E-books: Area Studies

  • Public Policy And Administration In Africa: Lessons From Nigeria book cover

    Public Policy And Administration In Africa

    Lessons From Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Peter Koehn

     Originally published in 1990. A look at the vast, historically and socially complex nature of the Nigeria This book is intended to share what he has learned about public policy and administration in Africa over the past ten years. This book is based upon a decade of research, reflection, and…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Rearming Israel: Defense Procurement Through The 1990s book cover

    Rearming Israel

    Defense Procurement Through The 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Aharon Klieman, Reuven Pedatzur

    This study analyzes the key functions of arms planning and procurement in the ongoing Israeli defence effort. Part I addresses individual constraints placed on the shaping of arms control policy. Part II asks how Israel might best meet its arms needs over the next decade.…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Public Participation In Development Planning And Management: Cases From Africa And Asia book cover

    Public Participation In Development Planning And Management

    Cases From Africa And Asia, 1st Edition

    By Jean-claude Garcia-zamor

    This book examines the position held by most development administrators that citizen participation in the planning and management of development projects is crucial to their lasting success. The contributors view inadequate participation as part of the larger problem of ineffective management,…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Identity and Religion: Young Adults in Inter-religious Families book cover

    Negotiating Identity and Religion

    Young Adults in Inter-religious Families, 1st Edition

    By Toolika Wadhwa

    This book examines the religious lives of young adults growing up in inter-religious families in India. It explores complex questions of identity, social background, and religion in twenty-first-century India. The volume studies the religious commitments of young adults, analyses the…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge India

  • Critical Pragmatic Studies on Chinese Public Discourse book cover

    Critical Pragmatic Studies on Chinese Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Xinren Chen

    Public discourse constitutes the language environment of a town or a city, which forms part of the social environment of a country or a region. Based on extensive first-hand data collected from public places, mass media and the Internet, this monograph attempts critical pragmatic studies of public…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Raising Cane: The Political Economy Of Sugar In Western India book cover

    Raising Cane

    The Political Economy Of Sugar In Western India, 1st Edition

    By Donald W. Attwood, D W Attwood

    Like any book, this one is part of a dialogue. Over the years, I have asked thousands of questions, of myself and others, and tried to answer some. Out of all this discussion, a written pattern has grown. It is certainly not a definitive pattern. Among those whose words have been woven into it,…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Rural Settlement Structure And African Development book cover

    Rural Settlement Structure And African Development

    1st Edition

    By Marilyn Silberfein

    This volume is the result of a group of researchers applying their insights and experience to a common theme. All the authors are con-cerned with rural development in Africa and all have focused on the con-nection between the development process and the arrangement of people and their built…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • The Politics Of Change In The Middle East book cover

    The Politics Of Change In The Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Robert B Satloff

    This book examines regime stability and political change in the heartland of the Middle East. It discusses the distribution of power within each regime of the Middle East; the sources of regime legitimacy; and the social, economic, and ideological trends influencing change in the region.…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism: The Storm of History book cover

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy book cover

    Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform decisions for economic development in the context of the developing countries. The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Chinese History From Ancient Times to 1912 book cover

    Introduction to Chinese History From Ancient Times to 1912

    1st Edition

    By Bodo Wiethoff

    Confining itself to the ancient and traditional state which ended constitutionally in 1912, this book aims to provide an introduction to the history of China. In dealing with Chinese history since the abdication in that year of the last Ch'ing emperor, a completely separate approach seems necessary…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Building Soft Skills for Employability: Challenges and Practices in Vietnam book cover

    Building Soft Skills for Employability

    Challenges and Practices in Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Tran Le Huu Nghia

    This book is among the first of its kind to comprehensively examine the implementation of soft skills in universities in the developing country, Vietnam. The context is unique as the implementation is taking place within the distinctive socio-economic, cultural and political characteristics of the…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

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