E-books: Area Studies

  • Trailblazers: Profiles of America's Gay and Lesbian Elected Officials book cover

    Trailblazers

    Profiles of America's Gay and Lesbian Elected Officials, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth S Yeager

    Trailblazers: Profiles of America’s Gay and Lesbian Elected Officials (winner of the Victory Foundation Civic Leadership Award) is a quick reference to the most comprehensive list of the country’s openly gay and lesbian officials. You’ll read about 14 of these representatives in greater depth,…

    eBook – 2019-07-18
    Routledge

  • Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave book cover

    Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave

    1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Anna Yates-Lu

    Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave engages with the rising interest in both the Korean Wave and Korean language learning by incorporating Korean Wave cultural content, especially K-dramas, films and songs, to underline and support the teaching of Korean literature.  It combines both…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • How to Find Information About AIDS: Second Edition book cover

    How to Find Information About AIDS

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Virginia A Lingle, M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber

    If you have ever attempted to research the AIDS epidemic or the HIV virus, you have discovered the overwhelming array of information sources. How do you know which information is the most accurate and most current? This second edition contains a directory of sources and resources in the AIDS…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Publishing in Yugoslavia's Successor States book cover

    Publishing in Yugoslavia's Successor States

    1st Edition

    By Michael Biggins, Janet Crayne

    From the Editor's Foreword: “Without any doubt, the 1990s will long be remembered as the decade of Yugoslavia's prolonged disintegration. A virtual blueprint of the conflict is accessible to anyone in a position to track the independent print media that were then emerging in Yugoslavia's…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Eight Masks of Men: A Practical Guide in Spiritual Growth for Men of the Christian Faith book cover

    The Eight Masks of Men

    A Practical Guide in Spiritual Growth for Men of the Christian Faith, 1st Edition

    By Frederick Grosse, Richard L Dayringer

    In today's rapidly changing society, the rules you learned as a child may no longer apply, causing you to experience restlessness and confusion. The Eight Masks of Men: A Practical Guide in Spiritual Growth for Men of the Christian Faith will encourage you to come out from behind your mask of…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Our Families, Our Values: Snapshots of Queer Kinship book cover

    Our Families, Our Values

    Snapshots of Queer Kinship, 1st Edition

    By Robert Goss, Amy Adams Squire Strongheart

    Our Families, Our Values challenges both the gay community and American society to examine carefully the meaning of family values and the nature of social institutions such as marriage and the family. It asks you provoking, even disturbing, questions such as: “Is it prudent for members of the…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Domestic Law Reforms in Post-Mao China book cover

    Domestic Law Reforms in Post-Mao China

    1st Edition

    By Pitman B. Potter, Stanley Lubman

    This volume explores various aspects of the law in transition in post-Mao China. Stanley Lubman's introduction places each of the substantive chapters in the larger context of Chinese legal studies. Edward Epstein analyses the transplanting of European and Anglo-American legal ideologies into China…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia book cover

    Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arvanitakis, Sudhanshu Bhushan, Nayantara Pothen, Aarti Srivastava

    This book presents insights into the current state of higher education, emerging pedagogies and innovative technology-driven learning techniques in research and teaching. Focussing specifically on the higher education models in India and Australia, the volume explores concerns and policy…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge India

  • The War for Syria: Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising book cover

    The War for Syria

    Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Adham Saouli

    Examining the international dimensions of the Syrian conflict, this book studies external factors relating to the Uprising. It explores the involvement of outside powers and the events’ impact both on regional and international level. Syria was widely perceived to be essential to the regional…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Disability in Translation: The Indian Experience book cover

    Disability in Translation

    The Indian Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Someshwar Sati, G.J.V. Prasad

    This volume explores how disability is seen, written about, read and understood through literature and translation. Foregrounding the asymmetrical world of power relations, it delves into the act of translation to exhibit how disability is constructed and deployed in language and culture. The…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge India

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, geographical, caste, class, and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of…

    eBook – 2019-07-03
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India: Anxiety and Intimacy book cover

    The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India

    Anxiety and Intimacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaustav Chakraborty

    This volume looks at the emerging forms of intimacies in contemporary India. Drawing on rigorous academic research and pop culture phenomena, the volume: Brings together themes of nationhood, motherhood, disability, masculinity, ethnicity, kinship, and sexuality, and attempts to understand them…

    eBook – 2019-07-02
    Routledge India

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