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  • 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 – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach

    1st Edition

    By Spiros Gangas

    Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach connects normative strands of sociological theory to the fusion of ethics and economics proposed by Amartya Sen’s and Martha Nussbaum’s capability approach. Spanning classical (Hegel, Marx, Durkheim, Scheler, Weber) and contemporary debates (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

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