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CIVIL SOCIETY, NGOS AND HUMAN RIGHTS CIVIL SOCIETY, NGOS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Japan’s Development Assistance Foreign Aid and the Post-2015 Agenda
Pursuing Alternative Development
Edited by Hiroshi Kato, Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute (JICA-RI), Japan, John Page, Brookings Institution, USA, Yasutami Shimomura, Hosei University, Japan
Indigenous People, Ethnic Organization and Agency M. Saiful Islam, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh "This book will definitely enliven the debate about alternative ways of 'development'. The case study presented shows convincingly that underprivileged groups can develop themselves rather than being developed by others. Overall this is a useful text for academics, students and practitioners." - HansDieter Evers, Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, University of Bonn, Germany
Drawing upon ethnographic descriptions of three grassroots ethnic organizations, which work for indigenous peoples in promoting economic livelihood, education and strive for social justice, this book investigates the possibilities and challenges of alternative development.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Rethinking Orthodox Development * 2. NGOs and Development Practices * 3. Promoting Economic Livelihood * 4. Educating the Indigenous People * 5. Striving for Social Justice * 6. Ethnic Organizations and Alterative Development Discourse: Possibilities and Challenges
Once the world's largest ODA provider, contemporary Japan seems much less visible in international development. However, this book demonstrates that Japan, with its own aid philosophy, experiences, and models of aid, has ample lessons to offer to the international community as the latter seeks new paradigms of development cooperation. Contents: PART I: ORIGIN AND INSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATION OF JAPAN’S BILATERAL ODA * PART II: JAPAN, ASIA AND AFRICA: ADAPTING AID TO CHANGING CONTEXTS * PART III: INSTRUMENTS AND FOOTPRINTS * PART IV: JAPAN AND THE MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS * PART V: QUO VADIS: THE EAST ASIAN ODA MODEL AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA November 2015 UK November 2015 US 400pp 15 b/w tables, 9 figures Hardback £75.00 / $120.00 / CN$138.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137505378
Theatre and Human Rights after 1945 September 2015 UK September 2015 US 152pp 8 b/w illustrations, 5 b/w tables, 2 diagrams Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 9781137572097 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137572097
Human Rights in Prisons Comparing Institutional Encounters in Kosovo, Sierra Leone and the Philippines Andrew M. Jefferson, Dignity, Danish Institute against Torture, Denmark, Liv S. Gaborit, Dignity, Danish Institute Against Torture, Denmark Drawing on participatory action research conducted in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and the Philippines, Human Rights in Prisons analyses encounters between rights-based non-governmental organisations and prisons. It explores the previously under-researched perspectives of prison staff and prisoners on their lives and relationships. Contents: 1. Introducing Human Rights In Prisons * 2. Encountering Ourselves – A Critically Reflexive Practice Research Project * 3. First Encounters – Accessing Prisons * 4. Close Encounters With Prison Staff * 5. Close Encounters With Prisoners * 6. Close Encounters Between Prisoners And Prison Staff * 7. Critical Encounters * 8. What Encounters Count? What Matters?
Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology April 2015 UK April 2015 US 232pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137433763
Things Unspeakable Edited by Mary Luckhurst and Emilie Morin, University of York, UK "This book defines vitally important new territory in thinking about the intersection of theatre, social engagement, and human rights. Nuanced readings of 20th and 21st-century performance practices investigate the unique role of theatre in relation to issues such as post-conflict violence, torture, elder abuse, political censorship, corporate labour practices, and disability. Cathy Caruth analyses the politics of listening and Catherine Cole writes magisterially on institutional ethics and the performance of genocide. This is a brilliant expose of the way performance can sometimes transcend and sometimes spectacularly fail in the wake of the famously unspeakable horrors of Auschwitz." - Yoni Prior, Deakin University, Australia This volume investigates the rise of human rights discourses manifested in the global spectrum of theatre and performance since 1945. Essays address topics such as disability, discrimination indigenous rights, torture, gender violence, genocide and elder abuse. Contents: Part I: COLONIAL LEGACIES AND THE UNSPEAKABLE * Part II: UNSPEAKABILITY AND ETHNICITY * Part III: RETURNING HISTORIES, LISTENING, AND TRAUMA * Part IV: THEATRES OF ADVOCACY AND WESTERN LIBERALISM * Part V: MILITANCY AND CONTEMPORARY INVISIBILITIES September 2015 UK September 2015 US 270pp Hardback £60.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137362292
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CIVIL SOCIETY, NGOS AND HUMAN RIGHTS Social Urbanism and the Politics of Violence
Disasters, Risks and Revelation
The Medellín Miracle
Making Sense of Our Times Kate Maclean, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Medellín, Colombia, used to be the most violent city on earth, but in recent years, allegedly thanks to its 'social urbanism' approach to regeneration, it has experienced a sharp decline in violence. The author explores the politics behind this decline and the complex transformations in terms of urban development policies in Medellín.
Contents: Introduction * 1. The Politics Of Violence And Urbanism * Violence And Power * Violence And The City * Policies To Deal With Urban Violence * Conclusion * 2. Medellín: The Most Violent City In The World * Rapid Growth, Inequality, Gangs And Narco-Traffic * Elites * State, Militia, Paramilitaries, Cartels And Criminal Gangs * Cocaine, The Cartels And ‘NarcoTerrorism’ * Criminal Gangs * The Urban Marxist Militia * Paramilitaries * The State * Social Violence * Conclusion * 3. The Miracle? Social Urbanism * Medellín And The ‘Model City’ * The Medellín Miracle: The Policies * Infrastructure Projects * Iconic Architecture * Public Spaces * Participation And Economic Development * Socio-Economic Development From Below * Medellín: La Mas Educada * Conclusion * 4. Behind The Miracle * Democratisation And Violence In Colombia * Progress And Revanchism In Medellín * Changes In Medellín * Consejería Presidencial Para Medellín * The Economic Crisis * Conclusion * 5. New Political Spaces * Compromiso Ciudadano: A Reflexive Middle Class * Universities And The Academy * Ngos, Social Movements And Community Organisations * Different Kinds Of Citizens: Participation And Critique * Cultures Of Power * Conclusion * 6. Conclusion
January 2015 UK January 2015 US 152pp 1 map, 1 graph Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137397355
Steve Matthewman, Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, New Zealand "A book that drills to the heart of one of the characteristic, but unremarked features of present times: disaster glut. In a richly documented, eminently readable text, Matthewman explodes the twin mystique that disasters are either natural or random events […] This is Sociology as it should be: a book that shows how, and why, we are brainblind about the operation of power and influence in framing our comprehension of the real world […] a book to admire and relish by anyone interested in understanding the way we live now." - Chris Rojek, City University London, UK Disasters are part of the modern condition, a source of physical anxiety and existential angst, and they are increasing in frequency, cost and severity. Drawing on both disaster research and social theory, this book offers a critical examination of their causes, consequences and future avoidance. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Sociology and Disasters * 3. Accidents, Disasters and Revelation * 4. The New Normal * 5. Riskworld? New Species of Trouble * 6. Political Economy, I: Capitalism and Disaster * 7. Political Economy, II: Capitalism as Disaster * 8. Everyday Disaster: Notes on Low Visibility Catastrophe * 9. Conclusions August 2015 UK August 2015 US 224pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137294258
The Social Practice of Human Rights Edited by Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton, USA
Saving the Environment in Sub-Saharan Africa Organizational Dynamics and Effectiveness of NGOs in Cameroon William T. Markham, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA, Lotsmart Fonjong, University of Buea, Cameroon This book describes how NGOs' efforts to promote sustainable development are affected by their funding, management strategies, and relationships with government, communities, and other NGOs. The authors explore implications for theory and offer suggestions for increasing NGO effectiveness. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Theoretical Framework * 3. Research Methods * 4. Geography, Demography, and Environmental Problems * 5. Economic, Political, and Social Context * 6. A Profile of the NGOs * 7. The Biggest Problem: Money * 8. Relationships with Government * 9. Relationships with Local Communities * 10. Relationships with Other Environmental NGOs * 11. Conclusions and Implications October 2015 UK October 2015 US 288pp 18 b/w tables, 2 b/w illustrations, 1 figure Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 9781137507181 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137507181
The Social Practice of Human Rights bridges the conventional scholar-practitioner divide by focusing on the space between. In capturing this cutting edge research program, the volume proposes a perspective that motivates critical self-reflection of the strategies that drive communities dedicated to the advocacy and implementation of human rights. Contents: 1. The Practice Turn in Human Rights Research; Joel R. Pruce * PART I: CONSTRUCTIVE CRITIQUE * 2. Rethinking Activism: Social Movements and the State over the Longue Durée; Alex de Waal * 3. How to Ask People for Change: Examining Peoples’ Willingness to Donate to Human Rights Campaigns; Kyla McEntire, Michele Leiby, and Matthew Krain * 4. Documentarian, Witness, and Organizer: Exploring Celebrity Roles in Human Rights Media Advocacy; Alexandra Cosima Budabin * PART II: GRASSROOTS SITES OF PRACTICE * 5. The Human Right to Water and Advocacy for Urban Water Supply: After the Privatization Struggles; Paul Nelson * 6. Localizing the Global/Globalizing the Local: Reconciling Botho and Human Rights in Botswana; Kristi Heather Kenyon * 7. Uneven Ground: Asymmetries of Power in Human Rights Advocacy in Mexico; Barbara A. Frey * PART III: INSTITUTIONAL SITES OF PRACTICE * 8. The UN Security Council and the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights; Carrie Booth Walling * 9. The Social Practice of Securitizing Women’s Rights and Gender Equality: 1325 Fifteen Years On; Natalie Florea Hudson * 10. Constructing a Dialogue on Human Dignity: The Role for Global Institutions; Mark P. Lagon and Anthony Clark Arend June 2015 UK June 2015 US 244pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137503763
CIVIL SOCIETY, NGOS AND HUMAN RIGHTS Civil Society Organizations, Advocacy, and Policy Making in Latin American Democracies
International NGO Engagement, Advocacy, Activism
Pathways to Participation
The Faces and Spaces of Change
Amy Risley, Rhodes College, USA What explains civil society participation in policy making in Latin American democracies? Risley comparatively analyzes actors who have advocated for children's rights, the environment, and freedom of information in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Successful issue framing and effective alliance building are identified as 'pathways' to participation. Contents: 1. Pathways to Participation in Latin American Democracies * 2. Civil Society and Policy Making * 3. The Power of Persuasion * 4. The Power of Partnerships * 5. Comparative Perspectives on Civil Society Advocacy * 6. A Wide-Angle View of Advocacy * 7. Civil Society Participation and the Quest for High-Quality Democracy * References May 2015 UK June 2015 US 224pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137506542
Helen Yanacopulos, Open University, UK "This is a timely book and splendid contribution to the current debates about the future role of NGOs. It exposes some of the brutal truths of running an NGO, pointing out the mismatch between their non-profit purposes and their daily corporate style management. It also stresses that there is a strong need for an honest dialogue about what NGOs are trying to achieve and how they go about doing that, because this is essential for securing a long term trust in the sector. The author demonstrates clearly that the current relationship NGOs have with the wider public is an outdated one and needs rehabilitation if it is to survive in a new and changed world." – Erla Thrandardottir, Visiting Research Fellow, City University London, UK The world of international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) has dramatically changed during the last two decades. The author critically analyses the engagement of INGOs within the contemporary international development landscape, enabling readers to further understand INGOs involvement in the politics of social change. Contents: 1. The Current State of INGOs * 2. Political Spaces of INGOs * 3. Cosmopolitan Spaces of INGOs * 4. INGO Spaces of Engagement * 5. INGO Organisation and Strategy * 6. Networked Spaces of INGOs * 7. Digital Spaces of INGOs * 8. Conclusions
Non-Governmental Public Action
Civil Society and the Governance of Development Opposing Global Institutions Anders Uhlin, Lund University, Sweden, Sara Kalm, Lund University, Sweden
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 192pp 3 b/w tables Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9780230284562
This book re-conceptualizes civil society engagement with global governance institutions in the field of development in terms of opposition. With an innovative theoretical framework, it maps and explains opposition strategies through detailed case studies on the EU, the Asian Development Bank, and the Global Forum on Migration and Development. Contents: 1. Opposition in Global Governance: An Introduction * 2. Global Governance, Civil Society and Opposition: Empirical and Theoretical Context * 3. Opposition in Global Governance: An Analytical Framework * 4. European Union Aid and Development Cooperation * 5. The Asian Development Bank * 6. The Global Forum on Migration and Development * 7. Conclusion: Opposing Global Institutions
Development, Justice and Citizenship February 2015 UK January 2015 US 216pp 1 graph, 5 b/w tables Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137461308
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DEVELOPMENT THEORY DEVELOPMENT THEORY
The Culture Industry, Information and Capitalism César Bolaño, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil Drawing on Marxist theory and concepts, as well as on various theoretical contributions developed by prominent political economists, Bolaño develops a unique approach to understanding the culture industry, offering an interesting intervention in debates surrounding media and communication. Contents: Introduction * PART I: THE CONTRADICTIONS OF INFORMATION * PART II: MONOPOLY CAPITALISM AND THE CULTURE INDUSTRY * PART III: THE CULTURE INDUSTRY AND ITS FUNCTIONS * PART IV: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND CULTURE * PART V: FROM PRODUCTION TO COMPETITION: TOWARDS THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE COMMUNICATIONS AND CULTURE ECONOMY * PART VI: SUBSUMPTION OF INTELLECTUAL WORK AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE INTERNET April 2015 UK April 2015 US 296pp 5 b/w tables, 4 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137480767
Global Frontiers of Social Development in Theory and Practice Climate, Economy, and Justice Edited by Brij Mohan, Louisiana State University, USA This volume examines developmentality and the archeology of its social practices, unfolding systemic failures that muffle progress. Economic, climate, and social justice are the areas of focus for this analysis of human-social development in the fog of ideologicalinstitutional meltdowns. Contents: Books Also By Brij Mohan * Our Contributors * Acknowledgements * Foreword * Robert Kowalski * Prologue * Brij Mohan * Part One * Social Practice: Frontiers of Human and Social Development * I. Archeology of Social Practice * Brij Mohan * II. The Cultivation of Eco-Civilization * Brij Mohan * III. The Economic Illusions that Holdback Human Development * Roberts Kowalski * IV. Economic Growth as Social Problem: The Case of Climate Change * Max Koch * V. Dialectics of Development: How Social Science Fails * Shweta Singh * VI. Environmental Justice * Brij Mohan * Part Two * Toward Comparative Social Development * VII. Comparative Social Welfare Revisited * Brij Mohan * VIII Social Welfare for Transformative Practice * Brij Mohan * IX. Extending Baselines of Shifts in Governance beyond the West: China as a Mirror Testing Ground of Governance * Sander Chan and Matthias Stepan * X. Indigenous Communities’ Informal Care and Welfare Systems for Local Level Social Development in India * Manohar Pawar and Bipin Jojo * XI. Outsourcing of Corruption: A Case of Counter-Development * Vijay P. Singh * XII. The Madness of Caste * Suryakant Waghmore and Qudsiya Contractor * XIII. Mission Lost: What Does Evidence Base and Standardization Mean for International Social Work? * Nairuti Jani * Epilogue: Mendacity of Development * Indices July 2015 UK July 2015 US 304pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137460707
Mixed Methods Research in Poverty and Vulnerability Sharing Ideas and Learning Lessons Edited by Keetie Roelen, University of Sussex, UK, Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia, UK "This timely and empirically rich volume adds to the growing chorus of voices in favour of mixed method research on poverty and vulnerability. The authors add new elements to the existing literature, neatly framed in terms of 'credibility, complexity and usability', and make a compelling case for the value-added of such approaches. This book should be consulted widely by academics, development practitioners and policy makers engaged with these issues." – Paul Schaffer, Trent University, Canada The added value of mixed methods research in poverty and vulnerability is now widely established. Nevertheless, gaps and challenges remain. This volume shares experiences from research in developed and developing country contexts on how mixed methods approaches can make research more credible, usable and responsive to complexity. Contents: PART I: POVERTY MEASUREMENT * PART II: EVALUATION RESEARCH * PART III: FROM RESEARCH TO POLICY * August 2015 UK August 2015 US 304pp 22 b/w tables, 1 map, 7 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137452504
Cultures of Wellbeing Method, Place, Policy Edited by Sarah C. White and Chloe Blackmore, University of Bath, UK “Cultures of Wellbeing is an absolute ‘must-read’ for anyone working on wellbeing. As so often with anthropologically informed research, comparative study opens up the assumptions underpinning policy approaches and emphasises the importance of attending to the specificities of people, places and their histories. This rich volume of case studies engages and refines an approach to wellbeing that offers a serious and significant alternative to the orthodoxies of economics or psychology. All the chapters are written very clearly making the book highly accessible across different disciplines and beyond academia. And the introductory chapter offers one of the most lucid summaries of the state of wellbeing research you could hope to read.” - Sarah Atkinson, Professor of Geography and Medical Humanities, Durham University, UK The authors challenge psychological perspectives on happiness and subjective wellbeing. Highlighting the politics of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, case studies across continents explore wellbeing in relation to health, children and youth, migration, economics, religion, family, land mines, national surveys, and indigenous identities. Contents: 1. Introduction: The Many Faces of Wellbeing; Sarah White * PART I: MIXED METHODS * 2. Enquiries into Wellbeing: How Could Qualitative Data be Used to Improve the Reliability of Survey Data?; Laura Camfield * 3. Measuring National Wellbeing: What Matters to You? What Matters to Whom?; Susan Oman * 4. Staying well in a South African Township: Stories from Public Health and Sociology; Emer Brangan * 5. Economics and Subjectivities of Wellbeing in Rural Zambia; Sarah White and Viviana Ramirez * And more... October 2015 UK October 2015 US 312pp 16 b/w tables, 2 maps, 7 b/w photos Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137536440
ENVIRONMENT AND... The European Journal of Development Research Editor-in-Chief: Spencer Henson, Institute of Development Studies, UK and University of Guelph, Canada Editors: Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia, UK, José Cuesta, Georgetown University, USA, Ralitza Dimova, University of Manchester, UK, Uma S. Kambhampati, University of Reading, UK, Charlotte Lemanski, University of Cambridge, UK, John Rand, University of Copenhagen, Denmark The European Journal of Development Research is a multi-disciplinary journal that seeks to broaden our understanding of the processes that advance or impede human development, whether from a political, economic, sociological or anthropological perspective. ISSN: 09578811 / EISSN: 17439728 For more information about this journal, please visit: www.palgrave-journals.com/ejdr
ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Nitrogen and Climate Change An Explosive Story Dave Reay, University of Edinburgh, UK The world is changing. Human population is surging towards 10 billion, food, water, climate and energy security are all at risk. Nitrogen could be our life raft in this global 'perfect storm'. Get it right and it can help to feed billions, fuel our cars and put a dent in global warming. Get it wrong and it will make things a whole lot worse.
Editor: Stefano Prato, Society for International Development, Italy
Contents: 1. A Brief History of Nitrogen * 2. Nitrogen and the Anthropocene * 3. Nitrous oxide as a driver of Climate Change * 4. Nitrous oxide Sources * 5. Airborne Nitrogen and Climate Change * 6. Terrestrial Nitrogen and Climate Change * 7. Freshwater Nitrogen and Climate Change * 8. Marine Nitrogen and Climate Change * 9. Agricultural Nitrogen and Climate Change Mitigation * 10. Nitrogen in Food and Climate Change Mitigation * 11. Nitrogen and Biofuels * 12. Nitrogen and Geoengineering * 13. Nitrogen and Climate Change Adaptation * Conclusion
Development, the flagship journal of the Society for International Development, connects research, experience, activism and alternative thinking. For more than 50 years it has explored innovative perspectives on the crucial issues in development, asking the relevant questions and featuring the difficult but honest answers.
June 2015 UK June 2015 US 240pp 1 b/w table, 25 b/w illustrations Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Paperback £19.99 / $32.00 / CN$36.99 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137286949 www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137286956
ISSN: 10116370 / EISSN: 14617072 For more information about this journal, please visit: www.palgrave-journals.com/ development
Water, State and the City Antonio A. R. Ioris, University of Edinburgh, UK The book investigates the complexity of the Latin American mega cities and the multiple commitments of the apparatus of the state with a focus on the failures of the public water sector. It offers an innovative interpretation of large-scale urbanization, one of the most challenging questions affecting Latin American governments and society. Contents: 1. State, Water and the Production of the Latin American City * 2. The Exclusionary City, Political Statehood and a Thirsty Population * 3. National Development and Urban Water Demands through the Mexican Capital City * 4. The Urbanisation of Lima, Neoliberal Reforms and Water-related Tensions * 5. Water Problems and Conflicting Water Values in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region * 6. About the City, Water and the State: The Way Forward
Cities and the Global Politics of the Environment April 2015 UK April 2015 US 164pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137468666
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ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Climate Change in World Politics
Sustainability and Energy Politics
John Vogler, Keele University, UK "John Vogler has written a fascinating study of the ways in which climate change can be explained by the theory of international relations. This is a muchneeded treatment of the relationship between the functional imperative of non-state actors for action on climate control and the political drivers behind the behaviour of dominant states. This is a mustread for those trying to understand how science and politics clash over climate change. Vogler's book is full of excellent examples of how politics has framed the climate change debate internationally, and explains why achieving agreement has proven so difficult." - Professor Sir Steve Smith, University of Exeter, UK John Vogler examines the international politics of climate change, with a focus on the United Nations Framework Convention (UNFCCC). He considers how the international system treats the problem of climate change, analysing the ways in which this has been defined by the international community and the interests and alignments of state governments. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Framing and Fragmentation * 3. The UNFCCC Regime * 4. Interests and Alignments * 5. The Pursuit of Justice * 6. Recognition and Prestige * 7. Structural Change and Climate Politics * 8. Conclusion
Energy, Climate and the Environment October 2015 UK October 2015 US 232pp 13 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Paperback £19.99 / $32.00 / CN$32.99 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137273406 www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137273437
The author explores the fraught politics of energy transitions in an age of climate change. She does so through an ecological modernisation and corporate social responsibility lens which she contends shapes and underpins sustainability today. Case studies cover climate policy, unconventional gas and renewable energy. Contents: Introduction * PART I: THEORISING CONTEMPORARY SUSTAINABILITY * 1. Sustainability Today: From Fringe to Mainstream * 2. Ecological Modernisation: Promises and Prospects * 3. Corporate Social Responsibility: Business Stepping Up? * PART II: PRACTISING CONTEMPORARY SUSTAINABILITY * 4. The Politics of Climate Change: Fight and Flight * 5. Unconventional Gas and Social Licence: Locking the Gate? * 6. Renewable Energy Transitions: Powering the Future * Conclusion
Energy, Climate and the Environment August 2015 UK August 2015 US 248pp Hardback £65.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137352323
Decarbonization in the European Union Edited by Claire Dupont and Sebastian Oberthür, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium
The Transition to Low Carbon Energy Fuels Jo Abbess, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK The author looks at the prospects for a transition from natural gas to low carbon gas, which could take several decades, and at how this will depend on the evolution of the fossil fuel industry. She investigates the technologies and energy systems for making the best use of renewable gas resources. Contents: 1. An Introduction to Renewable Gas * 2. Energy Change and Investment Challenges * 3. Energy Transitions and Renewable Gas * 4. A Brief History of Gas * 5. Renewable Gas Systems * 6. The Technology of Renewable Gas * 7. The Energy Policy Context for Renewable Gas * 8. Reflections and Conclusions
Energy, Climate and the Environment
Giorel Curran, Department of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith University, Australia
Internal Policies and External Strategies
September 2015 UK September 2015 US 296pp 18 figures, 10 b/w tables Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137441799
Ecological Modernisation and Corporate Social Responsibility
The authors examine how far internal policies in the European Union move towards the objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the EU by 80-95 per cent by 2050, and how or whether the EU's 2050 objective to 'decarbonise' could affect the EU's relations with a number of external energy partners. Contents: 1. Decarbonisation in the EU: Setting the Scene; Claire Dupont and Sebastian Oberthür * 2. The EU Internal Energy Market and Decarbonisation; Radostina Primova * 3. The Power Sector: Pioneer and Workhorse of Decarbonisation; Stefan Lechtenböhmer and Sascha Samadi * 4. Electricity Grids: No Decarbonisation Without Infrastructure;Thomas Sattich * 5. Decarbonising Industry in the EU: Climate, Trade and Industrial Policies; Max Åhman and Lars J. Nilsson * 6. Transport: Addicted to Oil; Tom van Lier and Cathy Macharis * 7. Buildings: Good Intentions Unfulfilled;Elin Lerum Boasson and Claire Dupont * 8. The Geopolitics of the EU’s Decarbonisation Strategy: a Bird’s Eye Perspective;Tom Casier * 9. Decarbonisation and EU Relations with the Caspian Sea Region;Claire Dupont * 10. Evolutions and Revolutions in EU-Russia Energy Relations; Tomas Maltby and Olga Khrushcheva * 11. EU-Norway Energy Relations Towards 2050: From Fossil Fuels to Low-Carbon Opportunities?; Torbjørg Jevnaker, Leiv Lunde and Jon Birger Skjærseth * 12. Conclusions; Claire Dupont and Sebastian Oberthür
Energy, Climate and the Environment 9781137441799
June 2015 UK June 2015 US 296pp 6 b/w tables, 13 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137406828
ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The Rise and Fall of Carbon Emissions Trading
Declan Kuch, University of New South Wales, Australia
Liam Magee, University of Western Sydney, Australia
This book presents the results of the first fullscale emissions trading schemes in Australia and internationally, arguing these schemes will not be sufficient to 'civilize markets' and prevent dangerous climate change. Instead, it articulates the ways climate policy needs to confront the collective nature of our predicament.
Proposing a renovation of the metaphor of the urban fabric, Interwoven Cities develops an analysis of how cities might be woven into alternative patterns, to better sustain social and ecological life.
Contents: 1. The Rise Of Emissions Trading As A Market Mechanism And The Promise Of ‘Civilized Markets’ * 2. Marketizing Civil Regulation: Acid Rain Regulation As The Experimental Bridge To Carbon Markets * 3. Governing Carbon Emissions: NSW GGAS * 4. The Technopolitics Of National Carbon Accounts * 5. ‘Economists In The Wild’: Clean Development And The Global Politics Of Carbon Offsets * 6. The Paradox Of Measurable Counterfactuals And The Fall Of Emissions Trading * 7. Beyond 8%: Resituating Emissions Trading
Energy, Climate and the Environment July 2015 UK July 2015 US 224pp 1 b/w table, 2 charts Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137490377
Cities and the Global Politics of the Environment
Renewable Energy Transformation or Fossil Fuel Backlash Vested Interests in the Political Economy Espen Moe, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Renewable energy is rising within an energy system dominated by powerful vested energy interests in fossil fuels, nuclear and electric utilities. Analyzing renewables in six very different countries, the author argues that it is the extent to which states have controlled these vested interests that determines the success or failure of renewables. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Japan: No Structural Change, Save For A Structural Shock? Vested Interests Pre- And Post-Fukushima * 3. China: No Structural Transformation, But Full Speed Ahead. Or…? * 4. US Renewable Energy: Doing (Reasonably) Well, Despite The State Rather Than Because Of It * 5. Social And Political Consensus Setting Germany On A Course For Structural Change, Or Germany At A Crossroads? * 6. Denmark: A Successful Case Of Structural Change? Wind Power On The Inside Of The System * 7. Norway: A Petro-Industrial Complex Leaving Little Room For Structural Change * 8. Conclusions
Energy, Climate and the Environment September 2015 UK August 2015 US 304pp 2 b/w tables, 17 figures Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137298782
Contents: Introduction: Threads * 1. Frictions in the Urban Fabric * 1.1. The Total City * 1.2. Urbanisms of the New Millennium * 1.3. Hyper-Urbanism in the Global South * 1.4. Fabrics of a Planetary Urbanism * 1.5. Development of the super-suburb: Parramatta, Australia * 2. Spreading Out the Fabric: Urban, Rural, Global * 2.1. Intertwining Town and Country * 2.2. The Emergence of the Global City * 2.3. Tangled Threads of Land Registration: Phnom Penh, Cambodia * 3. Upholding the Urban Fabric * 3.1. Reconditionings: Dispositifs, Assemblages, Fabrics * 3.2. An Analytic for a Global Urban Fabric * 3.3. Weaving Sustainable Urban Futures * 3.4. Refabricating the Interwoven City * 3.5. Child Trafficking on the New Front of Global Urbanism: Siliguri, India * 4. Refabricating the Urban * 4.1. Urban Complexities: Circuitry, Networks, Algorithms * 4.2. Computational Epistemologies of the City * 4.3. Open Fabrications * 4.4. The ‘Janus Face’ of Technification * 4.5. Simulating the Interwoven City: Fierce Planet * 5. Sensing the Urban Fabric * 5.1. Opening Up the Forbidden City * 5.2. A Carnivalesque Urbanism * 5.3. Metis and the City * 5.4. Patterning the Interwoven City * 5.5. Urban Comedies of the Commons * Conclusion: Reweaving the Global Urban Fabric
November 2015 UK November 2015 US 192pp 7 illustrations Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137546159
Eco-Cities and the Transition to Low Carbon Economies Federico Caprotti, King’s College London, UK The author examines the two most advanced eco-city projects: the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City in China, and Masdar City in Abu Dhabi. These are the most notable attempts at building new eco-cities to both face up to the 'crises' of the modern world and to use the city as an engine for transition to a low-carbon economy. Contents: 1. Eco-Cities in the Age of Crisis * 2. Experimental Eco-Cities in China * 3. Peak Oil and Eco-Urbanism in Abu Dhabi * 4. Conclusion: Re-Thinking the Eco-City?
9781137298782 December 2014 UK December 2014 US 136pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137298751
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ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Food Culture, Consumption and Society Paolo Corvo, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Italy
Disability and Disaster Explorations and Exchanges
This book analyses how consumer food choices have undergone profound changes in the context of the economic crisis, including the rediscovery of local products and the diffusion of multi-ethnic food. Corvo argues that a new ecological relationship between food and the environment is needed to reduce food problems such as food waste and obesity. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Food culture and Society * 3. Crisis and theories of food consumption * 4. Problematics of food * 5. Food, Environment and Quality of life
September 2015 UK September 2015 US 192pp Hardback £63.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137398161
Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration Bringing in the Region Edited by Felicitas Hillmann, Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS), Germany, Marie Pahl, University of Cologne, Germany, Birte Rafflenbeul, University of Cologne, Germany, Harald Sterly, University of Cologne, Germany The contributors present empirical and theoretical insights on current debates on environmental change, adaptation and migration. While focusing on countries subject to environmental degradation, it calls for a regional perspective that recognises local actors and a systematic link between development studies and migration research. Contents: PART I: FRAMING THE DEBATE * PART II: UNDERSTANDING REGIONAL VULNERABILITIES * PART III: EXTREME REGIONAL SITUATIONS: BANGLADESH * PART IV: EXTREME REGIONAL SITUATIONS: GHANA * PART V: BRINGING THINGS TOGETHER: CONCLUSIONS September 2015 UK September 2015 US 328pp 9 figures, 13 b/w tables, 6 maps Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137538901
Edited by Ilan Kelman, University College London, UK, Laura M. Stough, Texas A & M University, USA Disability and Disaster adds disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies. The book includes writings by international scholars and first-hand narratives from individuals with disabilities affected by disasters around the globe. Hazards described in these narratives include earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and war. Contents: PART I: BACKGROUND * 1. Editorial Introduction, Ilan Kelman and Laura M. Stough: (Dis) ability and (Dis)aster * 2. David Alexander: Disability and Disaster: An Overview * 3. Brenda Phillips: Inclusive Emergency Management for People with Disabilities facing Disaster * PART II: NARRATIVES * 4. Anonymous: One (Mis-)Step From (Personal) Disaster: Being Blind * 5. Marcos Eduardo Barquero Varela: One Should Remain Calm * 6. Subhasis Bhadra: Failure And Hope: Living Or Not With Disability After The 2001 Gujarat Earthquake * 7. Ian Christoplos: Resilience…Just For The Resilient? * 8. Andy Cox: Educating First Responders About Asperger’s Syndrome * 9. Kelen L. Ferreira: Fighting To Restart * 10. Christy Hardinger: No Matter What Happened, I Have Survived * 11. Veronica Johnson: Migraines And Atmospheric Conditions * 12. Åsun Øien Josefsen: Don’t Let Me Burn! * 13. June Isaacson Kailes: If You People Would Just Prepare! * 14. Carlos Kaiser: Inclusive Risk Management * 15. Jane Kihungi: Terrorism And Displacement In Kenya * 16. Inge Komardjaja: Maintaining Social Contact For Disaster Preparedness * 17. Mataiti Mataiti: Disasters For People With Disabilities In The Cook Islands * 18. Khanh Thanh Nguyen: A Disaster-Free Life - A Lot Of Luck And Happiness * 19. Mercy Yazmin Rincón Ardila: Light Or Darkness? * 20. Marcie Roth: The Water Is Rushing In * 21. Jean-Luc Simon: Of Bodybuilders And Wheelchairs * 22. Anna Stenersen: My Sister * 23. Glen White: Wheels On The Ground: Lessons Learned And Lessons To Learn * PART III: CONCLUSIONS * 24. Marcie Roth: Help Us to Get it Right * 25. Editorial Conclusion, Laura M. Stough and Ilan Kelman: Exploring and Exchanging for (Dis)ability and (Dis)aster
Disaster Studies July 2015 UK July 2015 US 216pp 2 photos, 2 illustrations, 3 tables Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137485991
Charles Taylor’s Ecological Conversations Politics, Commonalities and the Natural Environment Glen Lehman, University of South Australia, Australia The author uses the work of the eminent Canadian philosopher, Charles Taylor, to develop a critique of those political perspectives that are based on instrumental ways to reason about the world, claiming that such perspectives invariably sever the connections between the social and natural worlds. Contents: PART I * 1. Introduction * 2. Basic Issues in Taylor’s Philosophy * 3. Taylor’s Interpretivism, Knowledge and the Natural Environment * 4. Taylor’s Interpretivism, Social Imaginaries and the Natural Environment * 5. Taylor’s Metaphysics, Merleau-Ponty and the Natural Environment * PART II * 6. Taylor’s Environmentalism and Critique of Utilitarianism and Instrumental Reason * 7. Taylor’s Critique of Instrumentalism, Liberalism and Procedure in Politics * 8. Interpretation, Language and Environmental Values: The Habermas and Taylor Debate * 9. Critical Perspectives: The Taylor-Rorty Debate * 10. Taylor and Deep Ecology * 11. Critical Environmentalism: Marx to Taylor’s Interpretivism * 12. Conclusion August 2015 UK July 2015 US 216pp Hardback £58.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137524775
ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Carbon Trading in China
Climate Change and Social Movements
Environmental Discourse and Politics
Civil Society and the Development of National Climate Change Policy
Alex Lo, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong "A masterful account of how and why carbon trading has come to the forefront in China. This book is packed with insights into Chinese climate policy and Chinese government in general, showing how climate policy is inextricably linked to a discourse of nationalism and state-led development." – John S. Dryzek, Centenary Professor and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, University of Canberra, Australia This book explores the political aspects of China's climate change policy, focusing on the newly established carbon markets and carbon trading schemes. Lo makes a case for understanding the policy change in terms of discourse and in relation to narratives of national power and development. Contents: 1. New Episode * 2. Political Economy of Carbon Trading * 3. Political and Policy Background * 4. Who is leading? State or finance? * 5. Policy Change, Discourse, and Storyline * 6. The Discourse of State Power, Sovereignty, and Carbon * 7. Historical Parallels, Recurring Storylines * 8. The End of History? November 2015 UK November 2015 US 184pp 8 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137528995
China’s Renewable Energy Revolution John A. Mathews, Macquarie University, Australia, Hao Tan, University of Newcastle, Australia "John Mathews and Hao Tan, the leading specialists on China's transformational energy policy, have written an authoritative book assessing the prospects of China's green energy revolution. As the world number one consumer of coal and producer of greenhouse gases moves to become the premier producer of renewable energy, and as its coal consumption continues its planned drop, much depends on the outcome. The question is whether the great reversal can occur in time to forestall disaster for China and the world." - Professor Mark Selden, Cornell University, USA and Editor, The AsiaPacific Journal The authors suggest that China's renewable energy system, the largest in the world, will quickly supersede the black energy system that has powered the country's rapid rise as workshop of the world – and for reasons that have more to do with fixing environmental pollution and enhancing energy security than with curbing carbon emissions. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Major trends in China’s energy revolution * 3. China’s energy producing and using industries - industrial dynamics * 4. Transformation of the electric power sector - creating a 21st century infrastructure * 5. China’s energy firms - new Dragon Multinationals * 6. Global impact of China’s energy revolution * 7. Conclusions
Building a Sustainable Political Economy: SPERI Research & Policy August 2015 UK August 2015 US 186pp 45 graphs, 12 b/w tables Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137546241
Eugene Nulman, University of Kent, UK Climate Change and Social Movements is a riveting and thorough exploration of three important campaigns to influence climate change policy in the United Kingdom. The author delves deep into the campaigns and illuminates the way policymakers think about and respond to social movements. Contents: Foreword * 1. Introduction * The Climate Change Movement and Movement Outcomes * The Three Campaigns * Research Questions: What, When and How * 2. Brief History of Climate Change Policy & Activism * Margaret Thatcher And Climate Change * Early Environmental Movement Activity on International Climate Change Negotiations * Unfccc and The Earth Summit * Conferences of The Parties And The Kyoto Protocol * International Climate Policy after Cop 3 * Copenhagen and Beyond * Conclusion: The Importance of National Interests and National Policies * 3. Case Histories of Three Climate Campaigns * Campaigning for Emissions Targets: The Case of the Climate Change Act * Campaigns Against Carbon-Intensive Infrastructure: The Case of Heathrow’s Third Runway * Campaigning For Clean Investment: The Case of the Green Investment Bank * Conclusion * And more... August 2015 UK August 2015 US 200pp 12 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £58.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137468789
Climate Change and Individual Responsibility Agency, Moral Disengagement and the Motivational Gap Wouter Peeters, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele and Sigrid Sterckx, Ghent University, Belgium "The mysteries of motivation that have bamboozled many students of climate change are confronted head-on in this ground-breaking and valuable exploration of the psychological mechanisms of moral disengagement that underlie our mystifying inaction in the face of the growing dangers. The authors thoroughly demonstrate how deeply misleading our conventional phenomenology of moral agency is as ordinarily applied to climate change and suggest positive strategies for tackling moral disengagement while time remains." - Henry Shue, University of Oxford, UK This book discusses the agency and responsibility of individuals in climate change, and argues that these are underemphasized, enabling individuals to maintain their consumptive lifestyles without having to accept moral responsibility for their luxury emissions. Contents: 1. Introduction * 1.1. Is Someone Responsible? * 1.2. Overview * 2. Climate Change, Human Rights and Moral Responsibility * 2.1. Human Rights Threatened by Climate Change * 2.2. Assigning Remedial Responsibility for Tackling Climate Change * 2.3. Individual Responsibility and Moral Agency * 3. The Phenomenology of Agency in Climate Change * 3.1. First Feature: the Primacy of Acts Over Omissions * 3.2. Second Feature: the Primacy of Near Effects Over Remote Effects * 3.3. Third Feature: the Primacy of Individual Effects Over Group Effects * 4. Understanding the Motivational Gap * 4.1. The Origins of Common-sense Morality and the Theoretical Storm * And more...
9781137546241 February 2015 UK February 2015 US 152pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137464491
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ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Water Rights in Southeast Asia and India Ross Michael Pink, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada This fascinating book examines the paramount human rights issue of our time: clean drinking water. Pollution, population surge, and climate change will deprive an estimated 2 billion citizens of this fundamental right by 2050. The author argues for the need to establish innovative, sustainable practices to safeguard this precious human right. Contents: Acknowledgments * Introduction * 1. Burma/ Myanmar * 2. Cambodia * 3. India * 4. Indonesia * 5. Laos * 6. Peoples Republic of China * 7. The Philippines * 8. Thailand * 9. Vietnam * Conclusion * Index November 2015 UK November 2015 US 272pp Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137504227
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Aarhus University, Denmark, Björn-Ola Linnér, Linköping University, Sweden Drawing on concepts in political economy, political ecology, justice theory, and critical development studies, the authors offer the first comprehensive, systematic exploration of the ways in which adaptation projects can produce unintended, undesirable results. Contents: 1. Introduction to the Political Economy of Climate Change Adaptation * 2. Bamboo Thumping Bandits: The Political Economy of Climate Adaptation in Bangladesh * 3. Degraded Seascapes: The Political Economy of the Dutch Delta Works * 4. Bloated Bodies: The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina Recovery * 5. The Perils of Climate Diplomacy: The Political Economy of the UNFCCC * 6. Principles and Best Practices for Climate Change Adaptation * 7. Insights from Political Economy for Adaptation Policy and Practice
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 248pp 26 b/w tables, 18 figures Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137496720
Speaking for Nature Mihnea Tanasescu, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium "This book opens up new and fascinating territory: it is the first detailed analysis of the idea and legal reality of 'the rights of nature'. What makes it even more interesting is that Tanasescu offers an exceptionally fruitful blend of precise conceptual analysis and thorough empirical research. Not to mention that it is simply a very pleasant read." - M.L.J. Wissenburg, Radboud University, The Netherlands Tanasescu examines the rights of nature in terms of its constituent parts. Besides offering a thorough theoretical grounding, the book gives a first detailed overview of the actual cases of rights for nature so far. This is the first comprehensive treatment of the rights of nature to date, both analytically and in terms of actual cases. Contents: Introduction: Voicing * 1. Representation: Structure and Meaning * 2. The Anatomy of Rights * 3. Animals, Nature, Persons * 4. The Rights of Nature in Ecuador * 5. Local, National, and International Rights of Nature * 6. Speaking for Nature * 7. Implications and Provocations
The Political Economy of Climate Change Adaptation
Environment, Political Representation, and the Challenge of Rights
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 216pp Hardback £58.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137538949
Investigative Journalism, Environmental Problems and Modernisation in China Jingrong Tong, University of Leicester, UK "An important and subtle account of one of the major paradoxes of our times: how can an authoritarian government, some of the world's worst polluters and environmental problems, and a strong tradition of environmental investigative journalism all exist within one nation? Jingrong Tong begins with an ode to lost landscapes, before revealing how an informed citizenry can invoke government accountability and intervention even at the most unlikely of times." - Libby Lester, University of Tasmania, Australia This book examines how the news media in general, and investigative journalism in particular, interprets environmental problems and how those interpretations contribute to the shaping of a discourse of risk that can compete against the omnipresent and hegemonic discourse of modernisation in Chinese society. Contents: Introduction * 1. Modernisation, Environmental Problems and Chinese Society * 2. Twenty-years of Environmental Investigative Reporting: Agendas, Social Interests and Voices * 3. The Discourse of Risk: Environmental Problems and Environmentalism in Chinese Press Investigative Reports * 4. Environmental Investigative Journalists and their Work * 5. Offline Investigative Journalism and Online Environmental Crusades * 6. Hegemony and CounterHegemony: Investigative Journalism between Modernisation and Environmental Problems * Bibliography
Palgrave Studies in Media and Environmental Communication March 2015 UK March 2015 US 224pp 8 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137406668
GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT Global Perspectives and Key Debates in Sex and Relationships Education
GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT
Gendered Impact of Globalization of Higher Education
Addressing Issues of Gender, Sexuality, Plurality and Power Edited by Vanita Sundaram, University of York, UK, Helen Sauntson, York St John University, UK
Promoting Human Development in India Geeta Nair, H.R. College of Commerce & Economics, India "This is an illuminating study of the role of education, particularly higher education, in gender equity and justice in a rapidly globalizing world. Geeta Nair's careful empirical analysis brings out many important relations that deserve much greater attention than they have received so far. A good addition to a literature with theoretical interest and practical relevance."- Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, at Harvard University, USA This book explores the significant role education plays in the promotion of human development and gender equality in India, situating this progression in relation to developed nations, the other BRIC countries and the ongoing attainment of the Millennium Development Goals. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Macroeconomic Scenario in India * 3. Review of Growth of Higher Education System in India * 4. Promotion of Human Development Indices Through Higher Education * 5. Reinforcing Micro Foundations of Macroeconomic Parameters * 6. Concluding Remarks
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 112pp 41 b/w tables Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137513632
Gender Equality and Development After Violent Conflict
Contents: Introduction: Global Perspectives and Key Debates in Sex and Relationships Education: Setting the Scene; Vanita Sundaram and Helen Sauntson * 1. School-based sex and relationships education: current knowledge and emerging themes; Felicity Thomas and Peter Aggleton * 2. Postfeminist Media Panics over girls’ ‘sexualisation’: Implications for UK sex and relationship guidance and curriculum; Jessica Ringrose * 3. The challenges, contradictions and possibilities of teaching about pornography in SRE: The Australian Context; Debbie Ollis * 4. Where does violence against women and girls work fit in? Exploring spaces for challenging violence within a sex-positive framework in schools; Vanita Sundaram, Claire Maxwell and Debbie Ollis * 5. From ‘no means no’ to ‘an enthusiastic yes’: changing the discourse on sexual consent through Sex and Relationships Education; Maddy Coy, Liz Kelly, Fiona Vera-Gray, Maria Garner and Ava Kanyaredzi * 6. Discursive silences: critically analysing the presence/absence of sexual diversity in the sex and relationships guidance for England and Wales; Helen Sauntson and Vanita Sundaram * 7. A radical plurality: Re-thinking cultural and religious diversity in sexuality education in Aotearoa New Zealand; Louisa Allen and Kathleen Quinlivan * 8. ‘I felt confused; I felt uncomfortable…my hair stood on ends’ Understanding how teachers negotiate comfort zones, learning edges and triggers in the teaching of sexuality education in South Africa; Dennis Francis
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 128pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137500205
Communicating Gender and Advocating Accountability in Global Development
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq Katherine Ranharter, University of Exeter, UK Decision makers' attitude towards women and gender has a significant influence on development, especially after conflict. This book analyses the effects of genderinclusive policies deployed by the Kurdistan Regional Government in the areas of politics, the economy and education on the region and its people. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Setting the Scene * 2.1. Kurdistan’s History – The Long Path to Autonomy * 2.2. Women and Gender Equality in the Kurdistan Region – Then and Now * 3. Gender, Women and Politics * 3.1. Gender and Women in Negotiations * 3.2. Gender, Women and Parliament * 3.3. Grassroots Activism * 4. Gender, Women and the Economy * 4.1. Influencing Economic Development from a National Level– Gendering Macroeconomic Policies * 4.2. Women, Gender and the Labour Market * 5. Gender, Women and Society – The Power of Education * 5.1. Children’s Schooling * 5.2. Higher Education and Social Research * 6. Conclusion * 6.1. Politics * 6.2. Economy * 6.3. Education
Gender, Development and Social Change August 2015 UK August 2015 US 192pp Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137528810
There is a great variety of sex and relationship education in the global North and South and this book draws together the global perspectives and debates on this key topic. Issues including gender-based violence, pornography, sexual consent, sexual diversity and religious plurality are all discussed with reference to cutting-edge research.
Karin Gwinn Wilkins, University of Texas at Austin, USA Case studies of micro-enterprise, girls' education, and population programs suggest that our discourse limits our potential to conceive of development, communication, and gender outside of neoliberal ideologies. Advocacy for global social justice demands a different accountability through critical research. Contents: 1. Communication, Gender, Development * 2. Communicating Gender in Micro-enterprise Development * 3. Communicating Gender in Population Development * 4. Communicating Gender in Education Development * 5. Advocacy & Accountability for Gender Justice
Palgrave Studies in Communication for Social Change October 2015 UK October 2015 US 224pp Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137450470
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GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT Feminist Review Edited by The Feminist Review Collective Feminist Review is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal setting new agendas for feminism. For more than 30 years, it has been committed to exploring gender in its relationship to other axes of power including race, class and sexuality.
ISSN: 0141 7789 / EISSN: 14664380 For more information about this journal, please visit: www.palgrave-journals.com/fr
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
Making Medicines in Africa The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health Edited by Maureen Mackintosh, Open University, UK Geoffrey Banda, University of Edinburgh, UK, Paula Tibandebage, REPOA, Tanzania, Watu Wamae, Open University, UK "Making Medicines in Africa comes at just the right time to bring evidence into the often heated debate about local pharmaceutical production in African countries. Scientific data complemented by insider knowledge point the way to achieving better access to health and economic sustainability through local manufacturing. This book is a milestone and will surely become the first standard work on local African production. Worth reading every single page!" - Christoph Bonsmann, Action Medeor, Germany This book is open access under a CC-BY license. Making Medicines in Africa explores how pharmaceutical production in Africa can promote industrialisation while addressing huge unmet health care needs, if health and industrial policies can be aligned. Contents: Introduction: African Industrial Development, Values And Health Care; Maureen Mackintosh, Geoffrey Banda, Paula Tibandebage and Watu Wamae * PART I: THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IN AFRICA *And more...
International Political Economy Series December 2015 UK December 2015 US 360pp 20 b/w tables, 12 figures Hardback £20.00 / $31.00 / CN$35.99 Paperback £15.00 / $23.00 / CN$27.00 The Open University; Overseas Development Institute Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137546463 www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137571335
The Gulf States in International Political Economy Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Rice University, USA "This book is a thoughtful masterpiece that facilitates holistic understandings of the history, politics, economy and society of the Gulf. It offers insightful analyses of the Gulf by situating it within regional, inter-regional and international systems. It is certainly a must-read book for specialists and students of the Gulf." - Namie Tsujigami, University of Tokyo, Japan Kristian Coates Ulrichsen documents the startling rise of the Arab Gulf States as regional powers with international reach and provides a definitive account of how they have become embedded in the global system of power, politics, and policy-making. Contents: Introduction * PART I: GLOBALIZATION AND THE GULF * 1. The Gulf and the Global Economy * 2. Small States in World Politics *And more...
International Political Economy Series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 288pp 22 b/w tables Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137385604
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century
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Edited by Scarlett Cornelissen, Department of Political Science, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, Fantu Cheru, African Studies Centre, Netherlands, Timothy M. Shaw, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, and Emeritus Professor, University of London, UK "Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century is a must read resource for graduate students in political science, public administration and international business administration." - George Allan Phiri, Institute of Research, Development and Training, African Studies Quarterly By exploring the many unchartered dimensions of Africa's international relations, the authors present fresh insights on aspects such as power, identity, statehood and sovereignty in the world system. Contents: Introduction: Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century: Still Challenging Theory?; S.Cornelissen, F.Cheru & T.M.Shaw * PART I: RECONCEPTUALIZING AUTHORITY AND SOVEREIGNTY * Africa as an Agent of International Relations Knowledge; K.Smith * Collectivist Worldview: Its Challenge to International Relations; T.K.Tieku * Authority, Sovereignty and Africa’s Changing Regimes of Territorialization; U.Engel & G.R.Olson * PART II: INNOVATIONS FROM BELOW: TERRITORY AND IDENTITY * And more...
International Political Economy Series August 2015 UK August 2015 US 288pp 3 b/w tables, 1 figure Paperback £21.99 / $32.00 / CN$37.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137501301
Latin America’s Emerging Middle Classes Economic Perspectives
New Directions in Comparative Capitalisms Research Critical and Global Perspectives Edited by Matthias Ebenau, IG Metall, Germany, Ian Bruff, University of Manchester, UK, Christian May, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany "Charting new directions, developing new perspectives, and bringing new energy to the field of comparative capitalisms research, this innovative collection presents a radical challenge to intellectual path dependency. In the best traditions of critical and heterodox scholarship, it opens up and illuminates the horizon—not only with new analytical formulations but with new political-economic imaginaries as well." – Jamie Peck, University of British Columbia, Canada Now that the 'Varieties of Capitalism' hype has passed, students of capitalist diversity are searching for new directions. This book presents the first sustained dialogue between institutionalist 'post-VoC' and more critical, global approaches, thus contributing to the development of a new generation of Comparative Capitalisms scholarship. Contents: Introduction: Comparative Capitalisms Research and the Emergence of Critical, Global Perspectives; Matthias Ebenau, Ian Bruff and Christian May * PART I: COMPARING CAPITALISMS IN THE GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY * 1. Varieties of Capitalism and ‘the Great Moderation’; David Coates * 2. Fault and Fracture? The Impact of New Directions in Comparative Capitalisms Research on the Wider Field; Ian Bruff, Matthias Ebenau and Christian May * 3. Directions and Debates in the Globalization of Comparative Capitalisms Research; Matthias Ebenau * PART II: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES AND DEBATES * And more...
International Political Economy Series March 2015 UK March 2015 US 256pp 4 b/w tables, 1 figure Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137444608
Edited by Jeff Dayton-Johnson, Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA
Beyond Free Trade
Politicians, business leaders and citizens look with hope to the Latin American middle class for political stability and purchasing power, but the economic position of the middle class remains vulnerable. The contributors document the remarkable emergence of this middle group in Latin America, whose measurement turns out not to be an easy task.
Alternative Approaches to Trade, Politics and Power
Contents: Preface * 1. Making Sense of Latin America’s Middle Class; J. Dayton-Johnson * 2. Inequality, Mobility and Middle Classes in Latin America; J. Azevedo, L.F. López -Calva, N. Lustig, E. Ortiz-Juárez * 3. Latin America’s Global Middle Class: A Preference for Growth Over Equality; M. Cárdenas, H. Kharas and C. Henao * 4. Brazil’s New Middle Classes: The Bright Side of the Poor; M. Neri * 5. Who is the Latin American Middle Class? Relative-Income and Multidimensional Approaches; F. Castellani, G. Parent, and J. Zenteno Gonzales * 6. Covering the Uncovered: Labor Informality, Pensions and the Emerging Middle Class in Latin America; C. Daude, J.R. de Laiglesia, Á. Melguizo * 7. Business Sector Responses to the Rise of the Middle Class; L. Casanova and H. Renck * 8. Feeling Middle Class and Being Middle Class; What Do Subjective Perceptions Tell Us?; E. Lora and J. Fajardo González * 9. Political Attitudes of the Middle Class; The Case of Fiscal Policy, C. Daude, H. Gutiérrez, Á. Melguizo
International Political Economy Series January 2015 UK January 2015 US 240pp 1 map, 18 b/w tables, 27 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137320780
Edited by Kate Ervine, Saint Mary’s University, Canada, Gavin Fridell, Saint Mary’s University, Canada The world of trade is changing rapidly, from the 'rise of the South' to the growth of unconventional projects like fair trade and carbon trading. Beyond Free Trade advances alternative ways for understanding these new dynamics, based on historical, political, or sociological methods that go beyond the limitations of conventional trade economics. Contents: 1. Introduction: Beyond Free Trade; Kate Ervine and Gavin Fridell * PART I: HISTORICIZING TRADE * 2. Trade History: From the Tree to the Futures Market, the Historical Process of Coffee Commodification, 1500-Today; Steven Topik * 3. Food Regimes and Food Import Dependence: An Analysis of Jamaica’s Food Imports, 1950-2000; John Talbot * 4. Historicising Trade Preferences and Development: The Case of the ACP-EU Canned Tuna Preference; Liam Campling * PART II: POLITICIZING TRADE: SHIFTING ALLIANCES AND NEW TRENDS * 5. Regional Trading Agreements, the Geopolitics of China’s Rise, and Development in East Asia; Paul Bowles * 6. The New Chinese Presence in the Caribbean: Towards a Global Understanding; Cecilia Green * 7. The New Geoeconomics of Capital in Latin America: Alternative Trade and Development in an Era of Extractive Capitalism; Henry Veltmeyer * 8. Canada, Extractivism, and Hemispheric Relations; Ricardo Grinspun and Jennifer Mills * And more... April 2015 UK April 2015 US 320pp 6 b/w tables, 8 figures Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137412720
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Religion and the Politics of Development Edited by Philip Fountain, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Robin Bush, Research Triangle International, Indonesia, R. Michael Feener, National University of Singapore, Singapore "Originating from a conference hosted by an academic powerhouse, the Asia Research Institute (ASI), National University of Singapore, Religion and the Politics of Development is much more coherent than most edited compilations. It combines a sophisticated, questioning editorial vision with ethnographic richness, and substantially expands the existing body of comparative research literature on this topic. The quasi-religious character of supposedly secular movements and institutions is thoughtfully exposed, including those that sacralize 'development', while pro-poor initiatives are shown to be dangerously narrow-minded when they are grounded in a dismissive approach to religion. The reader is left in no doubt about the deficiencies of aid and welfare provision in all the social contexts considered by the twelve contributors, but is reminded that world politics would be in an even worse state without the 'will to improve'." - Jonathan Benthall, University College London, UK This volume brings emerging research on religion and development into conversation with politics. Deploying innovative conceptual frameworks, and drawing on empirical research from across contemporary Asia, this collection makes an incisive contribution to the analysis of aid and development processes. Contents: Introduction; Robin Bush, Philip Fountain and R. Michael Feener * 1. Religion and the Politics of Development in Asia; Philip Fountain, Robin Bush, R. Michael Feener * 2. The Purification, Sacralisation and Instrumentalisation of Development as a Religious Enterprise; Oscar Salemink * 3. Gender, Development, and the ‘De-privatization’ of Religion: Re-framing Feminism and Religion in Asia; Emma Tomalin * 4. Islamic Activism and Palliative Care: An Analysis from Kerala, India; R. Santhosh * 5. Buddhist Cosmopolitan Ethics and Transnational Secular Humanitarianism in Sri Lanka; Nalika Gajaweera * 6. Buddhist and Protestant Philanthropies in Contemporary Southeast China: Negotiating the ‘Grey Zone’; Wu Keping * 7. Patronage, Welfare Provision, and State-Society Relations: Lessons from Muslim-Dominant Regimes in Southeast Asia; Kikue Hamayotsu * And more... April 2015 UK April 2015 US 272pp 2 tables Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137438560
EU Leadership in Energy and Environmental Governance Global and Local Challenges and Responses Edited by Jakub M. Godzimirski, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Norway "Concrete, conscientious, clear - this tour d'horizon of Europe's nodal role in the world's energy networks is all of those things. Instead of the usual highfalutin' speculations about crises, clashes and civilisational wars, we are treated to a multi-perspectival summing up of a central issue. The tension between Europe's integrational approach and the jealous guarding of sovereignty that characterises most of the other parties emerges as a major theme, but the emphasis is on the nitty gritty of everyday cooperation. There is plenty of caviar for the initiated here, but first and foremost this is an authoritative summing up." - Iver Neumann, London School of Economics, UK This edited collection focuses on the impact of the changing global distribution of power on the EU's energy policy and ability to project its approach to energyrelated issues abroad. It maps the EU's changing position on global energy, the impact of various factors on its energy policy, and its relations with Russia, China, the USA and Brazil. Contents: Introduction; Jakub M. Godzimirski * PART I: EU ENERGY POLICY AT WORK * 1. Defining and Projecting EU Energy Policy; Caroline Kuzemko; Amelia Hadfield * And more...
International Political Economy Series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 248pp 1 figure, 2 b/w tables Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137502759
Global Governance and Regulatory Failure 9781137438560
Brazil’s Emerging Role in Global Governance Health, Food Security and Bioenergy Markus Fraundorfer, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Germany The author examines Brazil's emerging role as an important actor in various sectors of global governance. By exploring how Brazil's exercise of power developed over the last decade in the sectors of health, food security and bioenergy, this book sheds light on the power strategies of an emerging country from the global south. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Theoretical Considerations * 3. Brazil’s Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS * 4. Brazil’s Global Fight Against Hunger and Poverty * 5. Brazil’s Production of Sugarcane-Based Ethanol * 6. Conclusion
The Political Economy of Banking Roman Goldbach, University of Dresden, Germany "In this superbly written and empirically rich book, Roman Goldbach provides the most convincing analysis that I have yet to come across of the failure to achieve effective international coordination in order tackle financial instability. This is International Political Economy at its most innovative, theoretically and methodologically, and will be of interest to international relations scholars and students interested in international coordination more generally. Goldbach points to the 'unchecked simultaneity of national and transnational influence' in international standard setting on banking to explain coordination failure and develops a novel and effective way to measure the influence of the main policy actors involved." - David Howarth, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg The author provides a theoretical framework of the global political economy of banking regulation and analyses the policies and politics of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. He demonstrates how global governance has contributed to the onset of the Great Recession and continues to increase the likelihood of future global financial crises.
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Contents: 1. The Great Recession, Regulatory Failure, and Global Governance * 2. Global Financial Instability and the Evolution of Global Banking Regulation * And more...
February 2015 UK February 2015 US 256pp 8 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137491206
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June 2015 UK June 2015 US 256pp 9 b/w tables, 9 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137500021
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Gangster States
The BRICs, US ‘Decline’ and Global Transformations
Organized Crime, Kleptocracy and Political Collapse Katherine Hirschfeld, University of Oklahoma, USA "This innovative and engaging book provides an anthropologist's assessment of some of the problems besetting much of the developing world." - Robert I. Rotberg, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2015, 49(6) The author draws on behavioral ecology to predict the evolution of organized crime in unregulated systems of exchange and the further development of racketeer economies into unstable kleptocratic states. The result is a new model that explains the expansion and contraction of political-economic complexity in prehistoric and contemporary societies. Contents: 1. Introduction * 1.1 Secret Vices * 1.2 What is Organized Crime? * 1.3 Evolutionary Stable Strategies * 1.4 Case Study: Post-Soviet Russia * 1.5 Gangs as Primitive States * 1.6 Collapse and Regeneration * 1.7 Darwinian Political Economy * 2. What is Organized Crime? * 2.1 Formal Verses Informal Economies * 2.2 Organized Crime as Racketeering * 2.3 Descriptive Vignette: Camorra * 2.4 The Organization of Crime * 2.5 Racketeering in Prison Economies * 2.6 The Organization of a Stateless Campus Economy * 2.7 Labor Rackets * 2.8 Gambling Rackets * 2.9 Prohibition * 3. Failing Economics * 3.1 Contaminated Markets * 3.2 The Cold War in Economic Thinking * 3.3 The Road to Friedmanistan * 3.4 Experimental Vignette: The Other Invisible Hand * 4. The Evolution of Racketeering * 4.1 Behavioral Economics Meets Behavioral Ecology * 4.2 Evolutionary Stable Strategies * 4.3 Cheating and Systemic Complexity * 4.4 Racketeering as an Evolutionary Stable Strategy * 4.5 ESS Thinking: Farming and Raiding * And more...
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Ray Kiely, Queen Mary University of London, UK "Ray Kiely has produced the most thoughtful, balanced and perceptive book yet on the limitations of the rapid capitalist development that has taken in the BRICS and some other countries of the global south in recent decades. A must read." - Leo Panitch, York University, Canada The author examines the rise of the BRICs and the supposed decline of the United States. Focusing on the boom years from 1992 to 2007, and the crisis years after 2008, he argues that there are limits to the rise of the former and that the extent of US decline has been greatly exaggerated. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. The Rise Of The South? Rising Brics, Declining US? * Developmental Change And Transformation Through Convergence * Geopolitical Change And Transformation * Rising South, Declining West?: Competing Perspectives * Conclusions: Issues For Further Consideration * 3. The Brics, State Capitalism And Globalisation: Challenge To Or Triumph Of The West? * Triumph Of The West? The South And The Opportunities Of Globalisation * Challenge To The West? State Capitalism, The China Model And The Beijing Consensus * States And Markets In The Development Of The Brics * States, Markets And The Question Of Neoliberalism * Conclusion * 4. The Brics, The South And The International Economy, 1992-2007 * Globalisation And The Emerging Markets Boom Of The 1990s * Convergence At Last?: The Boom From 2002 To 2007 * The Limits Of Convergence, 1992 To 2007 * Conclusion * 5. The South And The Causes And Consequences Of The Financial Crisis, 2007-14 * The Immediate Causes Of The Global Financial Crisis 2008 * From Boom To Bust: The International Origins Of The Crisis * And more...
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February 2015 UK February 2015 US 192pp 2 b/w tables, 2 illustrations, 2 figures Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137490285
Social Justice in the Globalization of Production
The Political Economy of Rare Earth Elements Rising Powers and Technological Change
Labor, Gender, and the Environment Nexus Md Saidul Islam, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Md Ismail Hossain, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh "A panoramic review of the pathologies of development in the success cases in the Global South. Gloomy but necessary reading." - Samuel Cohn, Texas A & M University, USA Md Saidul Islam and Md Ismail Hossain investigate how neoliberal globalization generates unique conditions, contradictions, and confrontations in labor, gender and environmental relations; and how a broader global social justice can mitigate the tensions and improve the conditions. Contents: 1. Globalization of production; with Tommy Kevin * 2. Labor, gender and the environment: Analytic framework * 3. Globalization and labor rights: Trends and trajectories * 4. Women in employment: Local dynamics, global pressures * 5. Third world industrialization: Women workers between exploitation and survival * 6. Migrant labor: Conditions, contradictions and confrontations; with Iris Carla De Jesus * 7. Migrant labor: Conditions, contradictions and confrontations * 8. Industrial disasters and implications for labor and gender; with Md Saiful Islam * 9. Global treadmill of production and the environment * 10. Conclusion: Social justice in the globalization of production
International Political Economy Series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 224pp 1 b/w table, 10 figures, 1 chart Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137434005
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Edited by Ryan David Kiggins, University of Central Oklahoma, USA The contributors argue that rare earths are essential to the information technology revolution on which humans have come to depend for communication, commerce, and, increasingly, engage in conflict. They demonstrate that rare earths are a strategic commodity over which political actors will and do struggle for control. Contents: Introduction: The Strategic And Security Implications Of Rare Earths; Ryan Kiggins * 2. China’s Rare Earth Industry And End-Use: Supply Security And Innovation; Jost Wubbeke * 3. Rare Earths And Japan: Traditional Vulnerability Reconsidered; Kyoko Hatakeyama * 4. Rare Earth Elements And The European Union; Maximilian Rech * 5. The Curious Disjunction Of Rare Earth Elements And U.S. Politics: Analyzing The Inability To Develop A Secure REE Supply Chain; Steven Dobransky * 6. Afghanistan From Barrier To Bridgehead: The Political Economy Of Rare Earth Elements And The New Silk Road; Michael Skinner * 7. The Environment-Security Nexus In Contemporary Rare Earth Politics; Julie Klinger * 8. Recycling Toward Rare Earths Security; Fanny Verrax * 9. Rare Earth And One-Dimensional Society: Mining The Foundations Of Counterrevolutionary Seduction; Sean Walsh * 10. Rare Earths In Africa And South America; Mauro Caraccioli * Afterword: Rare Earths In The WTO; Louis Furmanski
International Political Economy Series July 2015 UK July 2015 US 248pp 7 b/w tables, 11 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137364234
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Rising Powers and Multilateral Institutions Edited by Dries Lesage, University of Ghent, Belgium, Thijs Van de Graaf, University of Ghent, Belgium "This is a really useful, high quality edited collection. It gathers together several distinguished analysts of global institutions and asks them all to consider the new issues and changing trends generated for these institutions by the rise of non-Western powers in global politics. The book genuinely adds to our knowledge and understanding in this key, but often neglected, dimension of global economic and political change." - Anthony Payne, University of Sheffield, UK The rise of new powers such as China and India is sending shockwaves through the global multilateral system. This volume systematically examines how 13 multilateral institutions are responding to this shift, with some deploying innovative outreach and reform activities, while others are paralyzed by gridlock or even retreat from the global scene. Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION * PART II: EXCLUSIVE WESTERN CLUBS * PART III: GLOBAL INSTITUTIONS, UNEQUAL GOVERNANCE * PART IV: GLOBAL INSTITUTIONS, EQUAL GOVERNANCE
International Political Economy Series April 2015 UK April 2015 US 328pp 18 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137397591
The Global Division of Labour Development and Inequality in World Society Richard Münch, University of Bamberg, Germany "Contributions that utilize classical and modern sociological theory are still a rare breed within the burgeoning literature on development and global inequality. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Münch builds on Durkheim's classical approach for the sociological exploration of a global division of labour. Going beyond the usual confines of international political economy, he forcefully demonstrates what it means to think about development and inequality within the broader social context of a world society." - Mathias Albert, Universität Bielefeld, Germany Global free trade is one of the most controversial phenomena of our time. Richard Münch offers a new theory of global labour division to explain deeper transformations in the production and distribution of wealth brought about by global free trade. He then carries out and analyzes empirical investigations based on this theory. Contents: 1. Introduction: The dynamics of global labour division * 2. The field of global trade: IGOs, NGOs and transnational corporations * 3. The principles of global trade: The World Trade Organization * 4. Development and inequality under the regime of free trade: What do we know? * 5. Global labour division, development and inequality; with Christian Dressel * 6. Conclusion: Development and inequality in world society
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Developmental States and Business Activism East Asia's Trade Dispute Settlement
November 2015 UK November 2015 US 288pp 13 b/w tables, 14 figures Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137567178
Jessica Chia-yueh Liao, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia
Sovereign Risk and Financial Crisis
As firms from East Asia gain global market share they are stirring trade disputes with import-competing firms in the West. Jessica Liao analyzes the role played by government-business collaboration in determining how effective East Asian governments are in helping their exporters gain an edge over western competitors through WTO litigation.
The International Political Economy of the Eurozone
Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Developmental States Contesting Export Barriers in the WTO, An Analytical Framework * 3. The Developmental State Goes Litigious, Korea’s Pursuit of WTO Litigation * 4. Taiwan, The Developmental State Trying to Be Litigious * 5. The Legacy of a Developmental State, China’s Reservation in Using the WTO Dispute Settlement System * 6. Conclusion
International Political Economy Series November 2015 UK November 2015 US 192pp 12 b/w tables, 9 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137489555
Silvia Pepino, Bank of England, UK "Silvia Pepino's arguments are highly appreciable and well-researched. The methodologies that she employs and the empirical evidences that she presents qualify the work to claim an inimitable status." - Rajeesh Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India This book provides an original and timely insight into the role that the domestic and international political economy played in the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis, combining an innovative theoretical framework with in-depth bond market analysis. Contents: PART I: SOVEREIGN RISK, POLITICS AND THE EUROZONE CRISISi * PART II: BOND SPREADS, EMU DESIGN AND THE RUN-UP TO THE CRISIS * PART III: BOND SPREADS, EMU DESIGN AND THE RUN-UP TO THE CRISISi * PART IV: THE GREEK SOVEREIGN DEBT CRISIS * PART V: THE IRISH SOVEREIGN DEBT CRISIS * PART VI: THE IPE OF THE EUROZONE SOVEREIGN DEBT CRISIS
International Political Economy Series August 2015 UK August 2015 US 192pp 16 figures, 3 colour line drawings Hardback £58.00 / $100.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137511638
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Trade Diplomacy Transformed
Developmental Local Governance
Why Trade Matters for Global Prosperity
A Critical Discourse in ‘Alternative Development’
Geoffrey Allen Pigman, University of Pretoria, South Africa ''This book is great reading for everyone interested in the history of trade policy, the changing role of diplomacy and the great transformations shaping global commerce.'' - Manfred Elsig, University of Bern, Switzerland This is the first book to tell the story of the diplomacy that has made the international trading system what it is today. It reveals how three major transformations over the past two centuries have shaped the way goods, services, capital and labour cross borders, as buyers and sellers meet in the global marketplace. Contents: 1. International Trade As Diplomacy * 2. Liberalization: The First Transformation * 3. Institutionalization: The Second Transformation * 4. Judicialization: The Third Transformation * 5. Transforming Trade Diplomacy Anew?
International Political Economy Series November 2015 UK November 2015 US 280pp 8 photographs, 2 b/w tables Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137546647
Antitrust Institutions and Policies in the Globalising Economy Eleonora Poli, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), Italy "Poli has generated a welcome contribution to the study of global anti-trust policy formation. Crafting an institutional IPE interpretation, the book weaves together a convincing narrative of how American ideas have been disseminated internationally and internalised domestically – without losing sight of how national specificities mediate such institutionalisation, indeed neoliberalisation, processes." - Thomas Marois, SOAS, UK Eleonora Poli analyses how ideas and material interests have come to determine the evolution of antitrust policies in the USA, EU, Japan and BRICS. She argues that three major economic crises together with market globalisation have changed governments' perceptions of market competition, giving rise to a neo-liberal global phase. Contents: Introduction * PART I * 1. Perspectives on Antitrust * 2. A Variety of Ideas on Competition * 3. Antitrust: Ideas, Institutions and Change * PART II * 4. The Evolution of American Antitrust Policies * 5. Internalising Antitrust: The Evolution of Competition Policy in Europe and Japan * 6. BRICs Competition Policy in a Globalising Economy * Conclusions
International Political Economy Series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 232pp Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137482945
Edited by Eris D. Schoburgh, University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, John Martin, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia, Sonia Gatchair, University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica "The central argument of this book is that local government and politics matter if sustainable development is going to take place. The cases and analysis support that argument. It makes an important contribution that should be widely read." - Gerry Stoker, University of Canberra, Australia, and University of Southampton, UK The primary purpose of the book is to evaluate critically the relationship between local government and national economic development. Contents: Introduction; Eris Schoburgh; John Martin; Sonia Gatchair * 1. Post-development Theory and the Local Developmental State; Eris Schoburgh * 2. Developmental Local Government: From Concept to Praxis; Eris Schoburgh; Bhaskar Chakrabarti * 3. The Evolving Roles and Relationships of Government in Local Economic and Sustainable Development: the case of the UK (and particularly England); Paul Hildreth * 4. Local Government and Economic Development in the Australian Federation: Dispersed Efforts in a Complex Geography; John Martin * 5. From National to Local Economic Development (LED): The South African Case; P S Reddy * 6. Nigerian Local Government System and Governance: Lessons, Prospects and challenges for Post 2015 Development Goals; Muhammad Kabir ISA * 7. Managing Development in Local Government: Frameworks and Strategies in Jamaica; Eris Schoburgh; Sonia Gatchair * 8. The Imperative of a Local Economic Development Approach in the Context of the Dutch Disease; Roger Hosein; Rebecca Gookool; Akeeta Ali * 9. The Making of Developmental Local Government in Belize; Zenaida Moya * 10. Informality and Developmental Local Government: What is at stake?; Eris Schoburgh * 11. From Developmental Local Government to Developmental Local Governance; Eris Schoburgh and John Martin * And more...
International Political Economy Series November 2015 UK November 2015 US 272pp 37 b/w tables, 9 figures Hardback £56.67 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137558350
Governing Climate Induced Migration and Displacement IGO Expansion and Global Policy Implications Andrea C. Simonelli, Perceptions and Understandings of Climate Change and Migration, USA "A refreshingly new, but sobering account of climate change displacement, that redefines refugee and migration studies in the context of a rapidly approaching global humanitarian crisis." – Tim Cadman, Griffith University, Australia Andrea Simonelli provides the first in-depth evaluation of climate displacement in the field of political science, specifically global governance. She evaluates four intergovernmental organizations (UNHCR, IOM, OCHA and the UNFCCC), and the structural and political constraints regarding their potential expansion to govern this new issue area. Contents: PART I * 1 Introduction * 1.2. Current State of Affairs * PART II * 2.1. Hyperbole V. Fact * 2.2. Academically Understood Context * PART III * 3.1. Institutional Expansion * 3.2. Lack of Expansion * PART IV * 4.1. Filling the Governance Gap * 4.2. Conclusion
International Political Economy Series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 208pp 5 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137538659
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT The Political Economy of Conflict in South Asia Edited by Matthew Webb, The Petroleum Institute, United Arab Emirates, Albert Wijeweera, Southern Cross University, Australia Destructive conflicts have thwarted growth and development in South Asia for more than half a century. This collection of multi-disciplinary essays examines the economic causes and consequences of military conflict in South Asia from a variety of perspectives embracing fiscal, social, strategic, environmental and several other dimensions. Contents: 1. Introduction; Matthew J. Webb and Albert Wijeweera * 2. The Economics of Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tract Region of Bangladesh; Syed Serajul Islam * 3. The ‘Political Economy’ of Sikh Separatism: Ethnic Identity, Federalism and the Distortions of Post-Independence Agrarian Development in Punjab-India; Jugdep S. Chima * 4. The Political Economy of the Ethnonationalist Uprising in Pakistani Balochistan, 1999-201; Farhan Hanif Siddiqi * 5. Nepal’s Protracted Transition: Explaining the Continuing Political and Economic Impasse; Pramod K. Kantha * 6. India’s Indigenization of Military Aircraft Design & Manufacturing: Towards a Fifth Generation Fighter; Michael B. Charles and Elisabeth Sinnewe * 7. The War on Terror and its Economic Impact on Pakistan; Howard Brasted and Zahid Shahab Ahmed * 8. Terrorist Activities and Financial Market Performance: Evidence from Sri Lanka; Albert Wijeweera * 9. Greed, Grievance and Violent Separatism in South Asia; Matthew J. Webb * 10. The Himalayan Ranges, Glaciers, Lakes and Rivers: An International Ecological, Economic and Military Outlook; Lavanya Vemsani * 11. Defense, Security and the Economy in South Asian Countries; Christos Kollias and Stephanos Papadamou * 12. A Survival Analysis of the Onset of Peace in South Asia; Ali C. Tasiran and Zainab Kazim Ali * 13. Conclusion
International Political Economy Series January 2015 UK January 2015 US 256pp 17 b/w tables, 7 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137397430
Varieties of Governance Dynamics, Strategies, Capacities
Edited by Giliberto Capano, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy, Michael Howlett, Simon Fraser University, Canada, M. Ramesh, National University of Singapore, Singapore This edited collection examines various facets of governance - the organization and steering of political processes within society - for a better understanding of the complexities of contemporary policy making. Contents: PART I: VARIETIES OF GOVERNANCE AS A CONCEPT AND EMPIRICAL REALITY * 1. Re-Thinking Governance In Public Policy. Dynamics, Strategy And Capacities; Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett And M. Ramesh * PART II: GOVERNANCE DYNAMICS * 2. Governing Cross-Border Capital Flows: The Dynamics Of Capital Account Policies; Manuela Moschella * 3. Similar Regulatory Challenges But Contrasting Governance Modes? The Puzzle Of Governing Human Biotechnology Across Western Europe; Isabel Engeli And Christine Allison Rothmayr * 4. Environmental Policy And Governance: Bringing The State Back In (Again)?; Anthony Zito * PART III: GOVERNANCE STRATEGIES * 5. Federal Strategies For Changing The Governance Of Higher Education: Australia, Canada And Germany Compared; Giliberto Capano * 6. Research Policy As ‘Carrots And Sticks’: Governance Strategies In Australia, The United Kingdom And New Zealand; Jenny M. Lewis * 7. Changing Multi-Level Governance: The Re-Gained Centrality Of National Policymakers In Recasting Pensions In Central Eastern Europe; David Natali * PART IV: THE CAPACITIES OF GOVERNANCE MODES: EXPLAINING VARIATION IN MODES OF GOVERNANCE * 8. Varieties Of Governmental Capacity And Autonomy: An Exploration Of Fukuyama’s Hypothesis; Eduardo Araral, Riccardo Pelizzo, Aziz Burkhanov, Yu-Wen Chen, Saltanat Janenova And Neil Collins * And more...
Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy 9781137397430
The Changing Worlds and Workplaces of Capitalism
June 2015 UK June 2015 US 288pp 12 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137477965
Policy Paradigms in Theory and Practice
Edited by Seán Ó Riain, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland, Felix Behling, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland, Rossella Ciccia, Queen’s University Belfast, UK, Eoin Flaherty, Queen’s University Belfast, UK The contributors investigate how the large scale structures of capitalism and the local social relations of workplaces and organizations shape each other. They argue for a new integration of political economy and the sociology of work and organizations.
Discourses, Ideas and Anomalies in Public Policy Dynamics Edited by John Hogan, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, Michael Howlett, Simon Fraser University, Canada The contributors investigate policy paradigms and their ability to explain the policy process – actors, ideas, discourses and strategies employed – to provide readers with a better understanding of public policy and its dynamics.
Contents: 1. Changing Workplaces, Changing Capitalisms; Seán Ó Riain, Felix Behling, Rossella Ciccia And Eoin Flaherty * 2. A Varieties Approach To The Varieties Of Capitalism; Lars Mjøset * 3. The Variety Of Polanyian Double Movements In Europe’s Capitalisms; Eoin Flaherty And Seán Ó Riain * 4. Classifying Labour Regimes Beyond The Welfare State: A Two Dimensional Approach; Rossella Ciccia * 5. Reforming Welfare States And Changing Capitalism: Reversing Early Retirement Regimes In Europe; Bernhard Ebbinghaus And Dirk Hofäcker * 6. A Precarious Future: An Irish Example Of Flex-Insecurity; Mary Murphy And Camille Loftus * 7. Institutionalisation Of Trade Union Activity: Four Indexes And Their Ability To Explain Cross-National Differences In Strike Rate; Luis Ortiz And Clara Riba * 8. Welfare Beyond The State: Employers As Welfare Providers In Germany And The UK; Felix Behling * 9. Multinationals Of Industrial Co-Development: Co-Creating New Institutions Of Economic Development; Peer Hull Kristensen And Maja Lotz * And more...
Contents: PART I * 1. Reflections On Our Understanding Of Policy Paradigms And Policy Change; John Hogan & Michael Howlett * 2. What Is A Policy Paradigm? Overcoming Epistemological Hurdles In Cross-Disciplinary Conceptual Adaptation; Matt Wilder * 3. Can You Recognize A Paradigm When You See One? Defining And Measuring Paradigm Shift; Pierre-Marc Daigneault * 4. Is There A Fourth Institutionalism? Ideas, Institutions And The Explanation Of Policy Change; Jeremy Rayner * PART II * 5. Comparing And Contrasting Peter Hall’s Paradigms And Ideas With The Advocacy Coalition Framework; Paul Cairney & Christopher M. Weible * 6. Paradigm Construction And The Politics Of Policy Anomalies; Matt Wilder & Michael Howlett * 7. From Policy Paradigm To Policy Statement: A New Way To Grasp The Role Of Knowledge In The Policy-Making Process; Philippe Zittoun * 8. Paradigms And Unintended Consequences: New Public Management Reform And Emergency Planning In Swedish Local Government; Daniel Nohrstedt * And more...
International Political Economy Series
Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy
August 2015 UK August 2015 US 296pp 32 b/w tables, 15 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137427076
July 2015 UK July 2015 US 352pp 15 b/w tables, 8 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137434036
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT The Political Economy of Microfinance
Mapping India’s Capitalism
Old and New Regions
Philip Mader, Institute of Development Studies, UK "Microfinance is financialization dressed up as charity: a pathway for global finance to penetrate the capitalist periphery. In this richly documented book, Mader dispels the myth that debt can move the poor out of poverty. Far from an economics of liberation, microfinance is part of a politics of repression: it extracts more wealth than it creates, and reinforces economic dependence." - Wolfgang Streeck, Emeritus Professor, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Germany According to the author, rather than alleviating poverty, microfinance financialises poverty. By indebting poor people in the Global South, it drives financial expansion and opens new lands of opportunity for the crisis-ridden global capital markets. This book raises fundamental concerns about this widelycelebrated tool for social development. Contents: 1. A Framework for Engaging Microfinance * 2. A Genealogy of Microfinance * 3. The Financialisation of Poverty * 4. Financialising Public Goods * 5. Mechanisms of a Microfinance Crisis * 6. At the Crossroads of Development and Finance * 7. Appendix * 7.1 Calculating the Surplus Extraction * 7.2 Projects Using Microfinance for Water and Sanitation
Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy July 2015 UK July 2015 US 304pp 1 map, 8 b/w tables, 10 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137364203
India's capitalist transformation has been spatially uneven. Combining several analytical approaches, the contributors identify socio-spatial regularities – some contiguous with state boundaries, some transcending states and some contained within them - while providing evidence about the spatial unevenness of India's capitalist development. Contents: Introduction: Space and Capitalist Change in Contemporary India; Elisabetta Basile, Barbara Harriss-White and Christine Lutringer * 1. Mapping Regions of Agrarian Capitalism in India; Deepak K Mishra and Barbara Harriss-White * 2. Mapping Agro-Ecological Zones in India; Kunal Sen and Richard Palmer-Jones * 3. Uneven Capitalist Development and Peasant Mobilisations: Perspectives from Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh; Christine Lutringer * 4 Regions and Capitalist Transition in India: Arunachal Pradesh in a Comparative Perspective; Deepak K Mishra * 5 Mapping the World of Women’s Work in India; Saraswati Raju * 6. A Spatial Analysis of the Incorporation of Dalits into the Indian Business Economy; Kaushal Kishore Vidyarthee * 7. Constructing Spatialised Knowledge on Urban Poverty: (Multiple) Dimensions, Mapping Spaces and Claim-Making in Urban Governance; ISA Baud * And more...
EADI Global Development Series September 2015 UK September 2015 US 248pp 12 b/w tables, 18 maps, 12 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137536334
Japan’s Foreign Aid Policy in Africa Evaluating the TICAD Process Pedro Amakasu Raposo, University Lusíada of Porto, Portugal Japan's Foreign Aid Policy in Africa seeks to evaluate TICAD's intellectual contribution to and its development practices regarding Africa over the past 20 years. A central conclusion is that, while TICAD bureaucrats lacked agency to support Japanese companies in Africa, the model of emerging powers partnerships has expanded in Africa. Contents: Introduction * 1. The Evolution of TICAD over the Last 20 Years * 2. Japanese ODA through the Five TICAD conferences, 1993-2013 * 3. TICAD: A Partner or a Partnership Problem? * 4. Japan’s African diplomacy to Africa: The Interaction of External and Internal Factors * 5. Japan’s South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in Africa: Implications for TICAD * 6. The TICAD in the Context of Foreign Aid Policies of Emerging Powers * Conclusion
November 2014 UK November 2014 US 172 pp 10 b/w tables Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137493972
Edited by Elisabetta Basile, University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Italy, Barbara Harriss-White, University of Oxford, UK, Christine Lutringer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland "A refreshing and original contribution to the literature on contemporary India. As promised, it explores the spatial dimensions of capital accumulation. But it does much more. It tells us about diversities of agrarian change; it explores relatively less known geographies of gender, caste, poverty, urban spaces and emerging inequalities." - Surinder S. Jodhka, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa Challenges and Prospects Edited by Mohamed Sami Ben Ali, Qatar University Using cases on individual countries, Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa offers diverse theoretical and empirical evidence on a variety of issues facing policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders in the region. Contents: 1. The Role of Institutions in Economic Development; Mohamed Sami Ben Ali and Sorin M.S. Krammer * 2. Sources of Economic Growth in MENA Countries: Technological Progress, Physical or Human Capital Accumulations?; Senay Acikgoz, Mohamed Sami Ben Ali and Merter Mert * 3. The Middle East and North Africa: Cursed by Natural resources?; Mohamed Sami Ben Ali, Lara Cockx and Nathalie Francken * 4. Workers’ Remittances and Economic Development: Which Role for Education?; Eugenie W. M. Maïga, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz and Mohamed Sami Ben Ali * 5. The Inflation-Central Bank Independence Nexus: Where Do MENA Countries Stand?; Mohamed Sami Ben Ali, Etienne Farvaque and Muhammad Azmat Hayat * 6. Corruption and Economic Development; Mohamed Sami Ben Ali and Shrabani Saha * 7. The Finance-Growth Nexus: Which Factors Can Interfere?; Mohamed Sami Ben Ali, Nahla Samargandi and Kazi Sohag * 8. Trade Diversification and Intra-Regional Trade in North Africa; Audrey Verdier-Chouchane, Mohamed Sami Ben Ali and Charlotte Karagueuzian * 9. Foreign Direct Investment in Middle Eastern and North African Countries; John Chukwudi Anyanwu, Nadège Désirée Yaméogo and Mohamed Sami Ben Ali November 2015 UK November 2015 US 208pp 13 tables, 100 figures Hardback £70.00 / $110.00 / CN$127.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137486462
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT The Early Years
China’s Foreign Aid and Investment Diplomacy, Volume I
Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy Samuel Berlinski, Inter-American Development Bank, USA, Norbert Schady, Inter-American Development Bank, USA "The state's recognition of human rights should be inescapable. Society and government share the responsibility of encouraging younger generations to reach their full potential. Children are the present but, above all, the future of a nation. It is they who will go on to become productive, healthy, and socially responsible citizens. Whether that actually happens depends on the decisions we make today." Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas, President of Uruguay This book is open access under a CC-IGO BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO license. Children are the future of Latin America and the Caribbean. This book analyses the development of children in the early years of their life and makes a compelling case for government intervention in what is instinctively a family affair. Contents: 1. Raising Children: The Case for Government Intervention * 2. A Report Card on Early Childhood Development * 3. Family First * 4. Daycare Services: It’s All about Quality * 5. Early Schooling: Teachers Make the Difference * 6. More Bang for the Buck: Investing in Early Childhood Development * 7. Drawing up an Institutional Architecture * 8. The Task at Hand: Anything but Child’s Play
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 288pp 26 b/w tables, 67 figures Hardback £20.00 / $31.00 / CN$35.99 Paperback £14.99 / $23.00 / CN$26.99 Inter-American Development Bank Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137536471 www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137536488
This three-volume work is the first comprehensive study of China’s foreign aid and investment diplomacy to trace its evolution since the founding of PRC in 1949. Volume I examines the definitions, origins, nature, and scope of China’s foreign aid and investment and shows that China has a more salient history of giving than any other country. Contents: Preface * Preface to Volume I * 1. The Nature and Scope of China’s Foreign Aid and Foreign Investment * 2. China’s Worldview and its Foreign Assistance * 3. China’s Economy and its Aid and Investment * 4. China’s Foreign Policy Goals and its Aid and Investment * Bibliography * Index * About the Author December 2015 UK December 2015 US 288pp Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137551818
China’s Foreign Aid and Investment Diplomacy, Volume II John F. Copper, Rhodes College, USA Volume II provides an analysis of China's foreign aid and investment to countries and regional organizations in Asia from 1950 to the present day, analyzing foreign policy objectives.
Economic and Political Development Cenap Çakmak, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey, Murat Ustaoğlu, Istanbul University, Turkey "A panoramic treatment of the difficulties that the future of Syria faces; unique in its solicitation of the opinions of some traditional opposition figures." - Mazen Hashem, Lecturer, California State University, Northridge, USA Based on extensive field work involving the leading figures of the diverse Syrian National Coalition, an umbrella initiative of opposition groups fighting against the Assad regime, this study critically evaluates the challenges ahead as well as the inherent opportunities for the post-conflict era in Syria. Contents: 1. The Arab Spring and the Emergence of Syrian Crisis * 2. Identity, Political System, and the Constitution * 3. Restructuring the Syrian Economy: Insights on the Post-Conflict Period * 4. Restructuring the Security Sector * 5. Transitional Justice * 6. Foreign Policy Vision
John F. Copper, Rhodes College, USA
History and Practice in Asia, 1950-Present 9781137536471 9781137536488
Post-Conflict Syrian State and Nation Building
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Nature, Scope, and Origins
Contents: Dedication * Preface * Preface to Volume II * 1. China’s Aid and Investment to Southeast Asian Countries * 2. China’s Aid and Investment to South Asian Countries * 3. China’s Aid and Investment to Northeast and Central Asian Countries * 4. Using Aid and Investment to Isolate Taiwan * Bibliography * Index * About the Author December 2015 UK December 2015 US 288pp Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137551825
China’s Foreign Aid and Investment Diplomacy, Volume III Strategy Beyond Asia and Challenges to the United States and the International Order John F. Copper, Rhodes College, USA Volume III analyzes China's foreign aid and investment to countries outside of Asia and assesses the findings of previous volumes to show this is a formidable challenge to other world powers. Contents: Dedication * Preface * Preface to Volume III * 1. China’s Aid and Investment to African Nations, I * 2. China’s Aid and Investment to African Countries—II * 3. China’s Aid and Investment to Other Countries in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Oceania * 4. Summary and Conclusions * Bibliography * Index * About the Author December 2015 UK December 2015 US 320pp Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137551832
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Globalization and Development Why East Asia Surged Ahead and Latin America Fell Behind
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Unity of Knowledge in Economics: Volume I
Anthony Elson, Johns Hopkins University, USA "In this lucid, timely, and meticulously researched work, Elson bolsters his thesis by comparing the evolutions of six nations . . . The starkly different outcomes offer broad lessons for policymakers, which the author deftly outlines in 10 'propositions' about the nature of successful economic development. Any economics text requires some intellectual stamina, but Elson does an admirable job of untangling the complex forces at work and presenting them in ways that laymen can understand." - Kirkus Reviews Comparing the experience of East Asia and Latin America since the mid-1970s, Elson identifies the key internal factors common to each region which have allowed East Asia to take advantage of the trade, financial, and technological impact of a more globalized economy to support its development, while Latin America has not. Contents: 1. Overview * 2. Changing Paradigms in Economic Development * 3. Initial Conditions for Post-WW2 Development of East Asia and Latin America * 4. Economic Policy Choices * 5. Institutions and Governance * 6. Political Economy Factors * 7. Three Comparative Case Studies * 8. Conclusions and Lessons for Development Policy July 2015 UK July 2015 US 292pp 22 tables, 5 line drawings Paperback £26.50 / $38.00 / CN$43.99 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137538543
Adolfo Figueroa, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru "Figueroa has provided a coherent epistemological framework and derived from it operational policies for addressing the major problems of our time. A stimulating and challenging book!" - Herman Daly, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, USA Growth, Employment, Inequality, and the Environment deals with the fundamental economic problems of our time: employment, inequality, the environment, and quality of life. Contents: PART I: SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE RULES, FACTS, AND STANDARD THEORIES REFUTATION * 1. Popperian Epistemology In Economics: The Alpha-Beta Method * 2. The Capitalist System: Empirical Regularities * 3. Standard And Classical Economics * PART II: THE SHORT RUN: PRODUCTION, EMPLOYMENT, AND DISTRIBUTION * 4. The Epsilon Society * 5. The Omega Society * 6. The Sigma Society * 7. Inequality And Social Disorder April 2015 UK April 2015 US 220pp 24 figures, 2 b/w tables Hardback £75.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137502667
Growth, Employment, Inequality, and the Environment
Asymmetric Demography and the Global Economy
Unity of Knowledge in Economics: Volume II
Growth Opportunities and Macroeconomic Challenges in an Ageing World Edited by José María Fanelli, Center for the Study of State and Society, Argentina Asymmetric Demography and the Global Economy contributes to our understanding of why the demographic transition matters to domestic macroeconomics and global capital movements. Contents: PART I: THE DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION AND THE MACROECONOMY: SETTING THE STAGE * 1. Demographic Asymmetries and the Global Macroeconomy; José María Fanelli and Ramiro Albrieu * 2. Demography and the Macroeconomy: A Methodological Framework; José Maria Fanelli * PART II: DEMOGRAPHIC ASYMMETRIES AND THE GLOBAL SYSTEM * 3. On the Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of the Demographic Transition; José María Fanelli and Ramiro Albrieu * 4. Demography, Economic Growth, and Capital Flows; Richard N. Cooper * 5. Reforming the Global Monetary Non-system; José Antonio Ocampo * PART III: ON CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMERGING ECONOMIES * 6. Macroeconomic Effects of the Demographic Transition in Brazil; Ricardo Brito and Carlos Carvalho * 7. China’s Premature Demographic Transition in Government-Engineered Growth; Cai Fang, Yang Du and Harry X. Wu * 8. A Study of Demographic and Financial Changes in India; Pranab kumar Das and Saibal Kar * 9. Demographic Transition, Growth, and Wealth in South Africa; Melvin D. Ayogu and Olumide Taiwo March 2015 UK March 2015 US 312pp 33 b/w tables, 105 figures Hardback £75.00 / $115.00 / CN$133.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137486455
Growth, Employment, Inequality, and the Environment
Adolfo Figueroa, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru "Figueroa has provided a coherent epistemological framework and derived from it operational policies for addressing the major problems of our time. A stimulating and challenging book!" - Herman Daly, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, USA Growth, Employment, Inequality, and the Environment deals with the fundamental economic problems of our time: employment, inequality, the environment, and quality of life. These exciting new volumes are the first of their kind in which these problems are analyzed using a unified theory framework. Contents: PART III: THE LONG RUN: GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION * 8. Towards A Unified Theory Of Capitalism * 9. Education And Human Capital Formation * 10. The Epsilon Society: A Dynamic Model * 11. The Omega Society: A Dynamic Model * 12. The Sigma Society: A Dynamic Model * 13. Unified Theory Of Capitalism: A Growth And Distribution Model * PART IV: THE VERY LONG RUN: GROWTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT * 14. Economic Growth Under Environmental Stress * 15. Land Resources and Food Supply * 16. Economic Growth And Quality Of Society * PART V: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE UNIFIED THEORY * 17. Science-Based Public Policies May 2015 UK May 2015 US 232pp 28 figures, 1 b/w table Hardback £75.00 / $115.00 / CN$133.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137506962
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Development for Sustainable Agriculture
Comparative Welfare Capitalism in East Asia
The Brazilian Cerrado
Productivist Models of Social Policy
Edited by Akio Hosono, Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute (JICA), Japan, Carlos Magno Campos da Rocha, Brazilian Research Corporation (Embrapa), Brazil, Yutaka Hongo, Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute (JICA-RI), Japan Since the mid-1970s, the tropical savanna, known as Cerrado, has been transformed into one of the world's largest grain-growing regions. This book explores how and by what Brazil achieved inclusive and sustainable growth in the Cerrado. Contents: Forewords; Akihiko Tanaka and Alysson Paulinelli * Introduction; Akio Hosono, Carlos Magno Campos da Rocha and Yutaka Hongo * PART I: DEVELOPMENT OF CERRADO AGRICULTURE * 1. Technological Innovation That Made Cerrado Agriculture Possible: Preparatory to Establishment Periods; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo * 2. PRODECER Sets Agricultural Development in the Cerrado on Track: From Establishment to Early Development Periods of Cerrado Agriculture; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo Development of Cerrado Agriculture: The Path to Becoming a Major Global Breadbasket; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo * 3. Stable Food Supply and Inclusive Development with Value Chains: The Impact of Cerrado Development; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo * 4. Cerrado Agriculture and the Environment; Akio Hosono and Yutaka Hongo * PART II: TECHNOLOGICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATIONS THAT ENABLED SUSTAINABLE CERRADO AGRICULTURE * 5. Embrapa: Institution Building and Technological Innovations Required for Cerrado Agriculture; Eliseu Alves * 6. CPAC-JICA International Cooperation: A Model for an R&D System for Tropical Agriculture; Elmar Wagner, Wenceslau J. Goedert and Carlos Magno Campos da Rocha * 7. EnvironmentFriendly Land Use of Cerrado; Edson Eyji Sano * 8. PRODECER: An Innovative International Cooperation Program; Roberto Rodrigues * 9. CAMPO’s performance in PRODECER: A successful ‘Coordination’ model for agricultural development; Emiliano Pereira Botelho October 2015 UK October 2015 US 288pp 6 diagrams, 19 tables, 14 graphs, 14 maps, 5 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 9781137431349 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137431349
Development Challenges and Solutions After the Arab Spring Edited by Ali Kadri, National University of Singapore Since the events of 2011, most Arab countries have slipped into a state of war, and living conditions for the majority of the working population have not changed for the better. This edited collection examines the socioeconomic conditions and contests the received policy framework to demonstrate that workable alternatives do exist. Contents: Introduction: Arab Development via the Channels of War and Oil; A. Kadri * PART I: POLITICAL ECONOMY * 1. Egypt: Failed Emergence, Conniving Capitalism, Fall of the Muslim Brothers, A Possible Popular Alternative; Samir Amin * 2. The Failure of Arab Macro Policy; Fadle Naqib * 3. The Unravelling of Arab Autocracy: Socio-Economic Factors in Context; Samir Makdisi * 4. Transcending Neoliberalism through Pro-Poor and Democratic Economic Development Strategies; Alfredo Saad Filho * PART II: MACROECONOMICS * 5. Monetary Regimes and Socioeconomic Stability: A Missing Link in the ‘Arab Spring’?; Yasuhisa Yamamoto * 6. Diagnosing Constraints to Industrialisation in the Middle East, a Predatory Perspective; Shaun Ferguson * PART III: THE AGRARIAN QUESTION: * 7. The Arab Uprisings through an Agrarian Lens; Rami Zurayk * 8. Uprisings without Agrarian Questions; Ray Bush * PART IV: TWO CASES OF DEVELOPMENT UNDER CONFLICT * 9. The Political Economy of Palestinian Women’s Labour Market Participation; Samia Al-Botmeh * 10. Investment and Neoliberalism in Syria; Linda Matar and Ali Kadri * PART V: CLOSING COMMENT * 11. Arab Disintegration and the Right to Development; Ali Kadri
Rethinking International Development series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 264pp 10 b/w tables, 19 figures Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137541390
Mason M. S. Kim, Spelman College, USA "The book offers an empirically rich and theoretically nuanced discussion of the continuities and changes in welfare capitalism in China, South Korea and Singapore. Its comparative focus and consideration of political and economic factors at both national and international levels distinguish it from most other writings on the subject." - M. Ramesh, Lee Kuan Yew School of Publi Policy, Singapore The author aims to develop conceptual refining and theoretical reframing of the productivist welfare capitalism thesis in order to address a set of questions concerning whether and how productivist welfarism has experienced both continuity and change in East Asia. Contents: 1. Introduction * 1.1 Debates on the East Asian Welfare Type * 1.2 Arguments in Brief * 1.3 Terms, Scope and Method of Analysis * 1.4 The Structure of the Book * 2. Institutional Variation in Productivist Welfare Capitalism * 2.1 East Asian Welfare States from a Comparative Perspective * 2.2 Institutional Divergence of Productivist Welfarism * 2.3 Empirical Test: Cluster Analysis * 2.4 Concluding Remarks * 3. What Drives the Institutional Divergence of Productivist Welfare Capitalism? * 3.1 Theories of Welfare State Development * 3.2 Institutional Divergence of Productivist Welfare Capitalism * 3.3 Empirical Test: Cross-Sectional Time-Series Analysis * 3.4 Concluding Remarks * 4. Three Cases of Productivist Welfare Capitalism * 4.1 Korea: Inclusive Productivist Welfare * 4.2 Singapore: Market Productivist Welfare * 4.3 China: Dualist Productivist Welfare * 5. Conclusion October 2015 UK October 2015 US 192pp 14 b/w tables, 16 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137471840
The Political Economy of Euro-Mediterranean Relations European Neighbourhood Policy in North Africa Christos Kourtelis, Maastricht University, The Netherlands The author analyses the implementation of the agricultural and industrial parts of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. Following a sectoral approach to assess the implementation of the ENP, he investigates which interest groups win and which lose from the policy. Contents: Introduction * Contents and Structure of the book * 1. The Positive Integration of the Partner Countries through the ENP * 2. The ENP as a Three-Level Game * 3. Level I: The Domestic Interests in the EU and North Africa * 4. Negotiating the ENP at Level II: A Three-Stage Process * 5. Negotiations at the International Level: Are the ENP Countries Decision Takers or Implementation Partners? * Conclusion
August 2015 UK August 2015 US 124pp 3 b/w tables, 1 diagram Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137449061
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Deepening Neoliberalism, Austerity, and Crisis
Social Capital in Development Planning
Europe’s Treasure Ireland
Linking the Actors
Julien Mercille, University College Dublin, Ireland, Enda Murphy, University College Dublin, Ireland "Essential reading for those who might believe that neoliberalism is just an economic doctrine. This meticulously researched and engagingly written book of Ireland's social and economic predicament conclusively shows that neoliberalization is first and foremost a class project." – Erik Swyngedouw, Manchester University, UK From bank bailouts to austerity, Europe's and Ireland's response to the economic crisis has been engineered specifically to shift the burden of paying for the crisis onto ordinary citizens while investors, financiers, bankers and the privileged are protected. The authors expose the class-based nature of Ireland's crisis resolution. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Neoliberalism, A Class Project * 3. Encountering Neoliberalism * 4. European Rule Regimes And Deepening Neoliberalism * 5. Ideological Power And The Response To The Crash * 6. Privatisation * 7. Health And Health Care * 8. ‘Austere’ Labour * 9. Taxation: Redistribution Upwards * 10. Conclusion July 2015 UK July 2015 US 224pp 8 figures, 3 b/w tables Hardback £58.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137468758
Social Capital in Development Planning updates and advances the debate on social capital, through the analysis of the application of the concept of social capital to programs for sustainable and smart socio-economic development; empirical findings; and a new paradigm for development planning. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Social Capital: Elements and Dimensions * 3. The Feasibility of Constructing Social Capital * 4. Development and Not Just Growth * 5. The Path to Development Through Social Capital * 6. Social Capital in Neighborhood Development: Pianura, Naples * 7. Social Capital in Educational Policy: Spain * 8. Conclusions: Linking the Actors for Continuity and Sustainability November 2015 UK November 2015 US 272pp 11 b/w tables, 12 figures Hardback £75.00 / $120.00 / CN$138.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137478009
Global Stock Market Integration Co-Movement, Crises, and Efficiency in Developed and Emerging Markets Asma Mobarek, Stockholm University, Sweden, Sabur Mollah, Stockholm University, Sweden The book covers an in-depth critical analysis of existing literature and empirically investigates and presents a detailed comparison between developed and emerging markets in terms of integration, efficiency, and causality during crisis. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Market Efficiency in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Africa and Central European Markets * 3. Market Integration in Developed and Emerging Markets * 4. Determinants of Market Integration in Developed and Emerging Markets * 5. Market Integration and Causality in Developed and Emerging Markets During Crisis * 6. Conclusion November 2015 UK November 2015 US 208pp 30 b/w tables, 24 figures Hardback £70.00 / $110.00 / CN$127.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137397188
Raffaella Y. Nanetti, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, Catalina Holguin, Economic and Social Cohesion Laboratory, UK "In this important book, Nanetti and Holguin start out by distinguishing between growth and development within territorial communities. They then demonstrate, through careful theoretical analysis and revealing case studies, how nurturing social capital promotes development, defined as the realization of social justice." - Susan S. Fainstein, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, USA
Emerging Issues in Contemporary African Economies Structure, Policy, and Sustainability Steve Onyeiwu, Allegheny College, USA "Onyeiwu has written an important book that captures the complexity and diversity of Africa while identifying some common lessons for development policy. Unlike other approaches, Onyeiwu's evolutionary framework stresses the importance of contingency, path dependence, and institution building. If the countries of Africa heed Onyeiwu's advice and learn from past mistakes and successes the continent's future can be a bright one." - John Gowdy, Professor of Economics and Administrative Head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA Onyeiwu focuses on how events of the twenty-first century are shaping key sectors of African economies and societies. He suggests that, compared to East Asia and Latin America, Africa still has a long way to go, despite recent improvements in performance. Contents: Introducing Africa * 1. How New is the ‘New Africa’? * 2. Renaissance or Mirage: Can Growth in Africa Be Sustained? * 3. Growth, Employment and Poverty * 4. Industrial Performance and Prospects of Structural Transformation * 5. Regionalism and Industrial Development * 6. Innovation, Technology, and Structural Transformation * 7. Information and Communication Technologies * 8. Aid, Debt, and Foreign Direct Investment * 9. Gender, Youth, and Sustainable Development * 10. Closing the Performance Gap in Africa May 2015 UK May 2015 US 308pp 44 tables, 37 figures Hardback £75.00 / $115.00 / CN$133.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137402547
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Ten-Gallon Economy
Genetically Modified Crops and Agricultural Development
Sizing Up Economic Growth in Texas Edited by Pia M. Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA, Jesús Cañas, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA, Michael Weiss, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA "Ten-Gallon Economy is a timely volume on the important forces shaping the dynamic Texas economy over the past decade and more. The invited articles touch on the myriad drivers of the state's rapid growth (energy, exports, low taxes), but they also focus on the challenges that need addressing if Texas is to remain vibrant. The volume is not a compendium of Texas boosterism but rather of clear-eyed research and recommendations to assure future economic success for all Texans." - Kathleen Cooper, Director of International Politics and Economics, Tower Center, Southern Methodist University, USA; former Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, US Department of Commerce; Chief Economist, Exxon Mobil Corporation Ten Gallon Economy features new research on regional economic growth and some surprising findings on Texas' unique tax and banking institutions; booming energy and export sectors; vibrant labor market; expanding demographics and human capital; and growing border economy. Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION * PART II: PUBLIC POLICY AND BUSINESS CLIMATE * PART III: HUMAN CAPITAL AND LABOR MARKETS * PART IV: INDUSTRY AND EXPORTS * PART V:BORDER AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT September 2015 UK September 2015 US 268pp 36 tables, 80 figures, 1 box Hardback £75.00 / $120.00 / CN$138.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137530165
Matin Qaim, Georg-August-University of Goettingen, Germany "This important and well-written book builds on Qaim's cutting-edge research on the impacts of GM crops. It clearly debunks some of the most popular arguments against GMOs and presents convincing evidence that GM crops have already made major contributions to improving people's lives. This is essential reading for economists and social scientists working on agricultural technology issues, as well as for plant scientists interested in the societal implications of their work." - David Zilberman, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA This book analyzes the impacts of current and possible future GM crop applications and shows that these technologies can contribute substantially to sustainable agricultural development and food security. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Plant Breeding and Agricultural Development * 3. Potentials and Risks of GM Crops * 4. Adoption and Impacts of GM Crops * 5. New and Future GM Crop Applications * 6. GM Crop Regulation * 7. The Complex Public Debate * 8. Conclusions
Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy November 2015 UK November 2015 US 224pp 5 b/w tables, 7 figures Hardback £75.00 / $120.00 / CN$138.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137405715
Designing Industrial Policy in Latin America Inequalities During and After Transition in Central and Eastern Europe Edited by Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei, University of Perugia, Italy The book deals with the key aspects of social and economic inequalities developed during the transition of the formerly planned European economies. Particular emphasis is given to the latest years available in order to consider the effects of the global crisis started in 2008-2009. Contents: Foreword; Jens Hölscher * Introduction; Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei * 1. Income Distribution During and After Transition: a Conceptual Framework; Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei * PART I: PERSONAL AND FUNCTIONAL INCOME DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS DURING TRANSITION * 2. The Drivers of Personal Income Inequality in Transition and the Role of Reform Approaches; David Aristei and Cristiano Perugini * 3. Functional Income Distribution in European Transition Countries; Ana Rincon-Aznar, Francesco Venturini, Michela Vecchi * 4. Emigration, Employment and Inequality in Post-Communist Countries; Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei * PART II: MICROECONOMICS ANALYSIS OF INCOME DISTRIBUTIONS AND THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS * 5. Income Mobility in the New EU Member States; David Aristei and Cristiano Perugini * 6. Earnings Inequality and Job Positions across Post-Communist European Economies; Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei * 7. Wage Inequality Between and Within Education Levels in Transition Countries; Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei * 8. Gender Earnings Inequality in the New EU Member States; Cristiano Perugini and Ekaterina Selezneva * 9. Gender Wage Inequality in the Western Balkans; Marko Vladisavljević, Sonja Avlijaš and Sunčica Vujić * PART III: REDISTRIBUTIVE PREFERENCES AND ARRANGEMENTS * 10. The Solidarity Principle in the New EU Member States; Valentina Colcelli * And more...
Studies in Economic Transition July 2015 UK July 2015 US 336pp 37 figures, 44 b/w tables Hardback £75.00 / $115.00 / CN$133.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137460974
Business-State Relations and the New Developmentalism Ben Ross Schneider, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Development economists and practitioners agree that close collaboration between business and government improves industrial policy, yet little research exists on how best to organize that. This book examines three necessary functions–-information exchange, authoritative allocation, and reducing rent seeking–across experiences in Latin America. Contents: 1. Introduction: Institutional Dynamics of Industrial Policy * 2. Principles of Institutional Design in BusinessGovernment Councils * I. Introduction * II. What happens in Councils: Disaggregating Interactions * III. The Korean Model in Export and Technology Councils * IV. Conclusion * 3. Ongoing Experimentation with Business-Government Councils in Latin America * I. Introduction * II. Disaggregating Councils by Scope and Function * III. Beyond Councils: Formal and Informal Business Representation * IV. Conclusions * 4. Putting Councils and Industrial Policy in Context: Political Systems and Big Business * I. Introduction * II. Political Institutions and Privileged Access for Big Business * III. Structure and Preferences of Business Groups * IV. Business groups, MNCs, and Possibilities for Industrial Policy * And more...
Latin American Political Economy March 2015 UK March 2015 US 100pp 2 b/w tables Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137524836
IPE AND ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship Virgil Henry Storr, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, USA, Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, USA, Laura E. Grube, Beloit College, USA "Too often we look only to the government to help with disaster recovery when, as this excellent book reveals, the answer is already right in front of us. Using hundreds of interviews and months in the field after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy, the authors skillfully show us how entrepreneurs and local business people serve as change agents after crisis." - Daniel P. Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, University Faculty Scholar, and Director of Asian Studies, Purdue University, USA; author of Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery Explores the role of entrepreneurs in bringing about community rebound after disasters, with particular attention to recovery efforts following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. The Entrepreneur as a Driver of Social Change * 3. How Entrepreneurs Promote Post-Disaster Community Rebound * 4. How Entrepreneurship Promotes Community Recovery: The Cases of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy * 5. Goods and Services Providers * 6. Regrowing Uprooted Social Networks * 7. Entrepreneurs as Signals of Healthy Community Rebound * 8. Fostering Resilient Communities * 9. Conclusion
Perspectives from Social Economics October 2015 UK October 2015 US 208pp 2 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £75.00 / $110.00 / CN$127.00 Paperback £25.00 / $38.00 / CN$43.99 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137286086 www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137559715
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank The Construction of Power and the Struggle for the East Asian International Order
Strategies for Widespread Growth Zhikai Wang, Zhejiang University, China "The book provides an important and original perspective and contribution to understanding the future of China by addressing two important issues and their mutual relation: local development and institutional change. Based on a sound knowledge of the Chinese economy and the features and experiences of local development in Zhejiang and Jiangsu, the book provides a novel perspective on what is at the basis of the Chinese economic success and how it could evolve." - Bruno Dallago, Professor, University of Trento, Italy Given the reality of China's economic development and urbanization, this book studies the development of the private sector and the process of regional urbanization in the Yangtze River Delta region to provide a path for new urbanization throughout China. Contents: 1. The Concept of Private Sector Development and Urbanization * 2. The Private Sector Development and China’s Regional Urbanization: A Survey * 3. The Imbalance of Regional Economic Development in China and its Causes * 4. Urbanization and Economic Transition in Regional Economic Development * 5. Breaking Through the Constraints of Administrative Divisions and Expanding the Spatial Development of the Metropolitan Economy * 6. The Private Sector and the Revitalization of Traditional Marine Industries in Zhejiang Province * 7. Standardizing the Financial System and Stimulating Regional Economic Development * 8. China’s Labor Shortage and the Institutional Loss of the Social Security System for Migrant Workers: An Analysis * 9. The Role of Public Finance in Pushing Forward the New Type of Urbanization * 10. The Transformation/Upgrading of the Private Sector and the Road to Ecological Urbanization October 2015 UK October 2015 US 260pp 14 b/w tables, 27 figures Hardback £56.50 / $120.00 / CN$138.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137473264
The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion Concepts and Cases
Ming Wan, George Mason University, USA This book assesses the significance of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) by examining the logic of international power and order, historic trends in East Asian international relations, the AIIB's design in comparison to 'rival' financial institutions, recent tendencies in Chinese foreign policy, and Chinese political economy. Contents: 1. Power, Order and Biogeography * 2. The East Asian International Orders * 3. The AIIB Tied in a Belt * 4. The AIIB versus the World Bank and the ADB * 5. A New Hegemonic Order in East Asia? * Appendix. Comparing the Articles of Agreement for the IBRD, the ADB and the AIIB
The Political Economy of East Asia December 2015 UK December 2015 US 192pp 4 b/w tables, 7 figures, 4 maps Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137593863
Private Sector Development and Urbanization in China
Edited by Anne Wetzel, University of Mannheim, Germany, Jan Orbie, Ghent University, Belgium The book investigates the substance of the European Union's (EU) democracy promotion policy. It focuses on elections, civil and political rights, horizontal accountability, effective power to govern, stateness, state administrative capacity, civil society, and socio-economic context as components of embedded liberal democracy. Contents: 1. The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion: Introduction and Conceptual Framework; Anne Wetzel * PART I: ALTERNATIVE REFLECTIONS ON THE EU AS A LIBERAL DEMOCRACY PROMOTER * 2. Law Perspective: Praise Undeserved? The EU as a Democracy Promoter: A Skeptical Account; Dimitry Kochenov * 3. Political Economy Perspective: Fuzzy Liberalism and EU Democracy Promotion: Why Concepts Matter; Milja Kurki * 4. Critical Social Theory Perspective: Embeddedness as Substance: The EU’s Socialized Approach to Democratization; Jessica Schmidt * 5. Governance Perspective: Democratic Governance Promotion through Functional Cooperation; Anne Wetzel * PART II: COUNTRY CHAPTERS * 6. Addressing the Remnants of a Communist Past through Accession: Slovakia and the Czech Republic; Eline De Ridder * 7. Different Trajectories yet the Same Substance: Croatia and Turkey; Canan Balkır and Müge Aknur * 8. Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict Societies: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo; Labinot Greiçevci and Bekim Çollaku * And more...
Governance and Limited Statehood February 2015 UK February 2015 US 336pp 6 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137466310
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IPE AND ECONOMICS OF... The Economics of Faith-Based Service Delivery Education and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
Decolonization and the French of Algeria
Quentin Wodon, World Bank, USA The book provides the first ever comprehensive empirical assessment of the role that faith-inspired institutions (FIIs) play in the supply of health care and education services in sub-Saharan Africa. Contents: 1. Faith, Rational Choice, and Service Delivery * 2. Data and Methodology * 3. Ghana and Burkina Faso * 4. Market Share * 5. Reach to the Poor and Vulnerable * 6. Cost and Funding * 7. Satisfaction and Preferences
Valuation, Distribution, Governance Dirk Jacob Wolfson, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands "This interdisciplinary and non-technical introduction nests economic efficiency, fairness and ecological principles in a political economy framework. 'Situational contracts' meld these principles to yield understanding of how democratic societies seek a sustainable future. Such contracts reflect both political constraints and proxy information on citizen preferences; they lead to policy outcomes which mesh concerns with efficiency, justice, and "planners' preferences". This book provides unique and valuable insights into the complex process in which environmental policy is formed." - Robert Haveman, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA The author shows how sustainable development may be organized, valued and distributed by introducing situational contracting as an interactive and contextual mode of governance. Situational contracting provides a road map for where we want to go, serving the prevailing ideology in implementing the trade between efficiency and fairness. Contents: 1. Introduction * 1.1. About this book * 1.2. Economic analysis and environmental policy: scope and limits * 1.3. Cost-benefit analysis: a preview * 1.4. Valuation, distribution and legitimacy * 1.5. Short cuts: cost-effectiveness, standards, multi-criteria and workable competition * 1.6. Global economic development and ecological constraints * 2. Valuation * 2.1. The ‘Coase-solution’ and emissions trading * 2.2. Hedonic pricing, travel cost method and averting behaviour * 2.3. Stated preferences: contingent valuation and choice experiments * 2.4. Co- valuation and externalities in production functions * 2.5. Persuasion * 2.6. Fiscal instruments for managing preference * 2.7. Innovation as externality on the supply side * 2.8. Shadow prices or regulation? * 2.9. Combining results, and sensitivity analysis * 3. Distribution * 3.1. Optimal allocation and fairness in distribution * 3.2. Fiscal solutions * 3.3. Distributional weights * 3.4. Visions of justice * 4. Governance * 4.1. Cost-benefit analysis revisited * 4.2. Interactive governance and information management * 4.3. Situational contracting: implementation and empirical evidence * 4.4. Situational solutions in the valuation and distribution of environmental policy * 4.5. Summary and conclusions
Sung-Eun Choi, Bentley University, USA In 1962, almost one million people were evacuated from Algeria. France called these citizens Repatriates to hide their French Algerian origins and to integrate them into society. This book is about Repatriation and how it became central to France's postcolonial understanding of decolonization, the Algerian past, and French identity.
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series November 2015 UK November 2015 US 154pp Hardback £58.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137520746
The Political Economy of Sustainable Development
June 2015 UK June 2015 US 94pp 3 figures Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137552747
Bringing the Settler Colony Home
Contents: Table of Contents * 1. French Settler Colonialism in Algeria * 2. The Algerian War in the Settler Colony and the Metropole * 3. Repatriation: Bringing the Settler Colony ‘Home’ * 4. Repatriates against de Gaulle * 5. Liberal Repatriation after de Gaulle * 6. Socialist Repatriation after de Gaulle * 7. Repatriates Narrate French Algeria
Perspectives from Social Economics October 2015 UK October 2015 US 304pp 70 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £80.00 / $120.00 / CN$138.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137381507
MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY
Indigenous Communities and Settler Colonialism Land Holding, Loss and Survival in an Interconnected World Edited by Zoë Laidlaw, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, Alan Lester, University of Sussex, UK "Though the restless mobility at the heart of 'settler' colonialism is well known, its indigenous histories have been comparatively invisible in the British empire context. As this wide-ranging collections shows, indigenous perseverance happened on the move. Taken together, the essays remind us that dispossession required flexible responses at multiple scales and speeds. They urge us to think of the polycentric, networked histories made visible here not as simply as a static archive, but as the dynamic grounds for thinking new kinds of indigenous futures as well." - Antoinette Burton, University of Illinois, USA The new world created through Anglophone emigration in the 19th century has been much studied. But there have been few accounts of what this meant for the Indigenous populations. This book shows that Indigenous communities tenaciously held land in the midst of dispossession, whilst becoming interconnected through their struggles to do so. Contents: 1. Indigenous Sites and Mobilities: Connected Struggles in the Long Nineteenth Century; Alan Lester and Zoë Laidlaw * 2. Re-imagining Settler Sovereignty: The Call to Law at the Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve, Victoria 1881 (and Beyond); Julie Evans and Giordano Nanni * 3. Indigenous Land Loss, Justice and Race: Anne Bon and the Contradictions of Settler Humanitarianism; Joanna Cruickshank and Patricia Grimshaw * 4. ‘On my ground’: Indigenous Farmers at New Norcia 1860s-1900; Tiffany Shellam * 5. The Possession and Dispossession of the Kat River Settlement; Robert Ross * 6. Discourses of Land Use, Land Access, and Land Rights at Farmerfield and Loeriesfontein in Nineteenth Century South Africa; Fiona Vernal * 7. Living on the Rivers’ Edge at the Taieri Native Reserve; Angela Wanhalla * And more...
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series March 2015 UK March 2015 US 288pp 8 maps, 4 b/w illustrations Hardback £60.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137452351
MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Colonial Switzerland
Rethinking Colonialism from the Margins
Feedback in International Migration
Edited by Patricia Purtschert and Harald Fischer-Tiné, ETH Zurich, Switzerland States without former colonies, it has been argued, were intensely involved in colonial practices. This anthology looks at Switzerland, which, by its very strong economic involvements with colonialism, its doctrine of neutrality, and its transnationally entangled scientific community, constitutes a perfect case in point. Contents: Contents * 1. On the Tropical Origins of the Alps. Science and the Colonial Imagination of Switzerland, 1700—1900; Bernhard C. Schär * 2. Race in the Making: Colonial Encounters, Body Measurements and the Global Dimensions of Swiss Racial Science, 1900-1950; Pascal Germann * 3. The Other’s Colony. Switzerland and the Discovery of Côte d’Ivoire; Lukas Meier * 4. Patriotic Bonds and the Danger of Estrangement: Swiss Networks in Colonial Southeast Asia (1850–1930); Andreas Zangger * 5. ‘Wonderland’ Peru: Migration and the Making of an Andean Switzerland; Angela Sanders * 6. Bollywood, Chicken Curry – and IT: The Public Spectacle of the Indian Exotic, and Postcolonial Anxieties in Switzerland; Rohit Jain * And more...
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series May 2015 UK May 2015 US 344pp 9 figures Hardback £68.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137442734
Edited by Oliver Bakewell, University of Oxford, UK, Godfried Engbersen, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Maria Lucinda Fonseca, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Lisbon (IGOT-ULisboa), Portugal, Cindy Horst, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway "Beyond Networks. Feedback in International Migration challenges conventional notions about migration systems and networks by enhancing our understanding of feedback—its direct and indirect effects, its narrow and broad reach, and how its early manifestations shape migratory patterns to come. Written in clear, accessible language, based on fieldwork in countries that are well studied and relatively unexplored, this book makes a welcome contribution to our understanding of the drivers and perpetuators of movement." - Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College, USA; European University Institute, Italy; Harvard University, USA This edited volume asks how the arrival of migrants at one time influences the decisions of those considering migration later. Through a set of case studies of migration in twelve 'corridors', it shows how different forms of feedback by different actors and through different channels contribute to our understanding of diverging migration flows. Contents: 1. Introduction: Feedback in Migration Processes; Oliver Bakewell; Agnieszka Kubal; Sonia Pereira * 2. Exploring twelve migration corridors: rationale, methodology, and overview; Jørgen Carling; Dominique Jolivet * 3. New roles for social networks in migration? Assistance in Brazilian migration to Portugal and The Netherlands; Masja van Meeteren; Sonia Pereira * And more...
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship October 2015 UK October 2015 US 248pp 32 b/w tables, 14 figures Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137539205
Migration Policy and Practice Interventions and Solutions Edited by Harald Bauder, Ryerson Univerity, Canada, Christian Matheis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA Building on contemporary efforts to theorize conflicts related to borders, migration, and belonging, this book transforms existing analyses in order to propose critical interventions. The chapters are written from multiple disciplinary perspectives and present rigorous empirical and theoretical analyses to advocate progressive transformation. Contents: 1. Possibility, Feasibility, and Meso-Level Interventions in Migration Policy and Practice; Christian Matheis and Harald Bauder * 2. Refuge and Refusal: Credibility assessment, status determination, and making it feasible for refugees to say ‘no’; Christian Matheis * 3. Latino/a Immigration: A Refutation of the Social Trust Argument; José Jorge Mendoza * 4. Complementing Schengen: The Dublin System and the European Border and Migration Regime;Bernd Kasparek * 5. Domicile Citizenship, Migration, and the City; Harald Bauder * 6. The Model Migrant and Multiculturalism: Analyzing Neoliberal Logics in US Sanctuary Legislation; Serin D. Houston and Olivia Lawrence-Weilmann * 7. Nature, Place, and the Politics of Migration; John Hultgren * 8. State-based Immigration Efforts and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): An Experiment in Alabama; Eli C.S. Jamison * 9. Black, Poor, and Jewish: The Ostracism of Ethiopian Jews in Modern Israel; Notes by Holly Jordan
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship September 2015 UK September 2015 US 208pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137503800
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MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Hometown Transnationalism
Rethinking Transit Migration
Long Distance Villageness among Indian Punjabis and North African Berbers
Precarity, Mobility, and Self-Making in Mexico Tanya Basok, University of Windsor, Canada, Danièle Bélanger, University of Laval, Canada, Martha Luz Rojas Wiesner, Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico, Guillermo Candiz, Laval University, Canada
Thomas Lacroix, University of Poitiers, France "A theoretically informed, thought provoking and path-breaking study of hometowm transnationalisam. Drawing upon the Algerian Kabyles and Moroccan Chleuhs in France and Indian Sikhs in the UK, it unravels the identity dynamics of hometown organizations' members and temporality of transnationalism, taking the reader to a journey across continents incorporating the concept of time. A must read for anyone interested in migration and diaspora studies." - S Irudaya Rajan, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and Centre for Development Studies, India Collective remittances, that is to say development initiatives carried out by immigrant groups for the benefit of their place of origin, have been attracting growing attention from both academics and policy makers. Focusing on hometown organisations, this book analyses the social mechanics that are conducive to collective transnationalism. Contents: Introduction * PART I: METHODOLOGICAL AND THEORETICAL OUTLINE * 1. Selecting Groups: Moroccan Chleuhs, Algerian Kabyles And Indian Sikhs In Europe * 2. Outline Of A Structure/Agency To Hometown Transnationalism * PART II: TRANSNATIONALISM: AN EMERGENT PROCESS * 3. Migration And The Village Lifeworld: Exploring The Ambivalence Of The Migration Act * 4. Hometown Organising And The Multipolarisation Of Migrants’ Life *And more...
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship November 2015 UK November 2015 US 240pp 4 figures, 6 b/w tables Hardback £56.67 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137567208
Questioning the notion of transit migration, the book examines factors that shape Central American migrants' mobility and immobility in the transnational space, comprised on Central American countries, Mexico, and the US. Contents: 1. From Transit to Mobility: Characteristics and Concepts * 2. The Context of Precarity: Actors and Spaces * 3. Trajectories of Precarity and Mobility: Places and Actors * 4. Techniques of the Self in the Face of Precarity * 5. Towards Dignity and Security
Mobility & Politics September 2015 UK September 2015 US 144pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137509741
Mobile Desires The Politics and Erotics of Mobility Justice Edited by Liz Montegary, Stony Brook University, USA, Melissa Autumn White, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Canada
Mobile Childhoods in Filipino Transnational Families
This book combines mobilities research with feminist and queer studies offering new perspectives on mobility justice. It foregrounds academic, activist, and artistic work revealing state-sponsored strategies for managing the mobility of people as mechanisms for aligning erotic and political desires with capitalist and nationalist interests.
Migrant Children with Similar Roots in Different Routes Edited by Itaru Nagasaka, Hiroshima University, Japan, Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium "[A] welcome contribution to the expanding literature on children and migration. [...] The volume effectively captures the diverse routes to migration, incorporation and transnational belongings of the 1.5-generation Filipinos in various contexts. Based mostly on ethnographic material, the book provides rich and kaleidoscopic portraits of this distinct demographic and sociological population as it navigates departures, reunions and life transitions in the Philippines and beyond." - Maruja Asis, Scalabrini Migration Center, Philippines Mobile Childhoods in Filipino Transnational Families focuses on the lived experiences of '1.5-generation' migrants with similar 'roots' (the Philippines), traversing different 'routes' (receiving countries). By shedding light on the diversified paths of their migratory lives, it revisits the relationships between mobility, sociality and identity. Contents: 1. Introduction; Itaru Nagasaka; Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot * PART I: UNDERSTANDING CHILDHOODS AND MOBILITIES * 2. Conceptualizing Childhoods in Transnational Families: The ‘Mobile Childhoods’ Lens; Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot; Itaru Nagasaka * And more...
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship September 2015 UK September 2015 US 288pp 6 tables, 6 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$109.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137515131
Contents: Introduction: The Erotics and Politics of Mobility Justice; Liz Montegary and Melissa Autumn White * PART I: SECURING SPACES, IM/MOBILIZING DESIRES * 1. Moving Violations: Synthetic Hormones, Sexual Deviance, and Gendered Mobilities; Toby Beauchamp * 2. Tourism Mobilities, Indigenous Claims, and the Securitization of the Beach; Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez * 3. ‘Whitey on the Moon’: Space, Race, and the Crisis of Black Mobility; Jenna M. Loyd * PART II: THE UNFREEDOM OF MOBILITY * 4. Hillary Clinton and the NeXXt Generation: On Desiring Mobile Muslim Women Students; Abigail Boggs * 5. Desiring the Nation: Transgender Trauma in Asylum Declarations; Tristan Josephson * PART III: AESTHETIC AND AFFECTIVE RESISTANCES * 6. Sounding the Border; A Conversation with Bambitchell * 7. Moving Stories: Love at the Border; Anne-Marie D’Aoust * 8. Strange Moves: Speculations and Propositions on Mobility Justice; Tamara Vukov * Afterword: Mobile Desires; Caren Kaplan
Mobility & Politics September 2015 UK September 2015 US 144pp 6 b/w illustrations Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137464200
MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Depoliticising Migration Global Governance and International Migration Narratives
Mobile Commons, Migrant Digitalities and the Right to the City
Antoine Pécoud, University of Paris 13, France
Nicos Trimikliniotis, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, Dimitris Parsanoglou, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece, Vassilis Tsianos, University of Hamburg, Germany
Migration has become, since the nineties, the subject of growing international discussion and cooperation. By critically analyzing the reports produced by international organisations on migration, this book sheds light on the way these actors frame migration and develop their recommendations on how it should be governed. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. At UNESCO * 3. ‘Global Migration Governance’ And The Need For Shared Narratives * 4. Introducing International Migration Narratives * 5. Why Read IMN? * 6. Constructing A Federating Discourse * 7. Ordering Migration * 8. Depoliticising Migration * 9. Conclusion
Mobility & Politics December 2014 UK December 2014 US 144pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137445926
This book examines the relationship between urban migrant movements, struggles and digitality which transforms public space and generates mobile commons. The authors explore heterogeneous digital forms in the context migration, border-crossing and transnational activism, displaying commonality patterns and inter-dependence. Contents: Prolegomena: In A World Turned Upside Down * Introduction: Mobile Commons, Migrant Digitalities And The Right To The City * Producing Migrant Digitalities And Mobile Commons * Austerity-And-Crisis Times, Migrants And The New Social Question * Migrant Integration Within Austerity Citizenship * 1. Theorizing Migration, Praxis And The Crisis Of Migration Crisis * Migration Within The Crisis Of Migration Crisis: From Differential Inclusion And Integration To Transcending Citizenship * From Autonomy Of Migration To The Politics Of Mobile Commons * Digital Networks And Migration: Towards A Net(H)Nography Of Border Regimes * And more...
Mobility & Politics December 2014 UK November 2014 US 128pp 3 figures Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137412317
Post/humanitarian Border Politics between Mexico and the US
People, Places, Things Vicki Squire, University of Warwick, UK The author assesses the politics of different humanitarian interventions in the Mexico-US border region developing a unique perspective on the significance of people, places and things to contemporary border struggles. Contents: 1. The Sonoran Borderzone * Introduction * The Sonoran Desert * State Borders And The Governing Of Mobility * Asymmetric Divisions * Unauthorised Border Crossings * Migrant Deaths * The Intensification And Contestation Of Control * The Politics Of Control * Humanitarian Activism Between Migration And Control * Post/Humanitarian Politics Across The Sonoran Borderzone * 2. A More-Than-Human Analysis Of Humanitarian Border Politics * Critical Border And Migration Studies * The Proliferation Of Borders * Normalisation And Biopolitics * Migrant Agency As Given And/Or Denied * Humanitarian Activism * Humanitarian Ethics And Law * Humanitarian Government And Politics * Humanitarian Politics As Contestation * A More-Than-Human Analysis * People, Places, Things * And more...
Mobility & Politics March 2015 UK March 2015 US 120pp 4 b/w illustrations Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137395887
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MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Chinese Educational Migration and Student-Teacher Mobilities
Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1948-51
Simon A. Waldman, King’s College London, UK
Edited by Fred Dervin, University of Helsinki, Finland This collected volume examines the multifaceted contexts and experiences of Chinese students, teachers and scholars in Australia, Denmark, France, Japan, the UK and the US. It can serve both as an introduction to Chinese people's mobility and migration in Higher Education and as a thorough review for more knowledgeable readers. Contents: PART I: THE EXPERIENCES OF CHINESE STUDENTS ABROAD * 1. Negotiating Transnational Life Worlds: Experiences of Chinese Student-Migrants in Australia; Hannah Soong * 2. Representing the Chinese Student Abroad: The case of a Concise Chinese-English Dictionary FOR LOVERS ; Fred Dervin and Minghui Gao * 3. Chinese Students Experiencing Learning French as a Second Language in France: A Case Study of Individual Differences in the Context of Study Abroad; Jinjing Wang and Sophie Bailly * PART II: GOING BACK HOME OR NOT? * 4. The Pragmatic Cosmopolitan: The ‘Serving China’ Discourse, Career Plans, and Cosmopolitan Dispositions of Chinese Students in Japan; Herby Lai * 5. A risk perspective on Chinese Student Migration in France; Yong Li * PART III: CHINESE TEACHERS ABROAD: ADAPTING TO OTHER CONTEXTS * 6. Discursive Construction of Chinese Language Teacher Identity; Chun Zhang * 7. Change in Teaching Beliefs When Teaching Abroad? A Case Study on Confucius Institute Chinese Teachers’ Teaching Experience in the US; Lihong Wang * 8. Making Chinese Learnable: Strategies for the Retention of Language Learners; Michael Singh and Jinghe Han * 9. Conceptions of Language Teaching of Chinese-Born Language Teachers; Michael Joseph Packevicz, Jr. * Afterword: Rethinking the Notion of Chinese Students Abroad: The Need for a New Research Agenda; Xiangyun Du
Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective May 2015 UK May 2015 US 248pp 5 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137492906
Reverse Migration in Contemporary China Returnees, Entrepreneurship and the Chinese Economy Huiyao Wang, Center for China and Globalization, China, Yue Bao, Roskilde University, Denmark The authors investigate the phenomenon of highskilled Chinese returnees and their impact on the development of the Chinese economy and society. Contents: 1. Introduction: Chinese Returnees in Context * 2. Theoretical Framework and Research Methodology * 3. Survey on Contemporary Chinese Returnees * 4. Survey on Chinese Returnee Entrepreneurship * 5. Attitudinal and Behavioral Traits of Contemporary Chinese Returnees * 6. Returnee as Change Agents in Education, Science, Culture, and Healthcare * 7. Returning Chinese Promoting the Development of China’s New Economy * 8. Conclusions and Implications
Politics and Development of Contemporary China October 2015 UK October 2015 US 248pp 11 b/w tables, 78 figures Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137450593
This volume examines British and US attitudes towards the means and mechanisms for the facilitation of an Arab-Israeli reconciliation, focusing specifically on the refugee factor in diplomatic initiatives. It explains why Britain and the US were unable to reconcile the local parties to an agreement on the future of the Palestinian refugees. Contents: Acknowledgements * Introduction. The Palestinian Refugee Problem as an Impediment to Peace * 1. The Palestine Factor in Anglo-American Post-War Middle Eastern Policy, 1945-1948 * 2. Friends Reunited? Britain and the US Respond to the Palestinian Refugee Problem * 3. Diplomatic Deadlock: The Palestine Conciliation Commission and the Palestinian Refugee Problem (Part 1) * 4. Economics Over Politics: The Palestine Conciliation Commission and the Palestinian Refugee Problem (Part 2) * 5. Compensation: The Key to Break the Logjam? * 6. The Refugee Factor in Direct Arab-Israeli Negotiations * 7. The Birth of UNRWA: the Institutionalisation of Failed Diplomacy * Conclusion * Bibliography
Security, Conflict and Cooperation in the Contemporary World February 2015 UK February 2015 US 288pp Hardback £60.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137431509
Borderities and the Politics of Contemporary Mobile Borders Anne Laure Amilhat Szary, Université Grenoble Alpes, France, Frédéric Giraut, Université de Genève, Switzerland "Anyone who is interested in the workings of borders in a globalized world should read this book. With the remarkable concept of 'borderity,' this book goes beyond circular definitions of the state, territory, and borders – in which each of these terms seems to call forth the others – to instead usher in a new socio-spatial understanding of the border equal to our challenging times." - Anna Secor, University of Kentucky, USA This book explores the emerging forms and functions of contemporary mobile borders. It deals with issues of security, technology, migration and cooperation while addressing the epistemological and political questions that they raise. The 'borderities' approach illuminates the question of how borders can be the site of both power and counter-power. Contents: 1. Borderities: The Politics Of Contemporary Mobile Borders; Anne-Laure AmilhatSzary and Frédéric Giraut * PART I: CONTROLLING MOBILITY THE NORMATIVE POWER OF BORDERITIES * 2. Bordering Capabilities Versus Borders: Implications For National Borders; Saskia Sassen * 3. Nations Outside Their Borders: How Extraterritorial Concessions Reinforce Sovereignty; Michael J. Strauss * 4. The Politics Of Eco-Frontiers: When Environmentality Meets Borderities; Sylvain Guyot * 5. The Border In The Pocket: Passport As A Boundary Object; Jouni Häkli * 6. Controlling Mobility: Embodying Borders; Gabriel Popescu * PART II: BIOPOLITICS. INCARNATING THE MOBILE BORDER * 7. Mobile And Fatal: The EU Borders; Nicolas Lambert and Olivier Clochard * 8. Mobile Euro/African Borderscapes: Migrant Communities And Shifting Urban Margins; Chiara Brambilla * 9. Ethnographic Notes On ‘Camp’ – Centrifugality And Liminality On The Rainforest Frontier; Thomas Hendricks * 10. Smuggling: Power Networks, Moral Geographies And Norm Enforcement At Work At Southern Cone Borders; Adriana Dorfman * And more... May 2015 UK June 2015 US 328pp 5 maps, 2 colour illustrations, 11 b/w illustrations, 6 figures Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 9781137468840 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137468840
MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Cosmopolitanism, Self-Determination and Territory Justice with Borders Oliviero Angeli, Department of Political Science, University of Dresden, Germany "Territory is back in political theory and Angeli's concise book shows why liberals ought to take it seriously. Angeli reconciles moral cosmopolitanism with rights of states to self-determination and shows how control over immigration and resources must be limited but can also be justified. He writes with exceptional clarity and makes his argument accessible to a wide audience." – Rainer Bauböck, European University Institute, Florence, Italy Territorial rights are often perceived to create barriers and discriminate against the poor. This study challenges that notion by re-examining the cosmopolitan understanding of territory. It addresses issues from the right to vote, the right to exclude others to the legitimacy of territorial boundaries and the exploitation of natural resources. Contents: Introduction * 1. Genealogies of the Territorial State * 2. Territorial Rights and Rights over Territory * 3. Territorial Inclusion and its Boundaries * 4. Territorial Exclusion and its Boundaries * 5. Territory and Natural Resources
Comparative Territorial Politics January 2015 UK January 2015 US 184pp 4 figures Hardback £63.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137004949
Migration, Diversity, and Education Beyond Third Culture Kids Edited by Saija Benjamin and Fred Dervin, University of Helsinki, Finland The concept of Third Culture Kids is often used to describe people who have spent their childhood on the move, living in many different countries and languages. This book examines the hype, relevance and myths surrounding the concept while also redefining it within a broader study of transnationality to demonstrate the variety of stories involved. Contents: Introduction; Saija Benjamin and Fred Dervin * PART I: MULTI-MOBILITY - MIXING THE GLOBAL AND THE LOCAL * 1. Towards an Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Diversity of ‘Third Culture Kids’; Danau Tanu * 2. Conceptualising Four Ecological Influences on Contemporary ‘Third Culture Kids’; Donna Velliaris * 3. Boundaries and the Restriction of Mobility within Expatriate International School Communities: A Case Study from Germany; Heather Meyer * PART II: MIGRANT CHILDREN: BELONGING OR LONGING TO BELONG? * 4. Non-Place Kids? Marc Augé’s Non-Place and Third Culture Kids; Christian Triebel * 5. NatioNILism: The Space of Nation-less Belonging; Joanna Yoshi Grote * 6. Talking About ‘Home’: Immigrant Narratives as Context for TCKs; Nicolas Le Bigre * 7. ‘Third Culture Kids’ As Serial Migrants’ Children: Understanding Some of the Impacts of a Highly Mobile Transnational Upbringing; Gabrielle Désilets * PART III: BEING AND BECOMING IN TRANSITION: RUPTURES, CHANGES, COPING * 8. Being Connected: A Friendship Comparison among U.S., International, and Third Culture College Students; Kyoung Mi Choi, Melissa Luke and Janine M. Bernard * 9. Experiences of Polish and American Third Culture Kids; Agnieszka Trąbka * SECTION IV: MOBILITY AND BEYOND * 10. Adventuring and Vagrancy: Justifying Location-Independence; Päivi Kannisto * Afterword; Richard Pearce July 2015 UK July 2015 US 272pp 1 figure, 10 b/w tables Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$109.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137524652
Gendered Journeys: Women, Migration and Feminist Psychology Edited by Oliva M. Espín, San Diego State University, USA, Andrea L. Dottolo, Rhode Island College, USA This book brings a psychological perspective to the often overlooked and understudied topic of women's experiences of migration, covering topics such as memory, place, language, race, social class, work, violence, motherhood, and intergenerational impact of migration. Contents: Introduction; Oliva M. Espín and Andrea L. Dottolo * PART I: PLACE, RACE, MEMORY AND MIGRATION * PART II: WORK, SOCIAL CLASS AND “TRADITIONAL” GENDER ROLES * PART III: VIOLENCE, RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE * PART IV: INTERGENERATIONAL IMPACT OF MIGRATION June 2015 UK June 2015 US 320pp Hardback £63.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137521460
Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and the Changing Family in Asia Edited by Lan Anh Hoang, University of Melbourne, Australia, Brenda S. A. Yeoh, National University of Singapore, Singapore The contributors investigate the inter-relationships between migrant remittances and the family in Asia. They argue that, in the context of Asian transnational labour migration where remittances tend to become a primary currency of care, the making or breaking of the family unit is mainly contingent on how individuals handle remittance processes. Contents: 1. Introduction: Migration, Remittances and the Family; Lan Anh Hoang and Brenda S.A. Yeoh * PART I: REMITTANCES AS GENDERED PROCESSES * 2. Transnational Remittances And Gendered Status Enhancement In Rural Bangladesh; Nitya Rao * 3. Remittances And Women’s Agency: Managing Networks Of Obligation Among Burmese Migrant Workers In Thailand; Kyoko Kusakabe And Ruth Pearson * 4. ‘Good’ Sons And ‘Dutiful’ Daughters: A Structural Symbolic Interactionist Analysis Of The Migration And Remittance Behaviour Of Northern Thai International Migrants; Teresa Sobieszczyk * 5. They Remember Me When I’m Gone’: Remittances, Fatherhood And Gender Relations Of Filipino Migrant Men; Steven McKay * PART II: REMITTANCES AND GENERATIONAL DYNAMICS OF CHANGE * 6. Migrant Remittances, Population Ageing, And Intergenerational Family Obligations In Sri Lanka; Michele Ruth Gamburd * 7. Differential Impacts Of Migration On The Family Networks Of Older People In Indonesia: A Comparative Analysis; Philip Kreager And Elisabeth Schröder-Butterfill * 8. Migration, Remittances, And Social And Spatial Organization Of Rural Households In China; Cindy C. Fan *And more...
Anthropology, Change and Development May 2015 UK May 2015 US 352pp 16 b/w tables, 8 charts Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137506856
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MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Deportation and the Confluence of Violence within Forensic Mental Health and Immigration Systems Ameil J. Joseph, McMaster University, Canada The practices and technologies of evaluation and decision making used by professionals, police, lawyers and experts are questioned in this book for their participation in the perpetuation of historical forms of colonial violence through the enforcement of racial and eugenic policies and laws in Canada. Contents: 1. Introduction: Outlining the Problem - the Confluence of Mental Health, Criminal Justice and Immigration in the Authorization of Deportation * 2. The Necessity of an Attention to Colonization: An Addition to Critical Mental Health Literature * 3. The Canadian Forensic Mental Health System: An Overview * 4. Conceptualizing the Violence of Deportation at the Confluence of Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Immigration Systems * 5. Colonial Continuities and COlonial Technologies of Difference * 6. A Post-Colonial Document Analysis of Confluence * 7. Historical Data-Archival Artifacts: Deportation and the Enforcement of Undesireability * 8. Case Studies - the Appeals Division of the IRB: Stories of Resistance * 9. Confluence: Analysis of Cases * 10. Conclusion: (Re)producing (Neo)colonial Relations of Authority and Racial and Eugenic Systems of Violence September 2015 UK September 2015 US 280pp 18 figures Hardback £63.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137513403
The Language of Asylum Steve Kirkwood, University of Edinburgh, UK, Simon Goodman, Coventry University, UK, Chris McVittie, Queen Margaret University, UK, Andy McKinlay, University of Edinburgh, UK The early part of the 21st century has been marked by widespread social upheaval and geographical displacement of people. This book examines how refugees, asylum-seekers, locals and professional refugee workers make sense of asylum and refuge in the context of current UK asylum policies. Contents: Introduction * PART I: SEEKING ASYLUM AND THE JOURNEY * 1. Policy and Research on Refugees and Asylum-Seekers * 2. Theory and Method in Understanding the Experiences of Refugees and Asylum-Seekers * PART II: GETTING HERE * 3. Places of Death - Constructing Asylum-Seekers’ and Refugees’ Countries of Origin * 4. Places of Safety - Constructing Countries of Refuge * 5. Who Counts as an Asylum-Seeker or Refugee? * PART III: BEING HERE * 6. Asylum-Seekers and the Right to Work * 7. Relationships with Local Residents - Antagonism, Racism and Belonging * PART IV: STAYING HERE OR GOING BACK * 8. Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Integration * 9. Destitution, Detention and Forced Return * PART V: CONCLUSION * 10. Conclusion
Edited by Ola Ogunyemi, University of Lincoln, UK This collection takes the study of diasporic communication beyond the level of simply praising its existence, to offering critical engagements and analysis with the systems of journalistic production, process and consumption practices as they relate to people who are living outside the borders of their birth nation. Contents: List of Figures and Tables * Notes on Contributors * Foreword; Ralph Negrine * Acknowledgements * 1. Conceptualising the Media of Diaspora; Ola Ogunyemi * PART I: PRODUCTION PRACTICES * 2. Imagine what the Gentiles Must Think: Editors of the Jewish Press Reflect on Covering the Bernie Madoff Financial Scandal; Hinda Mandell * 3. Transnational Public Spheres and Deliberative Politics in Zimbabwe: An Analysis of www.NewZimbabwe.com; Shepherd Mpofu * 4. Negotiating Cultural Taboos in News Reporting: A Case Study of the Diasporic Media in the UK; Ola Ogunyemi * 5. Journalism of Turkish Language Newspapers in the UK; Sanem Sahin * PART II: NEWS PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING * 6. Discursive Inclusion and Hegemony: The Politics of Representation in Migrant Minority Media; Lucía Echevarría Vecino, Alicia Ferrández Ferrer, and Gregory Dallemagne * 7. The Voice of the International Community’: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Immigration Reports in The Copenhagen Post; Teke Ngomba * 8. The South Asian-Canadian Media’s Resistance to Gender and Cultural Stereotyping; Anupreet Sandhu Bhamra and Paul Fontaine * 9. The impact of the Yom Kippur War (1973) in the Jewish-Argentine Diaspora Press; Laura Schenquer and Liliana Mayer * 10. The CounterJournalism of Roma Minority Media in Bulgaria; Svetlana D. Hristova * PART III: RECEPTION AND CONSUMPTION *And more... April 2015 UK April 2015 US 280pp 8 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137457226
Group Integration and Multiculturalism
Refugees and Discourse
October 2015 UK October 2015 US 208pp Hardback £60.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137461155
Journalism, Audiences and Diaspora
Theory, Policy, and Practice Dan Pfeffer, Université de Québec à Montréal, Canada With immigration fulfilling the role of population maintenance in many Western democracies, how should newcomers be welcomed? Pfeffer argues that states ought to promote group integration for communities that have settled through immigration, facilitating the development of group institutions that enable communication with the receiving society. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. The Philosophical Framework of Group Integration * 3. Group Integration * 4. Post Culturalists and Minorities within Minorities * 5. Québécois Society: pre, and post 1977 Immigration * 6. Beyond Ideal Types: The Case of Anglophone Quebec * 7. Conclusion
Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series July 2015 UK July 2015 US 216pp Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137498410
MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND IDENTITY Border Shifts
Migration and Worker Fatalities Abroad
New Mobilities in Europe and Beyond Natalia Ribas-Mateos, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain Border Shifts develops a more complex and multifaceted understanding of global borders, analysing internal and external EU borders from the Mediterranean region to the US-Mexico border, and exploring a range of issues including securitization, irregular migration, race, gender and human trafficking. Contents: Preface: Rethinking Borders * 1. Exploring the Shifting Contours * 2. Locating EU-Mediterranean Borders * 3. A border laboratory? The Mexican-US Region as a Reference * 4. The Luso-Galician Raia (line) * 5. The Catalan Border * Postface: Observing the Ongoing Shift
AKM Ahsan Ullah, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei, Mallik Hossain, Jagannath University, Bangladesh, Kazi Maruful Islam, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh This book investigates the alarming of fatalities among migrant workers. The authors argue that migrant workers are often powerless and unprotected by national laws, unearthing new truths on migrant workers as significant economic players. Contents: 1. Introduction: Understanding Migration and Fatalities * 2. Migrants’ Rights and Gaps in Protection * 3. Profiling the Deceased Migrants * 4. The Price Migrants Pay, and Policies in Place * 5. Conclusions and Recommendations
Frontiers of Globalization June 2015 UK June 2015 US 208pp 2 b/w tables Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137493583
The Settler Colonial Present
Metropolitan Identities and Twentieth-Century Decolonization
Lorenzo Veracini, Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia
Lena Tan, University of Otago, New Zealand "Metropolitan Identities and Twentieth-Century Decolonization is an interesting, engaging, and original work. Lena Tan provides significant correctives to the existing scholarship on decolonization, resulting in a highly original contribution to the field. This will be a significant contribution not only to the literature on decolonization, but also, hopefully, on the literature on norms in international relations." – Kevin Dunn, Professor of Political Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA This book focuses on the role of the processes and mechanisms involved in metropolitan identity construction, maintenance, and change in twentieth century decolonization, an event integral to world politics but little studied in International Relations. Contents: Acknowledgments * 1. Introduction * 2. The Question Of India: The Battle Between The Diehards And The Reformers In Britain, 1929-1935 * 3. From Incorporation To Disengagement: East Timor And Making Indonesia, 1975-1999 * 4. Conclusion: Identity, Decolonization And International Relations * Bibliography * Index October 2015 UK October 2015 US 224pp Hardback £58.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137554284
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The Settler Colonial Present explores the ways in which settler colonialism as a specific mode of domination informs the global present. It presents an argument regarding its extraordinary resilience and diffusion and reflects on the need to imagine its decolonisation. Contents: Acknowledgements * Introduction: The Settler Colonial Present * 1. Settler Colonialism is not Colonialism * 2. Settlers are not Migrants * 3. Settler Colonialism is not Somewhere Else * 4. Settler Colonialism is not Finished * Conclusion: Transcending the Settler Colonial Present * Bibliography
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MIGRATION, ETHNICITY AND... Race and Racism in Russia Nikolay Zakharov, Södertörn University, Sweden Race and Racism in Russia identifies the striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia since the 1990s, revealing how 'Russianness' has become a synonym for racial whiteness. This groundbreaking book provides new theories and substantive insights into race and ethnicity in a Russian context. Contents: 1. Global Racisms and Racism in Russia: An Introduction * 2. Race and Racism in the Russian Past * 3. Race, Racialization, and Racism: A New Theoretical Framework * 4. Making Race in the Russian Academia * 5. Rioting for Whiteness: Doing Race on the Squares of Moscow * 6. Becoming Racial: Race As a New Form of Inequality * 7. Geopolitics of Racism and the Nation-Building Processes * 8. Concluding Discussion
Mapping Global Racisms March 2015 UK March 2015 US 248pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$109.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137481191
Latino Studies Editor: Lourdes Torres, Latin American and Latino Studies, DePaul University, USA Latino Studies has established itself as the leading, international peer-reviewed journal for advancing interdisciplinary scholarship about the lived experience and struggles of Latinas and Latinos for equality, representation, and social justice.
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POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE
Social Research and Policy in the Development Arena Critical Encounters Martin Doornbos, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands "Professor Doornbos' book is an urgent read for both scholars of the development process and its in-the-field practitioners. Doornbos has worked extensively at the intersection of academic research and applied project implementation. His book is an invaluable treatise on which academic ideas have a survival value and as a guidebook for the practitioner preparing to meet the real world of development practice." - Michael F. Lofchie, UCLA, USA The author focuses on the research-policy nexus in development studies, highlighting reciprocal orientations and interactions between the domains of social research and of policy and politics. He looks at instances where these domains are complementary and geared towards common objectives, but also with others marked by opposing rationales. Contents: Introduction * 1. The Research-Policy Nexus: Multiple Encounters, Multiple Frictions * 2. Conceptualizing African statehood and legitimacy: shifting positions in the research-politics nexus * 3. A ‘Negotiating Statehood’ Perspective: Implications for Policy? * And more...
EADI Global Development Series October 2015 UK October 2015 US 248pp 1 diagram Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137548511
Development Cooperation of the ‘New’ EU Member States Beyond Europeanization Edited by Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Institute of International Relations, Czech Republic, Simon Lightfoot, University of Leeds, UK "The authors make a clear case for the limited effects of the imposed development policy-standards leading to a 'shallow Europeanization'… This study forms a unique contribution to the field of European development cooperation studies." - Louk Box, Honorary Professor of International Cooperation at Maastricht University, The Netherlands The book provides a comprehensive analysis of the international development policies of ten Central and Eastern European countries that joined the EU between 2004 and 2007. The contributors offer the first thorough overview of the 'new' EU member states' development cooperation programmes, placing them in a larger political and societal context. Contents: Foreword: Lost In Transition?; Louk Box * Introduction: Diverging Theoretical Approaches To A Normative Research Field; Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň * PART I: MEMBERS OF THE OECD DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE * And more...
EADI Global Development Series August 2015 UK August 2015 US 312pp 7 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137505408
POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations
EU Democracy Promotion and the Arab Spring International Cooperation and Authoritarianism
Patching Together a Global Script Edited by Tanja A. Börzel, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, Vera van Hüllen, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany This volume explores the conditions under which regional organizations engage in governance transfer in and to areas of limited statehood. The authors argue that a global script of governance transfer by regional organizations is emerging, where regional and national actors are adapting governance standards and instruments to their local context. Contents: PART I:INTRODUCTION * 1. Towards a Global Script? Governance Transfer byRegional Organizations; Tanja A. Börzel and Vera van Hüllen * 2. A Global Script in Regional Colours: Mapping Governance Transfer by Twelve Regional Organizations; Tanja A. Börzel and Sören Stapel * PART II: Africa * 3. Against All Odds: Strong Democratic Norms in the African Union; Julia Leininger * 4. Writing the Script? ECOWAS’ Military Intervention Mechanism; Christof Hartmann and Kai Striebinger * 5. Agent Run Amuck: The SADC Tribunal and Governance Transfer Rollback; Meran Hulse and Anna van der Vleuten * PART III: MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA * 6. Why Create a Regional Human Rights Regime? The ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission for Human Rights;Anja Jetschke * 7. Just Leave Us Alone: The Arab League and Human Rights;Vera van Hüllen * 8. A ‘Potemkin Village’? Governance Transfer by the CIS; Alessandra Russo * PART IV: THE AMERICAS * And more...
Vera van Hüllen, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany The author explores the practice and effects of the European Union's democracy promotion efforts vis-à-vis its authoritarian neighbours in the Middle East and North Africa. She argues that the same set of factors facilitated both international cooperation of authoritarian regimes on democracy promotion and their persistence during the Arab Spring. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. From Democracy Promotion to Cooperation * 3. Regional Patterns of Cooperation * 4. Variation in Cooperation * 5. Authoritarian Survival Strategies and Cooperation * 6. The Arab Spring and Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation * 7. Conclusions
Governance and Limited Statehood August 2015 UK August 2015 US 256pp 8 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137298515
Governance and Limited Statehood
Global Politics of Health Reform in Africa
January 2015 UK January 2015 US 320pp 9 b/w tables, 7 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137385635
Performance, Participation, and Policy 9781137385635
Non-State Justice Institutions and the Law Decision-Making at the Interface of Tradition, Religion and the State Edited by Matthias Kötter, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany, Tilmann J. Röder, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, Germany, Gunnar Folke Schuppert, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany, Rüdiger Wolfrum, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, Germany This book focuses on decision-making by non-state justice institutions at the interface of traditional, religious, and state laws. The authors discuss the implications of non-state justice for the rule of law, presenting case studies on traditional councils and courts in Pakistan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Bolivia and South Africa.
Amy Barnes and Garrett Wallace Brown, University of Sheffield, UK, Sophie Harman, Queen Mary University of London, UK Drawing on qualitative research with African actors and global health institutions, the authors explore the politics of how performance funding modalities and participation are used to shape health reform in African countries as well as the role of African actors, global policy elites and international donors within these processes. Contents: 1. Introduction: Global Politics of Health Reform in Africa * 2. The Performance-Based Funding Debate * 3. The Politics of Performance-Based Funding * 4.The Politics of Participation * 5. Conclusion
December 2014 UK December 2014 US 116pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137500144
Contents: Introduction: A Bifurcated Theory of Law in Hybrid Societies: The Rule of Law and Non-state Justice; Brian Z. Tamanaha * 1.1. The Recent Turn to Non-state Justice Institutions * 1.2. How Hybrid Legal Situations Came About * 1.3. A Bifurcated Law and Society * 1.4. The Apparent Misfit with the Rule of Law * 1.5. Conclusion * PART I: RECOGNIZING NON-STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTIONS: FIVE CASES * 1. Pakistan: Jirgas Dispensing Justice without State Control; Tilmann J. Röder and Naveed A. ShinwarI * 1.1. Introduction * 1.2. Governance and Dispute Settlement in FATA * 1.3. Legality and Legitimacy of Decision-Making in the Existing Framework * 1.4. Conclusions * 2. South Sudan: Linking the Chiefs’ Judicial Authority and the Statutory * Court System; Katharina Diehl, Ruben Madol Arol and Simone Malz * 2.1. Introduction: Traditional Authorities and Customary Law in South Sudan * 2.2. Contemporary Legal Framework of the Judicial System * And more... February 2015 UK February 2015 US 272pp 4 colour tables, 2 diagrams Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137403278
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POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE Regional Organizations and Social Policy in Europe and Latin America
The European Union in a Multipolar World World Trade, Global Governance and the Case of the WTO
A Space for Social Citizenship?
Megan Dee, The University of Warwick, UK Presenting a critical overview of what 'emerging multipolarity' means for the world's foremost global trading bloc and economic power, the European Union, this book offers new insights into how the rise of the emerging economies has impacted the EU and its role within the World Trade Organization.
Edited by Andrea C. Bianculli, Institut Barcelona d’Etudis Internacionals (IBEI), Spain, Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany The contributors assess to what extent regional organizations in Europe and Latin America provide a space for the regulation and provision of social policies in the area of social protection, higher education and health. They analyse the impact of regional organizations on social citizenship following political struggle and contestation. Contents: 1. Introduction: Regional Organizations and Social Policy, the Missing Link; Andrea C. Bianculli and Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann * PART I: CONTEXTUALIZING SOCIAL POLICY IN REGIONAL GOVERNANCE: TRADE AND INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS, STRUCTURAL FUNDS AND DEVELOPMENT BANKS. * 2. How Parallel Lines Intersect: Investor-State Dispute Settlement and Regional Social Policies; Stephen Clarkson and Steffen Hindelang * 3. Funding Social Policy at the Regional Level: The Andean Development Corporation (CAF) and Social Policy in Bolivia; Marcelo de Almeida Medeiros, Elia Elisa Cia Alves, Ivan Filipe Fernandes and Marcelo Eduardo Alves da Silva * PART II: REGIONAL NORMS AND POLICIES IN THE AREA OF SOCIAL PROTECTION * 4. Mercosur and the Struggle against Poverty; Tullo Vigevani and Juliano A. S. Aragusuku * And more...
Development, Justice and Citizenship November 2015 UK November 2015 US 264pp 8 figures, 21 b/w tables Hardback £58.00 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137490346
Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. The EU in a Multipolar World: A Framework of Analysis * 3. The evolution of the EU’s global trade agenda: transforming role position in the WTO * 4. The EU’s changing role performance in the WTO’s Doha Round * 5. Meeting the challenge of a changing world * 6. Epilogue
Global Reordering May 2015 UK May 2015 US 140pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137434197
Higher Education Governance and Policy Change in Western Europe International Challenges to Historical Institutions
Globalization, Culture, and Development The UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity Edited by Christiaan De Beukelaer, Queen Margaret University, UK, Miikka Pyykkönen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, J P Singh, Mason University, USA, "The contributions in this excellently edited and well-balanced collection help foreground and analyze the essential issues and stakes of the often very complex relationships between local, regional, national, international and world culture, from a cultural-political point of view." - Jan Baetens, University of Leuven, Belgium This edited collection outlines the accomplishments, shortcomings, and future policy prospects of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, arguing that the Convention is not broad enough to confront the challenges concerning human rights, sustainability, and cultural diversity as a whole. Contents: Introduction; Christiaan De Beukelaer and Miikka Pyykkönen * PART I: CULTURE * 1. Confusing Culture, Polysemous Diversity: ‘Culture’ and ‘Cultural Diversity’ in and after the Convention; Yudhishthir Raj Isar and Miikka Pyykkönen * 2. Cultural Globalisation and the Convention (JP Singh) * 3. Competing perspectives? WTO and UNESCO on cultural diversity in global trade; Jan Loisen and Caroline Pauwels * PART II: DIVERSITY * 4. ‘Cultural diversity’ at UNESCO: a trajectory; Galia Saouma and Yudhishthir Raj Isar * 5. Cultural and biological diversity: interconnections in ordinary places; Nathalie Blanc and Katriina Soini * 6. The ‘Culture and Trade’ Paradox Reloaded; Rostam Neuwirth * 7. Cultural Diversity, Global Change and Social Justice: Contextualizing the Convention in a World in Flux; John Clammer * PART III: CONVENTION * 8. Cultural Human Rights and the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: More than Meets the Eye?; Yvonne Donders * 9. Performativity and dynamics of intangible cultural heritage; Christoph Wulf * And more... July 2015 UK July 2015 US 288pp 7 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137397621
Michael Dobbins, Goethe University, Germany, Christoph Knill, University of Konstanz, Germany This book provides a comparative analysis of the impact of 'soft Europeanization' on higher education governance in Western Europe. Using concrete indicators of policy change, it focuses on university reform in Italy, France, Germany and the UK to explore how historical legacies and transnational communication have impacted policy pathways. Contents: 1. Introduction: Higher Education Governance between Historical Roots and Transnational Convergence Pressures * 2. Theoretical Framework: National Higher Education Policies between Transnational Communication and Institutional Path-Dependence * 3. France: More State, More Market and More Humboldt? * 4. Italy: The ‘Outsmarted’ State? * 5. Great Britain: Policy ‘Doubling-Down’ as a Response to Transnationalization? * 6. Germany: From Humboldtism to ‘Constrained Marketization’ * 7. Comparative Conclusions
Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education June 2014 UK June 2014 US 248pp 21 b/w tables, 6 b/w photos Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137399847
POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE Middle Powers in World Trade Diplomacy India, South Africa and the Doha Development Agenda Charalampos Efstathopoulos, Aberystwyth University, UK "Global governance is increasingly influenced by emerging economies, something which the status quo powers must acknowledge and accommodate. Nowhere is this better exemplified than in the discussions within the WTO, not least in the Doha round of talks. This important book provides a muchneeded comparative analysis of the roles of two key developing countries—India and South Africa—in these often contentious deliberations. The author's detailed analysis gives an excellent overview and analytical appraisal of how New Delhi and Pretoria adopted various positions during the Doha process and why. As the BRICS become ever more important in global affairs, Charalampos Efstathopoulos' book is a major contribution in the current debates about the role of Southern powers in global governance and how this is likely to play out in the future." - Ian Taylor, University of St. Andrews, UK Examining how leading developing countries are increasingly shaping international economic negotiations, this book uses the case studies of India and South Africa to demonstrate the ability of states to exert diplomatic influence through different bargaining strategies and represent the interests of the developing world in global governance. Contents: Introduction * 1. Middle Power Diplomacy in International Relations * 2. The Doha Development Agenda, 2000-1 * 3. The Middle Power Offensive, 2002-3 * 4. A New Leadership, 2004-5 * 5. The Informal Process and Crisis-management, 2006-13 * 6. Southern Middle Powers in Comparative Perspective
Democracy, Civil Society and Health in India Madhvi Gupta, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Goa, India, Pushkar, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Goa, India "In this plain-spoken book Gupta and Pushkar argue that India's 'citizen elites' must do more to enable the poor in making sustained demands for health-related services. Their insightful and rigorous argument draws on a remarkable range of evidence, from field research in low-income communities in New Delhi to reflections on citizen activism in Brazil." - James McGuire, author of Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America India's health failures remain visible and pronounced despite high rates of economic growth since the 1980s and more than six decades of democratic rule. The authors address the key issues that emerge from the country's health situation, speculating on what it will take for low-income groups to begin claiming for better social services Contents: 1. Introduction: India’s Health Puzzle * 2. Democracy, Civil Society, and Claimsmaking in India * 3. Why are India’s poor not making claims for health? * 4. What will it take for the poor to demand health services? * 5. Conclusion: Democracy, Civil Society and Claimsmaking for Public Services
December 2014 UK December 2014 US 146pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137365743
Studies in Diplomacy and International Relations March 2015 UK March 2015 US 232pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137381750
Case Studies from Anhui Province
Critical Perspectives on the Crisis of Global Governance Reimagining the Future Edited by Stephen Gill, York University, Canada The contributors highlight alternative imaginaries and social forces harnessing new organizational and political forms to counter and displace dominant strategies of rule. They suggest that to address intensifying economic, ecological and ethical crises far more effective, legitimate and far-sighted forms of global governance are required. Contents: 1. Reimagining the Future – Some Critical Reflections; Stephen Gill * 2. Horizons of Global Governance; Richard Falk * 3. Towards Gendered Global Economic Governance: A Three-Dimensional Analysis of Social Forces; Isabella Bakker * 4. Income Inequality and the Future of Global Governance; Janine Brodie * 5. Beyond Inequality – Expulsions; Saskia Sassen * 6. New Constitutionalism, Democracy and the Future of Global Governance; A. Claire Cutler * 7. Trade Agreements and Progressive Governance; Scott Sinclair * 8. Remaking Progressive Global Governance – Some Reflections with Reference to the Judiciary and the Rule of Law; Upendra Baxi * 9. Radical Imaginaries and the Crisis of Global Governance; Stephen Gill January 2015 UK January 2015 US 272pp 7 graphs Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137441393
Governance, Social Organisation and Reform in Rural China Hongguang He, Centre for Public Policy Research & Analysis, Nanjing Audit University, China "This is an important study documenting the dramatic and unpredictable changes that have made and remade a village in Anhui. He Hongguang has uncovered a wealth of detail to reveal the key aspects of political, social, economic and spatial transformation. Anyone interested in the complexities of rural China should read this book." – David Bray, University of Sydney, Australia This study focuses upon governance and social organisation within the Chinese village and explores the extent to which farmers have autonomy vis-à-vis their economic and political activities in an attempt to understand the relationship between farmers and the state in a rapidly changing China. Contents: Introduction * 1. Land Reform and its Implications * 2. Collectivisation and Village Reconstruction * 3. Village Reform and its Aftermath * 4. Cooperation, Industrialisation and Power Relations * 5. Village Spatial Order and its Implications for Cooperation * Conclusion
Politics and Development of Contemporary China July 2015 UK July 2015 US 184pp 10 b/w tables, 7 figures, 8 b/w illustrations Hardback £58.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 9781137484680 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137484680
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POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE The Role of Regional Organizations in Disaster Risk Management
Post-frontier Resource Governance Indigenous Rights, Extraction and Conservation in the Peruvian Amazon
A Strategy for Global Resilience Simon Hollis, Swedish National Defence College, Sweden "The rise of supra-national organization is a striking feature of our period. Much of this organization is regional, rather than global, but the regional structures have gotten less attention. Simon Hollis has done us a real service with this extraordinary study of the rise of Disaster Risk Management arrangements in regional organizations around the world. His core finding is that the DRM arrangements dramatically reflect global ideas and models rather than region-specific ones. This directly addresses the issue of whether regional structures fragment global society: it turns out they are most prominently media for integration." - John W. Meyer, Stanford University, USA The use of regional organizations to mitigate and respond to disasters has become a global trend. This book examines the role regional organizations play in managing disaster risk through a comparative study of ten regional organizations, demonstrating their current limitations and future potential. Contents: 1. The Role of Regional Organizations in Disaster Risk Management * 2. Regional Disaster Risk Management * 3. The rational role of regional DRM cooperation * 4. The standardization of DRM * 5. International organizations and norm diffusion * 6. Norm reproduction in the school of DRM * 7. The Great Divide: Translating expectations into capabilities * 8. A World of Regions February 2015 UK February 2015 US 256pp 19 b/w tables, 6 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137439291
Subterranean Politics in Europe Edited by Mary Kaldor and Sabine Selchow, London School of Economics and Politcal Science, UK The demonstrations and occupations that emerged across Europe in 2011-12 struck a chord in public opinion in a way that has not been true for many years. Based on research carried out across the continent, this volume investigates why this is occurring now and what they tell us about the future of the European project. Contents: 1. In Search of Europe’s Future: Subterranean Politics and the Other Crisis in Europe; Mary Kaldor and Sabine Selchow * 2. In Search of European Alternatives: Anti-Austerity Protests in Europe; Mario Pianta and Paolo Gerbaudo * 3. 2011: Subterranean Politics and Visible Protest on Social Justice in Italy; Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Mosca and Louisa Parks * 4. The ‘Swarm Intelligence’ and Occupy - Recent Subterranean Politics In Germany; Anne Nassauer and Helmut K. Anheier * 5. The 15-M Movement: a Bet for Radical Democracy; Jordi Bonet i Martí * 6. Hungary at the Vanguard of Europe’s Rearguard? Emerging Subterranean Politics and Civil Dissent; Jody Jensen * 7. Political Blockage and the Absence of Europe: Subterranean Politics in London; Sean Deel and Tamsin Murray-Leach * 8. Alter-Europe: Progressive activists and Europe; Geoffrey Pleyers * 9. Conclusion: Towards a European Spring?; Ulrich Beck and Mary Kaldor July 2015 UK July 2015 US 256pp 16 b/w tables, 5 figures Hardback £65.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137441461
Peter Bille Larsen, University of Lucerne, Switzerland "Moving beyond previous studies of the frontier, Peter Bille Larsen proposes an original concept 'the post-frontier', inviting the reader to revisit the problem in all its complexity in an uncompromising and bold manner. Oil and mining projects are juxtaposed with indigenous territorial titles and protected areas, as the two sides of the same dynamics. A radical book and a highly interesting theoretical contribution to understand a burning topical issue that directs anthropological reflection towards new horizons." - Alexandre Surrallés, Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale (IFEA), Collège de France The author presents an anthropological analysis of the regulatory technologies that characterize contemporary resource frontiers. He offers an ethnographic portrayal of indigenous rights, resource extraction and environmental politics in the Peruvian Amazon. Contents: Foreword; Jonathan Friedman * 1. The Post-Frontier Paradox * 2. The Peruvian Amazon And Post-Frontier Ethnography * 3. Frontier Narratives * 4. Decolonizing Indigenous Governance * 5. Greening The Frontier * 6. The Double-Bind Of Community Conservation * 8. Oil Exploration And The Extractive Post-Frontier * 9. Indigenous Power And Post-Frontier Politics * Concluding Remarks: Theorizing Post-Frontier Governance * Post-Script: Biosphere Dreams And Biosfears
International Relations and Development Series April 2015 UK April 2015 US 208pp 2 maps, 2 b/w tables Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137381842
Reworking Postcolonialism Globalization, Labour and Rights Edited by Pavan Kumar Malreddy, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, Birte Heidemann, University of Potsdam, Germany, Ole Birk Laursen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Janet Wilson, University of Northampton, UK An interdisciplinary collection of essays, Reworking Postcolonialism explores questions of work, precarity, migration, minority and indigenous rights in relation to contemporary globalization. It brings together political, economic and literary approaches to texts and events from across the postcolonial world. Contents: Acknowledgements * Notes on the contributors * Introduction * PART I: GLOBALIZATION, MODERNITIES AND OTHER HISTORIES * 1. Once Were Internationalists? Postcolonialism, Disenchanted Solidarity and the Right to Belong in a World of Globalized Modernity; Frank Schulze-Engler * 2. The Postcolonial Condition: A Few Notes on the Quality of Historical Time in the Global Present; Sandro Mezzadra & Federico Rahola * PART II: GLOBAL DISPLACEMENTS: EXILE, MOVEMENT AND MIGRATION * 3. The Exigencies of Exile and Dialectics of Flight: Migrant Fictions, V.S. Naipaul, Kiran Desai; Malachi McIntosh * 4. Urban Poverty and Homelessness in the International Postcolonial World; Melissa Kennedy * 5. The ‘Shattered Racialised Person’ and (Post)multiculturalism in Australia; Lyn Dickens * 6. Sliced Tongues: The Inconvenient Voice of Tibetan-English Writers; Enrique Galván-Álvarez * PART III: GLOBALIZATION, LABOUR AND WORK * 7. Post-Agreement Belfast: Labour, Work and the New Subalterns in Daragh Carville’s Play This Other City; Birte Heidemann * 8. Labour, Pleasure and the Sublime: The ‘Work’ of the Dalitbahujans; Pavan Kumar Malreddy * And more... April 2015 UK April 2015 US 266pp Hardback £55.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137435927
POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE Democratizing Health Care
Impact of China’s Rise on the Mekong Region
Welfare State Building in Korea and Thailand Illan Nam, Colgate University, USA This book provides an account of milestone health insurance reforms that took place in Korea and Thailand, which significantly advanced equitable access and redistribution in health care. Thai and Korean welfare champions were deeply informed by their experiences as activists in their countries' democracy movements. Contents: List of illustrations * Acknowledgments * Notes on Names and References * Introduction: Health Reforms in Two ‘Third-Wave’ Democracies * 1. Variations in Health Reforms: the Thai and Korean Health Systems in Comparative Perspective * 2. Solidarity Coalitions: Mobilizing Know-how, Networks, Knowledge, and Beliefs in Developing Democracies * 3. The Crucible of Democracy Movements: Forging Political Actors * 4. Partners for Solidarity: Citizens’ Organizations and Labor in South Korea * 5. Allying for a ‘Big Bang’ Reform: Rebel Bureaucrats and NGOs in Thailand * Conclusion: Experts and Activists in Policymaking * Appendix * References * Index
Asia Today October 2015 UK October 2015 US 292pp 9 figures, 8 b/w tables Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137537119
Edited by Yos Santasombat, Chiang Mai University, Thailand "Yos Santasombat is one of the most prolific and innovative anthropologists in Asia. This time, […] he assembles a group of researchers from different countries and disciplines in Asia [whose] nuanced research […] presents a comprehensive view of China's involvements in this region. Their findings are eyeopening, informative, and timely." Shu-min Huang, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan This book presents a contemporary analysis of the impact of China's rise on the Mekong Region with particular focus on the consequences stemming from investment, trade, foreign aid, and migration. Contents: Table of Contents * List of Illustrations * List of Contributors * Preface * Introduction * 1. China’s Geo-Economic Strategy Towards the Riparian States of the Mekong Region; Hsing-Chou Sung * 2. China’s ‘Comrade Money’ and its Social - Political Dimensions in Vietnam; Nguyen Van Chinh * 3. Changing Landscape and Changing Ethnoscape in Lao PDR: on PRC’s Participation in the Greater Mekong Subregion Development Project; Bien CHIANG and Jean Chih-ying CHENG * 4. Commodifying Sovereignty: Special Economic Zones and the Neoliberalization of the Lao Frontier; Pinkaew Laungaramsri * 5. ‘Xinyimin’, New Chinese migrants and the Influence of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan on the Northern Thai Border; Aranya Siriphon * 6. CHINA-MYANMAR: Towards More Balanced and Better Neighborhood; Khine Tun * 7. Patterns and Impacts of Chinese Assistance in Cambodia ; Touch Siphat * 8. The Internationalization of Renminbi: the Encroaching of the Variegated Dragon ; Romyen Kosaikanont June 2015 UK June 2015 US 272pp Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137476210
The Welfare Trait
How State Benefits Affect Personality Adam Perkins, King’s College London, UK "The Welfare Trait is electrifying – energising and shocking. Dr Perkins, an expert in the neurobiology of personality, argues that a generous welfare state can proliferate employment-resistant personality characteristics. The scientific discharge of this new theory is sure to spark high voltage debate – be prepared for a jolt!" – Philip Corr, Professor of Psychology, City University, London, UK Childhood disadvantage encourages the development of antisocial, 'employment-resistant' personality characteristics which harm life outcomes in adulthood. A welfare state therefore risks harming society by increasing the number of citizens who develop employmentresistant personality characteristics due to disadvantage during childhood. Contents: Preface * 1. What is Personality and why does the Welfare State matter? * 2. The Employment-Resistant Personality Profile * 3. The Lifelong Impact of Personality * 4. The Influence of Benefits on Claimant Reproduction * 5. Childhood Disadvantage and EmploymentResistance * 6. Genetic Influences on Personality * 7. Personality as a Product of Nature and Nurture * 8. A Model of How the Welfare State leads to Personality Mis-Development * 9. Further Evidence for Welfare-Induced Personality Mis-Development * 10. What Next? November 2015 UK November 2015 US 216pp Paperback £19.99 / $31.00 / CN$35.99 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137555281
Competing Visions of India in World Politics India’s Rise Beyond the West Kate Sullivan, University of Oxford, UK "We increasingly know how rising India views the world but not enough about how the world, especially the non-Western world, sees India. These timely essays, written by an array of regional experts, are a terrific addition to the scholarship on India's place in international life." - Kanti Bajpai, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore This edited collection presents an alternative set of reflections on India's contemporary global role by exploring a range of influential non-Western state perspectives. Through multiple case studies, the contributors gauge the success of India's efforts to be seen as an alternative global power in the twenty-first century. Contents: Introduction: Creating Diversity in Contemporary Readings of India’s Global Role; Kate Sullivan * 1.India’s Ambivalent Projection of Self as a Global Power: Between Compliance and Resistance; Kate Sullivan * 2. Chinese Views of a Nuclear India: From the 1974 Peaceful Nuclear Explosion to the Nuclear Suppliers Group Waiver in 2008; Nicola Horsburgh * 3.India in Climate Change: The View from Tokyo; Yuka Kobayashi * 4.Just Another Regional Superpower? A Cautious South Korea Watches India’s Rise; Danielle Chubb * 5.From Imperial Subjects to Global South Partners: South Africa, India, and the Politics of Multilateralism; Christopher J. Lee * 6.What does ‘Development Cooperation’ Mean? Perceptions from Africa and India; David Harris and Simona Vittorini * 7.The ‘Eastern Brother’: Brazil’s View of India as a Diplomatic Partner in World Trade; Vinícius Rodrigues Vieira * 8.’The Other Pacifist’: Mexican Views on India’s Quest for Great Power Status; Gilberto Estrada Harris * And more... July 2015 UK July 2015 US 272pp 2 charts, 1 diagram Hardback £65.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137398659
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POLITICS, GOVERNANCE... Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection Towards a Development Revolution? Moritz von Gliszczynski, LAG Soziale Brennpunkte Niedersachsen, Germany
POVERTY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
The Securitization of Foreign Aid Edited by Stephen Brown, University of Ottawa, Canada, Jörn Grävingholt, German Development Institute, Germany
Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection offers a ground-breaking analysis of the discourses that facilitated the rise of cash transfers as instruments of development policy since the 1990s. The author gives a detailed overview of the history of social protection and identifies the factors that made cash transfers legitimate policy. Contents: Introduction * 1. Theory: A Multi-Level Analysis Of Global Policy Ideas * 2. Constructing Global Models Of Cash Transfers (2000-2012) * 2.1 The Idea Of Social Cash Transfers * 2.2 How To Make A Global Model – Four Variants Of Cash Transfers * 2.2.1 Family Allowances: The Globalisation Of A Northern Model * 2.2.2 Conditional Cash Transfers: Strategic Uptake Of Innovative National Models In The Global South * 2.2.3 Social Pensions: Creating A Global Model Through Focused Advocacy * 2.2.4 General Household Assistance: From Archetype Of SCT To Weak Policy Model * 2.3 Alternative Models Of Basic Social Protection * 3. Social Protection As A Paradigm Of Development Policy (1990-2000) * 3.1 Conceptual Prelude: Paradigms On The Global Level * 3.2 The Web Of Ideas In Its Current State – Problem Definitions, Frames And Policy Community * 3.3 The Historical Emergence Of The Web Of Ideas * 4. Global Discourses – The Ideas Behind Cash Transfers * 4.1 Poverty – The Construction Of Agency * 4.2 Development – The Individualisation Of Progress * 4.3 Risk – The Discovery Of Uncertainty * 4.4 Human Rights – The Rise Of Social Rights * 4.5 Discourse Coalitions And Discursive Practices * Conclusion
Security concerns increasingly influence foreign aid: how Western countries give aid, to whom and why. With contributions from experts in the field, this book examines the impact of security issues on six of the world's largest aid donors, as well as on key crosscutting issues such as gender equality and climate change. Contents: 1. Security, Development and the Securitization of Foreign Aid; Stephen Brown and Jörn Grävingholt * 2. The Militarization of United States Foreign Aid; Joanna Spear * 3. The UK’s Approach to Linking Development and Security: Assessing Policy and Practice; Leni Wild and Samir Elhawary * 4. The Securitization of Aid: The Case of France; Philippe Marchesin * 5. Peacebuilding and the ‘Human Securitization’ of Japan’s Foreign Aid; Pedro Amakasu Raposo Carvalho and David M. Potter * 6. From Ottawa to Kandahar and Back: The Securitization of Canadian Foreign Aid; Stephen Brown * 7. The European Union’s Development Policy: A Balancing Act between ‘a More Comprehensive Approach’ and Creeping Securitization; Mark Furness and Stefan Gänzle * 8. Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan: Securitizing Aid by Developmentalizing the Military; Jaroslav Petřík * 9. Space for Gender Equality in the Security and Development Agenda? Insights from Three Donors; Liam Swiss * And more...
Rethinking International Development series
Rethinking International Development series
June 2015 UK June 2015 US 224pp 8 b/w tables, 2 figures Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137505682
November 2015 UK November 2015 US 264pp 13 b/w tables, 8 figures Hardback £56.67 / $105.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137568816
Journal of International Relations and Development Co-ordinating Editor: Jozef Bátora, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia Associate Editors: Nik Hynek, Metropolitan University Prague and Charles University, Czech Republic, Petra Roter, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Annette Freyberg-Inan, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, David Jason Karp, University of Sussex, UK, John Gould, Colorado College, USA Journal of International Relations and Development is an internationally peer-reviewed journal in international relations and international political economy. It publishes articles on contemporary world politics and the global political economy from a variety of methodologies and approaches. ISSN: 14086980 / EISSN: 15811980 For more information about this journal, please visit: www.palgrave-journals.com/
3D Printing for Development in the Global South The 3D4D Challenge Thomas Birtchnell, University of Wollongong, Australia, William Hoyle, Techfortrade, UK Birtchnell and Hoyle explore how printers, designs, materials and infrastructures all need to be 'just right' in order for meaningful social change to happen with appropriate scale. The 3D4D Challenge suggests 3D printing could reach scale in the Global South, even perhaps having the same impact as the mobile phone or microfinance in development. Contents: Introduction * 3DP in the Developing World * Development at the Press of a Button * Disruptive Innovations * The 3DP Ecosystem * The Argument of 3D4D * 1. The 3D4D Challenge * Beginnings * Spreading the Word * Building Momentum and Ideas * The Competition * The Final and the Fallout * 2. What is 3D Printing? * Wealth Without Money * 3D Printing Evangelism * The Next Spinning Jenny * The Next Print Revolution * The 3D4D Goldilocks Zone * Benchmarking 3DP * 3. What Does 3D Printing Change? * How the Other Half Makes * The Division of Labour * Global Production Networks * Post-Fordism * Prosumerism * First World Problems * 4. What Does 3D Printing Change About Development? * Top-Down Development * The Inclusivity Challenge * Bottom-Up Grassroots Innovation * A 3D4D Wishlist * 5. The 3D4D Elements * Scoping 3D4D * Community Printers * Open Repositories * Recycled Materials * And more...
October 2014 UK October 2014 US 136pp 1 illustration Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137365651
POVERTY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Faith in the Time of AIDS
The Foreign Aid Regime
Religion, Biopolitics and Modernity in South Africa
Gift-Giving, States and Global Dis/Order
Marian Burchardt, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany "If there is one book to read about how social science can help us understand the global impact of the HIV epidemic, it is Faith in the Time of Aids. Burchardt masterfully weaves together ethnography from his work with affected communities and churches in South Africa, empirical evidence from around the world, and social theory. He overturns received wisdom about Africa, about the epidemic and about religion in the modern world. Strongly recommended to students of globalization, health and social theory." -Vinh-Kim Nguyen, École de Santé publique de l'Université de Montréal and Collège d'études mondiales, Canada and France This book describes how Christian communities in South Africa have responded to HIV/AIDS and how these responses have affected the lives HIV-positive people, youth and broader communities. Drawing on Foucault and the sociology of knowledge, it explains how religion became influential in reshaping ideas about sexuality, medicine and modernity. Contents: Introduction * 1. HIV/AIDS and Christian Engagements in Africa: Towards a Cultural Sociology of Social Technologies * 2. The Global and the Local: Transnational Connections and the Rise of Faith-based Organizations * 3. A Moral Science of Sex * 4. Having Sex, Making Love * 5. Biographical Becoming: Life Projects * 6. Helping Themselves: Religious AIDS Activism in Support Groups * Conclusions
Non-Governmental Public Action September 2015 UK September 2015 US 232pp 8 colour illustrations Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137477767
The author develops an original interpretation of foreign aid by analysing it as a particular domain of international government. She demonstrates how foreign aid practices are contemporary forms of gift-giving that have made recipient countries and populations governable due to a continuously renovated and expanded debt of development. Contents: Introduction * 1. Foreign Aid is Gift * Modernising the Order * The Maussian Gift * Many Gifts * Internationalising the Gift * 2. The Foreign Aid Regime * The New Name of Peace * Development Can Be Developed * Countries and Peoples that Cannot Be Trusted * The Logic of the Gift * 3. Dis/Ordering the World * Conflict, Poverty and Quasi-States * Cooperation, Friendship and Justice * Conclusion: Playing Communitas Against Immunitas, and the Other Way Round
April 2015 UK April 2015 US 144pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137505897
Disability and Poverty in the Global South 9781137477767
Social and Psychological Dimensions of Personal Debt and the Debt Industry Edited by Serdar M. Değirmencioğlu, Doğuş University, Turkey, Carl Walker, University of Brighton, UK An understanding of personal debt requires an understanding of the complex social systems that produce poverty. By drawing upon international perspectives, this book investigates why more and more people are in debt, why it is causing so much mental distress and exactly who is benefiting from what has become the world's number one growth industry. Contents: Introduction; Serdar M. Değirmencioğlu and Carl Walker * PART I: AUSTERITY, FINANCIALISATION AND SERIAL ASSET EXTRACTION: UNDERSTANDING INSTITUTIONALISED SUFFERING * 1. Debt in the Everyday Lives of 100 Families Experiencing Urban Poverty in New Zealand; Darrin Hodgetts, Shiloh Groot, Kerry Chamberlain and Emily Garden * 2. All Roads Lead to Finance: A Critical Overview of Debt in the U.S.; Daniel G Cooper and Bradley D Olson * 3. The Impact of the ‘Swiss Francs Loans’ Crisis on Croatian Households; Petra Rodik * 4. The Consequences of Evictions in Spain; Aïda Ballester, Moisés Carmona, Rubén David Fernández, Ana González, Johanna Jiménez, Elies Martínez, Irene Moulas, Laura Peret, and Carolina Viano * 5. The Experiences of Individuals in Debt During an Era of Extreme Austerity in Greece; Alexandre Papamichail and Petros Mizamidis * PART II: THE PUBLIC FACE OF THE DEBT INDUSTRY: DISCOURSE AND WELLBEING * 6. Debt Dynamics in the UK and Beyond: How Propaganda Impedes Effective Political Action; Mark Burton * 7. The Social Construction of ‘Indebted Man’: Economic Crisis, Discursive Violence and the Role of Mass Media in Italy; Adriano Zamperini and Marialuisa Menegatto * 8. Chasing Happiness through Personal Debt: An Example of Neoliberal Influence in the Norwegian Society; Salman Turken, Erik Carlquist and Henry Allen * And more... August 2015 UK August 2015 US 304pp 8 figures, 3 b/w tables Hardback £63.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137407788
Annalisa Furia, University of Bologna, Italy
Renegotiating Development in Guatemala Shaun Grech, The Critical Institute, Malta "In this paradigm-shifting text, Shaun Grech dislocates critical disability studies from its normative moorings in global North spaces and reconsiders how we might understand disability/ poverty, activism, belonging, mutuality and interdependence through reference to the global South. This book demands scholars and activists alike to think again about the place of disability." – Professor Dan Goodley, University of Sheffield, UK Drawing from long term ethnographic work and practice in Guatemala, this incisive and interdisciplinary text brings in perspectives from critical disability studies, postcolonial theory and critical development to explore the various interactions and dynamics between disability and extreme poverty in rural areas. Contents: 1. Disability, Poverty and Development: Mapping the Terrain * 2. Guatemala: Landscapes * 3. Disability in the Spaces of Poverty: Critical Theoretical Introductions * 4. Disability and Poverty: Connections and Transitions * 5. Disability and Poverty: Connections and Transitions Part 2 * 6. The Disabled Family: from Survival Struggles to Collective Impoverishment * 7. (Un) transforming Structures: The Institutional Framework * 8. Final Reflections
Palgrave Studies in Disability and International Development September 2015 UK August 2015 US 320pp 1 map, 3 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137307972
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POVERTY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Managing Global Health Security
The World Health Organization and Disease Outbreak Control
Promoting Inclusive Development in Fragile States
Adam Kamradt-Scott, University of Sydney, Australia Drawing on insights from international organization and securitization theory, the author investigates the World Health Organization and how its approach to global health security has changed and adapted since its creation in 1948. He also examines the organization's prospects for managing global health security now and into the future.
Contents: Introduction * 1. The Legal Basis For The WHO’s Global Health Security Mandate And Authority * 2. The WHO’s Classical Approach To Disease Eradication * 3. Securitization And SARS: A New Framing? * 4. New Powers For A New Age? Revising And Updating The IHR * 5. Pandemic Influenza: ‘The Most Feared Security Threat’ * 6. Global Health Security And Its Discontents * Concluding Remarks
May 2015 UK May 2015 US 248pp 1 b/w table Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9780230369313
Rethinking Poverty Beyond 2015 Palash Kamruzzaman, University of Bath, UK This book offers a critical analysis on employing a universal understanding of poverty and suggests ways forward for poverty reduction for developing countries in a post-2015 era. Taking specific country-contexts into account, the author argues that national poverty lines should be the benchmark for future anti-poverty policies. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. An Overview Of Understanding Poverty From Diverse Perspectives * 2.1. Introduction * 2.2. Looking Poverty Though Multiple Lenses * 3. Problems Of Dollarising Poverty * 3.1. Introduction * 3.2. International Poverty Line And Measuring Global Poverty * 3.3. Dollarisation Of Poverty * 4. Poverty Reduction As A Development Agenda – Looking Beyond 2015 * 4.1. Introduction * 4.2. Donorising Poverty Reduction Through Sanitising Mdgs * 4.3. Hoorah! Global Poverty Is Halved, But What Does It Actually Mean? * 4.4. What’s Next For Poverty Reduction After 2015? * 5. Conclusion
August 2015 UK August 2015 US 110pp 3 charts, 2 b/w tables Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137541420
Seth D. Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University, USA "Kaplan explains how hard-working individuals are shackled to their poverty, how discrimination stifles the entrepreneurial hopes of entire groups of people, and how political and economic exclusion conspire to keep elites rich at everyone else's expense. . . It is, he says, up to the elites and leaders of the developing world to start building and operating this machinery." - Jerry Rawlings, Former President of the Republic of Ghana Betrayed explains how leaders in the developing world can build more inclusive societies and more equitable governments, thereby creating dynamic national economies and giving the poor the opportunity to accumulate the means and skills to control their own destinies. Contents: 1. The Same Species, the Same Dreams * 2. The Blame Game * 3. Who Are the Poor? * 4. Why Are They Poor? * 5. Breaking Out * 6. Power and Self-Belief * 7. Building Support for an Inclusive Agenda * 8. Constructing a Stronger State * 9. Getting to a Workable Scale * 10. Enhancing Opportunity * 11. Enlarging Markets, Spreading Wealth * 12. Leading Change from Within * 13. Refocusing Foreign Aid * 14. Helping Others to Help Themselves November 2015 UK November 2015 US 312pp 16 line drawings, 4 tables Paperback £24.00 / $38.00 / CN$43.99 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137518422
Dollarisation of Poverty
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The City in Urban Poverty Edited by Charlotte Lemanski, University of Cambridge, UK, Colin Marx, University College London, UK The contributors respond to the absence of critical debate surrounding the ways in which spaces of the city do not merely contain, but also constitute, urban poverty. The volume explores how the spaces of the city actively produce and reproduce urban poverty. Contents: Foreword; Jennifer Robinson * Preface; Charlotte Lemanski and Colin Marx * Introduction; Charlotte Lemanski and Colin Marx * 1. Poverty and ‘the city; Susan Parnell * 2. Women in cities: prosperity or poverty? A need for multidimensional and multispatial analysis; Sylvia Chant and Kerwin Datu * 3. Space and capabilities: approaching informal settlement upgrading through a capability perspective; Alexandre Apsan Frediani * 4. Constructing informality and ordinary places: A place-making approach to urban informal settlements; Melanie Lombard * 5. Constructing spatialized knowledge on urban poverty: (multiple) dimensions, mapping spaces of deprivations, and claimmaking processes in urban governance; Isa Baud * 6. Refugees and Urban Poverty: A Historical View from Calcutta; Romola Sanyal * 7. Expanding the ‘Room For Manoeuvre’: Community-Led Finance in Mumbai, India; Caren Levy * 8. Where the street has no name: reflections on legality and spatiality of vending; Amlanjyoti Goswami * 9. Gangs, guns and the city: urban policy in dangerous places; Gareth Jones and Dennis Rodgers * Policy Reflection; Ellen Wratten and Charlotte Heath * Conclusion; Charlotte Lemanski and Colin Marx
EADI Global Development Series May 2015 UK May 2015 US 264pp 10 b/w tables, 9 figures Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137367426
SOCIETY, CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY, CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT
Image is Everything
Why the Social Sciences Matter Edited by Jonathan Michie, University of Oxford, UK, Cary Cooper, Lancaster University, UK "This book powerfully demonstrates that if some of the planet's most urgent problems are to be solved, then the social sciences are not just necessary but are in fact indispensable. Humanity today needs high-quality social science more than ever - this book brilliantly shows why and how this is so." - David Inglis, University of Exeter, UK Published with the support of the Academy for Social Sciences, this volume provides an illuminating look at topics of concern to everyone at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Leading social scientists tackle complex questions such as immigration, unemployment, climate change, war, banks in trouble, and an ageing population. Contents: Foreword; Howard Newby * Introduction and Overview; Jonathan Michie, Cary L Cooper * 1. Social Science, Parenting and Child Development; Pasco Fearon, Chloe Campbell, Lynne Murray * 2. Health and Wellbeing; James Campbell Quick, Robert J Gatchel, Cary L Cooper * 3. Climate Change and Society; John Urry * 4. Waste, Resource Recovery and Labour: Recycling Economies in the EU; Nicky Gregson, Mike Crang * 5. Poverty and Inequality; Rod Hick * 6. The Economy, Financial Stability and Sustainable Growth; Jonathan Michie * 7. Food Security, Rural Life and the Fate of Agriculture; Camilla Toulmin * And more... January 2015 UK January 2015 US 216pp 2 figures Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Paperback £19.99 / $30.00 / CN$34.50 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137269904 www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137269911
King Adkins, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA "Falling through the cracks between canonical studies of punk and recent work on post-punk, the music and culture of New Wave remain unexplored by scholars or critics. Matthew Adkins' New Wave: Image is Everything goes a long way in filling in this gap. Full of insights and theoretically rich, this book sets new wave against the backdrop of 1980s image culture, tracing its roots in Pop Art and deftly mapping the connections between music, media and that cultural condition which came to be known as postmodernism." - Will Straw, McGill University, Canada New Wave: Image is Everything traces the evolution of the often neglected pop music genre, new wave. Using artists from Elvis Costello to Cyndi Lauper as illustrations, the book argues that new wave was among the first flowerings of postmodern theory in popular culture. Contents: 1. An Introduction * 2. New Wave’s Rise in the UK * 3. New Wave’s Rise in the US * 4. Making the Image Everything * 5. Pure Images * 6. The Return of Meaning * Bibliography * Discography
Pop Music, Culture and Identity February 2015 UK February 2015 US 168pp Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137363541
Childhood with Bourdieu Edited by Leena Alanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, Liz Brooker, Institute of Education, University of London, UK, Berry Mayall, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy Edited by Pamala Wiepking, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Femida Handy, University of Pennsylvania, USA "This is a truly fantastic piece of scholarship. The level of detail in which each of the countries is studied is exceptional." - Eddy Hogg, University of Kent, UK An essential resource for all scholars of philanthropy,The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy seeks to understand the practice of philanthropy across twenty six nations and regions. Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION * 1. Introduction to the Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy; Pamala Wiepking; Femida Handy * 2. Explanations for Cross-National Differences in Philanthropy; Pamala Wiepking; Femida Handy * PART II: COUNTRIES: PHILANTHROPY ACROSS THE WORLD * 3. Giving in Canada: Strong Philanthropic Traditions Supporting a Large Nonprofit Sector; David Lasby; Cathy Barr * 4. Giving in the United States: Generous Philanthropy in a Classic Liberal Regime; Eleanor Brown; Christopher J. Einolf; Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm * 5. Giving in Mexico: Generosity, Distrust and Informality; Michael D. Layton; Valérie Mossel * And more...
This collection is an engaging exploration of how Bourdieu's key concepts - field, habitus and capital help us re-think the status of childhood. The authors are committed to improving the social status and wellbeing of childhood in social, economic and political worlds that too often fail to accord children respect for their human rights. Contents: 1. Introduction; Leena Alanen, Liz Brooker and Berry Mayall * 2. Intergenerational Relations: Embodiment over Time; Berry Mayall * 3. Cultural Capital in the Preschool Years: Can the State ‘Compensate’ for the Family?; Liz Brooker * 4. Between Young Children and Adults: Practical Logic in Families’ Lives; Pascale Garnier * 5. Early Childhood Education as a Social Field: Everyday Struggles and Practices of Dominance; Mari Vuorisalo and Leena Alanen * 6. ‘A Fish in Water?’ Social Lives and Local Connections: the Case of Young People who Travel Outside their Local Areas to Secondary School; Abigail Knight * 7. Childhood in Africa between Local Powers and Global Hierarchies; Geraldine André and Mathieu Hilgers * 8. ‘Those who are good to us, we call them friends’: Social Support and Social Networks for Children Growing up in Poverty in Rural Andhra Pradesh, India; Virginia Morrow and Uma Vennam * 9. Struggling to Support: Genesis of the Practice of Using Support Persons in the Finnish Child Welfare Field; Johanna Moilanen, Johanna Kiili and Leena Alanen * 10. Decision-making Processes in Review Meetings for Children in Care: a Bourdieusian Analysis; Karen Winter
Studies in Childhood and Youth January 2015 UK January 2015 US 232pp Hardback £60.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137384737 June 2015 UK June 2015 US 704pp 93 tables, 19 figures Hardback £150.00 / $210.00 / CN$242.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137341518
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SOCIETY, CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT Development Strategies and Inter-Group Violence
Anthropology, Theatre, and Development The Transformative Potential of Performance
Insights on Conflict-Sensitive Development
Edited by Alex Flynn, Durham University, UK, Jonas Tinius, King’s College, University of Cambridge, UK "When is reflection political, ethical? This multidimensional collection on performance as theatre opens up an arena for exploration through the sheer audacity of its scope. Anthropologically informed, diversely interpreted, it is a compelling example of unexpected collaborations." - Marilyn Strathern, University of Cambridge, UK
William Ascher, Claremont McKenna College, USA, Natalia Mirovitskaya, Duke Center for International Development, Duke University, USA Although many scholars and practitioners recognize that development and conflict are intertwined, there is much less understanding of the mechanisms behind these linkages. This book takes a new approach by critically examining how various development strategies provoke or help prevent intrastate violence, based on cases from all developing regions. Contents: PART I: HOW TO THINK ABOUT CONNECTIONS BETWEEN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES AND CONFLICT * 1. Development Strategies and Intergroup Relations * 2. Psychological Bases of Predispositions to Violence or Peace Arising from Development Strategies * PART II: VARIETIES AND IMPACTS OF DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES * 3. Macroeconomic Policies * 4. Explicitly Redistributive Policies * 5. Sectoral Promotion Policies * 6. Funding Social Services: Impacts on Societal Fragility and Intergroup Conflict * 7. Regional Development Strategies * 8. Natural Resource Strategies * 9. Resettlement Strategies * 10. Liberalization: Prices, Market Access and Privatization * 11. Decentralization * PART III: CONNECTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS * 12. Conclusions: Connecting Pathways
Politics, Economics, and Inclusive Development November 2015 UK November 2015 US 320pp 3 b/w tables, 13 figures Hardback £68.00 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137555113
The contributors explore diverse contexts of performance to discuss peoples' own reflections on political subjectivities, governance and development. The volume refocuses anthropological engagement with ethics, aesthetics, and politics to examine the transformative potential of political performance, both for individuals and wider collectives. Contents: PART I: ETHNOGRAPHIES OF POLITICAL PERFORMANCE IN DEVELOPING CONTEXTS * 1.1 Interventions * Re-Imagining Political Subjectivities: Relationality, Reflexivity And Performance In Rural Brazil; Alex Flynn * Performing Transformation: Cultivating A Paradigm Of Education For Cooperation And Sustainability In A Brazilian Community; Dan Baron Cohen * Embodying Protest: Culture And Performance Within Social Movements; Jeffrey Juris * 1.2 Development And Governance * Resistant Acts In Post-Genocide Rwanda; Ananda Breed * Embodiment, Intellect And Emotion: Thinking About Possible Impacts Of Theatre For Development In Three Projects In Africa; Jane Plastow * Governance, Theatricality, And Fantasma In Mafia Dance; Stavroula Pipyrou * PART II: THEATRE AS PARADIGM FOR SOCIAL REFLECTION - CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES * 2.1 Theatre And Tradition: Politics And Aesthetics * Ethical Self-Cultivation As The Politics Of Engaged Theatre: How Theatre Engages Refugee Politics; Jonas Tinius * The Invisible Performance/ The Invisible Masterpiece: Visibility, Concealment, And Commitment In Graffiti And Street Art; Rafael Schacter * Whose Theatre Is It Anyway? Ancient Chorality Versus Modern Drama; Clare Foster * And more...
Anthropology, Change and Development June 2015 UK June 2015 US 384pp Hardback £73.00 / $115.00 / CN$133.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137350596
Language, Development Aid and Human Rights in Education Curriculum Policies in Africa and Asia Zehlia Babaci-Wilhite, University of Oslo, Norway "Drawing on extensive personal research and comprehensive literature reviews, Dr. Zehlia BabaciWilhite's new book is a tour-de-force analysis of the continuing colonization of the mind fostered by the use of European languages in basic schooling in many African and Asian countries. This linguistic imperialism is meticulously connected to issues of education equity and quality, children's rights, international aid, and development. The book is a must-read for comparative and international educators." -Steven J. Klees, Harold R. W. Benjamin Professor of International & Comparative education, University of Maryland, USA Using cases from Tanzania, Nigeria, South Africa, Rwanda, India, Bangladesh and Malaysia, Zehlia Babaci-Wilhite argues that the colonial legacy is perpetuated when global languages are promoted in education. This book establishes that the use of local language in instruction achieves greater student comprehension and therefore quality of education. Contents: Foreword; Martin Carnoy * 1. Introduction: The Paradigm Shift in Language Choices in Education for Sustainable Development * 2. Educational Issues in Africa and Asia * 3. Development Aid in Education * 4. Educational Aid in a Human Rights Perspectives * 5. A Right-Based Approach in North-South Academic Collaboration within the Context of Development Aid * 6. Linguistic Rights for Appropriate Development in Education * 7. Language-in-Education Policy * 8. Experiences in Countries that have Chose English as the Language of Instruction * And more...
Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy October 2015 UK October 2015 US 208pp 6 b/w tables, 10 figures, 2 maps Hardback £63.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137473189
Oman Reborn Balancing Tradition and Modernization Linda Pappas Funsch, Frederick Community College, USA "This is a delightful book. It is insightful and masterful in its examination of Oman's place as a country in the region and, above all, in the world. Friends to all and enemies to none, Oman is truly a 'good news' story from the Middle East. This book adds to our knowledge of this wonderful country – a power for good and one that is very close to my heart." – Noel J. Guckian, Former British Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman This book examines the transformation of Oman from an obscure backwater to a dynamic modern state in less than two generations. It analyzes the role of Qaboos bin Sa'id, architect of the Omani 'renaissance,' who has followed a development model that reflects the country's unique history and cultural values. Contents: Contents * List of illustrations * Preface * Map of Oman * Introduction: A ‘Good News’ Story from the Middle East * 1. The Lure of Oman * 2. Setting the Stage: Oman Pre-1970 * Appendix: Al Bu Sa’id Dynasty * 3. Qaboos bin Sa’id: Renaissance Man * 4. Creating a Civil Society * 5. Constructing a Modern Economy * 7. Challenges and Opportunities in a New Century * Notes * Bibliography September 2015 UK September 2015 US 268pp Hardback £62.50 / $105.00 / CN$121.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137502001
SOCIETY, CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT Consumption, Media and the Global South Aspiration Contested Mehita Iqani, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa "Consumption, Media and the Global South makes a distinctive contribution to understanding contemporary consumption. Iqani reveals innovative insights into aspects of the transnational global south. The book should be welcomed by anyone interested in representation and its discontents, as it provides new perspectives on basic economic and political issues of aspiration, development and consumption." - Jonathan Schroeder, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA What does consumption in the global south signify, and how are its complexities communicated in media discourses? This book looks at the media representation of consumer culture in Africa, China, Brazil and India through case studies ranging from celebrity selfies, to travel websites, news reports and documentary film. Contents: 1. Introduction: The Mediation Of Global South Consumption * 2. Globalization, Consumption And Power: Why Media Matter * 3. Slum Tourism And The Consumption Of Poverty In Tripadvisor Reviews: The Cases Of Langa, Dharavi And Santa Marta * 4. New Yuppies? Documentary Film Representations Of Middle Class Consumer Lifestyles In China And South Africa * 5. Allegations Of Consumption: Wealth And Luxury In News Reports Of Corruption In South Africa And India * 6. Celebrity Skin: Race, Gender And The Politics Of Feminine Beauty In Celebrity Selfies * 7. Contesting Aspiration: Equality, Empowerment And Media Narratives About Consumption October 2015 UK October 2015 US 256pp 1 b/w table Hardback £63.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137390127
Debating Race in Contemporary India Duncan McDuie-Ra, University of New South Wales, Australia "Debating Race in Contemporary India is one of those rare books that initiate a dialogue about the idea of India, seen through the prism of Northeast communities. With characteristic flourish and elegant prose, Debating Race touches on these core issues with care and sensitivity, and questions the very idea of what it means to belong in India." Arkotong Longkumer, University of Edinburgh, UK Race debates have become more frequent at the national level, and the response to racism in the media and by politicians has shifted from denial to acknowledgment to action. Focusing on the experiences of communities from India's Northeast borderland, the author explores the dynamics of race debates in contemporary India. Contents: 1. Introduction: ‘Let’s Stop Pretending There’s No Racism in India’ * 2. ‘Bangalore: an inconvenient truth’: Hate crime and the exodus * 3. ‘Enough Racism, Enough’: Vocal politics, gendered silences * 4. ‘Calling NE People Chinki Will Land You in Jail’: Fixing Racism * 5. ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s statue beheaded in Ukhrul’: Beyond the good Indian citizen in race debates
September 2015 UK September 2015 US 146pp Hardback £45.00 / $67.50 / CN$78.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137538970
Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan
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Understanding Change in Agrarian Societies Tanya Jakimow, University of New South Wales, Australia The ways we understand processes of agrarian change are pressing issues for policy makers and development practitioners. Interpreting changes in two agrarian societies in India and Indonesia, the author reveals how transformations to self are critical factors shaping change, as well as under-recognized consequences of development initiatives. Contents: Introduction * PART I: Rethinking social change through the development actor * 1. Centring the Self-in-Process * 2. The Institutional Landscape * PART II: Understanding agrarian societies in research for development * 3. Livelihood Pathways * 4. Self in Transit * PART III: Recognising the unintended consequences of development * 5. The State and the Self * 6. Moral Spaces of Development * Conclusion
Anthropology, Change and Development September 2015 UK September 2015 US 216pp 2 b/w tables Hardback £58.00 / $90.00 / CN$104.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137466426
Edited by Mark R. Mullins, University of Auckland, New Zealand, Koichi Nakano, Sophia University, Japan "Japan is no stranger to natural disasters. But the triple disasters of 11 March 2011 have deeply affected Japan as a whole, creating a ferment in which the centre often seems at odds with the periphery. The authors of this superb volume critically examine the political, religious, social and cultural responses, where grass roots activism challenges official complacency and assumptions about right to rule." - Arthur Stockwin, Nissan Institute, University of Oxford, UK Japan was shaken by the 'double disaster' of earthquake and sarin gas attack in 1995, and in 2011 it was hit once again by the 'triple disaster' of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown. This international, multi-disciplinary group of scholars examines the state and societal responses to the disasters and social crisis. Contents: PART I: POLITICAL RESPONSES * PART II: RELIGIOUS RESPONSES * PART III: SOCIAL RESPONSES * PART IV: CULTURAL RESPONSES
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Ronaldo Munck, Dublin City University, Ireland "Munck cleanly and clearly summarizes the strengths and limitations of past development theories . . . Recommended." - Choice In a subtle but powerful reading of the shifting relationships between development, hegemony, and social transformation in post-independence Latin America , Ronaldo Munck argues that Latin American subaltern knowledge makes a genuine contribution to the current search for a social order which is sustainable and equitable. Contents: 1. Placing Latin America * 2. Conquest to Modernity (1510-1910) * 3. Nation-Making (1910 – 1964) * 4. Hegemony Struggles (1959 – 1976) * 5. Market Hegemony (1973 – 2001) * 6. Social Counter-movement (1998 – 2012) * 7. Globalization Within (1510 – 2010) April 2015 UK April 2015 US 272pp Paperback £20.00 / $32.00 / CN$37.00 Canadian Rights www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137512833
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From Theory to Practice Levi Obijiofor, University of Queensland, Australia "This comprehensive, go-to book will be invaluable to field specialists and in upper-division and graduate courses in (international) communication. It focuses on developing societies' communication landscape from a 21st-century perspective: technology as a transformative force in every facet of those societies. It blends theories, models, and practices as it presents straightforwardly balanced contexts in which we can better understand—and appreciate—the use of communication technologies in developing countries. The downsides of their use are also clearly presented." - Cornelius B. Pratt, Temple University, USA New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa and other developing regions, in terms of how they use technology to enhance their socioeconomic conditions in everyday life. This book critically examines these issues from theoretical, practical and policy perspectives. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. New Technologies And Socioeconomic Development Of Africa * 3. Public Service Broadcasting For Economic Growth And Language Development * 4. Indigenous Knowledge And Intellectual Property Rights In A New Age * 5. The African Public Sphere In The Electronic Era * 6. Changing Technologies And Changing Role Of Citizens * 7. Tradition Versus Modernity In HIV/AIDS Prevention * 8. Ethnographic Research In ‘Offline’ And Online Worlds * 9. Mobile Phones Transforming Public Communication In Africa
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Forming and Performing Femininity Edited by Claire Nally, Northumbria University, UK, Angela Smith, University of Sunderland, UK This collection of essays considers the ways in which feminism is still an important issue in twenty-first century society. Looking at various forms of literature, media, and popular culture, the book establishes that contemporary images of femininity are highly contested, complex, and frequently problematic. Contents: 1. Introduction; Angela Smith * 2. ‘Strange Borrowing’: Affective Neuroscience, Neoliberalism And The ‘Cruelly Optimistic’ Gendered Bodies In Crossfit, Leslie Heywood * 3. Big Sister TV: Bossiness, Bullying And Banter In Early TwentyFirst Century Make-Over Television, Angela Smith * 4. Boredom And Reinvention For The Female Gaze Within Personal Fashion Blogs, Jennifer Anyan * 5. ‘In Full View’: Involuntary Porn And The Post-Feminist Rhetoric Of Choice, Anne Burns * 6. Miranda And Miranda: Comedy, Femininity And Performance, Rosie White * 7. Flexible Femininities? Queering Kawaii In Japanese Girls’ Culture, Makiko Iseri * 8. Strange Case Of Woman’s Vanishing Agency And Other Neo Victorian Tales Of Obfuscation And Effacement, Karen Sturgeon-Dodsworth February 2015 UK February 2015 US 208pp 9 b/w tables, 9 b/w illustrations Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137492845
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Social Relations in Human and Societal Development Edited by Charis Psaltis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus, Alex Gillespie, London School of Economics, UK, Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland Social interaction is the engine which drives an individual's psychological development and it can create changes on all levels of society. Social Relations in Human and Societal Development includes essays by internationally renowned academics from a range of disciplines including social psychology, international relations and child development. Contents: Editors’ Preface * Notes on Contributors * 1. Introduction: The Role of Social Relations in Human and Societal Development; Charis Psaltis, Alex Gillespie and Anne-Nelly-PerretClermont * PART I: SOCIAL RELATIONS IN COGNITIVE AND SOCIO-MORAL DEVELOPMENT: PIAGET AND BEYOND IN EDUCATION * 2. Education for Democracy: Cooperation, Participation, and Civic Engagement in the Classroom; Wolfgang Edelstein * 3. The Development of Intersubjectivity: Cognitive and Affective Aspects in Socio-Moral Reasoning; Monika Keller * 4. The Architecture of Social Relationships and Thinking Spaces for Growth; Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont * 5. Genetic Social Psychology: From Microgenesis to Ontogenesis, Sociogenesis...and back; Charis Psaltis * PART II: SOCIAL RELATIONS AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION: INTERGROUP CONTACT AND REFLECTION * 6. Non-transformative Social Interaction; Alex Gillespie * 7. Conflict Transformation and Homo-diplomacy; Costas Constantinou * 8. Social Relations and the Use of Symbolic Resources in Learning and Development; Tania Zittoun * PART III: SOCIAL RELATIONS IN ECONOMIC CULTURES AND FINANCIAL CRISIS: SOCIAL, CROSS-CULTURAL, AND CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES * 9. The Role of Economic Culture in Social Relationships and Interdependence; Ayse Uskul * And more... May 2015 UK May 2015 US 272pp 1 figure Hardback £63.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137400987
SOCIETY, CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT Media Ethics and Justice in the Age of Globalization
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Edited by Shakuntala Rao, State University of New York, USA, Herman Wasserman, University of Cape Town, South Africa "This book offers a significant and theoretically well informed collection of essays exploring the reciprocal implications of globalization and developments in media. Drawing on cases studies from around the globe, the distinguished contributors offer evidence to inform the scholarly debate about morality in shaping media ecology. It is essential reading for everyone interested in the shifting complexities of media ethics and justice." Bob Franklin, Professor of Journalism Studies, Cardiff University, UK This book uses global perspectives to address questions of media ethics and justice in a local and transnational global environment, and examines the common denominator running through such disparate investigations of theories and practices of media ethics and justice in the democracies of India, South Africa, Pakistan, and the United States. Contents: 1. Introduction: Media Ethics and Justice in the Age of Globalization; Shakuntala Rao and Herman Wasserman * 2. The Moral Priority of Globalism in a Media Saturated World; Stephen J. A. Ward * 3. Global Justice and Civil Society; Clifford C. Christians * 4. Social Justice and Citizenship in South Africa: The Media’s Role; Herman Wasserman * 5. Paying for Journalism: An Ethics-Based and Collaborative Business Model; Lee Wilkins * 6. News for Sale: Paid news, Media Ethics and India’s Democratic Public Sphere; Vipul Mudgal * 7. Practices of Indian Journalism: Justice, Ethics, and Globalization; Shakuntala Rao * 8. Justice as an Islamic Journalistic Value and Goal; Muhammad Ayish * 9. The Idea of Public Good in Rammohan Roy’s Early Days of Journalism Ethics; Prasun Sonwalkar * 10. The Chief and the Channels: How Satellite Television Sparked a Social Movement for ‘Rule of Law’ that is Restructuring Political Power in Pakistan; Shahan Mufti * 11. The Changing Structures of Media and Ethics in India; Bharat Bhushan May 2015 UK May 2015 US 240pp Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137498250
Enhancing Children’s Rights Connecting Research, Policy and Practice Edited by Anne B Smith, University of Otago College of Education, New Zealand This volume explores how children's rights has influenced research with children and how research can in turn shape policies and practices to enhance children's rights. The book examines the impact children's rights and Childhood Studies has had on how children are constructed and regulated internationally. Contents: 1. Introduction: Rights, Research and Policy; Anne Smith * PART I: THE BODY * 2. Reforms to Healthcare Systems and Policies: Influences from Children’s Rights; Priscilla Alderson * 3. Changing the Law on Physical Punishment in New Zealand; Anne Smith * 4. The Child’s Right to Play: Laying the Building Blocks for Optimal Health & Well-Being; Rita Shackel * PART II: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION * 5. Early Childhood Services in England: Policy, Research and Practice; Gillian Pugh * 6: Early Childhood Education in New Zealand: Progress and Challenges in Achieving Children’s Rights; Anne Smith * 7: Children’s Rights and Early Years Provision in India; Vinnarasan Aruldoss and John Davis * PART III: CHILD PROTECTION * 8. Child Protection: Policies for Vulnerable Children in New Zealand; Anne Smith * 9. Children In Care: Global Perspectives On The Challenges Of Securing Their Wellbeing And Rights; Robbie Gilligan * 10. Children and Young People Leaving Care; Judy Cashmore and Philip Mendes * And more...
R. Sooryamoorthy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa This book is essential for anyone interested in knowing how science works nationally and internationally in the contemporary world. It offers a comprehensive analysis of scientific collaboration and its relation to development and the productivity of scientists, with specific reference to South Africa in both the past and the present. Contents: 1. Introduction * 2. Science in Africa and in South Africa: An Historical Review * 3. Scientific Collaboration— Towards Conceptual Clarity * 4. Research Publications of South African Scientists, 1945-2010 * 5. Publications through Collaboration * 6. Scientific Research in South Africa * 7. Communication, Professional Networks and Productivity * 8. Collaboration Experience: Portrait of an Eminent Scientist * 9. Science and a Model for Scientific Collaboration March 2015 UK March 2015 US 296pp 1 map, 32 b/w tables Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137493064
Afterlife of Events Perspectives on Mnemohistory Edited by Marek Tamm, Tallinn University, Estonia Recently, we have witnessed a rearticulation of the traditional relationship between the past, present and future, broadening historiography's range from studying past events to their later impact and meaning. The volume proposes to look at the perspectives of this approach called mnemohistory, and argues for a redefinition of the term 'event'. Contents: Introduction: Afterlife of Events: Perspectives of Mnemohistory; Marek Tamm * PART I: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS * 1. Historical Event between the Sphinx and the Phoenix; François Dosse * 2. Events, Proper Names, and the Rise of Memory; Nikolay Koposov * 3. Accelerating Change and Trigger Events; Olivier Remaud * 4. Theories of Cultural Memory and the Concept of ‘Afterlife’; Aleida Assmann * 5. Literature and the Afterlife of Events: The Lost and Haunted World of Austerlitz; Siobhan Kattago * PART II: EMPIRICAL ANALYSES * 6. Exodus and Memory; Jan Assmann * 7. Convulsion Recalled: Aftermath and Cultural Memory (post-1798 Ireland); Joep Leerssen * 8. Celebrating Final Victory in Estonia’s ‘Great Battle for Freedom’: The Short Afterlife of 23 June 1919 as National Holiday, 1934–1939; Karsten Brüggemann * 9. Novemberland: 9th November, The German Master Example of Hauntology; Claus Leggewie * 10. German Pasts in a Russian City – Kaliningrad between 1946 and 2006; Stefan Berger * 11. Can a Criminal Event in the Past Disappear in a Garbage Bin in the Present? Dutch Colonial Memory and Human Rights: The Case of Rawagede; Chris Lorenz * 12. Do Apologies End Events? Bloody Sunday 1972–2010; Ann Rigney * Afterthoughts on Afterlives; Peter Burke
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LEFT HEADER SOCIETY, CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT Disruptive Tourism and its Untidy Guests Alternative Ontologies for Future Hospitalities Soile Veijola, University of Lapland, Finland, Jennie Germann Molz, College of the Holy Cross, USA, Olli Pyyhtinen, University of Tampere, Finland, Emily Höckert, University of Helsinki, Finland, Alexander Grit, Stenden University, The Netherlands This book invokes the radical potentialities of 'untidiness' to envision alternative arrangements of social life and hospitality. Instead of trying to manage sustainability or tidy up tourist situations, the authors embrace the messiness of human relations and argue for more creative, embodied and ethical ontologies of tourism and mobility. Contents: 1. Introduction: Alternative Tourism Ontologies * 2. Camping In Clearing; Jennie Germann Molz * 3. Paradise With/ Out Parasites; Olli Pyyhtinen * 4. Towards Silent Communities; Soile Veijola * 5. Unlearning Through Hospitality; Emily Höckert * 6. Messing Around With Serendipities; Alexander Grit * 7. Conclusion: Prepositions and Other Stories
Leisure Studies in a Global Era October 2014 UK October 2014 US 176pp Hardback £60.00 / $95.00 / CN$110.00 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137399496
Politics, Promises and Legacy Stephen Wagg, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK "Stephen Wagg's book makes an invaluable contribution to the growing body of critical literature on the Olympic industry [...] it debunks Olympic industry hype and documents the damaging impacts on individuals and communities" – Professor Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, University of Toronto, Canada Analysing the politics of the 2012 London Olympics, Stephen Wagg examines the framing of London's bid to host the Games, arguments about the Games' likely impact and the establishment of 'Fortress London' to protect the Games. The book asks who won, and who lost out, in this important event as well as exploring its media coverage and legacy. Contents: 1. The Contemporary Olympic Games - Commercial Juggernaut or the Price of Progress? * 2. The Games Come to London * 3. ‘It remains unclear how local people will benefit…’: Post-Bid, Pre-Games - Prognostication and Protest * 4. Looking for Inspiration: The Politics of the Olympic Flame at London 2012 * 5. ‘Isambard Kingdom Brunel Wasn’t Marxist’: The Opening Ceremony of London 2012 * 6. ‘Just Put Down the Pepsi…’: London 2012 and the Corporations * 7. How Good Does That Feel? London 2012: Media and Celebrity * 8. Islands of Gentrification? London 2012, Politics and Legacy
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Towards a New Vision for Action Research Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt, Margaret Fletcher and Judith Kearney, Griffith University, Australia "It is rare to find such an exceptional contribution to knowledge and change as this new book by leading world scholars on action research and professional learning." - Professor Jonathan Jansen, ViceChancellor, University of the Free State, South Africa By integrating neuroscience and social science, this book introduces a bold new vision of Participatory Action Learning and Action Research (PALAR). The authors explain and enhance the art of action research through PALAR as a philosophy, methodology and theory of learning and as a facilitation process for professional learning and social justice. Contents: PART I: PROFESSIONAL LEARNING THROUGH CRITICAL REFLECTION * 1. Conceptual Framework * 2. Professional Learning * 3. Critical Reflection * 4. Action Research * PART II: CASE STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND COMMUNITIES * 5. Professional Learning with Academics: Case Studies from South Africa * 6. Professional Learning with Community Leaders: Case Studies from Six African Countries * 7. Professional Learning through University-Community Partnerships in Australia * PART III: IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS * 8. Professional Learning through an Action Research Thesis * 9. Conclusions and Critical Reflections February 2015 UK February 2015 US 320pp 11 b/w tables, 27 figures, 2 b/w line drawings Hardback £65.00 / $100.00 / CN$115.00 9781137455178 Canadian Rights ebooks available www.palgrave.com/page/detail/?k=9781137455178
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