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New and Published Books

  1. The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South

    Edited by Susan Parnell, Sophie Oldfield

    The renaissance in urban theory draws directly from a fresh focus on the neglected realities of cities beyond the west and embraces the global south as the epicentre of urbanism. This Handbook engages the complex ways in which cities of the global south and the global north are rapidly shifting,...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    By John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Emerging Economies

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    A major new volume in the Routledge International Handbooks series analysing emerging and newly emerged economies, including the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and other likely (Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, and South Korea) as well as possible (Vietnam, The...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to English Studies

    Edited by Constant Leung, Brian V Street

    English is now a global phenomenon no longer defined by fixed territorial, cultural and social functions. The Routledge Companion to English Studies provides an authoritative overview of the subject area. Taking into account the changing conceptualisations of English, this Companion considers both...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia

    Edited by Leela Fernandes

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the study of gender in South Asia, this Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping the future of the field. It offers a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Democratization of International Institutions

    First International Democracy Report

    Edited by Lucio Levi, Giovanni Finizio, Nicola Vallinoto

    The democratization of international organizations is a theme increasingly debated all over the world. This is the first work on international democracy that systematically assesses the dynamics of democratization affecting most international organizations; consisting of chapters written by experts...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Global Economic Governance

    Players, Power and Paradigms

    Edited by Manuela Moschella, Catherine Weaver

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Since mid-2007, the world scenario has been dominated by the US sub-prime mortgage crisis and its repercussions on global financial markets and economic growth. As banks around the world wrote down their losses and governments intervened to rescue domestic financial institutions, financial distress...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Central American Governance

    Edited by Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Salvador Martí i Puig

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy. Comprised of a politically diverse range of societies, this region has long been of interest to students of economic development and...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Arab Spring and Arab Women

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Muhamad S. Olimat

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This volume examines the role of Arab women in the Arab Spring and their contribution to the ongoing process of change sweeping the region. The book begins with an examination of the process of democratization and its impediments in the Arab World since the Second World War. It then looks at the...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The World of Indigenous North America
    Edited by Robert Warrior
    To Be Published October 15th 2014
  2. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization
    Edited by William Case
    To Be Published December 4th 2014
  3. The Routledge Dictionary of Business Management, 3rd Edition
    By David A. Statt
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  4. Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development
    Edited by Anne Coles, Leslie Gray, Janet Momsen
    To Be Published February 17th 2015
  5. Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action
    Edited by Roger Mac Ginty, Jenny H Peterson
    To Be Published March 24th 2015

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