E-books: Area Studies

  • Transnational Mobility and Global Health: Traversing Borders and Boundaries book cover

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health

    Traversing Borders and Boundaries

    By Peter H. Koehn

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health spotlights the powerful and dynamic intersections of human movement, inequality, and health. The book explores the interacting political, economic, social, cultural, and climatic drivers of health and migration, proposing innovative ways to enhance global…

    eBook – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East: Mapping and Monitoring book cover

    Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East

    Mapping and Monitoring

    Edited by George D. Chryssides

    Minority religions, not only New Religious Movements, are explored in this innovative book including the predicament of ancient religions such as Zoroastrianism, ‘old new’ religions such as Baha’i, and traditional religions that are minorities elsewhere. The book is divided into two parts: the…

    AeBook – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Middle East Patterns: Places, People, and Politics book cover

    Middle East Patterns

    Places, People, and Politics, 7th Edition

    By Colbert Held, John Thomas Cummings

    The seventh edition of Middle East Patterns continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative geographical study of the region. Coauthors Colbert C. Held and John Thomas Cummings examine a wide range of geographic, ethnographic, and political patterns of the Middle East, and explore their…

    AeBook – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge

  • A Concise History of the Middle East book cover

    A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt, Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    The sixth edition of Arthur Goldschmidt's widely acclaimed text has been extensively revised to reflect the latest scholarship and the most recent events in the Middle East, including an updated concluding chapter on events since Rabin's assassination. As an introduction to the history of this…

    AeBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea: Making a New Patron State book cover

    Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of cultural policy has been bound up with the complicated political, economic and social trajectory…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • LatinX Voices: Hispanics in Media in the U.S book cover

    LatinX Voices

    Hispanics in Media in the U.S

    Edited by Katie Coronado, Erica Kight

    LatinX Voices is the first undergraduate textbook that includes an overview of Hispanic/LatinX Media in the U.S. and gives readers an understanding of how media in the United States has transformed around this audience. Based on the authors’ professional and research experience, and teaching…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Women and Society in Early Medieval India: Re-interpreting Epigraphs book cover

    Women and Society in Early Medieval India

    Re-interpreting Epigraphs

    By Anjali Verma

    This book examines women and society in India during 600–1200 CE through epigraphs. It offers an analysis of inscriptional data at the pan-India level to explore key themes, including early marriage, deprivation of girls from education, property rights, widowhood and satī, as well as women in…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge India

  • Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn: The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue book cover

    Tradition as Mediation: Louis I. Kahn

    The Dominican Motherhouse & The Hurva Synagogue

    By Dana Margalith

    This book explores Louis I. Kahn's approach to tradition as revealed in two of his important, unbuilt, projects. Focusing on Kahn's designs for the Dominican Motherhouse of St. Catherine de Ricci, Media, Pennsylvania (1965-1969), and the Hurva Synagogue, Jerusalem, Israel (1967-1974), the book…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Environment and Conflict: The Place and Logic of Collective Action in the Niger Delta book cover

    Environment and Conflict

    The Place and Logic of Collective Action in the Niger Delta

    By John Agbonifo

    Environmental degradation is a fast-growing problem that not only threatens to erode future development and undermine economic prosperity, but also victimizes and displaces ordinary peoples and communities in some of the most fragile areas of the world. Often grassroots opposition and mobilization…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Transforming Environmental Politics and Policy

  • Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity book cover

    Women of Asia

    Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity

    Edited by Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, Linda Lindsey

    With thirty-two original chapters reflecting cutting edge content throughout developed and developing Asia, Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity is a comprehensive anthology that contributes significantly to understanding globalization’s transformative process and the…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Torture as State Crime: A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer book cover

    Torture as State Crime

    A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer

    By Melanie Collard

    Can we understand torture by focusing on the torture chamber or even on the states in which it is practiced, or do we have to consider the wider political context in which it is embedded? This is the central question of this book which explores concepts of state crime for understanding and…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination book cover

    Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination

    By Shima Mohajeri

    Architectures of Transversality investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public space in Tehran, it traces the architectonics of the present as a…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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