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Forthcoming Culture & Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Museums, Heritage, and International Development

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

    Along with other areas of "culture for development," the relationship between museums, heritage and international development has been underexamined from a critical and comparative perspective. This edited volume fills this lacuna and inaugurates a new, important debate across these and other...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge and the City

    Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Urban Development

    By Francisco Javier Carrillo, Tan Yigitcanlar, Blanca García, Antti Lönnqvist

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book underlines the growing importance of knowledge for the competitiveness of cities and their regions. Examining the role of knowledge - in its economic, socio-cultural, spatial and institutional forms - for urban and regional development, identifying the preconditions for innovative use of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights

    Land, Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the role and importance of customary law as the primary source of law for indigenous peoples all over the world. The book reviews the relationship between customary, positive and natural law from the time of Plato up to the present day. It examines its...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism

    Civil Societies at Crossroads

    Edited by Rajesh Tandon, L. David Brown

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism is the result of a collaborative research project spanning Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. The book analyses internal and external challenges to civil society in more than twenty countries. It investigates through...

    To Be Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing Social Transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    This innovative book places culture, specifically in the form of the arts, back at the centre of debates in development studies by introducing new ways of conceptualizing art in relation to development. It shows that culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cultures and Disasters

    Understanding Cultural Framings in Disaster Risk Reduction

    Edited by Fred Krüger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Lisa Schipper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

    Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate? How is the forced resettlement of small-scale farmers living along the foothills of an active volcano on the Philippines impacting on their day-to-day livelihood routines?...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities

    Edited by Steffen Bohm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules N. Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified ? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Knowledge-for-development is thriving as an area of development practice. Yet the consequences of the proliferation of knowledge-based development practices as an area of development discourse and practice remain under-theorised and researched. This book interrogates the capacity of donor-funded...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    Transforming Paradigms and Practices

    Edited by Tor Håkon Inderberg, Siri Eriksen, Karen O'Brien, Linda Sygna

    While it is widely recognized that climate change will have significant impacts on the developing world, the social dimensions of vulnerability are often ignored in development projects and practices aimed at promoting adaptation to climate change. This book presents case studies that shed light on...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge