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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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…

    EPZH – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge India

  • Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek Classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss and Dumont, the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge India

  • Power, Empowerment and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary McGee, Jethro Pettit

    This book uncovers how power operates around the world, and how it can be resisted or transformed through empowered collective action and social leadership. The stakes have never been higher. Recent years have seen a rapid escalation of inequalities, the rise of new global powers and corporate…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Knowledge Management for Project Excellence

    1st Edition

    By Lukasz Rosinski

    Knowledge Management for Project Excellence defines a methodology, called Projects with Learning Outcomes (ProwLO), for management of knowledge in projects, including a process model. This guide enables organizations to solve many known knowledge management problems as experienced in practice.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • India and Myanmar Borderlands

    Ethnicity, Security and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pahi Saikia, Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury

    This book explores India–Myanmar relationship in terms of ethnicity, security and connectivity. With the process of democratic transition in Myanmar since 2011 and the ongoing Rohingya crisis, issues related to cross-border insurgency are one of the most important factors that determine bilateral…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge India

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