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  • Heritage Politics in China

    The Power of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Yujie Zhu, Christina Maags

    Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past studies the impact of heritage policies and discourses on the Chinese state and Chinese society. It sheds light on the way Chinese heritage policies have transformed the narratives and cultural practices of the past to serve the interests of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Fundamental Rights Challenges in Border Controls and Expulsion of Irregular Immigrants in the European Union

    Complaint Mechanisms and Access to Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio Carrera, Marco Stefan

    This edited volume examines the extent to which the various authorities and actors currently performing border management and expulsion-related tasks are subject to accountability mechanisms capable of delivering effective remedies and justice for abuses suffered by migrants and asylum seekers.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila Silva

    The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific sheds light onto the balancing act of urban heritage management, focusing specifically on the Asia-Pacific regions in which this challenge is imminent and in need of effective solutions. Urban heritage, while being…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary European Social Movements

    Protest in Turbulent Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Ramon A. Feenstra

    European social movements have become increasingly visible in recent years, generating intense public debates. From anti-austerity and pro-democracy movements to right wing nationalist movements, these movements expose core conflicts around European democracy, identity, politics and society. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Production of Heritage

    The Politicisation of Architectural Conservation, 1st Edition

    By Alan Chandler, Michela Pace

    In this important book, the authors unpack the theoretical and practical issues around the development of heritage sites, critically dissecting key conservation benchmarks such as the ICOMOS guidelines, BS 7913 and the RIBA Conservation Plan of Work to reveal the mechanics of heritage guidance, its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Economic Development and Mental Illness

    Anticipating and Mitigating Disruptive Change, 1st Edition

    By Alf H. Walle

    Social, economic, and technological changes disrupt many indigenous, ethnic, and rural communities even when offering progress. Under these conditions, social and psychological dysfunctions are likely to emerge. This book provides insights regarding how to anticipate, prevent, and, when necessary,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Green Skills Research in South Africa

    Models, Cases and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Eureta Rosenberg, Presha Ramsarup, Heila Lotz-Sisitka

    This book proposes transformative, realist methodology for skills research and planning through an analysis of case studies of the changing world of work, new learning pathways and educational system challenges. Studies of the green economy and sustainability transitions are a growing field…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by JongHwa Lee, Seth Kahn

    The second edition of this formative collection offers analysis of the work rhetoric plays in the principles and practices of today’s culture of democratic activism. Editors JongHwa Lee and Seth Kahn – and their diverse contributors working in communication and composition studies both within and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

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