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  • Religions in Contemporary Africa: An Introduction book cover

    Religions in Contemporary Africa

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Laura S. Grillo, Adriaan van Klinken, Hassan J. Ndzovu

    Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Sport, Psychology and Christianity: Welfare, Performance and Consultancy book cover

    Sport, Psychology and Christianity

    Welfare, Performance and Consultancy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Hemmings, Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    The majority of sport psychology research to date has been underpinned and driven by a secular perspective. There is an urgent need for sport psychologists to better understand the relevance of Christian faith in athletes’ sporting experiences and day-to-day lives in order to improve their…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Desire: A History of European Sexuality book cover

    Desire

    A History of European Sexuality, 2nd Edition

    By Anna Clark

    A sweeping survey of sexuality in Europe from the Greeks to the present, Desire: A History of European Sexuality follows changing attitudes to two major concepts of sexual desire – desire as dangerous, polluting, and disorderly, and desire as creative, transcendent, even revolutionary – through the…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium book cover

    A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Michal Zytka

    This book discusses social, religious and medical attitudes towards bathing in Late Antiquity. It examines the place of bathing in late Roman and early Byzantine society as seen in the literary, historical, and documentary sources from the late antique period. The author argues that bathing became…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption: Embodiment and Emotion book cover

    Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to "feel identity" beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Interpreting the Chinese Diaspora: Identity, Socialisation, and Resilience According to Pierre Bourdieu book cover

    Interpreting the Chinese Diaspora

    Identity, Socialisation, and Resilience According to Pierre Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu, Bonnie Pang

    Globalisation and migration have created a vibrant yet dysphoric world fraught with different, and sometimes competing, practices and discourses. The emergent properties of the modern world inevitably complicate the being, doing, and thinking of Chinese diasporic populations living in predominantly…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • External Energy Security in the European Union: Small Member States' Perspective book cover

    External Energy Security in the European Union

    Small Member States' Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matúš Mišík

    This book explores the positions of small EU members in approaching external energy security, using Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia as case studies. It examines when small EU members support and when they oppose further development of cooperation at the European level in external energy…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Linear Optimization for Business: Theory and practical application book cover

    Linear Optimization for Business

    Theory and practical application, 1st Edition

    By Marcos Singer

    This book takes a unique approach to linear optimization by focusing on the underlying principles and business applications of a topic more often taught from a mathematical and computational perspective. By shifting the perspective away from heavy math, students learn how optimization can be used…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement: Reducing Risk, Building Resilience book cover

    Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement

    Reducing Risk, Building Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    The problem of escalating population displacement demands global attention and country co-ordination. This book investigates the particular issue of development-induced displacement, whereby land is seized or restricted by the state for the purposes of development projects. Those displaced by these…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Negotiating at the United Nations: A Practitioner's Guide book cover

    Negotiating at the United Nations

    A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca W. Gaudiosi, Jimena Leiva Roesch, Wu Ye-Min

    This book offers a comprehensive practitioner's guide to negotiating at the United Nations. Although much of the content can be applied broadly, the guide focuses on navigating multilateral negotiations at the UN. The book is a tool to help new UN negotiators, explaining basic negotiation…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Comparative Sociology of Examinations book cover

    Comparative Sociology of Examinations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fumiya Onaka

    Contemporary societies are constructed, constricted, and constrained by various series of examinations. Governments of both Western and non-Western countries tend to conduct detailed, multi-layered and continuous systems of tests or examinations. International tests, such as PISA and TIMSS, have…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Specialised English: New Directions in ESP and EAP Research and Practice book cover

    Specialised English

    New Directions in ESP and EAP Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Hyland, Lillian L C Wong

    Specialised English: New Directions in ESP and EAP Research and Practice provides an authoritative and cutting-edge account of the latest avenues of research and practice in the dynamic field of Specialised English. Ken Hyland and Lillian Wong present 17 specially commissioned chapters by some of…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

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