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  • Muslim Women's Rights

    Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada, 1st Edition

    By Tabassum Fahim Ruby

    In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse owing much to liberal-secular sensibilities—notions of freedom, equality, rational thinking, individualism, and modernization.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement

    Reducing Risk, Building Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    The problem of escalating population displacement demands global attention and country co-ordination. This book investigates the particular issue of development-induced displacement, whereby land is seized or restricted by the state for the purposes of development projects. Those displaced by these…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long-term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Legal Pluralism and Indian Democracy

    Tribal Conflict Resolution Systems in Northeast India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melvil Pereira, Bitopi Dutta, Binita Kakati

    This book offers a multifaceted look at Northeast India and the customs and traditions that underpin its legal framework. The book: charts the transition of traditions from colonial rule to present day, through constitutionalism and the consolidation of autonomous identities, as well as outlines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Idolatry and the Colonial Idea of India

    Visions of Horror, Allegories of Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Swagato Ganguly

    This book explores literary and scholarly representations of India from the 18th to the early 20th centuries in South Asia and the West with idolatry as a point of entry. It charts the intellectual horizon within which the colonial idea of India was framed, tracing sources and genealogies which…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Valeri

    Skinheads go beyond the societal stereotype of hate mongers, bigots, and Neo-Nazis. The community of skins also includes traditional skins (those that adhere to the original philosophy of the British movement in 1969), Skinheads Against Racial prejudice (SHARPS), and gay skins, female skins and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Governing Europe in a Globalizing World

    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Laurent Warlouzet

    The complex relationship between globalization and European integration was largely shaped in the 1970s. During this decade, globalization began, for the first time, to threaten Western European prosperity. Using an innovative approach, the book shows how western Europeans coped with the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Precariousness and the Performances of Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Hughes

    Precariousness and the Performances of Welfare brings together an international group of artists, activists and scholars to explore precarity in the contexts of applied and socially engaged theatre. The policy of austerity pursued by governments across the global North following the financial…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Imprisoned Fathers

    Responding to a Growing Concern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Flynn, Michelle Butler

    This volume specifically examines current concerns about imprisoned fathers and highlights best practices with a group of children and parents who present significant vulnerabilities. It brings together contemporary works in this area, to share and consolidate knowledge, to encourage comparisons…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Skills for Human Development

    Transforming Vocational Education and Training, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Joy Powell, Simon McGrath

    Focusing on reimagining the purpose of vocational education and training (VET) and grounded in the reality of a small cohort of young South Africans and an institution seeking to serve them, Skills for Human Development moves beyond the inadequacies of the dominant human capital orthodoxy to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • The Lost Child Complex in Australian Film

    Jung, Story and Playing Beneath the Past, 1st Edition

    By Terrie Waddell

    The mythologising of lost and abandoned children significantly influences Australian storytelling. In The Lost Child Complex in Australian Film, Terrie Waddell looks at the concept of the ‘lost child’ from a psychological and cultural perspective. Taking an interdisciplinary Jungian approach, she…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • 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

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