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  1. Islamic Reform and Arab Nationalism

    Expanding the Crescent from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean (1880s-1930s)

    By Amal N. Ghazal

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Bridging African and Arab histories, this book examines the relationship between Islam, nationalism and the evolution of identity politics from late 19th Century to World War II. It provides a cross-national, cross-regional analysis of religious reform, nationalism, anti-colonialism from Zanzibar...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Managing Nongovernmental Organizations

    Culture, Power and Resistance

    By Frederik Claeyé

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The idea that international development aid needs to be better managed and coordinated gained currency in the early 1990s. The increasing emphasis on management has resulted in the present vogue of ‘managing for development results’ as one of the central tenets in the discourse on international aid...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    By John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Religions of South Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Chidester

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this title explores the religious diversity of South Africa, organizing it into a single coherent narrative and providing the first comparative study and introduction to the topic. David Chidester emphasizes the fact that the complex distinctive character of South African...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar

    Edited by Ivan R. Scales

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth. However, this highly diverse flora and fauna is threatened by habitat loss and...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Fieldwork in the Global South

    Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas

    Edited by Jenny Lunn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Living with Environmental Change

    Waterworlds

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Cecilie Rubow

    Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. “Re-Membering” History in Student and Teacher Learning

    An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating a process of historical recovery that merges Afrocentric theory and principles of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Birkbeck Law Press