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  • Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China book cover

    Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China

    1st Edition

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Unbecoming Modern: Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities book cover

    Unbecoming Modern

    Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee-Dube

    In this volume well-known scholars from India and Latin America – Enrique Dussel, Madhu Dubey, Walter Mignolo and Sudipta Sen to name a few – discuss the concepts of modernity and colonialism, and describe how the two relate to each other. This volume of Unbecoming Modern: Colonialism, Modernity,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Social Enterprise in Asia: Theory, Models and Practice book cover

    Social Enterprise in Asia

    Theory, Models and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Bidet, Jacques Defourny

    In the absence of a widely accepted and common definition of social enterprise (SE), a large research project, the "International Comparative Social Enterprise Models" (ICSEM) Project, was carried out over a five-year period; it involved more than 200 researchers from 55 countries and relied on…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social Enterprise & Social Innovation

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Urban Culture in Pre-War Japan book cover

    Urban Culture in Pre-War Japan

    1st Edition

    By Adam Thorin Croft

    Politically the 1910s and 1920s were dark days for Japan: economic instability, frequent political assassinations, and increasing violent military interventions at home and overseas affected many. This book explores the literature of the period, showing how it contributed to this overall mood. It…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Routledge Companion to Shen Congwen book cover

    Routledge Companion to Shen Congwen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gang Zhou, Jeffrey C Kinkley, Sihe Chen

    This volume is about studies of Shen Congwen (1902-1988), one of the most important writers in modern China, but more importantly, it is about how Shen Congwen has been received in and beyond Mainland China.  By presenting the best literary criticism on Shen Congwen in Mainland China over the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Chinese Literature Series from a Global Perspective

  • Planning Singapore: The Experimental City book cover

    Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Fragmented Feminism: Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee book cover

    Fragmented Feminism

    Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    Edited by Ramaswamy Ram, Aban Mukherji, Kohatkar Madhavi

    "This book is a search for ‘the real Anandibai Joshee’——a search in which the readers are invited to participate." In her short and eventful life, Anandibai Joshee, the first Indian woman to earn a medical degree, broke many stereotypes. Literate at a time when when it was taboo for a girl to ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge India

  • Employee Performance and Well-being: Leadership, Justice, Support, and Workplace Spirituality book cover

    Employee Performance and Well-being

    Leadership, Justice, Support, and Workplace Spirituality, 1st Edition

    By Badrinarayan Shankar Pawar

    This book provides recent inputs from the field of organizational behavior (OB) for enhancing employee performance and well-being, a key concern for managers today. It focuses on transformational leadership, organizational justice, organizational support and workplace spirituality. The author…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge India

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