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  • Changing God’s Law: The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law book cover

    Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • On Discomfort: Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture book cover

    On Discomfort

    Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Ellison, Andrew Leach

    Examining discomfort’s physical, emotional, conceptual, psychological and aesthetic dimensions, the contributors to this volume offer an alternate, cultural approach to the study of architecture and the built environment. By attending to a series of disparate instances in which architecture and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Australian Indigenous Hip Hop: The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality book cover

    Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

    The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    By Chiara Minestrelli

    This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City book cover

    Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

  • Transnational Frontiers of Asia and Latin America since 1800 book cover

    Transnational Frontiers of Asia and Latin America since 1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Moreno Tejada, Bradley Tatar

    Frontiers are "wild." The frontier is a zone of interaction between distinct polities, peoples, languages, ecosystems and economies, but how do these frontier spaces develop? If the frontier is shaped by the policing of borders by the modern-nation state, then what kind of zones, regions or…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders: Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations book cover

    A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema: Imagining a New Europe? book cover

    The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema

    Imagining a New Europe?, 1st Edition

    By Guido Rings

    As a rapidly aging continent, Europe increasingly depends on the successful integration of migrants. Unfortunately, contemporary political and media discourses observe and frequently also support the development of nationalist, eurosceptic and xenophobic reactions to immigration and growing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • The History of Opposition to Blood Sports in Twentieth Century England: Hunting at Bay book cover

    The History of Opposition to Blood Sports in Twentieth Century England

    Hunting at Bay, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tichelar

    An interdisciplinary social history, this book examines the major pressures and influences that brought about the remarkable growth of opposition to hunting in twentieth century England. With public opinion consistently deciding from the middle of the century onward that hunting mammals for sport…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City: On Displacement, Ethnic Privileging and the Right to Stay Put book cover

    Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City

    On Displacement, Ethnic Privileging and the Right to Stay Put, 1st Edition

    By Tone Huse

    Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and those that inhabit them, whether residents, business owners and their customers, or local…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • God and the EU: Faith in the European Project book cover

    God and the EU

    Faith in the European Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Chaplin, Gary Wilton

    The current political, economic and financial crises facing the EU reveal a deeper cultural, indeed spiritual, malaise – a crisis in ‘the soul of Europe’. Many observers are concluding that the EU cannot be restored to health without a new appreciation of the contribution of religion to its past…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arctic: An interdisciplinary analysis book cover

    Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arctic

    An interdisciplinary analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paivi Naskali, Marjaana Seppänen, Shahnaj Begum

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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