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  1. Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book...

    To Be Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia

    Edited by Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Suo Deng, Sibin Wang

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Asia has long been a testing ground for efforts to augment financial and social security by developing assets that may support individuals and households and contribute to long-term social development. Rapid growth in the number and breadth of asset-based social policies has prompted Asian scholars...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This volume explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe, shedding important light on how the intersection of these complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and their well-being....

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. South-South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from Cuba, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This is the first book to analyze the important phenomenon of South-South development initiatives. Drawing on critical theories and insights from intersectional analysis, the book examines the experiences and impacts of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) youth’s participation in South-South...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    Edited by Narae Choi, Irge Satiroglu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. Our knowledge on development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) remains limited even after decades of experience and research. Many questions are yet...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    While the success and failure of development cooperation and humanitarian aid have found extensive coverage in the academic literature and the public debate, studies that address the experience of aid workers are still rare. This book explores the life worlds of people working in aid and analyses...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large dam development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Conservation and Culture

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Although anthropologists are rising to the call for increased attention to the environment, there is a fundamental conflict of interest for anthropologists concerned with the environment. This book argues that if social scientists and environmental anthropologists want to remain relevant in the...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    This volume offers a thought-provoking Asia-Pacific perspective on an intensifying global problem: the forced displacement of people from their land, homes, and livelihoods due to development, disasters and climate change. It draws together theoretical and multidisciplinary perspectives with...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

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