E-books: Area Studies

  • Brazil and Climate Change: Beyond the Amazon book cover

    Brazil and Climate Change

    Beyond the Amazon

    By Viola Eduardo, Matías Franchini

    Climate change is increasingly a part of the human experience. As the problem worsens, the cooperative dilemma that the issue carries has become evident: climate change is a complex problem that systematically gets insufficient answers from the international system. This book offers an assessment…

    eBook – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Governance and Security in Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Old City Initiative book cover

    Governance and Security in Jerusalem

    The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

    Edited by Tom Najem, Michael J. Molloy, Michael Bell, John Bell

    Governance and Security in Jerusalem is the second in a series of three books which collectively present in detail the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and 2014. The aim of the Initiative was to find…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition book cover

    Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition

    By Maryann McCabe

    Mabel Daniels (1877–1971): An American Composer in Transition assesses Daniels within the context of American music of the first half of the twentieth century. Daniels wrote fresh sounding works that were performed by renowned orchestras and ensembles during her lifetime but her works have only…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora book cover

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Drug War in Latin America: Hegemony and Global Capitalism book cover

    The Drug War in Latin America

    Hegemony and Global Capitalism

    By William Avilés

    Since the mid-1980s subsequent US governments have promoted a highly militarized and prohibitionist drug control approach in Latin America. Despite this strategy the region has seen increasing levels of homicide, displacement and violence. Why did the militarization of U.S. drug war policies in…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Blacks and Britannity book cover

    Blacks and Britannity

    By Danièle Joly

    This title was first published in 2001: Featuring original research concerning young African-Caribbeans in Birmingham, this book addresses complex issues of urban violence and insecurity, racism and discrimination, alienation, resistance and social networks. Employing the methodology of…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Corruption in Australia: A Very Wicked Place? book cover

    Political Corruption in Australia

    A Very Wicked Place?

    By Peter John Perry

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite considerable expansion, the scholarly literature on political corruption has remained fragmentary, often polarized, consisting either of sweeping systematic statements, or case-specific examples. Perry bridges this gap and proves the need for further…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Sacred Text to Internet: Volume 1 book cover

    From Sacred Text to Internet

    Volume 1

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    This title was first published in 2001: From Sacred Text to Internet addresses two key issues affecting the global spread of religion: first, the impact of new media on the ways in which religious traditions present their messages, and second, the global relocation of religions in novel…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Islamists of the Maghreb book cover

    Islamists of the Maghreb

    By Jeffry R. Halverson, Nathaniel Greenberg

    In 2011, the Maghreb occupied a prominent place in world headlines when Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, became the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring. Events in Tunisia sparked huge and sometimes violent uprisings. Longstanding dictatorships fell in their wake. The ensuing democratic reforms resulted in…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

  • Intercultural Dialogue in EU Foreign Policy: The Case of the Mediterranean from the End of the Cold War to the Arab Uprisings book cover

    Intercultural Dialogue in EU Foreign Policy

    The Case of the Mediterranean from the End of the Cold War to the Arab Uprisings

    By Pietro de Perini

    This book provides an original, rigorous and theoretically-grounded investigation into varying EU efforts to advance intercultural dialogue (ICD) in the framework of its foreign policy towards the Mediterranean during the period 1990-2014. From the end of the Cold War, the EU has increasingly…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • From Temple to Museum: Colonial Collections and Uma¯ Mahes´vara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley book cover

    From Temple to Museum

    Colonial Collections and Uma¯ Mahes´vara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley

    By Salila Kulshreshtha

    Religious icons have been a contested terrain across the world. Their implications and understanding travel further than the artistic or the aesthetic and inform contemporary preoccupations.This book traces the lives of religious sculptures beyond the moment of their creation. It lays bare their…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

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