E-books: Area Studies

  • Contested Territories and International Law: A Comparative Study of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and the Aland Islands Precedent book cover

    Contested Territories and International Law

    A Comparative Study of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and the Aland Islands Precedent, 1st Edition

    By Kamal Makili-Aliyev

    This book considers the possibilities for resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the context of comparative international law. The armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of the Nagorno-Karabakh has been on the peace and security agenda since the dissolution of the…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence and Humiliation: A Foucauldian-Feminist Perspective book cover

    Sexual Violence and Humiliation

    A Foucauldian-Feminist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dianna Taylor

    This book presents humiliation as a key harm of sexual violence against women, showing that humiliation manifests within the relation of self to itself, and that Foucault’s critique of subjectivity provides resources for feminist conceptualization and countering of sexual violence and…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    Examining two state-sponsored history writing projects in Indonesia and the Philippines in the 1970s, this book illuminates the contents and contexts of the two projects and, more importantly, provides a nuanced characterization of the relationship between embodiments of power (state, dictators,…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Comparative Metaethics: Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality book cover

    Comparative Metaethics

    Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Marshall

    This collection of original essays explores metaethical views from outside the mainstream European tradition. The guiding motivation is that important discussions about the ultimate nature of morality can be found far beyond ancient Greece and modern Europe. The volume’s aim is to show how rich the…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Sudan under Wingate: Administration in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899-1916 book cover

    The Sudan under Wingate

    Administration in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899-1916, 1st Edition

    By Gabriel Warburg

    Published in 1971: The purpose of this book is to describe and to analyse the administrative policies in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan during the formative years of the Condominium. The period chosen for this purpose corresponds with the governor-generalship of Sir Reginald Wingate, whose seventeen…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Muslim-christian Conflicts: Economic, Political, And Social Origins book cover

    Muslim-christian Conflicts

    Economic, Political, And Social Origins, 1st Edition

    By Suad Joseph

    What does religion mean in people's daily lives? In what ways is it a component of ethnic identity? How do religious identities and structures relate to other social identities and structures and to political and economic institutions and behavior? How can Muslim-Christian relations be understood…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema: Reimagining a Field book cover

    Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema

    Reimagining a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon H. Lu, Haomin Gong

    This edited collection explores new developments in the burgeoning field of Chinese ecocinema, examining a variety of works from local productions to global market films, spanning the Maoist era to the present. The ten chapters examine films with ecological significance in mainland China, Hong Kong…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Buffalo Century: Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries book cover

    The Buffalo Century

    Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Kesavan Veluthat

    The Buffalo Century is a keen exploration of satire and its role in society and politics. Written in praise of a buffalo, Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam is timeless in its treatment of power, and its subversion. In resurrecting eighteenth-century Tanjore for the modern reader, Kesavan…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge India

  • Normalization of Violence: Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia book cover

    Normalization of Violence

    Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irm Haleem

    This book offers both a conceptual and an empirical analysis of how violence is normalized. In its conceptual analysis, Irm Haleem offers a framework of explanation that she argues is universal in its narratives, which she submits is premised on moralizing, legalizing, and popularizing violence.…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners: On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985) book cover

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil’s dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicise charges of torture against…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border: Antakya at the Crossroads book cover

    Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border

    Antakya at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Şule Can

    The Turkish-Syrian borderlands host almost half of the Syrian refugees, with an estimated 1.5 million people arriving in the area following the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. This book investigates the ongoing negotiations of ethnicity, religion and state at the border, as refugees struggle to…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Posted Work in the European Union: The Political Economy of Free Movement book cover

    Posted Work in the European Union

    The Political Economy of Free Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Arnholtz, Nathan Lillie

    Focusing on posting of workers, where workers employed in one country are send to work in another country, this edited volume is at the nexus of industrial relations and European Union studies. The central aim is to understand how the regulatory regime of worker "posting" is driving institutional…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

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