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  • Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to understanding how people of color confronted these encounters.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Deportation, Anxiety, Justice

    New ethnographic perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Drotbohm, Ines Hasselberg

    This book provides new ethnographic perspectives on the intersections between deportation, anxiety, and justice. As an instrument for controlling international migration, deportation policies may be justified by public authorities as measures responding to anxieties over (unregulated) migration. At…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Governing by Numbers

    Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Social science researchers have become increasing attentive to the role of numbers in contemporary life. Issues around big data, national test results, and output and performance statistics are now routinely reported and debated in the media. Numbers are a powerful resource for governments as a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Green Economy in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Ponte, Daniel Brockington

    The idea and practice of the ‘green economy’ is gaining momentum, coinciding with financial instability and continued economic woe in the Global North, but generally more positive economic circumstances in the Global South. ‘Green economic initiatives’ in the Global South are multiplying, and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne Lennox, Damien Short

    This handbook is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights. Chapters by experts in the field examine legal, philosophical, sociological and political issues, addressing a wide range of themes at the centre of debates on the rights of indigenous peoples. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape, 1st Edition

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence

    Symbolic Violence, Lynching, Pogrom and Massacre, 1st Edition

    By Richard Arnold

    Nationalism is now the dominant narrative in Russian politics, and one with genuine popularity in society. Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence is a theoretical and empirical study which seeks to break the concept of "ethnic violence" into distinguishable types, examining the key question of why…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Reconfiguration of the Global South

    Africa and Latin America and the 'Asian Century', 1st Edition

    Edited by Eckart Woertz

    Since the 1980s there has been a steady shift from West to East in the international system, economically, politically and culturally. Emerging markets in Asia have moved up the value chain of industrial production processes, while the share of Western industrialized countries in global gross…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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