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  • Continental Perspectives on Community

    Human Coexistence from Unity to Plurality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Bax, Gert-Jan van der Heiden

    This volume explores the issues at the center of many historical and contemporary reflections on community and sociality in Continental philosophy. The essays reflect on the thought of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Levinas, Arendt, Derrida, Badiou, Fanon, Baldwin, Nancy, Agamben and Laruelle. Continental…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Migration, Gender and Home Economics in Rural North India

    1st Edition

    By Dinesh K. Nauriyal, Nalin Singh Negi, Rahul K. Gairola

    This book critically examines the socio-economic impacts of out-migration on households and gender dynamics in rural northern India. The first of its kind, this study unearths, through detailed regional and demographical research, the ways in which economic and migratory trends of male family…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23 
    Routledge India

  • Globalizing Cities

    A Brief Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Globalization has been built upon, and maintained by, major urban centers. As the interconnections among these cities grow, more cities become involved as important global nodes, and globalization has an extremely strong influence upon the forms and functions of cities everywhere. This new textbook…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Duffy, Jim Campbell, Carol Tosone

    International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict. Social workers make an important…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Routledge International Handbook of Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    The first of the UN Millennium Goals was to reduce extreme poverty and in 2014 it was halved compared to 1990, and now the goal is to eradicate poverty and hunger by 2030. The reduction in poverty is, to a high degree, the consequence of the rapid economic development in a few countries,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Higher Education in India

    A Data Compendium, 1st Edition

    By Laveesh Bhandari, Sumita Kale, Chandra Shekhar Mehra, Priyanka Dutta, Shreekanth Mahendiran

    This volume puts together the latest available information on higher education in India at a single location. While higher education is an extremely dynamic segment in India’s education sector, yet a host of issues related to a lack of a good and comprehensive monitoring system have prevented the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Memory, and Punishment

    Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Mei Huang, Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Based on a transnational study of decommissioned, postcolonial prisons in Taiwan (Taipei and Chiayi), South Korea (Seoul), and China (Lushun), this book offers a critical reading of prisons as a particular colonial product, the current restoration of which as national heritage is closely related to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Sustainability, Conservation and Creativity

    Ethnographic Learning from Small-scale Practices, 1st Edition

    By Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew J. Strathern

    By examining how small communities have dealt with forces of change and have sought to maintain themselves over time, this book offers pointers and lessons for conservation practices at all levels of society. "Sustainability" has become an increasingly popular term as a signal of concerns with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Ethical Politics and Modern Society

    T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China, 1st Edition

    By James Jia-Hau Liu

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society introduces and critically examines British idealist philosopher, Thomas Hill Green, his practical philosophy, and its reception in China between the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. As a response to the modernity issue in Great Britain,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council

    The Fate of the Liberal Order, 1st Edition

    By Eduard Jordaan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of South Africa’s actions on the UN Human Rights Council, examining the country’s positions on civil and political rights, economic rights and development, social groups whose rights are frequently violated, and abuses in specific countries. The most detailed…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • People-Party-Policy Interplay in India

    Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016, 1st Edition

    By Suman Nath

    This book analyses the political transition in West Bengal, India, which witnessed longest democratically elected Left regime of the world. It examines and compares micro-dynamics of political practices in India and delineates underlying political themes of state politics. The author explores the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge India

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

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