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  1. Non-Governmental Organisations in China

    By Yiyi Lu

    Series: China Policy Series

    As Chinese society becomes more open, and hopes rise that control by the Communist Party may become more relaxed, a great deal is expected from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the formation of civil society. This book, based on extensive original research including detailed interview...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison

    By Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore, Peter Kanowski

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Market globalization and the globalization of environmental concerns have spurred demand for greater international accountability for forest stewardship. In response, a range of multi-lateral governmental and non-governmental initiatives have emerged to redefine the rules of global trade, and...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Revolt, Revolution, Critique

    The Paradox of Society

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In contemporary society the idea of ‘revolution’ seems to have become obsolete. What is more untimely than the idea of revolution today? At the same time, however, the idea of radical change no longer refers to exceptional circumstances but has become normalized as part of daily life. Ours is a ‘...

    Published December 5th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Alain Karsenty, Anne Marie Tiani

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Globalization in Crisis

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy

    When and Why do they Work?

    By Clara Portela

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Sanctions are an important tool within the foreign policy of the European Union, which have until now remained obscure to both scholars and the general public. This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the EU against third...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. State Violence and Human Rights

    State Officials in the South

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Andrew Jefferson

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    State Violence and Human Rights addresses how legal practices – rooted in global human rights discourse or local demands – take hold in societies where issues of state violence remain to be resolved. Attempts to make societies accountable to human rights norms regularly draw on...

    Published September 19th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. International Development and Global Politics

    History, Theory and Practice

    By David Williams

    This textbook provides a historical survey of economic and political development theory and practice from 1945. Against the background of changes in global politics, it explores how the project of international development has been shaped in a series of wider contexts. Divided into two historical...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exercised throughout society may have to undergo a...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge