Our Selection of New and Forthcoming Titles
Multi-level Forest Governance in Asia
Concepts, Challenges and the Way Forward
Edited by: Makoto Inoue, Ganesh P. Shivakoti
This book presents the remarkable diversity of policy implementation in forest resource management in 14 Asian countries: five in South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan), six in South-east Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos) and three in East Asia (China, Korea and Japan).
Technology, Innovations and Economic Development
Essays in Honour of Robert E. Evenson
Edited by: Lakhwinder Singh, K. J. Joseph, Daniel K.N. Johnson
This book, in honour of Robert E. Evenson, brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations such as agricultural development, technology and industry while assessing their combined roles in developing an economy.
Combating Human Trafficking
Gaps in Policy and Law
The book aims to initiate fresh discussion on human trafficking, and offers recommendations to curb organized international crime. It explores varied dimensions of the crime and offers further classification to help effectively address the problem.
Caring for the Elderly
Social Gerontology in the Indian Context
Edited by: Tattwamasi Paltasingh, Renu Tyagi
Caring for the Elderly deals with aspects of social gerontology in the context of India. It focuses on managing various issues confronting the elderly today and the remedial measures that can be taken by care givers and society at large.
Patel, Prasad and Rajaji
Myth of the Indian Right
Delineating the differing ideological positions held by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Dr Rajendra Prasad and C Rajagopalachari on the one hand and of their leftist/socialist detractors and opponents on the other, this book questions the validity of using terms such as 'Rightist' or 'Leftist' based on Eurocentric notions without understanding the Indian context.
'Ad'apting to Markets
Repackaging Commercials in Indian Languages
Sunitha Srinivas C
'Ad'apting to Markets discusses the process of localization of advertisements (ads) in different Indian languages and its socio-cultural implications. While doing so, it provides insights into the ideologies and cultural values of contemporary societies as they have a powerful influence not only on consumer's product choices but also on their motivations and lifestyles.
The Fractal Organization
Creating Enterprises of Tomorrow
How can organizations be ready for uncertainties that the markets place upon them? How can an organization be simply brilliant by design? This book answers these and many other pertinent issues that leaders come across while creating enterprises of tomorrow.