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  • Indigeneity and Occupational Change

    The Tribes of Punjab, 1st Edition

    By Birinder Pal Singh

    This book is about the presence of the absent— the tribes of Punjab, India, many of them still nomadic, constituting the poorest of the poor in the state. Drawing on exhaustive fieldwork and ethnographic accounts of more than 750 respondents, it explores the occupational change across generations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge India

  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion, division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Quality in Higher Education as a Tool for Human Development

    Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe, 1st Edition

    By Patience Mukwambo

    Whilst many studies have explored how quality in higher education is conceptualised in the Global North, less attention has been paid to quality in higher education in Africa and the Global South. This book uses the human development and capabilities approach to demonstrate how quality in teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Cultural Models of Nature

    Primary Food Producers and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Bennardo

    Drawing on the ethnographic experience of the contributors, this volume explores the Cultural Models of Nature found in a range of food-producing communities located in climate-change affected areas. These Cultural Models represent specific organizations of the etic categories underlying the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long-term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Migration, Gender and Care Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, N. Neetha

    This volume closely analyses women’s role and experiences in migration (internal and international) and its interlinkages with the care economy in their functions as nurses and paid domestic workers as well as unpaid carers. Bringing together case studies from across India and other parts of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge India

  • Bangladesh's Graduation from the Least Developed Countries Group

    Pitfalls and Promises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debapriya Bhattacharya

    Since the group of least developed countries (LDCs) was identified in 1971, only five countries have graduated from the group, all of which are characterised by small size or population. The projections are that the next decade will see a rapid increase in the pace of graduation, with Bangladesh in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • The Challenge of Governance in South Sudan

    Corruption, Peacebuilding, and Foreign Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven C Roach, Derrick K Hudson

    South Sudan is one of the world’s most divided and unstable countries. Since achieving statehood in 2011, the country has plunged into civil war (2013-15) and become the scene of some of the worst human rights abuses on the African continent. Despite ongoing political turmoil, states and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Tourism and Indigenous Heritage in Latin America

    As Observed through Mexico's Magical Village Cuetzalan, 1st Edition

    By Casper Jacobsen

    Following the surge of regional multiculturalism and indigenous political mobilization, how are indigenous Latin Americans governed today? Addressing the Mexican flagship tourist initiative of ‘Magical Villages,’ this book shows how government tourism programs do more than craft appealing tourist…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • The Vernacularisation of Democracy

    Politics, Caste and Religion in India, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Michelutti

    The book is an ethnographic exploration of how ‘democracy’ takes social and cultural roots in India and in the process shapes the nature of popular politics. It centres on a historically marginalised caste who in recent years has become one of the most assertive and politically powerful communities…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

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