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  • Food Sovereignty in International Context: Discourse, politics and practice of place book cover

    Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India book cover

    Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Seeking Justice in International Law: The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples book cover

    Seeking Justice in International Law

    The Significance and Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 1st Edition

    By Mauro Barelli

    Today human rights represent a primary concern of the international legal system. The international community’s commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights, however, does not always produce the results hoped for by the advocates of a more justice-oriented system of international law.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer G. Germann, Heidi A. Strobel

    Art history has enriched the study of material culture as a scholarly field. This interdisciplinary volume enhances this literature through the contributors' engagement with gender as the conceptual locus of analysis in terms of femininity, masculinity, and the spaces in between. Collectively,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005): Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005)

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    First published in 2005, this book addresses the challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter and attempts to enable outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. The author offers distinctive perspectives that compliment much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977): An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977)

    An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French, 1st Edition

    By Don Wismer

    First published in 1977, this book is intended as a record of sources in Islamic prophetology which focus on the prophet Isa — Jesus in Christian theology. The Islamic Isa differs markedly from the Christian Jesus, most obviously in that, although considered an important prophet, he is overshadowed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Regional Community Building in East Asia: Countries in Focus book cover

    Regional Community Building in East Asia

    Countries in Focus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Lai To, Zarina Othman

    This volume is a collection of papers written by nationals or former nationals of the respective country in ASEAN and Northeast Asia. Unlike other works written by scholars outside ASEAN or East Asia, it offers an insider’s point of view of the 10 ASEAN states, China, Japan and South Korea on…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore: Re-thinking global sexualities book cover

    Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities, 1st Edition

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Unmarried Women in Japan: The drift into singlehood book cover

    Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood, 1st Edition

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China: The participation of local communities book cover

    Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China

    The participation of local communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khun Eng Kuah, Zhaohui Liu

    This edited book examines the significance of intangible cultural heritage to local communities and the state in Hong Kong and China. Through ethnographic studies, the various chapters in this edited book argue for the role of the local community in the creation and conservation of the intangible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought: Legendary Tales and Other Writings book cover

    A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings, 1st Edition

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organized around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

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