E-books: Area Studies

  • A Psychoanalytic Exploration On Sameness and Otherness: Beyond Babel? book cover

    A Psychoanalytic Exploration On Sameness and Otherness

    Beyond Babel?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Schlösser

    In dialogue with the most famous myth for the origin of different languages – The Tower of Babel – A Psychoanalytic Exploration on Sameness and Otherness: Beyond Babel? provides a series of timely reflections on the themes of sameness and otherness from a contemporary psychoanalytic…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    The EFPP Monograph Series

  • National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe book cover

    National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book brings together scholars from diverse backgrounds to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on national healing, integration, and reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Taking into account the complex nature of healing across moral, political, economic, cultural, psychological, and spiritual…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Israel Under Netanyahu: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy book cover

    Israel Under Netanyahu

    Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert O. Freedman

    Examining Benjamin Netanyahu’s more than a decade-long period as Israel’s Prime Minister, this important book evaluates the domestic politics and foreign policy of Israel from 2009-2019. This comprehensive study assesses Israel’s main political parties, highlights the special position in Israel of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Labyrinth of Mind and World: Beyond Internalism–Externalism book cover

    The Labyrinth of Mind and World

    Beyond Internalism–Externalism, 1st Edition

    By Sanjit Chakraborty

    This book carries forward the discourse on the mind’s engagement with the world. It reviews the semantic and metaphysical debates around internalism and externalism, the location of content and the indeterminacy of meaning in language. The volume analyzes the writings of Jackson, Chomsky, Putnam,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge India

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides a historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Needs are increasingly seen as the lowest common denominator of humanity. Standard definitions of basic needs, however, set a minimalist version of humanity – both in the sense that they are…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Africanizing African Legal Ethics book cover

    Africanizing African Legal Ethics

    1st Edition

    By John Murungi

    This book is a philosophical inquiry into indigenous African legal ethics, asking what is African about African legal ethics? Taking us beyond a geographical understanding of Africa, the author argues for an African legal ethics that is distinct from non-African African legal ethics which are…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Portuguese Artists in London: Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe book cover

    Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Electoral Politics and Hindu Nationalism in India: The Bharatiya Jana Sangh, 1951–1971 book cover

    Electoral Politics and Hindu Nationalism in India

    The Bharatiya Jana Sangh, 1951–1971, 1st Edition

    By Koushiki Dasgupta

    This book analyses the rise and growth of the Hindu nationalist party Bharatiya Jana Sangh in post independent India, tracking the electoral journey of the party from 1951 to 1971. Offering a comprehensive analysis of the party Bharatiya Jana Sangh - its origin, ideas and electoral performances in…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Protesting Gender: The LGBTIQ Movement and its Opponents in Italy book cover

    Protesting Gender

    The LGBTIQ Movement and its Opponents in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lavizzari

    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Italy among political activists of the LGBTIQ movement and the traditionalist movement during the “anti-gender” campaign, this book provides a dynamic picture of their sustained interactions. Through an analysis of the contentious strategies, discourses, and…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • EU–Japan Relations and the Crisis of Multilateralism book cover

    EU–Japan Relations and the Crisis of Multilateralism

    1st Edition

    By Julie Gilson

    Presenting the history of relations between the European Union and Japan, this book explains the origins and significance of the momentous 2018 Economic Partnership Agreement and its parallel Strategic Partnership Agreement. Set within the historical context of the 1991 Hague Declaration and…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Participatory Theatre and the Urban Everyday in South Africa: Place and Play in Johannesburg book cover

    Participatory Theatre and the Urban Everyday in South Africa

    Place and Play in Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Halligey

    This book explores theatre and performance as participatory research practices for exploring the everyday of the city. Taking an inner-city suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa as its central case study, the book considers how theatre and performance might be both useful practical tools in…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule: 1516–1800 book cover

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule

    1516–1800, 2nd Edition

    By Jane Hathaway

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule assesses the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq, and Yemen between 1516 and 1800. Drawing attention to the important history of these regions, the book challenges outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    A History of the Near East

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