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  1. Sex Trafficking, Human Rights, and Social Justice

    Edited by Tiantian Zheng

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The recognition of women’s human rights to migrate and work as sex workers is disregarded and dismissed by anti-trafficking discourses of rescue in the latest United Nation’s definition of trafficking. This volume explores the life experiences, agency, and human rights of trafficked women in order...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Global Governance of Food

    Edited by Sara R. Curran, April Linton, Abigail Cooke, Andrew Schrank

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Food provides a particularly exciting and grounded research site for understanding the mechanisms governing global transactions in the 21st century. While food is intimately and fundamentally related to ecological and human well-being, food products now travel far flung trade routes to reach us....

    Published July 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Critical Perspectives in Rural Development Studies

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr.

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Agrarian transformations within and across countries have been significantly and dynamically altered during the past few decades compared to previous eras, provoking a variety of reactions from rural poor communities worldwide. The recent convergence of various crises – financial, food, energy and...

    Published July 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Collective Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    Identity-Based Movement of Plain Indigenous in Taiwan

    By Jolan Hsieh

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    The focus of this book is on the PingPu peoples in Taiwan and their right to official recognition as "indigenous peoples" by the Taiwanese government. The result of centuries of colonization, indigenous tribes in Taiwan have faced severe cultural repression because of the government's refusal to...

    Published July 5th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society

    Edited by Constance Lever-Tracy

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    As the time-scales of natural change accelerate and converge with those of society, Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society takes the reader into largely uncharted territory in its exploration of anthropogenic climate change. Current material is used to highlight the global impact of this...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Globalization of Motherhood

    Deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care

    Edited by Wendy Chavkin, JaneMaree Maher

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The convergence of dramatic declines in birth rates worldwide, aside from sub-Saharan Africa, the rise of untrammelled global movement of capital, people and information, and the rapid-fire dissemination of a host of new medical technologies has led to the "globalization of motherhood". This book...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Are We Thinking Straight?

    The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organization

    By Daniel K. Cortese

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives....

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide

    By Andrew Fagan

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Changing Images of Civil Society

    From Protest to Governance

    Edited by Bruno Jobert, Beate Kohler-Koch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Civil society has become one of the key parts of the reference framework for governance, seeking to replace traditional public action in which representative democracy is combined with bureaucratic implementation. The success of the civil society myth contrasts with and consequently manifests...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Political Emotions

    Edited by Janet Staiger, Ann Cvetkovich, Ann Reynolds

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    Political Emotions explores the contributions that the study of discourses, rhetoric, and framing of emotion make to understanding the public sphere, civil society and the political realm. Tackling critiques on the opposition of the public and private spheres, chapters in this volume examine why...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge