E-books: Area Studies

  • Media, Security and Sovereignty in the Canadian Arctic: From the Manhattan to the Crystal Serenity book cover

    Media, Security and Sovereignty in the Canadian Arctic

    From the Manhattan to the Crystal Serenity, 1st Edition

    By Mathieu Landriault

    This book documents how the Arctic region has been represented in the media: exploring how the media has framed the Arctic and whether this has an impact on governmental decision-making and public preferences. The Arctic region faces profound transformations, due to global warming, spurring…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Kendrick Lamar and the Making of Black Meaning book cover

    Kendrick Lamar and the Making of Black Meaning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher M. Driscoll, Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Kendrick Lamar has established himself at the forefront of contemporary hip-hop culture. Artistically adventurous and socially conscious, he has been unapologetic in using his art form, rap music, to address issues affecting black lives while also exploring subjects fundamental to the human…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

  • Japan and Her People: Vol. I book cover

    Japan and Her People

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By Anna C. Hartshorne

    First published in 1902, this volume emerged contemporaneously with the Anglo-Japanese Treaty and explored the nation of Britain’s newest allies from an American perspective. Anna Hartshorne took her readers from experiencing Japan as unreal to utterly normal. She provided a thorough traveller’s…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability: Theory into Practice book cover

    Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability

    Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chew-Hung Chang, Gillian Kidman, Andy Wi

    In a fast-changing, globalising world, the teaching and implementation of a curriculum for Education for Sustainability (EfS) has been a challenge for many teachers. Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability highlights the issues and challenges educators and academics face in…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China book cover

    Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Marius Korsnes

    This book explores the mobilisation of China’s wind and solar industries and examines the implications of this development to energy generation and distribution, innovation and governance. Unlike other publications that focus mainly on the formal policy landscape and statistics of industry…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Change and Mobility in Contemporary India: Thinking M. N. Srinivas Today book cover

    Change and Mobility in Contemporary India

    Thinking M. N. Srinivas Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Manohar Yadav, Anand Inbanathan

    This book studies caste and community dynamics in India and offers a critical view of social mobility from below. Building on the theories of the eminent sociologist M N Srinivas, the essays in this volume reformulate the debate on caste as they document the changing inter-caste dynamics and…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge India

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • British Civilization: An Introduction book cover

    British Civilization

    An Introduction, 9th Edition

    By John Oakland

    Thoroughly updated and revised, the ninth edition of the highly regarded British Civilization: An Introduction continues to be the ideal textbook on Britain, its country and people, religion, politics and government, international relations, legal system, economy, education, media and culture for…

    eBook – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Deconstructing Eurocentric Tourism and Heritage Narratives in Mexican American Communities: Juan de Oñate as a West Texas Icon book cover

    Deconstructing Eurocentric Tourism and Heritage Narratives in Mexican American Communities

    Juan de Oñate as a West Texas Icon, 1st Edition

    By Frank G. Perez, Carlos F. Ortega

    This book attempts to dismantle the unfounded Eurocentric view of US-born and immigrant Mexican peoples, that groups together the identities of Latinx, Chicanx, and other indigenous peoples of the Southwest into Hispanics whose contributions to the cultural, historical, and social development of…

    eBook – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Human Rights in India book cover

    Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder Juss

    This volume presents an integrated collection of essays around the theme of India’s failure to grapple with the big questions of human rights protections affecting marginalized minority groups in the country’s recent rush to modernization. The book traverses a broad range of rights violations from:…

    eBook – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Heritage, Memory, and Punishment: Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia book cover

    Heritage, Memory, and Punishment

    Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Mei Huang, Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Based on a transnational study of decommissioned, postcolonial prisons in Taiwan (Taipei and Chiayi), South Korea (Seoul), and China (Lushun), this book offers a critical reading of prisons as a particular colonial product, the current restoration of which as national heritage is closely related to…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Media, Nationalism and Globalization: The Telangana Movement and Indian Politics book cover

    Media, Nationalism and Globalization

    The Telangana Movement and Indian Politics, 1st Edition

    By Sumanth Inukonda

    This book explores the meanings of nationalism in a post-globalization, postcolonial context. It provides an in-depth understanding of the relationship between marginalized groups, media and politics by a focused study of the Telangana movement in India.   Events like the Arab Spring, unrest in…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge India

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