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  1. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Affective Economies, Neoliberalism, and Governmentality

    Edited by Anne-Marie D'Aoust

    Advanced capitalism is characterized by a level of symbolic production that not only results in a dematerialization of labor, but also increasingly relies on highly emotional components, ranging from consumption desire to workforce management. Feelings as varied as love, anger, and desire are...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor

    By Daisaku Higashi

    Series: Global Institutions

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Organisations and the Politics of Migration

    Edited by Martin Geiger, Antoine Pécoud

    Series: Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

    Over the last two decades, international migration has become a global issue. It is perceived as an ongoing challenge for governments, as well as an issue that is deeply related to other international challenges, such as development, climate change, security and public health. In this context,...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Citizenship in Immigrant Democracies

    The Experience of the United States, Canada and Australia

    Edited by Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Ayelet Shachar

    This book brings together scholars from various disciplines to explore current issues and trends in the rethinking of migration and citizenship from the perspective of three major immigrant democracies – Australia, Canada, and the United States. These countries share a history of pronounced...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism

    The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com

    By Betty Kaklamanidou

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    The romantic comedy has long been regarded as an inferior film genre by critics and scholars alike, accused of maintaining a strict narrative formula which is considered superficial and highly predictable. However, the genre has resisted the negative scholarly and critical comments and for the last...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony

    The Globalization-Contestation Nexus

    By Karen M. Buckley

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    There has been clear recognition of tendencies towards uncritically celebrating resistance and the need for critical appraisal within the literature on globalization and contestation. This book provides a conceptual history of global civil society and a critical examination of the politics of...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Queer Sex Work

    Edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, Nicola Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Sex work is a subject of significant contestation across academic disciplines, as well as within legal, medical, moral, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. A large body of research exists, but much of this focuses on the sale of sex by women to men and ignores other performances,...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. New Challenges in Immigration Theory

    Edited by Crispino E.G. Akakpo, Patti Tamara Lenard

    As far as immigration theory is concerned, the attempt to reconcile concern for all persons with the reality of state boundaries and exclusionary policies has proved difficult within the limits of normative liberal political philosophy. However, the realpolitik of migration in today’s environment...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Allan Schmid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information useful to public decisions on zoning, taxation, public...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge