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  • Urban Activism in India

    Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics

    By Martin Webb

    This book explores the intersections between good governance initiatives and rights activism, between different normative conceptions of how the citizen-state relationship should be, and the projects and practices which flow from them. In an era in which subscribing to transparency, accountability,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Alan Rogers, Kara Jackson, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, embedded in local practices, traditions, and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Cultural Models of Nature

    Primary Food Producers and Climate Change

    Edited by Giovanni Bennardo

    All primary food producers hold views about nature and the environment, particularly in terms of how they are affected by and must adapt to changes in the latter. Such knowledge structures are typically called Cultural Models. When looking at ways in which to implement environmental strategies that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations

    A Case from the African Migration Route

    By May Ngo

    Religion has always played an important, if often contested, role in the public domain. This book focuses on how faith-based organisations (FBOs) interact with the public sphere, showing how faith-based actors are themselves shaped by wider processes and global forces such as globalisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

    Exorbitant Expectations

    Edited by Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi J.S. Tworek

    International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries is the first volume to explore broadly the historical relationship between international organizations and the media. Beginning in the early nineteenth century and coming up to the 1990s, the volume shows how people…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Jakarta is being transformed in an unknown speed and manner by new types of urban authorities and drivers of transformation. These actors are moving in a field of opportunity that was created by recent and severe changes in the economic, socio-political and natural environment of Jakarta.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Development Trap

    How Thinking Big Fails the Poor

    By Adam D. Kiš

    A wave of optimism is sweeping through the international aid and development industry, championed by leaders such as Jeffrey Sachs and Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank, who believe that poverty eradication could be within our grasp. Yet in stark opposition come those who believe that all…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

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