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  • Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    1st Edition

    By George Meszaros

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.  Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Confronting Capital

    Critique and Engagement in Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Gardiner Barber, Belinda Leach, Winnie Lem

    This volume is an exploration of the ways in which political economy as a mode of analysis moves anthropology toward a vital, politically engaged form of scholarship. It advances the understanding of the struggles of ordinary people in the face of capitalist change. In the current economic moment…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Mining and Social Transformation in Africa

    Mineralizing and Democratizing Trends in Artisanal Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Eleanor Fisher, Jesper Bosse Jønsson, Rosemarie Mwaipopo

    After more than three decades of economic malaise, many African countries are experiencing an upsurge in their economic fortunes linked to the booming international market for minerals. Spurred by the shrinking viability of peasant agriculture, rural dwellers have been engaged in a massive search…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Living with Environmental Change

    Waterworlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Cecilie Rubow

    Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about…

    Hardback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • Cosmopolitan Memory in Europe's 'Backwaters'

    Rethinking civility, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Cosmpolitan Memory in Europe’s ‘Backwaters’ reconsiders the definitional relationships of ‘national character’ and ‘national heritage’ in the context of Western industrial modernity. Taking as a case study the Greek islands of Skiathos and Skopelos which served as cinematic locations for the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge

  • Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume II of a set of two Volumes. Volume II considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject of domestic, regional and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume I of a set of two Volumes. Volume I attempts a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in light of intensifying…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Transformations of Local Socioeconomic Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrike Schuerkens

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive overview of the transformation of socio-economic practices in the global economy. The contributors offer analytical and comparative insights at the world level, with regard to the current socio-economic practices as well as an assessment of the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Community Development in Asia and the Pacific

    1st Edition

    By Manohar S. Pawar

    There is a tremendous need for community development practice in the Asia-Pacific region due to its size and prevailing diverse socio-economic, political and cultural needs and issues. Both developed and developing countries have been reemphasizing the importance of community development and have…

    Paperback – 2012-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Globalization from Below

    The World's Other Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Mathews, Gustavo Lins Ribeiro, Carlos Alba Vega

    This book explores globalization as actually experienced by most of the world’s people, buying goods from street vendors brought by traders moving past borders and across continents under the radar of the law. The dimensions and practices of ‘globalization from below’ are depicted and analyzed in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-30
    Routledge

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