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  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Fifty Years and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Yael Danieli, Elsa Stamatopoulou, Clarence Dias

    Containing contributions by specialists from the intergovernmental and non-governmental worlds and voices of victim/survivors, the book critically reviews the international and regional human rights systems established over the past 50 years in terms of their effectiveness for the victims of human…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Financialisation and Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Multilateral development agencies have increasingly focused on underdeveloped Asian countries as potential new sites for financial capital. Often referred to as ‘emerging markets’, these economies are seen as ripe for private sector investment and, at the same time, in need of foreign capital to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Praising His Name In The Dance

    Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Anthony Lum

    The author provides a detailed portrait of the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work, two religions that share a common basis in the traditional religion of the Yoruba in West Africa. Specifically, the author studies the phenomenon of spirit possession, an integral aspect of worship in both…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Wages, Bonuses and Appropriation of Profit in the Financial Industry

    The working rich, 1st Edition

    By Olivier Godechot

    The 2008 financial crisis led the whole world to ask questions of the financial industry. Why are wages in the financial industry so high? Are bonuses responsible for the financial crisis? Where do bonuses come from? Politicians and others urged people to believe that the crisis was the price…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Psycho-Criminological Perspective of Criminal Justice in Asia

    Research and Practices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan, Samuel M.Y. Ho

    This book offers both theoretical and practical examinations of the psycho-criminology of criminal justice in Asia, with particular emphasis on the Hong Kong and Singapore contexts. It is designed to present the current state of the field, which addresses key topics in three major sub-areas –…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • External Dimension of an Emerging Economy, India

    Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Byasdeb Dasgupta

    This book offers an analysis of external dimensions of an emerging economy, India, in the backdrop of neoliberal globalisation. External dimensions of Indian economy signify her inter-relation with the rest of the world in terms of trade and financial flows and how that affects the development…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Narrating Nomadism

    Tales of Recovery and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Narrating Nomadism provides an unflinching account of ethnic groups and nomadic communities across the world that were branded as ‘criminal’ during colonial times. It explores the tragic effect of the new identity imposed on them, the traumatic survival of these communities and cultures, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge India

  • Health Insurance Reforms in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book empirically examines health care financing reforms and popular responses in three major cities in East Asia: Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It adopts a new revised version of the theory of historical institutionalism to compare and explain the divergent reform paths in these three…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeb Sprague

    News headlines warn of rivalries and competing nations across Asia and the Pacific, even as powerful new cross-border relations form as never before. This book looks behind the Asia-Pacific curtain: at the new forms of social, economic, and political integration taking place through a global…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Non-Mainstream Dimensions of Global Political Economy

    Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Byasdeb Dasgupta

    The book is a collection of essays written by scholars of global repute in honour of Professor Sunanda Sen. Each paper is well-researched and offers some new dimension to the understanding of the current global crisis, finance and labour including the epistemological viewpoints regarding the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

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