E-books: Area Studies

  • Ethical Politics and Modern Society: T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China book cover

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society

    T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China, 1st Edition

    By James Jia-Hau Liu

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society introduces and critically examines British idealist philosopher, Thomas Hill Green, his practical philosophy, and its reception in China between the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. As a response to the modernity issue in Great Britain,…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Informal Politics in Post-Communist Europe: Political Parties, Clientelism and State Capture book cover

    Informal Politics in Post-Communist Europe

    Political Parties, Clientelism and State Capture, 1st Edition

    By Michal Klíma

    This book offers a fascinating, thought-provoking and ground-breaking study of post-communist political life. It is published just as the countries of Central and Eastern Europe mark thirty years since gaining freedom and have embarked on the path of democracy. This book is one of the first…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey book cover

    Tracing Asylum Journeys

    Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ugur Yildiz

    This book explores the asylum journey of non-European asylum applicants who seek asylum in Turkey before resettling in Canada with the aid of the Canadian government’s assisted resettlement programme. Based on ethnographic research among Syrian, Afghan, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali,…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Aids And STDs In Africa: Bridging The Gap Between Traditional Healing And Modern Medicine book cover

    Aids And STDs In Africa

    Bridging The Gap Between Traditional Healing And Modern Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Edward C Green

    This book emphasizes the factors in the spread and control of AIDS that have received less attention in the literature. It suggests that a collaborative action program involving traditional healers is necessary if we wish to impact the spread of AIDS and other STDs in Africa.…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty: The Impact of Desecularization book cover

    Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade book cover

    Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Tully, Chad Leahy

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Soundings in Time: The Fictive Art of Yasunari Kawabata book cover

    Soundings in Time

    The Fictive Art of Yasunari Kawabata, 1st Edition

    By Roy Starrs

    This first full length, and long overdue, study of Kawabata, Japans first Nobel laureate for literature and the most widely known for his novels Snow Country (1960) and Sound of the Mountain (1970).…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council: The Fate of the Liberal Order book cover

    South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council

    The Fate of the Liberal Order, 1st Edition

    By Eduard Jordaan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of South Africa’s actions on the UN Human Rights Council, examining the country’s positions on civil and political rights, economic rights and development, social groups whose rights are frequently violated, and abuses in specific countries. The most detailed…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Ordoliberalism and European Economic Policy: Between Realpolitik and Economic Utopia book cover

    Ordoliberalism and European Economic Policy

    Between Realpolitik and Economic Utopia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malte Dold, Tim Krieger

    This volume takes a broad perspective on the recent debate on the role of German ordoliberalism in shaping European economic policy before and after the eurozone crisis. It shows how ordoliberal scholars explain the institutional origins of the eurozone crisis, and presents creative policy…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Vietnamese Communism In Comparative Perspective book cover

    Vietnamese Communism In Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    By William S Turley

    This book focuses on how the Vietnam Communist party adapted to its environment in order to achieve and exercise power and to what degree these adaptations made the Vietnamese revolution distinctive.…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Zaire: Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State book cover

    Zaire

    Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State, 1st Edition

    By Winsome J Leslie

    This book describes the historical setting of Zaire and focuses on economic and political developments during the Mobutu era. It examines the corrupt and closed political system, with its roots in the colonial state and precolonial political patterns.…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Aral Sea Basin: Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia book cover

    The Aral Sea Basin

    Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefanos Xenarios, Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt, Manzoor Qadir, Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, Iskandar Abdullaev

    This book offers the first multidisciplinary overview of water resources issues and management in the Aral Sea Basin, covering both the Amu Darya and Syr Darya River Basins. The two main rivers of Amu Darya and Syr Darya and their tributaries comprise the Aral Sea Basin area and are the lifeline…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

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