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  • A Human Rights-based Approach to Conserving Protected Areas in China

    A Human Rights-based Approach to Conserving Protected Areas in China

    Lessons from Europe

    By Miao He

    As the world's population grows and the demands for natural resources increase, protected areas are becoming more important, but also more threatened. On the one hand, conservation of protected areas can contribute to the safeguarding of human rights; on the other hand, neglecting human rights...

    Paper - 9781780683881 - $ 95.00

  • A Light to the Nations

    A Light to the Nations

    The Indian Presence in the Ecumenical Movement in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by: Jesudas M. Athyal

    Contributions by: Michael Kinnamon

    This volume focuses, for the most part, on figures who have been known for their contributions to global ecumenism; but such global leadership is clearly rooted in their response to a...

    Paper - 9782825416709 - $ 25.00

  • Activism and Aid

    Activism and Aid

    Young Citizens' Experiences of Development and Democracy in Timor-Leste

    By Ann Wigglesworth

    Timor-Leste's independence was forged at a time when international developmental theory had rejected top down approaches and recognized the importance of participatory approaches in developmental strategies. In 1999, with the arrival of the United Nations and a multitude of...

    Paper - 9780980510874 - $ 39.95

  • Agriculture and Environment in India

    Agriculture and Environment in India

    By Surya Bhushan

    The most important natural resource of India is land which is the basis for all agricultural and allied activities. While the population grows, the land surface is fixed and only a certain proportion of it is available for cultivation. In the context of increasing human and animal...

    Cloth - 9788177084207 - $ 38.50

  • Balance: The Art of Chinese Business

    Balance: The Art of Chinese Business

    By Zeng Mingbin

    China has its own history and success in business with a system of management which is very different to Western models. China's business methods are receiving more global attention as the Chinese economy rises and proves resilient to many international financial problems. However, Chinese business and management...

    Paper - 9781844642908 - $ 98.00

  • Beyond Fukushima

    Beyond Fukushima

    Toward a Post-Nuclear Society

    By Koichi Hasegawa

    Contributions by: Minako Sato

    ''It finally dawned on us. The government was unreliable. Politicians and bureaucrats were unreliable. The media were untrustworthy. The brutal reality hit us that we had to protect ourselves...otherwise bury our heads in the sand or give up altogether.'' ***...

    Cloth - 9781920901257 - $ 89.95

  • Beyond Fukushima

    Beyond Fukushima

    Toward a Post-Nuclear Society

    By Koichi Hasegawa

    Contributions by: Minako Sato

    'It finally dawned on us. The government was unreliable. Politicians and bureaucrats were unreliable. The media were untrustworthy. The brutal reality hit us that we had to protect ourselves...otherwise bury our heads in the sand or give up altogether.' Written...

    Paper - 9781920901318 - $ 39.95

  • Central-Local Relations in Asian Constitutional Systems

    Central-Local Relations in Asian Constitutional Systems

    Edited by: Andrew Harding, Mark Sidel

    This book, the first in the new Constitutional Systems of the World: Thematic Studies series, examines territorial governance in Asia in the context of central-local relations. In an era of attempts to deal with issues such as decentralization, conflicts involving ethnic and religious...

    Cloth - 9781849466400 - $ 108.00

  • Challenging Narratives

    Challenging Narratives

    Blind Spots of Sinology

    Edited by: Mechthild Leutner, Hauke Neddermann

    Sinology, the academic study of China, is in flux. What was once a colonial science is today being reshaped as a global discourse. New approaches are being explored. Traditional patterns that have often led to the exclusion of valuable knowledge...

    Paper - 9783643906922 - $ 44.95

  • China Environment and Development Review

    China Environment and Development Review

    China's Environment and Development in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by: Zhang Xiao

    Contributions by: Jin Jun, Liu Yusheng

    This book focuses on China's role in international trade, along with the country's environmental concerns, by investigating the impact of globalization on sustainable development. Climate change has placed the world under...

    Cloth - 9781844644544 - $ 130.00