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  • International Trends in University Governance: Autonomy, self-government and the distribution of authority book cover

    International Trends in University Governance

    Autonomy, self-government and the distribution of authority, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Shattock

    Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education has taken root, as university research has become a critical element in national…

    eBook – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • Contrasts in Punishment: An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism book cover

    Contrasts in Punishment

    An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism, 1st Edition

    By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers: Rethinking Subjectivity book cover

    Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the…

    eBook – 2014-05-30
    Routledge India

  • Tea Cult Of Japan book cover

    Tea Cult Of Japan

    1st Edition

    By Fukukita

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-05-22
    Routledge

  • Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space book cover

    Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Gutzmer

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial – and urban – reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands,…

    eBook – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Disclosure in Health and Illness book cover

    Disclosure in Health and Illness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Davis, Lenore Manderson

    Disclosure is a frequently used but rarely interrogated concept in health and social welfare. Abuse, disability, sexuality and health status can be ‘disclosed’ to peers and professionals, and on some occasions, disclosure is a requirement and not a choice. This innovative collection examines the…

    eBook – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Capitalism: A Companion to Marx’s Economy Critique book cover

    Capitalism

    A Companion to Marx’s Economy Critique, 1st Edition

    By Johan Fornäs

    In the most complete, accurate and accessible presentation of Karl Marx’s theory of capitalism to date, Johan Fornäs presents a guide for anyone who wants to understand how today’s crisis-ridden society has emerged and is able to sustain and intensify its own deep inner contradictions. Capitalism…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

    Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daryl G. Smith

    In addition to many other issues that touch higher education around the world, diversity and equity in higher education is fast becoming a major opportunity and challenge to institutions, countries and regions. The increasing centrality of diversity is fueled in part by changing demographics,…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • The Physical University: Contours of space and place in higher education book cover

    The Physical University

    Contours of space and place in higher education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Temple

    The great universities of the world are to a large extent defined in the public imagination by their physical form: when people think of a university, they usually think of a distinctive place, rather than about say the teaching or the research that might go on there. This is understandable, both…

    eBook – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • Rethinking Agency: Developmentalism, Gender and Rights book cover

    Rethinking Agency

    Developmentalism, Gender and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Sumi Madhok

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework for agency thinking by examining the ethical, discursive and practical engagements of a group of women development workers in north-west India with developmentalism and individual rights. Rethinking Agency asks an underexplored question, tracks the…

    eBook – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

  • What are you Reading?: The World Market and Indian Literary Production book cover

    What are you Reading?

    The World Market and Indian Literary Production, 1st Edition

    By Pavithra Narayanan

    This book offers a material critique on various aspects of Indian literary production and its reception by its audiences. Taking a historical and contemporary lineage into account, the author variously discusses the social, political, and economic factors that impact upon and determine choices in…

    eBook – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

  • Making News in India: Star News and Star Ananda book cover

    Making News in India

    Star News and Star Ananda, 1st Edition

    By Somnath Batabyal

    Post-liberalisation India has witnessed a dramatic growth of the television industry as well as on-screen images of the glitz and glamour of a vibrant, ‘shining’ India. Through a detailed ethnographic study of Star News and Star Ananda involving interviews, observations and content analysis, this…

    eBook – 2014-03-14
    Routledge India

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