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  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Diaspora Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Cohen, Carolin Fischer

    The word ‘diaspora’ has leapt from its previously confined use – mainly concerned with the dispersion of Jews, Greeks, Armenians and Africans away from their natal homelands – to cover the cases of many other ethnic groups, nationalities and religions. But this ‘horizontal’ scattering of the word…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Europa International Foundation Directory 2018

    27th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its 27th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2018 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grantmaking NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector activity on a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    The Europa International Foundation Directory

  • 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

  • Kinship, population and social reproduction in the 'new Indonesia'

    A study of Nuaulu cultural resilience, 1st Edition

    By Roy Ellen

    Nuaulu people on the Indonesian island of Seram have displayed remarkable linguistic and cultural resilience over a period of 50 years. In 1970 their language and traditional culture was widely considered ‘endangered.’ Despite this, Nuaulu have not only maintained their animist identity and shown a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations

    Politics, Principles and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Cunningham

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and international non-governmental organisations working in the humanitarian sector. INGOs aiming to provide assistance to populations suffering from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Moe Fejerskov

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its ability to change the world through its normative and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Capability Approach in Practice

    A New Ethics in Setting Development Agendas, 1st Edition

    By Morten Fibieger Byskov

    This book develops a philosophical framework for selecting goals for development purposes. This inclusive and democratic framework integrates a variety of resources including philosophical theory, empirical analysis, stakeholder deliberations, local knowledge, and advice from development experts.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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