By Anu Kapur

    This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of India. Lucid and accessible, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge India

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