Sacred Places as Development Spaces
The values and attitudes associated with different religious beliefs affect both public policy settings as well as social behaviours. Yet, within development studies literature and practice, the importance of religion and faith has been largely ignored or misunderstood. This book argues that the...
To Be Published May 15th 2016 by Routledge
The power of negative thinking
This book seeks to revitalize conversations about the nature and purpose of teacher education in a global context characterized by economic and political anxieties around declining productivity and social inclusion. These anxieties are manifested in such recent, and often contradictory, policy...
To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge
Implications for research
This book aims to posit theory as a central component to the study of education and education policy. Providing clear, introductory entries into contemporary critical theories and their take up in education policy studies, the book offers a generative invitation to further reading, thought and...
To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge
Lessons from Aceh
On Sunday 26 December 2004, a tsunami of up to 30 metres high hit the northern tip of Sumatera in Indonesia, causing immediate destruction and the deaths of at least 130,000 in Indonesia alone. The scale of the devastation and ensuing human suffering prompted the biggest response endeavour to any...
To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge
Companies' use-by-dates close in
The Corporation is a major vehicle of business activity worldwide. It incurs social costs and generates benefits that continually change - hence, whether it still provides a net benefit to society is contestable. Evidence-based observations of the last decade of corporate sagas and the role of...
Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge
Looking Beyond 2015
In the year 2000, the international community agreed to a framework to address global poverty. This framework, known as the Millennium Development Goals, was time-bound with an end date of 2015. With this end now in sight, the international community is focusing on the achievement of these goals....
Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge