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  • Women in Soviet Film: The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods book cover

    Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of socialist realism. Covering films about working…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Future of Hindu�Christian Studies: A Theological Inquiry book cover

    The Future of Hindu�Christian Studies

    A Theological Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Francis Clooney

    The field of Hindu-Christian studies revives theology as a particularly useful interreligious discipline. Though a sub-division of the broader Hindu-Christian dialogue, it is also a distinct field of study, proper to a smaller group of religious intellectuals. At its best it envisions a two-sided,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Migrant Workers and ASEAN: A Two Level State and Regional Analysis book cover

    Migrant Workers and ASEAN

    A Two Level State and Regional Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Anisa Santoso

    ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) has made slow progress in defining a regional policy for the protection of migrant workers. This book examines the normative structures within the institutions at play at both state and regional level of ASEAN, which influence the making of a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Kashmir Conflict: From Empire to the Cold War, 1945-66 book cover

    The Kashmir Conflict

    From Empire to the Cold War, 1945-66, 1st Edition

    By Rakesh Ankit

    This book presents a study of the international dimensions of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan from before its outbreak in October 1947 until the Tashkent Summit in January 1966. By focusing on Kashmir’s under-researched transnational dimensions, it represents a different approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh: Forty Years of Experience book cover

    Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh

    Forty Years of Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nizam Ahmed

    Good policies are an important prerequisite of good governance, and any effort to change one is likely to affect the other. In emerging democracies, such as Bangladesh, a redefinition of roles and responsibilities of different actors in the policy and governing process can be noticed. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste: Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations book cover

    Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste

    Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana de Matos Viegas, Rui Feijó

    1999 was a decisive year in the long history of the people of Timor-Leste, whose future was open when they voted for independence in a UN-sponsored referendum. Its results left no doubt that the Timorese considered themselves to be a nation wishing to have their own state, which they would…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Screening China's Soft Power book cover

    Screening China's Soft Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is one of the policies of President Xi Jinping. Although, it is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists, and so on, and often manifesting itself in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia: Network Newswork book cover

    Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia

    Network Newswork, 1st Edition

    By Amira Firdaus

    The media ecology within which conventional mainstream journalism currently operates has undergone major transformations since the advent of social media. These transformations arise from the disruption brought upon by the emergence of networked, interactive platforms and user-driven online…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition: Change and Persistence book cover

    Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government.In view of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Turkish-Azerbaijani Relations: One Nation�Two States? book cover

    Turkish-Azerbaijani Relations

    One Nation�Two States?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murad Ismayilov, Norman A. Graham

    An east-west axis of Azerbaijan and Turkey has grown into prominence within the broader structure of regional dynamics in Eurasia over the past two decades. Yet few, including among policy advisors and policy makers in either of the two states, have attempted to look deeper into the forces that lie…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia: In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo book cover

    Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia

    In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Nakazawa

    Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns.This book examines what determines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Tantric Buddhist Practice in India: Vilasavajra�s commentary on the Ma�jusri-namasa?giti book cover

    Tantric Buddhist Practice in India

    Vilasavajra�s commentary on the Ma�jusri-namasa?giti, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Tribe

    Using a commentary on the influential text, the Mañjuśrī-nāmasaṃgīti, ‘The Chanting of the Names of Mañjuśrī’, this book deals with Buddhist tantric meditation practice and its doctrinal context in early-medieval India. The commentary was written by the 8th-9th century Indian tantric scholar…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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