E-books: Area Studies

  • Decolonisation, Africanisation and the Philosophy Curriculum book cover

    Decolonisation, Africanisation and the Philosophy Curriculum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin Etieyibo

    This book, appropriately titled Decolonisation, Africanisation and the Philosophy Curriculum, signposts and captures issues about philosophy, the philosophy curriculum, and its decolonisation and Africanisation. This topic is of critical importance at present for the discipline of…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Education in a Federal UK book cover

    Education in a Federal UK

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Furlong, Ingrid Lunt

    Britain’s two recent referenda - on Brexit (2016) and on Scottish independence (2014) - have raised in the public mind fundamental questions about the future of the UK. It seems that for the first time, the public, the media and the political elite have woken up to the fact that in different parts…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Violence against Women in India book cover

    Violence against Women in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by N. Prabha Unnithan, Mahesh K. Nalla

    Women in India constitute nearly half of its population of over a billion people, and this book is a rigorous social scientific examination of the issue of violence against women in India. It draws from the latest criminological research on the nature and extent of such violence; discusses cultural…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council book cover

    Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzi Mirgani

    State-driven investments in art and cultural production in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are an important part of the search for longer-term alternatives to the longer-term unsustainability of the hydrocarbon-based economic development model. They also are an element in the…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • De-centring Land Grabbing: Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations book cover

    De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Changing Landscapes of Urban Citizenship: Southern Europe in Times of Crisis book cover

    Changing Landscapes of Urban Citizenship

    Southern Europe in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Zavos, Penny Koutrolikou, Dimitra Siatitsa

    Since the 2008 financial crisis, politics of austerity in Europe have engendered far-reaching socioeconomic and political transformations. The recent refugee ‘crisis’ has also deeply affected the sociopolitical terrain. Contrary to past arguments about the reduced significance of the nation state,…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • ‘The Politics’ and ‘The Political’ of the Eastern Partnership Initiative: Reshaping the Agenda book cover

    ‘The Politics’ and ‘The Political’ of the Eastern Partnership Initiative

    Reshaping the Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Korosteleva, Igor Merheim-Eyre, Eske Van Gils

    The Special Issue consolidates new approaches to the study of the EU’s role in the eastern neighbourhood and beyond, informed by post-structuralist traditions in international relations. More specifically, by revisiting the European Neighbourhood Policy’s agenda from the conceptual perspective of ‘…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa: Development, Democracy, and Dictatorship book cover

    Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

    Development, Democracy, and Dictatorship, 9th Edition

    Edited by Sean Yom

    The latest edition of this renowned textbook explores the states and regimes of the Middle East and North Africa. Presenting heavily revised, fully updated chapters contributed by the world’s leading experts, it analyzes the historical trajectory, political institutions, economic development, and…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful: Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35 book cover

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Erdoğan’s ‘New’ Turkey: Attempted Coup d’état and the Acceleration of Political Crisis book cover

    Erdoğan’s ‘New’ Turkey

    Attempted Coup d’état and the Acceleration of Political Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikos Christofis

    Demonstrating how Turkey’s politics have developed, this book focuses on the causes and consequences of the failed coup d'état of 15 July 2016. The momentous event and its aftermath challenges us to ask if the coup was the cause of Turkey’s present crisis, or simply an accelerant of trends already…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Political Financing in Developing Countries: A Case from Ghana book cover

    Political Financing in Developing Countries

    A Case from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Luna

    This book argues that to fully grasp the decision-making of politicians and political actors in developing countries, we must first understand how politicians finance their campaigns for office—and to whom they are indebted and expected to repay. Political Financing in Developing Countries focuses…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Desertmakers: Travel, War, and the State in Latin America book cover

    The Desertmakers

    Travel, War, and the State in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Javier Uriarte

    This book studies how the rhetoric of travel introduces different conceptualizations of space and time in scenarios of war during the last decades of the 19th century, in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. By examining accounts of war and travel in the context of the consolidation of state…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

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