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  1. Lula, the Workers' Party and the Governability Dilemma in Brazil

    By Hernán F. Gómez Bruera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    While scholars, activists and pundits from around the world have heralded the Lula years as a breakthrough for poverty reduction and the forthcoming emergence of Brazil as a dynamic economic superpower, many of their counterparts in the country as well as a number of Brazilianists elsewhere, have...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Activism and National Movements in Latin America

    Bridging the Divide

    Edited by Eduardo Silva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    During the 1990s, as widespread perception spread of declining state sovereignty, activists and social movement organizations began to form transnational networks and coalitions to pressure both intergovernmental organizations and national governments on a variety of issues. Research has focused on...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization

    NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran

    By Benjamin Stachursky

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    To date, most constructivist international relations studies have characterized the influence of transnationalism on domestic forms of activism as uniformly positive. In particular, transnational interactions are viewed as positive factors for the development and daily impact of gender activism....

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water and Climate Change in Africa

    Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi

    Edited by Patricia E. Perkins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the coming decades, countries around the world will face increasingly severe challenges related to global climate change. While the details vary from country to country, the impacts will be especially grave for marginalized people, whose access to food, potable water, and safe shelter may be...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Heart of Japan (Routledge Revivals)

    Glimpses of Life and Nature Far From the Travellers' Track in the Land of the Rising Sun

    By Brown Clarence Ludlow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of commentaries and reflections on Japanese culture, first published in 1904, was written shortly after the return of two English aristocrats from five years spent immersed in the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. Their intention through these anecdotes – some humorous and charming, others...

    To Be Published May 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Modern Middle East Authoritarianism

    Roots, Ramifications, and Crisis

    Edited by Noureddine Jebnoun, Mehrdad Kia, Mimi Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    While the Arab uprisings have overturned the idea of Arab "exceptionalism," or the acceptance of authoritarianism, better analysis of authoritarianism’s resilience in pre- and post-uprising scenarios is still needed. Modern Middle East Authoritarianism: Roots, Ramifications, and Crisis undertakes...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge