E-books: Area Studies

  • Migration in the Western Mediterranean: Space, Mobility and Borders book cover

    Migration in the Western Mediterranean

    Space, Mobility and Borders

    Edited by Laure-Anne Bernes, Hassan Bousetta, Caroline Zickgraf

    The upheavals of the Arab Spring grabbed the world’s immediate attention, and concern quickly grew over their potential aftermath, with the fear that a ‘tidal wave’ of immigrants and refugees would ‘flood’ European territory. The Arab Spring has highlighted the Mediterranean as a migration region,…

    eBook – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics

    Edited by Peter Nedergaard, Anders Wivel

    The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics is a comprehensive overview of Scandinavian politics provided by leading experts in the field and covering the polity, the politics and the policy of Scandinavia. Coherently structured with a multi-level thematic approach, it explains and details…

    eBook – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Food in World History book cover

    Food in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa: Legacies of Liberation book cover

    Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa

    Legacies of Liberation

    Edited by Carolyn Bassett, Marlea Clarke

    National liberation, one of the grand narratives of the twentieth century, has left a weighty legacy of unfulfilled dreams. This book explores the ongoing struggle for legitimate, accountable political leaders in postcolonial Southern Africa, focussing on dilemmas arising when ex-liberation…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • European Social Problems book cover

    European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • The British Empire and the First World War book cover

    The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Employers' Associations in Asia: Employer Collective Action book cover

    Employers' Associations in Asia

    Employer Collective Action

    Edited by John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel

    Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Educational Progressivism, Cultural Encounters and Reform in Japan book cover

    Educational Progressivism, Cultural Encounters and Reform in Japan

    Edited by Yoko Yamasaki, Hiroyuki Kuno

    Educational Progressivism, Cultural Encounters and Reform in Japan provides a critical analysis of educational initiatives, progressive ideas and developments in curriculum and pedagogy in Japan, from 1900 to the present day. Drawing on evidence of both cultural encounters and internal drivers for…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • Making Gender Equality Happen: Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming book cover

    Making Gender Equality Happen

    Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming

    By Rosalind Cavaghan

    In theory, the EU’s ‘Gender Mainstreaming’ policy should mark it out as a trail-blazer in gender equality, but gender equality activists in Europe confront a knotty problem; most civil servants and policy makers can’t understand how to ‘mainstream’ gender. Making Gender Equality Happen argues that…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Transitional Justice and Memory in Cambodia: Beyond the Extraordinary Chambers book cover

    Transitional Justice and Memory in Cambodia

    Beyond the Extraordinary Chambers

    By Peter Manning

    Memories of violence, suffering and atrocities in Cambodia are today being pulled in different directions. A range of transitional justice practices have been put to work in the name of redressing, restoring and renewing memory. At the centre of this stage is the Extraordinary Chambers in the…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Feminist Activism at War: Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s book cover

    Feminist Activism at War

    Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s

    By Ana Miskovska Kajevska

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom book cover

    Birth in Buddhism

    The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom

    By Amy Paris Langenberg

    Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

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