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  1. Responding to Syrian Refugees in Turkey

    Roger Mac Ginty, co-author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action, gives a first-hand report on the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey and how the emergency is connected to the themes of his book.

  2. The Sustainability Hub March Update Now Live!

    The Routledge Sustainability Hub has now been updated, most notably to include a brand new topic, Environmental Economics, full of recommended books and terrific new resources.  

    Click here to read more about what the Hub has to offer and view the latest resources and topics.

  3. New Major Work from Routledge - City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the recovery and resilience of a city. Read more here ...

    Click here to recommend to your library today!

    This collection is part of the Critical Concepts in Built Environment series. Other Major Work collections publishing in this series include: Planning Theory, Mobilities, Public Space, Urban Landscape and Healthy Cities

  4. Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

    A Career Guide
    By Maia Gedde

    Foreword by Duncan GreenThis is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and humanitarian emergencies sector. It provides a general introduction and insight into the sector, for those exploring it as a potential career... Read more

  5. Environment and Citizenship

    By Benito Cao

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating and multidimensional overview of the many ways in which concern for the environment... Read more

  6. Interview with Roger Mac Ginty, joint author of ‘The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action.’

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Roger Mac Ginty, the joint author of The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, how this book is different than other books in the field and what he found surprising when researching the book. Roger Mac Ginty's new book The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action is out in March and  Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding is out in paperback in April.

    (There are more books on humanitarian issues in the Routledge Humanitarian Studies Series, edited by Alex de Waal and Thea Hilhorst)
     

  7. Art, Culture and International Development

    John Clammer, author of Art, Culture and International Development discusses his journey in exploring the links between the arts and sustainable development.

  8. NEW! The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development

    "Comprehensive, clear and cutting-edge, this volume offers the first truly global survey of the intertwining of religions with development. All the contributions are authoritative, up-to-date and firmly rooted in command of theoretical ideas and case studies. It should be essential reading for researchers, policy makers and practitioners concerned with development." James A. Beckford, University of Warwick, UK

    Read more about the Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development here

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125/ $205 (RRP £140 / $225. Valid until 29th April 2015)

  9. Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra discuss ‘Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia’

    Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra discuss their book, Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia. This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries.

  10. Emerging Economies and the Oxymoron of Sustainable Development

    Arve Hansen and Ulrikke Wethal, editors of Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability, discuss the inherent conflicts of sustainable development and how their new book examines some of the questions surrounding the field.

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