E-books: Area Studies

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators: Their History and Geography book cover

    The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs: Development Work under Neoliberalism book cover

    Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling first-hand account of the NGO sector and wider civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Role Theory in the Middle East and North Africa: Politics, Economics and Identity book cover

    Role Theory in the Middle East and North Africa

    Politics, Economics and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Akbaba, Özgür Özdamar

    Since December 2010, a series of uprisings, revolutions, coups and civil wars have shaken up the Middle East and North Africa region. In this chaotic political environment, several countries have been trying to influence this regional transformation. The implications of this transformation are of…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Israel’s Mediterranean Gas: Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications book cover

    Israel’s Mediterranean Gas

    Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Sujata Ashwarya

    This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for the…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Public Speaking: A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory book cover

    Understanding Public Speaking

    A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory, 1st Edition

    By Braj Mohan

    Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge India

  • Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook book cover

    Men’s Health Equity

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce, Roland J. Thorpe, Jr.

    Worldwide, men have more opportunities, privileges, and power, yet they also have shorter life expectancies than women. Why is this? Why are there stark differences in the burden of disease, quality of life, and length of life amongst men, by race, ethnicity, (dis)ability status, sexual…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India

  • Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur’an book cover

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds

    In Search of the Original Qur’an, 1st Edition

    By Munther Younes

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur'ān brings an important contribution to understanding the development of the Qur'ānic corpus. Through a selection of meaningful case studies, the author convincingly argues for a different interpretative approach to…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Women’s and Gender Studies in India: Crossings book cover

    Women’s and Gender Studies in India

    Crossings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anu Aneja

    This book frames the major debates and contemporary issues in women’s and gender studies in India. It locates them in the context of key theories, their interlinkages, and significant crossings and overlaps within the field while juxtaposing feminist and queer perspectives. The essays in the…

    eBook – 2019-04-18
    Routledge India

  • Against European Integration: The European Union and its Discontents book cover

    Against European Integration

    The European Union and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Ivan T. Berend

    This book gives a complex description and discussion of today’s populist attacks against the European Union (EU) following the financial crisis of 2008, which opened the floodgates of dissatisfaction, and the migration crisis which destabilized the traditional solidarity basis of the EU. The…

    eBook – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice book cover

    The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics, and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food, and energy which is intuitively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies, and sustainable…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

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