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  • The Fisher Folk of Late Imperial and Modern China

    An Historical Anthropology of Boat-and-Shed Living, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xi He, David Faure

    Although most studies of rural society in China deal with land villages, in fact very substantial numbers of Chinese people lived by the sea, on the rivers and the lakes. In land villages, mostly given to farming, people lived in permanent houses, whereas on the margins of the waterways many people…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Russian Foreign Policy under Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Pacer

    Although the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev is often seen as a continuation of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, with the same policies applied in the same way, this book disagrees, arguing that Medvedev’s foreign policy was significantly different from Putin’s. The book considers especially the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India

    1st Edition

    By Parmod Kumar, Dipanwita Chakraborty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15–20 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • Science and Religion

    East and West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yiftach Fehige

    This volume situates itself within the context of the rapidly growing interdisciplinary field that is dedicated to the study of the complex interactions between science and religion. It presents an innovative approach insofar as it addresses the Eurocentrism that is still prevalent in this field.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India
    Science and Technology Studies

  • The Indian Graphic Novel

    Nation, history and critique, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    This book is a detailed study of the Indian graphic novel as a significant category of South Asian literature. It focuses on the genre’s engagement with history, memory and cultural identity and its critique of the nation in the form of dissident histories and satire. Deploying a nuanced…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Yukiko Miyagi

    As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places, 1st Edition

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Alison Buckler

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Savoring Alternative Food

    School gardens, healthy eating and visceral difference, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Komol Singha, M. Amarjeet Singh

    India’s Northeast has long been riven by protracted armed conflicts for secession and movements for other forms of autonomy. This book shows how the conflicts in the region have gradually shifted towards inter-ethnic feuds, rendered more vicious by the ongoing multiplication of ethnicities in an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

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