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  1. Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwan

    By Bi-yu Chang

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Edited by Ute Röschenthaler, Dorothea E. Schulz

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book explores the opportunities and constraints that recent social, economic and political developments in Africa have generated for individuals intent on creating their own enterprise and on gaining social standing and influence. It widens perspectives on entrepreneurship by drawing attention...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Migration and Home in Older Age

    Edited by Katie Walsh, Lena Näre

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This book focuses on the impact of transnational migration on home in older age, providing new understanding of older people’s lives by examining how their experiences of home are being transformed by transnational migration. Contributors explore innovative questions including: What impact...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

    A Career Guide

    By Maia Gedde

    This is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and humanitarian emergencies sector. It provides a general introduction and insight into the sector, for those exploring it as a potential career, and offers...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    By Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces

    Edited by Petra L. Doan

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Methods of Exploring Emotions

    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres

    Gathering scholars from different disciplines, this book is the first on how to study emotions using sociological, historical, linguistic, anthropological, psychological, cultural, and mixed approaches. Bringing together the emerging lines of inquiry, it lays foundations for an overdue...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Animals

    Crowding in zoocities

    By Tora Holmberg

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    The city includes opportunities as well as constraints for humans and other animals alike. Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Geopolitical Orientations, Regionalism and Security in the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Dennis Rumley, Sanjay Chaturvedi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2004, this book is the inaugural volume of the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is based on a selection of papers presented at the IORG launch in Chandigarh in November 2002. The volume emphasizes the complexity and historical and contemporary geopolitical significance of...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge