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  • Global Shiftby Peter Dicken

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 65.76

    With over 120,000 copies sold worldwide, Peter Dicken's Global Shift has been the definitive work on economic globalization for almost 30 years now. A tried, trusted and unrivalled resource for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers across the social sciences, this is a seminal text from an internationally renowned author. more...

  • Social Movements and Democracy in Africaby Agnes Ngoma Leslie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book examines social movements in Africa, analyzing how they emerge and how they may impact public policy, the legal and political situation, and the society by focusing on the following question: How do women's political and legal rights get extended and institutionalized in a patriarchal democratic society? more...

  • Doing Justice without the Stateby Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book describes the processes of community empowerment, participatory... more...

  • Bangladesh Cinema and National Identityby Zakir Hossain Raju

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, cinema has been adopted as a popular cultural institution in Bangladesh. At the same time, this has been the period for the articulation of modern nationhood and cultural identity of Bengali Muslims in Bangladesh. This book analyses the relationship between cinema and modernity in Bangladesh,... more...

  • Informal Labour in Urban Indiaby Tom Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    During the last two decades, rapid economic growth and development in India has been based upon the mass employment of informal labour. Using case studies from three urban regions, this book examines this growth in modern India?s cities and towns. It argues that India has undergone a process of uneven and combined development during its integration... more...

  • The Vernaculars of Communismby Petre Petrov; Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so did language practices that designated, articulated... more...

  • Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared ? China, India, Russiaby Shinichiro Tabata

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan's leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long run. The book demonstrates the huge impact on the region... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratizationby William Case

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    Southeast Asia, an economically dynamic and strategically vital region, seemed until recently to be transiting to more democratic politics. This progress has suddenly stalled or even gone into reverse, requiring that analysts seriously rethink their expectations and theorizing. The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization provides the... more...

  • The Making of Low Carbon Economiesby Heather Lovell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Making of Low Carbon Economies looks at how more than two decades of sustained effort at climate change mitigation has resulted in a variety of new practices, rules and ways of doing things: a period of active construction of low carbon economies. From outer space observations of the carbon in tropical forests, to carbon financial reporting,... more...

  • South Asia's Nuclear Securityby Bhumitra Chakma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region?s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the Indo-Pakistani mutual deterrence by analysing the... more...