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  1. Anthropology in the Making

    Research in Health and Development

    By Laurent Vidal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    In Anthropology in the Making, Laurent Vidal takes the reader into the world of research in the fields of health and development, providing a fresh and provocative perspective on the practice of anthropology. This volume investigates the “science of otherness” across four multi-disciplinary...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cosmopolitan Memory in Europe's 'Backwaters'

    Rethinking civility

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Cosmpolitan Memory in Europe’s ‘Backwaters’ reconsiders the definitional relationships of ‘national character’ and ‘national heritage’ in the context of Western industrial modernity. Taking as a case study the Greek islands of Skiathos and Skopelos which served as cinematic locations for the...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

    By Andrea Schapper

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Religion, Religious Organisations and Development

    Scrutinising religious perceptions and organisations

    Edited by Carole Rakodi

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be ‘used’ to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic,...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume II of a set of two Volumes. Volume II considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject of domestic, regional and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge