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New and Published Books

  1. Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society....

    Published January 21st 2016 by Routledge India

  2. India’s Family Planning Programme

    Policies, practices and challenges

    By Leela Visaria, Rajani R. Ved

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various...

    Published January 19th 2016 by Routledge India

  3. Colonialism and Foreign Ownership of Capital

    A Trade Theorist's View

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1982. Foreign control of capital is a major problem for many developing countries and can lead to the exercise of a form of colonial control whereby capital is provided for political rather than economic reasons. This book discusses the implications of this phenomenon for trade...

    Published January 5th 2016 by Routledge

  4. Crisis and Migration

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Lindley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause...

    Published December 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and...

    Published December 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and...

    Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract...

    Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource...

    Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume...

    Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge