E-books: Area Studies

  • The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective book cover

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Yu Li

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective integrates a diverse range of disciplinary approaches in examining how the Chinese script represents and actively shapes personal and social identities in and beyond Asia. It is an ideal read for students and scholars interested…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Practices of Citizenship in East Africa: Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism book cover

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa

    Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katariina Holma, Tiina Kontinen

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa uses insights from philosophical pragmatism to explore how to strengthen citizenship within developing countries. Using a bottom-up approach, the book investigates the various everyday practices in which citizenship habits are formed and reformulated. In…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Africa and International Criminal Justice: Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Africa and International Criminal Justice

    Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Fred Aja Agwu

    This book provides an overview of crimes under international law, radical evils, in a number of African states. This overview informs a critical analysis of the debates surrounding the African Union’s call for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court and proposes a way forward with a more…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Terrorist Rehabilitation and Community Engagement in Malaysia and Southeast Asia book cover

    Terrorist Rehabilitation and Community Engagement in Malaysia and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohd Mizan Aslam, Rohan Gunaratna

    The contributors to this book analyse the different approaches and modes of terrorist rehabilitation that have been attempted by Malaysia, and other countries in Southeast Asia. With an emphasis on the particular contexts within which they operate, this book examines the factors that determine the…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Politics of Disorder and Instability

  • Research Methodology for Social Sciences book cover

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Acharyya, Nandan Bhattacharya

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences provides guidelines for designing and conducting evidence-based research in social sciences and interdisciplinary studies using both qualitative and quantitative data. Blending the particularity of different sub-disciplines and interdisciplinary nature of…

    eBook – 2019-11-01
    Routledge India
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science Research

  • Social Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Social Re-engineering for Inclusive Development book cover

    Social Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Social Re-engineering for Inclusive Development, 1st Edition

    By Ndangwa Noyoo

    This book critically examines the current social policy in post-apartheid South Africa and proposes an alternative social policy agenda to create a new development pathway for the country. Taking social policy as a vehicle that will facilitate the creation of a new society altogether,…

    eBook – 2019-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa: Development, Democracy, and Dictatorship book cover

    Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

    Development, Democracy, and Dictatorship, 9th Edition

    Edited by Sean Yom

    The latest edition of this renowned textbook explores the states and regimes of the Middle East and North Africa. Presenting heavily revised, fully updated chapters contributed by the world’s leading experts, it analyzes the historical trajectory, political institutions, economic development, and…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful: Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35 book cover

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Erdoğan’s ‘New’ Turkey: Attempted Coup d’état and the Acceleration of Political Crisis book cover

    Erdoğan’s ‘New’ Turkey

    Attempted Coup d’état and the Acceleration of Political Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikos Christofis

    Demonstrating how Turkey’s politics have developed, this book focuses on the causes and consequences of the failed coup d'état of 15 July 2016. The momentous event and its aftermath challenges us to ask if the coup was the cause of Turkey’s present crisis, or simply an accelerant of trends already…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Political Financing in Developing Countries: A Case from Ghana book cover

    Political Financing in Developing Countries

    A Case from Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Luna

    This book argues that to fully grasp the decision-making of politicians and political actors in developing countries, we must first understand how politicians finance their campaigns for office—and to whom they are indebted and expected to repay. Political Financing in Developing Countries focuses…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Desertmakers: Travel, War, and the State in Latin America book cover

    The Desertmakers

    Travel, War, and the State in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Javier Uriarte

    This book studies how the rhetoric of travel introduces different conceptualizations of space and time in scenarios of war during the last decades of the 19th century, in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. By examining accounts of war and travel in the context of the consolidation of state…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

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