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  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Anita Ghimire, Rachel Marcus, Grace Kyomuhendo Bantebya

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315180250, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
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  • The Trillion Dollar Shift

    By Marga Hoek

    Over the past 30 years, the world has seen great social improvements. Technology has been developing at an enormous pace and is helping to solve our most pressing social and environmental challenges. Yet, despite this success, our current model of development is still deeply problematic. Natural…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
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  • Marketisation, Ethics and Healthcare

    Policy, Practice and Moral Formation

    Edited by Therese Feiler, Joshua Hordern, Andrew Papanikitas

    How does the market affect and redefine healthcare? The marketisation of Western healthcare systems has now proceeded well into its fourth decade. But the nature and meaning of the phenomenon has become increasingly opaque amidst changing discourses, policies and institutional structures. Moreover,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
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    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Cultural Dynamics in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Arts and Humanities

    Edited by Melani Budianta, Manneke Budiman, Abidin Kusno, Mikihiro Moriyama

    The book contains essays on current issues in arts and humanities in which peoples and cultures compete as well as collaborate in globalizing the world while maintaining their uniqueness as viewed from cross- and interdisciplinary perspectives. The book covers areas such as literature, cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
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  • Standardizing Minority Languages (Open Access)

    Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery

    Edited by Pia Lane, James Costa, Haley De Korne

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781138125124, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. This volume addresses a crucial, yet largely unaddressed dimension of minority language…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Environments of Intelligence

    From natural information to artificial interaction

    By Hajo Greif

    What is the role of the environment, and of the information it provides, in cognition? More specifically, may there be a role for certain artefacts to play in this context? These are questions that motivate "4E" theories of cognition (as being embodied, embedded, extended, enactive). In his take on…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23
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    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • 21st Century Cooperation

    Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Antoni Estevadeordal, Louis W. Goodman

    This edited volume explains the importance of regional public goods (RPGs) for sustainable development and shows why they are particularly important in the context of 21st-century international relations. By presenting a new and original data set and by presenting original essays by renowned…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
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  • EU Cohesion Policy (Open Access)

    Reassessing performance and direction

    Edited by John Bachtler, Peter Berkowitz, Sally Hardy, Tatjana Muravska

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315401867, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. This book brings together academics, members of European institutions, and regional…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
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    Regions and Cities

  • Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations

    By David Ockwell, Rob Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
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    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26
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