E-books: Area Studies

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    eBook – 2017-08-16

  • The Single European Market and Beyond: A Study of the Wider Implications of the Single European Act book cover

    The Single European Market and Beyond

    A Study of the Wider Implications of the Single European Act, 1st Edition

    Edited by Professor Dennis Swann

    Since the Single Europe Act (1986), attention has largely focused on the creation of a single European market and the much hyped date `1992'. This book examines what is actually entailed by the single market and looks at the other issues and implications of the Single Europe Act. It falls into four…

    eBook – 2017-08-15

  • Energy Economics book cover

    Energy Economics

    1st Edition

    By Peter M. Schwarz

    With interest in topics such as climate change, energy security, and alternative energy sources being at an all-time high, the effects of today's decisions now rest on the shoulders of future generations. There are no easy answers to our energy issues, so costs and benefits must be considered when…

    eBook – 2017-08-14
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Introduction to Japanese Politics book cover

    Introduction to Japanese Politics

    6th Edition

    By Louis D. Hayes

    Introduction to Japanese Politics, now in its fully updated sixth edition, is a comprehensive and current review of political and public policy developments in Japan. Since the previous edition, Japan’s economic policy has undergone significant change with a prolonged period of deflation having…

    eBook – 2017-08-07

  • Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran: In Arabic and English book cover

    Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran

    In Arabic and English, 1st Edition

    By John Penrice, R.B. Serjeant

    Preface by R. J. Serjeant.…

    eBook – 2017-07-28

  • A Frequency Dictionary of Persian: Core vocabulary for learners book cover

    A Frequency Dictionary of Persian

    Core vocabulary for learners, 1st Edition

    By Corey Miller, Karineh Aghajanian-Stewart

    A Frequency Dictionary of Persian is an invaluable tool for all learners of Persian, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 150 million word corpus of written and spoken Persian texts from the Iranian world, the Dictionary provides the user with a…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One): An Introductory Course in Arabic book cover

    Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One)

    An Introductory Course in Arabic, 1st Edition

    By Munther Younes, Makda Weatherspoon, Maha Saliba Foster

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One) offers a groundbreaking introduction to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers. It combines a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) – the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking – with an innovative integration…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Chinese Business: Landscapes and Strategies book cover

    Chinese Business

    Landscapes and Strategies, 2nd Edition

    By Hong Liu

    It is difficult to overstate the importance of China to the world economy, and yet the majority of books either look at Chinese business by applying Western frameworks or models to the context of China or focus on a particular aspect of business in China. Authored by an academic expert on China,…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Public Law in East Asia book cover

    Public Law in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by AlbertH.Y. Chen

    Public Law in East Asia is a collection of the leading English-language articles on constitutional and administrative law in the Asian region, written by many of the leading scholars from this area. The region has its own distinct legal and political traditions, and its systems of government have…

    eBook – 2017-07-05

  • Commercial Law in East Asia book cover

    Commercial Law in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roman Tomasic

    The shift of economic gravity towards East Asia requires a critical examination of law's role in the Asian Century. This volume explores the diverse scholarly perspectives on law's role in the economic rise of East Asia and moves from general debates, such as whether law enjoys primacy over culture…

    eBook – 2017-07-05

  • International Law in East Asia book cover

    International Law in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Zou Keyuan

    As the world�s political and economic landscape changes in response to the rise of Asian countries such as China, so Asian influences on the global legal order will become more pronounced. Many countries in the region, such as Japan and South Korea, influence the development of international law…

    eBook – 2017-07-05

  • Law and the Market Economy in China book cover

    Law and the Market Economy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Keller

    This volume concerns several aspects of China's changing market based economy. These include commercial contract enforcement, corporate structures, competition law and other issues related to China's membership in the WTO. In the past two decades, the rapid integration of China's economy into the…

    eBook – 2017-07-05

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