E-books: Humanities

  • Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Human Rights

    A Systematic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Anat Biletzki

    An introductory text to the philosophy of human rights, this book provides an innovative, systematic study of the concepts, ideas, and theories of human rights. It examines the principal philosophical issues that arise in specific areas of rights, such as women’s rights, minority rights, or…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Asia book cover

    Press Freedom in Contemporary Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Burrett, Jeffrey Kingston

    This book analyzes the constraints on press freedom and the ways in which independent reporting and reporters are at risk in contemporary Asia to provide a barometer of democratic development in the region. Based on in-depth country case studies written by academics and journalists, and some who…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Material Mobilities book cover

    Material Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Claus Lassen, Ida Sofie Gøtzsche Lange

    Material Mobilities explores the material dimension of various forms of mobilities and its implications for society, politics and everyday experiences as well as investigates how materials themselves are on the move. Together the different contributions and perspectives on material mobilities…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility book cover

    Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By W. James Booth

    What is it to do justice to the absent victims of past injustice, given the distance that separates us from them? Grounded in political theory and guided by the literature on historical justice, W. James Booth restores the dead to their central place at the heart of our understanding of why and how…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Sport and Mediatization book cover

    Sport and Mediatization

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Frandsen

    Contemporary society is highly media-saturated, and no sector more so than sport. Drawing on case studies from the Tour de France to fitness apps, this book introduces the concept of ‘mediatization’ and examines how media - historically and currently – are significant drivers for social and…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Sarvodaya Movement: Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka book cover

    The Sarvodaya Movement

    Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Praveena Rajkobal

    This book provides an important case study of how local cultures, religions and spiritualities can enhance development activities, and provide helpful frameworks for contemporary societies facing the pressures of neo-liberalism. It specifically traces how the influential Sri Lankan Sarvodaya…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Scientists, Mathematicians and Inventors book cover

    Scientists, Mathematicians and Inventors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Simonis

    Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors provides biographies of 200 men and women who changed the world by leaving lasting legacies in the fields of science, mathematics, and scientific invention. It fills a gap in the biographical reference shelf by offering far more than basic facts about a…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Motherhood book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Motherhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn O'Brien Hallstein, Andrea O'Reilly, Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

    Interdisciplinary and intersectional in emphasis, the Routledge Companion to Motherhood brings together essays on current intellectual themes, issues, and debates, while also creating a foundation for future scholarship and study as the field of Motherhood Studies continues to develop globally.…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Arts-Based Educational Research and Qualitative Inquiry: Walking the Path book cover

    Arts-Based Educational Research and Qualitative Inquiry

    Walking the Path, 1st Edition

    By Thalia M. Mulvihill, Raji Swaminathan

    Arts-Based Educational Research and Qualitative Inquiry introduces novice qualitative researchers, within education and related fields, to arts-based educational research (ABER). Abundant prompts and exercises are provided to help readers apply the concepts and experiment with various applications…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • The Cartesian Semantics of the Port Royal Logic book cover

    The Cartesian Semantics of the Port Royal Logic

    1st Edition

    By John N. Martin

    This book sets out for the first time in English and in the terms of modern logic the semantics of the Port Royal Logic (La Logique ou l’Art de penser, 1662-1685) of Antoine Arnauld and Pierre Nicole, perhaps the most influential logic book in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its goal is to explain how…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Spatial Justice in the City book cover

    Spatial Justice in the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Watson

    In the context of increasing division and segregation in cities across the world, along with pressing concerns around austerity, environmental degradation, homelessness, violence, and refugees, this book pursues a multidisciplinary approach to spatial justice in the city. Spatial justice has been…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Forced Migration and Human Security in the Eastern Orthodox World book cover

    Forced Migration and Human Security in the Eastern Orthodox World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucian N. Leustean

    The conflict in Eastern Ukraine and the European refugee crisis have led to a dramatic increase in forced displacement across Europe. Fleeing war and violence, millions of refugees and internally displaced people face the social and political cultures of the predominantly Christian Orthodox…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

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