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  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Urban Water Sustainability: Constructing Infrastructure for Cities and Nature book cover

    Urban Water Sustainability

    Constructing Infrastructure for Cities and Nature

    By Sarah Bell

    The provision of a safe and reliable water supply is a major challenge for the world's growing urban populations. This book investigates the implications of different developments in water technology and infrastructure for urban sustainability and the relationship between cities and nature. The…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport: Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture book cover

    International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World

    By Karen Christensen, Doria Pilling

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World provides both a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current research in this subject. It is the first handbook to cover social care work research from around the world, including both low- and middle-income…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being

    Edited by Guy Fletcher

    The concept of well-being is one of the oldest and most important topics in philosophy and ethics, going back to ancient Greek philosophy. Following the boom in happiness studies in the last few years it has moved to centre stage, grabbing media headlines and the attention of scientists,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Strategic Management Accounting: A Social Science Perspective book cover

    Strategic Management Accounting

    A Social Science Perspective

    By Chandana Alawattage, Danture Wickramasinghe

    The theory and practice of management accounting should be seen within the context of global capitalism to appreciate its role as a calculative technology, which is practiced on factory floors, corporate boards, computer networks, and spreadsheets. This new textbook is the first to introduce the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment book cover

    Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Lives of Muslims in India: Politics, Exclusion and Violence book cover

    Lives of Muslims in India

    Politics, Exclusion and Violence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Abdul Shaban

    The fast consolidating identities along religious and ethnic lines in recent years have considerably ‘minoritised’ Muslims in India. The wide-ranging essays in this volume focus on the intensified exclusionary practices against Indian Muslims, highlighting how, amidst a politics of violence,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Mark Harris, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Andrea Smith

    This volume explores the manners in which Indigenous peoples’ experiences of the law has and is being transformed from an oppressive system of denying rights to the site of contestation and articulation of claims. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the experience of Indigenous peoples…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The History and Culture of Breast Milk: From Greco-Roman Myth to Medieval Mysticism book cover

    The History and Culture of Breast Milk

    From Greco-Roman Myth to Medieval Mysticism

    By Sarah Alison Miller

    This book explores textual and visual representations of breast milk and breastfeeding across a range of literary and artistic genres, beginning with Classical mythology, moving through late-antique and medieval gynaecological texts on wet nursing, and ending with late-medieval hagiographical and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Colorblind Nation: The Denial of Race and The Rise of Racial Inequality book cover

    Colorblind Nation

    The Denial of Race and The Rise of Racial Inequality

    By Charles Gallagher

    Colorblind Nation examines how colorblindness is discussed, debated and deployed in a host of social, political and economic contexts. This book traces how the concept of colorblindness has shifted from an abstract societal goal to a normative belief system that now frames how individuals and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Science In Society: An Introduction to Social Studies of Science book cover

    Science In Society

    An Introduction to Social Studies of Science, 2nd Edition

    By Massimiano Bucchi

    The world around us is continually being shaped by science, and by society’s relationship to it. In recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter, and now in this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief introduction to this topical issue. Bucchi provides…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

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