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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Europa International Foundation Directory 2015

    24th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa International Foundation Directory

    Now in its 24th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2015 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grantmaking NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector activity on a...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Translation Theory and Development Studies

    A Complexity Theory Approach

    By Kobus Marais

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector

    By Sara Geenen

    Series: Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Islam, Development, and Urban Women’s Reproductive Practices

    By Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Rabat, Morocco, this ethnography analyzes the relationship between neoliberal development policies, women’s reproductive practices, and popular understandings of Islam. In the 1990s, Morocco shifted its attention from economic to human development, as economic...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    Malawi is among the few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and Slum Life in Indonesia

    By Roanne Van Voorst

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Different people handle risk in different ways, and the current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene more effectively in risk-prone communities. This book offers new and long awaited insights on how the poorest and most vulnerable people...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Culture and Conservation

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Today, there is growing human interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge