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  • 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

  • Change and Mobility in Contemporary India

    Thinking M N Srinivas Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Manohar Yadav, Anand Inbanathan

    This book studies caste and community dynamics in India and offers a critical view of social mobility from below. Building on the theories of the eminent sociologist M N Srinivas, the essays in this volume reformulate the debate on caste as they document the changing inter-caste dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge India

  • English for Vocational Purposes

    Language Use in Trades Education, 1st Edition

    By Averil Coxhead, Jean Parkinson, James Mackay, Emma McLaughlin

    English for Vocational Purposes provides a linguistic description of English in the context of the trades and investigates how this specialist language is used in real-world contexts. As the demand for English-speaking workers in the trades grows internationally, a major gap in the research on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes

  • Land Law in India

    1st Edition

    By Astha Saxena

    This book is a critical study of the laws regulating landownership patterns. Land and land law are woven into the fabric of our society and are therefore integral to the substantive questions of equality and developmental ideologies of the state. This volume uncovers the socio-economic realities…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge India

  • International Development

    1st Edition

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid is one of the first volumes to analyse a wide and comprehensive range of issues related to culture and international aid in a critical and constructive manner. Assessing why international aid is provided for cultural projects, rather than for other causes, the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • 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

  • Global Business Cycles and Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Eri Ikeda

    This book investigates how global business cycles impact the economies of developing countries. Global business cycles, the wave-like movements of economic expansion followed by contraction in aggregate economic activities, impact all economies comprising the global economy. The patterns being…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Cybercrime and Digital Deviance

    1st Edition

    By Roderick S. Graham, 'Shawn K. Smith

    Cybercrime and Digital Deviance is a work that combines insights from sociology, criminology, and computer science to explore cybercrimes such as hacking and romance scams, along with forms of cyberdeviance such as pornography addiction, trolling, and flaming. Other issues are explored including…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

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