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  1. Confronting Capital

    Critique and Engagement in Anthropology

    Edited by Pauline Gardiner Barber, Belinda Leach, Winnie Lem

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume is an exploration of the ways in which political economy as a mode of analysis moves anthropology toward a vital, politically engaged form of scholarship. It advances the understanding of the struggles of ordinary people in the face of capitalist change. In the current economic moment...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Neoliberalism, Development, and Aid Volunteering

    By Nichole Georgeou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This work comes at an important time of global crisis and change, where the world is ravaged by natural disasters, wars and poverty. This has increased the pressure on governments and other organisations, such as volunteer sending agencies, which provide aid, and we have seen an upward trend...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna

    By Kate Barclay

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The State in India after Liberalization

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Akhil Gupta, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book assesses the impact of liberalization on practices of government and relations between state and society. It is clear that liberalization as state policy has complex forms of regulation and deregulation inbuilt, and these policies have resulted in dramatic increases in productivity and...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Governance through Development

    Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States

    By Celine Tan

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Governance through Development locates the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework within the broader context of international law and global governance, exploring its impact on third world state engagement with the global political economy and the international regulatory norms and...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. NGOs in India

    The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability

    By Patrick Kilby

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    By examining how NGOs operate in Southern India in the early 2000’s, this book discusses the challenges faced by small, local NGOs in the uncertain times of changing aid dynamics. The key findings focus on what empowerment means for Indian women, and how NGO accountability to these groups is an...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and...

    Published February 29th 2012 by UCL Press

  8. Culture and the Environment in the Himalaya

    Edited by Arjun Guneratne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is concerned with human-environment relations in the Himalaya. It explores how different populations and communities in the region understand or conceive of the concept of environment, how their concepts vary across lines of gender, class, age, status, and what this implies for policy...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China...

    Published April 12th 2011 by Routledge