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  • 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

  • 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 Studies in Development Economics

  • Religion, Religious Organisations and Development

    Scrutinising religious perceptions and organisations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Rakodi

    This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be ‘used’ to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic,…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
    Development in Practice Books

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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 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

  • Neoliberalism, Development, and Aid Volunteering

    1st Edition

    By Nichole Georgeou

    This work comes at an important time of global crisis and change, where the world is ravaged by natural disasters, wars and poverty. This has increased the pressure on governments and other organisations, such as volunteer sending agencies, which provide aid, and we have seen an upward trend…

    Hardback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna, 1st Edition

    By Kate Barclay

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The State in India after Liberalization

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akhil Gupta, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan

    This book assesses the impact of liberalization on practices of government and relations between state and society. It is clear that liberalization as state policy has complex forms of regulation and deregulation inbuilt, and these policies have resulted in dramatic increases in productivity and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Governance through Development

    Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tan

    Governance through Development locates the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework within the broader context of international law and global governance, exploring its impact on third world state engagement with the global political economy and the international regulatory norms and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Law, Development and Globalization

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