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  1. The Globalization of Motherhood

    Deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care

    Edited by Wendy Chavkin, JaneMaree Maher

    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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Child Hunger and Human Rights

    International Governance

    By Clair Apodaca

    Child Hunger and Human Rights: International Governance applies the human rights theory of legal obligation to the problem of child malnutrition and investigates whether duty-bearers have fulfilled their obligations to protect, respect and provide. This book includes moral, economic, political and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Retirement Security in the Great Recession

    Edited by Christian Weller

    Few events have posed as many challenges for retirement and retirement policy as the crisis of the late 2000s. At the end of the last decade, the United States experienced the Great Recession—a combination of unprecedented wealth losses and historically high unemployment increases that marked the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India

    An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions

    Edited by S. Chandrasekhar

    First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge