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  • Happiness and the Good Life in Japan book cover

    Happiness and the Good Life in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfram Manzenreiter, Barbara Holthus

    Contemporary Japan is in a state of transition, caused by the forces of globalization that are derailing its ailing economy, stalemating the political establishment and generating alternative lifestyles and possibilities of the self. Amongst this nascent change, Japanese society is confronted with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue book cover

    Decolonising Intercultural Education

    Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Robert Aman

    At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Permanent Liminality and Modernity: Analysing the Sacrificial Carnival through Novels book cover

    Permanent Liminality and Modernity

    Analysing the Sacrificial Carnival through Novels, 1st Edition

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a comprehensive sociological study of the nature and dynamics of the modern world, through the use of a series of anthropological concepts, including the trickster, schismogenesis, imitation and liminality. Developing the view that with the theatre playing a central role, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • India's Development and Public Policy book cover

    India's Development and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart S. Nagel

    This title was forst published in 2000:  An analysis of India’s development and public policy from the perspectives of five major fields of public policy. 1. Economic policy, including public policy toward industrial development. 2. Social policy, including religion, education and women’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence: A Worlded Philosophy book cover

    Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence

    A Worlded Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mika

    Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence: A worlded philosophy explores a notion of education called ‘worldedness’ that sits at the core of indigenous philosophy. This is the idea that any one thing is constituted by all others and is, therefore, educational to the extent that it is…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific book cover

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aletta Biersack, Martha Macintyre

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific focuses on the plasticity and contingent nature of Pacific Island masculinities over the course of colonial and postcolonial histories. The several case histories concern the use of sports to recuperate but also refashion past masculinities in the name of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law book cover

    Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Postmortal Society: Towards a Sociology of Immortality book cover

    Postmortal Society

    Towards a Sociology of Immortality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Throughout history mankind has struggled to reconcile itself with the inescapability of its own mortality. This book explores the themes of immortality and survivalism in contemporary culture, shedding light on the varied and ingenious ways in which humans and human societies aspire to confront and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere: The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual book cover

    Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere

    The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Amin Sharifi Isaloo

    A ground-breaking study of political transformations in non-Western societies, this book applies anthropological, sociological and political concepts to the recent history of Iran to explore the role played by a ritual theatrical performance (Ta’ziyeh) and its symbols on the construction of public…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • On the Nature of Human Resource Development: Holistic Agency and an Almost-Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming book cover

    On the Nature of Human Resource Development

    Holistic Agency and an Almost-Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming, 1st Edition

    By Monica Lee

    The nature of human resource development (HRD) has been, and remains, a contested topic – the debate was sparked in part by Monica Lee’s seminal 2001 paper which refused to define the discipline of HRD, but has been accentuated by increasing globalization, political unrest, inequality and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • Green European: Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective book cover

    Green European

    Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Audrone Telesiene, Matthias Gross

    Green European addresses the quest for a better understanding of European type(s) of environmentalism. This monograph focuses on public attitudes and behaviours and the culturally rooted as well as country specific differences. The book addresses the wider issue that many European countries are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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