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  • The African Diaspora in India

    Assimilation, Change and Cultural Survivals, 1st Edition

    By Purnima Mehta Bhatt

    This book explores the understudied and often overlooked subject of African presence in India. It focuses on the so-called Sidis, Siddis or Habshis who occupy a unique place in Indian history. The Sidis comprise scattered communities of people of African descent who travelled and settled along the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Xinjiang and the Chinese State

    Violence in the Reform Era, 1st Edition

    By Debasish Chaudhuri

    This book focuses on the nature of ethno-national conflicts and impacts of ideological orientation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) towards the national question in the context of Han nationalism and political, economic and security policies towards Xinjiang. Violence in Xinjiang since the mid…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Inequality in Capitalist Societies

    1st Edition

    By Surinder S. Jodhka, Boike Rehbein, Jessé Souza

    Inequality is one of the most discussed topics of our times. Yet, we still do not know how to tackle the issue effectively. The book argues that this is due to the lack of understanding the structures responsible for the persistence of social inequality. It enquires into the mechanisms that produce…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Education in India

    Debates, Practices, and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krishna Kumar

    This comprehensive handbook introduces the reader to the education system in India in terms of its structural features, its relations with society and culture, and the debates that have shaped present-day policy ethos. Expert scholars provide a lucid analysis of complex themes such as the equal…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Whiteness, Pedagogy, and Youth in America

    Critical Whiteness Studies in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Jaye Tanner

    This book employs a narrative approach to recount and interpret the story of an innovative teaching and learning project about whiteness. By offering a first-hand description of a nationally-recognized, high school-based Youth Participatory Action Research project—The Whiteness Project—this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India, 1st Edition

    By Rainuka Dagar

    The missing girls in India are not a new phenomenon. The British passed an Act to check female infanticide more than 100 years ago. Since 1960, India‘s birth sex ratios have progressively declined from 994 to 910, implicating life-affecting gender violence. Backed by extensive field research, data…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India

  • Researching International Migration

    Lessons from the Kerala Experience, 1st Edition

    By K. C. Zachariah

    International migration and workers remittances have, of late, become a significant economic and social phenomena affecting the fortunes of millions of families in the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Yet, the measurements and methods of analysis of their impact on the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

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