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  1. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. South-South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 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 book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Regionalism, Regionalisation and Global Integration in Africa

    By Daniel C Bach

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Africa, emerging as of as a new 'frontier' for global trade and investment, has been on the frontline of global and rising mobilisation towards the conclusion of regional trade agreements and their potential for block-building on a global scale. Yet, intra-regional trade and the achievements of...

    To Be Published March 14th 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 29th 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 April 14th 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ageing Resource Communities

    New Frontiers of Rural Population Change, Community Development and Voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Hanlon Neil

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 emergent dimension of rural population aging, to understand the diverse...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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

    The dimensions of forced displacement are staggering. Between 1950 and 2005 development and large-scale land acquisition reportedly displaced over 65 million people in India, with the overwhelming majority worse off as a result. This volume offers an innovative and thought-provoking Asia-Pacific...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

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