E-books: Area Studies

  • Heritage Tourism and Cities in China book cover

    Heritage Tourism and Cities in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honggang Xu, Trevor H.B. Sofield

    China has surged into the 21st century as one of the most rapidly modernizing countries in the world. Its burgeoning cities reflect this extraordinary growth with a dazzling array of new architectural forms and designs. In its transformation, the 5000-year old heritage of its built civilization,…

    eBook – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Destinies Shared: U.S.-Japanese Relations book cover

    Destinies Shared

    U.S.-Japanese Relations, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gordon Lauren

    As we approach what is often called the Age of the Pacific one fact is clearly before us: The next century will see the United States and Japan standing together at the dynamic center of a new global economic structure. Together, along with the other advanced nations, we will share-even more than…

    eBook – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Imaginary Europes: Literary and filmic representations of Europe from afar book cover

    Imaginary Europes

    Literary and filmic representations of Europe from afar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Bekers, Maggie Ann Bowers, Sissy Helff

    The 20th century has witnessed crucial changes in our perceptions of Europe. Two World Wars and many regional conflicts, the end of empires and of the Eastern Bloc, the creation and expansion of the European Union, and the continuous reshaping of Europe’s population through emigration, immigration,…

    eBook – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations book cover

    Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Mi Young Park, Ben White

    The contributions to this collection focus on the intersecting dynamics of gender, generation and class in Southeast Asian rural communities engaging with expanding capitalist relations, whether in the form of large-scale corporate land acquisition or other forms of penetration of commodity economy…

    eBook – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear book cover

    Make America Hate Again

    Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum

    Horror films have traditionally sunk their teeth into straitened times, reflecting, expressing and validating the spirit of the epoch, and capitalising on the political and cultural climate in which they are made. This book shows how the horror genre has adapted itself to the transformation of…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Human Rights, Iranian Migrants, and State Media: From Media Portrayal to Civil Reality book cover

    Human Rights, Iranian Migrants, and State Media

    From Media Portrayal to Civil Reality, 1st Edition

    By Shabnam Moinipour

    This book offers a detailed analysis of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s approach towards human rights in the media. It looks at the state-owned and state-controlled Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), employing content analysis and multimodal critical discourse analysis to explore its…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics

  • Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies: Challenges, Responses and Impacts book cover

    Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies

    Challenges, Responses and Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Saunders, Alex Jingwei He

    Despite its impressive economic growth, East Asia is facing daunting challenges in mitigating its social problems, including chronic poverty and worsening social inequality. The past decade has seen growing scholarly interest in the development of East Asian social policies not only because of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Women’s Education and Empowerment in Rural India book cover

    Women’s Education and Empowerment in Rural India

    1st Edition

    By Jyotsna Jha, Neha Ghatak, Niveditha Menon, Priyanka Dutta, Shreekanth Mahendiran

    This is a book about understanding women’s empowerment and pathways as well as roadblocks to women’s economic empowerment in rural India, as understood through an evaluation-based research of a state-funded social sector programme located in the education department – Mahila Samakhya (MS) – in…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh book cover

    Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge India

  • Mughal Administration and the Zamindars of Bihar book cover

    Mughal Administration and the Zamindars of Bihar

    1st Edition

    By Tahir Hussain Ansari

    The volume provides a complex portrait of the chieftains of Bihar and their relationship with the Mughal Empire as well as their role in the consolidation and expansion of the Mughal Empire in India. Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan,…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Pacific Cooperation: Building Economic And Security Regimes In The Asia-pacific Region book cover

    Pacific Cooperation

    Building Economic And Security Regimes In The Asia-pacific Region, 1st Edition

    By John Ravenhill, Vinod Aggarwal, Paul M Evans, Pauline Kerr

    Edited by Andrew Mack

    Long divided by cultural, economic, and political differences, the Asia-Pacific region has little history of multilateral cooperation. Alliances that once linked individual countries with one or the other superpower fostered deep mistrust among neighbouring states. The end of the Cold War, however,…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • On Liberty: Jewish Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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