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  1. 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...

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Iraq in the Twenty-First Century

    Regime Change and the Making of a Failed State

    By Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Much has been written about the events surrounding the 2003 Anglo-American invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, especially about the intentions, principles, plans and course of action of US policy, but much less attention has been given to the consequences of US policy on Iraqi political and social...

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japan

    From Internationalization to Globalization

    Edited by Ikuko Nakane, Emi Otsuji, William Armour

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This book explores the transition from the era of internationalization into the era of globalization of Japan by focusing on language and identity as its central themes. By taking an interdisciplinary approach covering education, cultural studies, linguistics and policy-making, the chapters in this...

    Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Ethnicity and Political Agency

    South Asian Women Organizing

    By Shaminder Takhar

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book examines how South Asian women’s collective agency is operationalized through civic organizations in the UK. Drawing on black feminist theory and third world feminism, it shows the complexity of political agency and its relationship to identity and subjectivity, and uses empirical...

    Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Carl Grodach, Daniel Silver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity....

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Small Business and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Goss

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When this book was first published in 1991, political ideology had thrust small-firm issues to the forefront of attempts to revitalize the British economy. In the Thatcher years the emphasis had been on individual enterprise and initiative with the number of small firms increasing rapidly. This was...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Women in Charge (Routledge Revivals)

    The Experiences of Female Entrepreneurs

    By Robert Goffee, Richard Scase

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Why do women start their own businesses? Is it solely because they are searching for financial success, or for other reasons? On the basis of detailed interviews with a number of women who have started their own businesses, this book, first published in 1985, reveals the significance of factors...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Uses of Social Research (Routledge Revivals)

    Social Investigation in Public Policy-Making

    By Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The growth and health of the social sciences owe a good deal to the generally held belief that they are socially useful, but is this really so? Do they deliver the goods they promise? In The Uses of Social Research, first published in 1982, Martin Bulmer answers these and other questions concerning...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Research and Royal Commissions (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Social scientists have proposed several different models for the relationship between social science theory, empirical social research and the actual making of public social policy. This book, first published in 1980, seeks to provide a critical analysis of the impact of research on policy through...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mining and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    Durham County in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge