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  • Sustainability

    By Thomas Pfister, Martin Schweighofer, André Reichel

    Sustainability as a reference frame for dealing with the interconnection of environmental, economic and social issues on a global scale is not only characterized by complex problems and long-term strategies but also by differences and disagreements with regard to its meanings and how they should be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Rehabilitation Work

    Supporting Desistance and Recovery

    By Hannah Graham

    Conversations about rehabilitation and how to address the drugs-crime nexus have been dominated by academics and policymakers, without due recognition of the experience and knowledge of practitioners. Not enough is known about the cultures and conditions in which rehabilitation occurs. Why is it…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Self-Constitution of European Society

    Beyond EU Politics, Law and Governance

    By Ji?í P?ibá?

    Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Practicing Qualitative Methods in Health Geographies

    By Nancy E. Fenton, Jamie Baxter

    Health geographers are increasingly turning to a diverse range of interpretative methodologies to explore the complexities of health, illness, space and place to gain more comprehensive understandings of well-being and broader social models of health and health care. Drawing upon postmodernism,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Ashgate's Geographies of Health Series

  • Christianity and Controversies over Homosexuality in Contemporary Africa

    By Ezra Chitando, Adriaan van Klinken

    Issues of homosexuality are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. In the international media, these cases tend to be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Religion in Modern Africa

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organization and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Understanding the Olympics

    2nd Edition

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe. How did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Arab Spring and Peripheries

    A Decentring Research Agenda

    Edited by Daniela Huber, Lorenzo Kamel

    The emerging literature on the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has largely focused on the evolution of the uprisings in cities and power centres. In order to reach a more diversified and inner understanding of the ‘Arab Spring’, this edited book examines how peripheries have reacted and contributed to the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • How to Rethink Human Behavior

    A Practical Guide to Social Contextual Analysis

    By Bernard Guerin

    Developed from the author’s long teaching career, How to Rethink Human Behavior aims to cultivate practical skills in human observation and analysis, rather than offer a catalogue of immutable ‘facts’. It synthesizes key psychological concepts with insights from other disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • European Posthumanism

    Edited by Stefan Herbrechter, Ivan Callus, Manuela Rossini

    In literary studies and beyond, ‘theory’ and its aftermaths have arguably been over-influenced by US- and UK-based institutions, publishers, journals, and academics. Yet the influence of theory in its Anglo-American forms has remained reliant on Continental European ideas. Similar patterns can be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

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