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  1. Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political Economy in Transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Fundamental changes have taken place in China in ownership and control of, as well as access to livelihood assets in the context of transition and globalisation. This book examines the political economy of China's rural livelihoods transformations during the past three decades and in contemporary...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Risk in East Asian International Relations

    What Harms for Japan?

    By Glenn Hook, Ra Mason, Paul O'Shea

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Japan’s unusual position in the realm of international politics encapsulates a three-fold juxtaposition: both in and out of Asia, both occupied by and a key ally of the US, and both a key trade partner and a strategic rival of China. Whilst international relations theory offers a number of ways to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

    This book presents a critical policy analysis of the issue of radioactive waste management in the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on how lessons learned from this case can be applied internationally, specifically to similar waste management processes in the USA and Canada. The first part provides...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Public Perception of Climate Change

    Policy and Communication

    By Bjoern Hagen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Despite the findings on global climate change presented by the scientific community, there remains a significant gap between its recommendations and the actions of the public and policy makers. So far scientists and the media have failed to successfully communicate the urgency of the climate change...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    With the development of communication technologies, sport betting has become a truly global phenomenon. Far from the traditional small local betting operator, the current dynamic sees vast sums of money being bet by punters in one country to a betting operator located in a second for a match...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organization studies and philosophy, Åsa Boholm’s writing addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. This book provides an account of how...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

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