E-books: Area Studies

  • Disability and International Development: A Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Dynamics Of Defeat: The Vietnam War In Hau Nghia Province book cover

    The Dynamics Of Defeat

    The Vietnam War In Hau Nghia Province, 1st Edition

    By Eric M Bergerud

    Some of the most active debate about the Vietnam War today is prompted by those who believe that the United States could have won the war either through an improved military strategy or through more.…

    eBook – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of the Middle East book cover

    A Political Economy of the Middle East

    4th Edition

    By Melani Cammett

    A Political Economy of the Middle East is the most comprehensive analysis of developments in the political economy of the region over the past several decades, examining the interaction of economic development processes, state systems and policies, and social actors in the Middle East. The fourth…

    eBook – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Big Men: Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa book cover

    Africa’s Big Men

    Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Kalu, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Toyin Falola

    This book spotlights, analyzes and explains varying forms and patterns of state-society relations on the African continent, taking as point of departure the complexities created by the emergence, proliferation and complicated interactions of so-called ‘big men’ across Africa's fifty-four states.…

    eBook – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Marriage in Black: The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks book cover

    Marriage in Black

    The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks, 1st Edition

    By Katrina Bell McDonald, Caitlin Cross-Barnet

    Despite the messages we hear from social scientists, policymakers, and the media, black Americans do in fact get married—and many of these marriages last for decades. Marriage in Black offers a progressive perspective on black marriage that rejects talk of black relationship "pathology" in order to…

    eBook – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin America: Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom book cover

    The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • The Making Of Iran's Islamic Revolution: From Monarchy To Islamic Republic, Second Edition book cover

    The Making Of Iran's Islamic Revolution

    From Monarchy To Islamic Republic, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Mohsen M Milani

    In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Dr. Milani offers new insights into the causes and profound consequences of Iran's Islamic Revolution. Drawing on dozens of personal interviews with the officials of the Islamic Republic and on recently released documents, he presents a provocative…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Israel: Land Of Tradition And Conflict, Second Edition book cover

    Israel

    Land Of Tradition And Conflict, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Bernard Reich

    First Published in 2018. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Kenya: The Quest For Prosperity, Second Edition book cover

    Kenya

    The Quest For Prosperity, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Norman Miller

    First Published in 2018. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements book cover

    Southern Africa in World Politics

    Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements, 1st Edition

    By Janice Love

    These days, politics often seem to be local and global simultaneously, challenging people, politicians, and scholars to sort out what is domestic from what is international and how the two are related. Janice Love demonstrates the complex realities of how local and global politics are intimately…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Modern Japan: A Historical Survey book cover

    Modern Japan

    A Historical Survey, 5th Edition

    By Mikiso Hane

    Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements, Modern Japan provides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan's early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a well-rounded…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Learning To Be Modern: Japanese Political Discourse On Education book cover

    Learning To Be Modern

    Japanese Political Discourse On Education, 1st Edition

    By Byron Marshall

    In the increasingly global economy, commentators often cite education as a key source of competitive advantage for nations locked in economic contention on the world stage. Byron Marshall examines the evolution of Japanese schools over the past 120 years. Emphasizing the political discourse and…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

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