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  1. Popular Representations of Development

    Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media

    Edited by David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers, Michael Woolcock

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Although the academic study of development is well established, as is also its policy implementation, less considered are the broader, more popular understandings of development that often shape agendas and priorities, particularly in representative democracies. Through its accessible and...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Religious Organisations and Development

    Scrutinising religious perceptions and organisations

    Edited by Carole Rakodi

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be ‘used’ to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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