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  • We Count, We Matter

    Voice, Choice and the Death of Distance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Steed

    This book examines the meaning of Brexit, the election of Trump and the rising tide of populist revolt on the right amidst the collapse of the left. Exploring the reaction against the establishment or ‘the system’, the author contends that we are witnessing a new divide between those who wish to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Politics of Islam in the Sahel

    Between Persuasion and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Rahmane Idrissa

    ‘Ideologies need enemies to thrive, religion does not’. Using the Sahel as a source of five comparative case studies, this volume aims to engage in the painstaking task of disentangling Islam from the political ideologies that have issued from its theologies to fight for governmental power and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Drug War in Mexico

    Human rights, the public sphere and justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wil G. Pansters, Benjamin T. Smith, Peter Watt

    This volume aims to go beyond the study of developments within Mexico’s criminal world and their relationship with the state and law enforcement. It focuses instead on the nature and consequences of what we call the ‘totalization of the drug war’, and its projection on other domains which are key…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Ventura Miller, Anthony Peguero

    The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.g., Irish, Italians, Latinos) having been associated with perceived increases in crime and other social problems, although data suggest this is not necessarily the case. This Handbook…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Globalization of Foreign Aid

    Developing Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Liam Swiss

    Why do aid agencies from wealthy donor countries with diverse domestic political and economic contexts arrive at very similar positions on a wide array of aid policies and priorities? This book suggests that this homogenization of policy represents the effects of common processes of globalization…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Qualitative Research on Illness, Wellbeing and Self-Growth

    Contemporary Indian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kumar Ravi Priya, Ajit Kumar Dalal

    This book examines the theoretical, methodological and practical dimensions of Qualitative Research in the study of illness, wellbeing and self-growth in the Indian context. Using wide-ranging narratives, interviews, group discussions, and cultural analyses, it offers a social and psychological…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India

  • Dalits in Neoliberal India

    Mobility or Marginalisation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clarinda Still

    India‘s economic growth has brought opportunities for many but to what extent has it benefitted its ethnically-shaped underclass: the Dalits? Have Dalits fared better in a neoliberal India or have structural economic and social changes served to magnify Dalit disadvantage? This volume offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Social Movements

    Transformative Shifts and Turning Points, 1st Edition

    Edited by Savyasaachi, Ravi Kumar

    This volume attempts to show the emerging contours oftransformative action in social movements across South Asia. It argues that these contours have been shaped by contestations over questions of equity, justice and well-being on the one hand, and the nature and scope of new and classical social…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India
    Social Movements and Transformative Dissent

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