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New and Published Books

  1. The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Series: CRESC

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist...

    Published May 25th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Constitutional & Administrative Law

    12th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Decentralization, Local Governance, and Social Wellbeing in India

    Do Local Governments Matter?

    By Rani D. Mullen

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Over the past three decades, decentralization has been seen as the means for allowing local governments to become more accountable, and for encouraging the deepening of democracy and the building of village communities. By drawing on original village-level case studies of six villages in three...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Non-discrimination and Equality in India

    Contesting Boundaries of Social Justice

    By Vidhu Verma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Social Justice is a concept familiar to most Indians but one whose meaning is not always understood as it signifies a variety of government strategies designed to enhance opportunities for underprivileged groups. By tracing the trajectory of social justice from the colonial period to the present,...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Climate Action in a Globalizing World

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

    Edited by Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd, Håkan Thörn, Åsa Wettergren

    The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last decade in response to the perceived failure of the...

    Published May 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  7. Meta-Regulation in Practice

    Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality

    By F.C. Simon

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Meta-regulation presents itself as a progressive policy approach that can manage complexity and conflicting objectives better than traditional command and control regulation. It does this by ‘harnessing’ markets and enlisting a broad range of stakeholders to reach a more inclusive view of the...

    Published May 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  8. International Politics

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1920, International Politics provides a general introduction to the subject by looking in detail at the international political situation at the time of writing as well as key issues that frequently appear in these situations. Conclusions are then drawn on which aspects of...

    Published May 20th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Refiguring Democracy

    The Spanish Political Laboratory

    By Ramon A. Feenstra, Simon Tormey, Andreu Casero-Ripollés, John Keane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anti-Politics and Democratic Crisis

    Spain has become a remarkable democratic laboratory in which millions of citizens are experimenting with new forms of political expression. This book examines the dynamics of this political laboratory, showing that the upheavals it is experiencing are likely in the near future to affect democracies...

    Published May 15th 2017 by Routledge

  10. New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – of South Africa were created by the apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were...

    Published May 12th 2017 by Routledge