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  1. 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 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Privatization in Malaysia

    Regulation, Rent-Seeking and Policy Failure

    By Jeff Tan

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    In recent years, privatisation has fallen out of favour in many countries because the underlying political factors have not been well understood. This book examines Malaysia’s privatisation programme, focusing on how political constraints resulted in the failure of four major privatisations: the...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Education and Inequality in India

    A Classroom View

    By Manabi Majumdar, Jos Mooij

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Universalization of primary education has been high on the policy agenda in India. This book looks at the reproduction of social inequalities within the educational system in India, and how this is contested in different ways. It examines whether the concept of `education for all’ is just a...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Japan and Africa

    Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century

    Edited by Howard P. Lehman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, Japan has played an increasingly important and influential role in Africa. A primary mechanism that has furthered its influence has been through its foreign aid policies. Japan’s primacy, however, has been challenged by changing global conditions related to aid to Africa,...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge