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  • Madness and Subjectivity: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Psychosis in the West and India book cover

    Madness and Subjectivity

    A Cross-Cultural Examination of Psychosis in the West and India, 1st Edition

    By Ayurdhi Dhar

    This crucial new work draws on empirical findings from rural North India in relation to madness and subjectivity, revealing the different structures of subjectivity underlying the narratives of schizophrenia, spirits, ghosts, and deities. Unravelling the loose ends of madness, the author explores…

    Paperback – 2019-10-19 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan book cover

    Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Development in Southeast Asia: Review and Prospects book cover

    Development in Southeast Asia

    Review and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Kwan Kwok Leung

    Edited by Raymond K.H. Chan

    This title was first published in 2002.The region of Southeast Asia has been one of the focal points for study in academic circles. Most of the studies concentrate on the economic development but social development received relatively lesser attention. The region has undergone a period of rapid…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Taiwan Studies Revisited book cover

    Taiwan Studies Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dafydd Fell, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    In the mid to late 1980s academic books on Taiwan were quite rare, but in the intervening years the field has grown across the US and Europe to the golden era it enjoys today as the issue of Taiwan continues to spark debate and often controversy. This book asks some of the key figures in Taiwan…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Cultures, Nationalism and Populism: New Challenges to Multilateralism book cover

    Cultures, Nationalism and Populism

    New Challenges to Multilateralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís de Sales Marques, Thomas Meyer, Mario Telò

    This book examines the role of the cultural factor, and patterns of its interaction with social, economic and political developments, in fostering identity-based new populisms and various forms of political authoritarianism across the globe. Comparing authoritarianism in the Asian and Western…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Globalisation, Europe, Multilateralism series

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa book cover

    Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • South Asian Sovereignty: The Conundrum of Worldly Power book cover

    South Asian Sovereignty

    The Conundrum of Worldly Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gilmartin, Pamela Price, Arild Engelsen Ruud

    This book brings ethnographies of everyday power and ritual into dialogue with intellectual studies of theology and political theory. It underscores the importance of academic collaboration between scholars of religion, anthropology and history in uncovering the structures of thinking and action…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong: Sharp Power and its Discontents book cover

    The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Sharp Power and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Fulda

    The key question at the heart of this book is to what extent have political activists in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong made progress in their quest to liberalise and democratise their respective polities. Taking a long historical perspective, the book compares and contrasts the political…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Disability in Translation: The Indian Experience book cover

    Disability in Translation

    The Indian Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Someshwar Sati, G.J.V. Prasad

    This volume explores how disability is seen, written about, read and understood through literature and translation. Foregrounding the asymmetrical world of power relations, it delves into the act of translation to exhibit how disability is constructed and deployed in language and culture. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge India

  • Aid Power and Politics book cover

    Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Asian Women Leadership: A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison book cover

    Asian Women Leadership

    A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chin Chung Chao, Louisa Ha

    This book is an interdisciplinary anthology grounded in scholarly research that offers a concise but in-depth examination and exposition of leadership that help readers better grasp the basics of the various aspects of Asian leadership and examines the practices of Asian women leadership across…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, regional, geographical, caste, class and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge India

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