E-books: Area Studies

  • Differentiated Integration and Disintegration in a Post-Brexit Era book cover

    Differentiated Integration and Disintegration in a Post-Brexit Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Gänzle, Benjamin Leruth, Jarle Trondal

    Assessing the consequences of Brexit on EU policies, institutions and members, this book discusses the significance of differentiation for the future of European integration. This book theoretically examines differentiated integration and disintegration, focuses on how this process affects key…

    eBook – 2019-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic book cover

    Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This book provides the first in-depth and sustained examination of women in African cinema. Films by women from…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Taiwan

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Tsai, Tung-Hung Ho, Miaoju Jian

    Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Taiwanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Taiwanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • The Politics of Algeria: Domestic Issues and International Relations book cover

    The Politics of Algeria

    Domestic Issues and International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yahia H. Zoubir

    This book brings together Algerian-based scholars and Algerians in the diaspora to address the many, salient issues facing Algeria, the largest country in Africa and the Middle East. Until February 22, 2019, Algeria looked like the beacon of stability in the region, for the authoritarian regime…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Expression in Russia's New Mediasphere book cover

    Freedom of Expression in Russia's New Mediasphere

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariëlle Wijermars, Katja Lehtisaari

    In recent years, the Russian government has dramatically expanded its restrictions on the internet, while simultaneously consolidating its grip on traditional media. The internet, however, because of its transnational configuration, continues to evade comprehensive state control and offers ever new…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • A Dictionary of Arabic and Islamic Proverbs book cover

    A Dictionary of Arabic and Islamic Proverbs

    1st Edition

    By Paul Lunde, Justin Wintle

    One of the quickest ways to understand a people or a culture is to learn their proverbs. This anthology, first published in 1984, compiles in dictionary form proverbs from the Islamic world, particularly the Middle East and North Africa. The Arabs were the first to gather and annotate their own…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Gandhi: An Impossible Possibility book cover

    Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 2nd Edition

    By Sudhir Chandra

    Gandhi was perhaps the most influential yet misunderstood figure of the twentieth century. Drawing close attention to his last years, this book explores the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of non-violence by Indians. It points to a startling discovery Gandhi made in the years…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge India

  • From Teach For America to Teach For China: Global Teacher Education Reform and Equity in Education book cover

    From Teach For America to Teach For China

    Global Teacher Education Reform and Equity in Education, 1st Edition

    By Sara Lam

    This book examines the role of Teach For China in addressing educational equity and expanding public participation in education. The author uses the case of Teach For China to explore the broader theme of the mobility of education models between contexts characterized by neoliberalism and those…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Politics of Education in Asia

  • Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? book cover

    Taiwan

    Nation-State or Province?, 7th Edition

    By John Franklin Copper

    In this newly revised and updated seventh edition of Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? Copper examines Taiwan's geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system and foreign and security politics in the context of Taiwan's uncertain status, as either a sovereign nation or a…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China book cover

    Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Mu Peng

    This book explores how, unlike in the West, the daily religious life of most Chinese people spreads without institutional propagation. Based upon more than a decade of field research in rural China, the book demonstrates the decisive role of rites of passage and yearly festival rituals held in…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Innovation for Development in Africa book cover

    Innovation for Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jussi S. Jauhiainen, Lauri Hooli

    This book uncovers the many ways in which innovations and innovation system development policies have become crucial to development policy formation across Africa. As new instruments, actors and tools emerge in development cooperation, the role of innovation in the societal development of…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA): The Rise of the Global South book cover

    India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA)

    The Rise of the Global South, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Stuenkel

    The establishment of the IBSA as one of the principal platforms of South-South cooperation is one of the most notable developments in international politics during the first decade of the twenty-first century. While the concept is now frequently referred to in discussions about the Global South,…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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