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  1. Religions and Development

    By Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Informal Institutions and Rural Development in China

    By Biliang Hu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Providing an account of the role of informal institutions in Chinese rural development, this book, based on a decade of fieldwork of village life in the Chinese countryside, puts forth a distinctive argument on a very important topic in Chinese economic and social affairs. Focusing in particular on...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Dark Tourism and Place Identity

    Managing and Interpreting Dark Places

    Edited by Leanne White, Elspeth Frew

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Youth Studies

    An Introduction

    By Andy Furlong

    Youth Studies: an introduction is a clear, jargon-free and accessible textbook which will be invaluable in helping to explain concepts, theories and trends within youth studies. The concise summaries of key texts and the ideas of important theorists make the book an invaluable resource. The book...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Exclusion in China

    State Education, Social Mobility and Cultural Difference

    By Lin Yi

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ethnic minorities form a very substantial proportion of the population of China, with over 100 million people in 55 formally designated minority groups inhabiting over 60% of the country’s land area. Poverty and economic inequality of minority groups are widely-recognised problems. However, as this...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Children, Structure and Agency

    Realities Across the Developing World

    By G.K. Lieten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The child labour debate, the Child Rights Convention and the target of universal primary education in the Millennium Development Goals have drawn increasing attention to children in developing countries. Alongside, a debate has waged on the need for child participation and the appropriateness of...

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Subalternity and Difference

    Investigations from the North and the South

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Focusing on the idea of difference as a marker of subalternity, this book looks at the ways in which ordinary citizens have sought to present and identify themselves in ways that defy the conventional categorisations of governments and historical experience. Inspired particularly by questions...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge