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  • The Transformative Potential of Participatory Budgeting: Creating an Ideal Democracy book cover

    The Transformative Potential of Participatory Budgeting

    Creating an Ideal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By George Robert Bateman, Jr.

    In this book, George Robert Bateman, Jr. presents a philosophical examination of the potential benefits of participatory budgeting (PB), with recommendations of how they might be realized. The work of social philosophers like Thomas Jefferson, John Dewey, Robert Putnam are studied to better…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • 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

  • Stress Inside Police Departments book cover

    Stress Inside Police Departments

    1st Edition

    By Jon M. Shane

    This book offers researchers, police practitioners, and policymakers a platform for organizational reform and an understanding of how the police organization creates stress, which contributes to reduced officer performance. This book, based on an in-depth study exploring the relationship between…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • 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

  • Embodiment and Disembodiment in Live Art: From Grotowski to Hologram book cover

    Embodiment and Disembodiment in Live Art

    From Grotowski to Hologram, 1st Edition

    By Ke Shi

    Liveness is a pivotal issue for performance theorists and artists. As live art covers both embodiment and disembodiment, many scholars have emphasized the former and interpreted the latter as the opposite side of liveness. In this book, the author demonstrates that disembodiment is also an…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Recalcitrant Crusaders?: The Relationship Between Southern Italy and Sicily, Crusading and the Crusader States, c. 1060–1198 book cover

    Recalcitrant Crusaders?

    The Relationship Between Southern Italy and Sicily, Crusading and the Crusader States, c. 1060–1198, 1st Edition

    By Paula Z. Hailstone

    This book explores the contribution of southern Italy and Sicily to the crusades and crusader states. By adopting the theme of identity as a tool of analysis, it argues that a far more nuanced picture emerges about the relationship than the dismissive portrayal by William of Tyre in his Chronicon,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Advances in Crusades Research

  • Christian Spain and Portugal in the Early Middle Ages: Texts and Societies book cover

    Christian Spain and Portugal in the Early Middle Ages

    Texts and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Davies

    A collection of papers in English by one of the foremost historians of the social and economic structure of medieval rural communities, who here examines local societies in rural northern Spain and Portugal in the early middle ages. Principal themes are scribal practice and the analysis of charter…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • 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

  • Casting a Minimalist Eye on Adjuncts book cover

    Casting a Minimalist Eye on Adjuncts

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Bode

    This book offers a comprehensive account of adjuncts in generative grammar, seeking to reconcile the differing ways in which they have been treated in the past by proposing a method of analysis grounded in simplification based on Simplest Merge. The volume provides an up-to-date review of the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • 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

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