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Healthcare As a Universal Human Right : Sustainability in Global Health

Healthcare As a Universal Human Right : Sustainability in Global Health

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Abstract:This important book outlines how, despite varying levels of global socio-economic development, governments around the world can guarantee their citizens'fundamental right to basic healthcare. Grounded in the philosophical position that healthcare is an...

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Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

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Abstract:Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets ...

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Human and International Security in India

Human and International Security in India

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Abstract:With its common colonial experience, an overarching cultural unity despite apparent diversities, and issues of nation-building cutting across national frontiers, South Asia offers a critical site on which to develop a discourse on regional security tha...

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Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare : Challenges for the Social Work Profession

Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare : Challenges for the Social Work Profession

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Abstract:The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for hu...

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Law and Justice in a Globalized World : Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

Law and Justice in a Globalized World : Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

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Abstract:The book consists of a selection of papers presented at the Asia-Pacific Research Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. It contains essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Top...

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Biocultural Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities : Protecting Culture and the Environment

Biocultural Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities : Protecting Culture and the Environment

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Abstract:This volume presents a comprehensive overview of biocultural rights, examining how we can promote the role of indigenous peoples and local communities as environmental stewards and how we can ensure that their ways of life are protected. With Biocultur...

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Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa : Selected Studies

Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa : Selected Studies

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Abstract:Women judges are playing increasingly prominent roles in many African judiciaries, yet there remains very little comparative research on the subject. Drawing on extensive cross-national data and theoretical and empirical analysis, this book provides a ...

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Food Security in the High North : Contemporary Challenges Across the Circumpolar Region

Food Security in the High North : Contemporary Challenges Across the Circumpolar Region

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Abstract:This book explores the challenges facing food security, sustainability, sovereignty, and supply chains in the Arctic, with a specific focus on Indigenous Peoples. Offering multidisciplinary insights and with a particular focus on populations in the Eur...

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Negotiating the North : Meeting-Places in the Middle Ages in the North Sea Zone

Negotiating the North : Meeting-Places in the Middle Ages in the North Sea Zone

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Abstract:This book brings together the cumulative results of a three-year project focused on the assemblies and administrative systems of Scandinavia, Britain, and the North Atlantic islands in the 1st and 2nd millennia AD. In this volume we integrate a wide ra...

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Renewable Economies in the Arctic

Renewable Economies in the Arctic

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Abstract:This book offers multidisciplinary perspectives on renewable economies in the Arctic and how these are being supported scientifically, economically, socially, and politically by Arctic states. The economic development of the Arctic region is witnessing...

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