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  • Human Security in South Asia

    Concept, Environment and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adluri Subramanyam Raju

    This book delves into the theory and praxis of human security in South Asia. Home to almost a quarter of the world’s population and fast emerging markets, South Asia holds social, geopolitical and economic significance in the current global context. The chapters in the volume: examine the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Conduct Disorder and Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

    A guide to symptoms, management and treatment, 1st Edition

    By Laura Vanzin, Valentina Mauri

    This vital guide takes a new approach to conduct and oppositional defiant disorders (CD and ODD), presenting the science in an accessible way to empower both parents and practitioners. Vanzin and Mauri cover a range of key topics, including distinguishing between typical and atypical behavioral…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Understanding Atypical Development

  • Indigeneity and Occupational Change

    The Tribes of Punjab, 1st Edition

    By Birinder Pal Singh

    This book is about the presence of the absent— the tribes of Punjab, India, many of them still nomadic, constituting the poorest of the poor in the state. Drawing on exhaustive fieldwork and ethnographic accounts of more than 750 respondents, it explores the occupational change across generations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge India

  • Inequality and Governance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas P. Kyriacou

    Governance matters for social welfare. Better governed countries are richer, happier and have fewer social and environmental problems. Good governance implies that public sector agents act impartially. It manifests itself in the form of equality before the law, an independent and professional…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Commercialisation of Medical Care in China

    Changing Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Rama V. Baru, Madhurima Nundy

    This book explores the changing landscapes of the commercialisation of medical care in China. It is the first work of its kind, and discusses how the rise of market socialism, coupled with decollectivisation of agriculture and autonomisation of hospitals in rural and urban China, have fragmented…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge India

  • Social Welfare Policies and Programmes in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Channaveer R. M., Rajendra Baikady, Haruhiko Sakaguchi, Cheng Sheng-Li

    This book examines the social welfare policies and programmes devised to address different societal issues and concerns across the South Asian countries. It focuses on the design and delivery of social welfare policies related to women, children, the elderly and groups living below poverty level.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge India

  • Social Development and the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nitya Mohan Khemka, Suraj Kumar

    This book assesses the roadmap for the implementation of the SDGs in South Asia, focusing in particular on the areas of poverty reduction, inequality, health/well-being and water and sanitation. South Asia is amongst the fastest growing regions in the world, with an aggregate GDP in excess of …

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Spaces and Places in Western India

    Formations and Delineations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bina Sengar, Laurie Hovell McMillin

    This book studies places and spaces in Western India both as geographical locations and as imagined constructs. It uncovers the rich history of the region from the perspective of places of pilgrimage, commerce, community, expression and indigeneity. The volume examines how spaces are intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge India

  • Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toiling

    The selected works of Joyce E. King, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. King

    A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Managing Work-Life Balance in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Helen Lingard, Valerie Francis

    Work in the construction industry is particularly tough. It demands excessively long hours and frequent weekend work. Other characteristics are particularly marked, such as re-location, job insecurity and distinctive behavioural patterns, which negatively affect employees’ personal lives further.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • 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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