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  • 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 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

  • Field Instruction in Social Work Education

    A Guide to Research in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roshni Nair, Srilatha Juvva, Vimla V Nadkarni

    A comprehensive guide to social work praxis, this book provides a clear conceptual understanding of field work supervision in India. It elaborates on the dynamic components of field work instruction— the methodologies and effective strategies, the supervisor-student-agency triad, challenges, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook on Financial Social Work

    Direct Practice with Vulnerable Populations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Callahan, Jodi Jacobson Frey, Rachel Imboden

    The Routledge Handbook on Financial Social Work explicates the financial needs, issues, and interventions within populations and theoretical approaches, and it assists clinician practitioners in intervening expertly and comprehensively. This book covers a range of issues in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Innovation for Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jussi S. Jauhiainen, Lauri Hooli

    This book uncovers the many ways in which innovations and innovation system development policies have become crucial to development policy formation across Africa. As new instruments, actors and tools emerge in development co-operation, the role of innovation in the societal development of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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