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New and Published Books

  1. Cultural Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Edited by Ute Röschenthaler, Dorothea Schulz

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book seeks to widen perspectives on entrepreneurship by drawing attention to the diverse and partly new forms of entrepreneurial practice in Africa since the 1990s. Contrary to widespread assertions, figures of success have been regularly observed in Africa since pre-colonial times. The...

    Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as...

    Published November 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. NGOs in the Muslim World

    Faith and Social Services

    Edited by Susumu Nejima

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    Muslim NGOs are continuously expanding their field of activities to various areas, including education, medical services, environment, aging societies, gender issues, and inter-religious dialogue. They are visible in an urban slum in Pakistan, rural development in Indonesia, and even in Fukushima...

    Published November 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines the impact of these issues...

    Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies

    3rd Edition

    By Melanie K. Smith

    The third edition of Issues in Cultural Tourism Studies provides a vital framework for analysing the complexity of cultural tourism and its increasing globalization in existing as well as emergent destinations of the world. It focuses in particular on the need for even more creative tourism...

    Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive and unique study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in depth examination of legal...

    Published October 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Discussion over celebrity engagement is often limited to theoretical critique or normative name-calling, without much grounded research into what it is that celebrities are doing, the same or differently throughout the world. Crucially, little attention has been paid to the Global South, either as...

    Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda

    Case studies and interventions

    Edited by Ishbel McWha-Hermann, Douglas C. Maynard, Mary O'Neill Berry

    In recent years, a new movement has emerged within organizational psychology, transposing the established principles of the field onto arenas of more pressing humanitarian need, including the humanitarian treatment of all workers in all work settings. Humanitarian Work Psychology (HWP) stretches...

    Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes...

    Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge