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  • Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council book cover

    Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzi Mirgani

    State-driven investments in art and cultural production in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are an important part of the search for longer-term alternatives to the longer-term unsustainability of the hydrocarbon-based economic development model. They also are an element in the…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Role of Religion in Struggles for Global Justice: Faith in justice? book cover

    The Role of Religion in Struggles for Global Justice

    Faith in justice?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Smith, Katharina Glaab, Claudia Baumgart-Ochse, Elizabeth Smythe

    Struggles for global justice are being fought by civil society groups across the globe, addressing global inequalities, challenging neoliberal market driven globalization and demanding to remedy its negative implications. This book examines the roles religious communities and organizations in…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • De-centring Land Grabbing: Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations book cover

    De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Automated Performer Flying: The State of the Art book cover

    Automated Performer Flying

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    By Jim Shumway

    Automated Performer Flying: The State of the Art shares the secrets of performer flying in entertainment history and provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a performer flying effect from scratch. This book sheds light on all aspects of performer flying, covering its history,…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Changing Landscapes of Urban Citizenship: Southern Europe in Times of Crisis book cover

    Changing Landscapes of Urban Citizenship

    Southern Europe in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Zavos, Penny Koutrolikou, Dimitra Siatitsa

    Since the 2008 financial crisis, politics of austerity in Europe have engendered far-reaching socioeconomic and political transformations. The recent refugee ‘crisis’ has also deeply affected the sociopolitical terrain. Contrary to past arguments about the reduced significance of the nation state,…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Conscious Thinking and Cognitive Phenomenology book cover

    Conscious Thinking and Cognitive Phenomenology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Jorba, Dermot Moran

    This book concerns the nature and character of conscious thinking from a philosophical perspective. One main aspect of conscious thinking addressed by the contributors is the phenomenal character involved in undergoing an episode of thinking or, in other words, the question of what it is like…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • ‘The Politics’ and ‘The Political’ of the Eastern Partnership Initiative: Reshaping the Agenda book cover

    ‘The Politics’ and ‘The Political’ of the Eastern Partnership Initiative

    Reshaping the Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Korosteleva, Igor Merheim-Eyre, Eske Van Gils

    The Special Issue consolidates new approaches to the study of the EU’s role in the eastern neighbourhood and beyond, informed by post-structuralist traditions in international relations. More specifically, by revisiting the European Neighbourhood Policy’s agenda from the conceptual perspective of ‘…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies: Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities book cover

    New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Idealism and Pragmatism: Traditions in Dialogue book cover

    Idealism and Pragmatism

    Traditions in Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Stern

    This book explores the complex relationship between the philosophical schools of idealism and pragmatism. Idealism is the older tradition, with roots in Plato and Platonism, and has been developed in a myriad of forms. At heart, it holds that reality is either mind-like, or is contained in the mind…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Innovative Approaches to EU Multilevel Implementation: Moving beyond legal compliance book cover

    Innovative Approaches to EU Multilevel Implementation

    Moving beyond legal compliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Thomann, Fritz Sager

    Multi-level governance systems like the European Union (EU) calibrate integration with member state discretion in order to implement common, yet context-sensitive solutions to shared policy problems. Research on implementation in the EU typically focuses on legal compliance with EU policy. However,…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Extraordinary Sportswomen book cover

    Extraordinary Sportswomen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    As in many other fields, in sports too, women were latecomers and considered as the ‘other sex’ – at least until the twenty-first century. When sport developed in its modern forms towards the second half of the nineteenth century, women were (and to a certain degree still are) considered too weak…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Military’s Impact on Democratic Development: Midwives or gravediggers of democracy? book cover

    The Military’s Impact on Democratic Development

    Midwives or gravediggers of democracy?, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kuehn

    Despite the decline in the number of military coups since the 1960s and 1970s, Militaries continue to be crucial political actors in many world regions. Their impact on the democratic development of nations, however, has been mixed. On the one hand, coups against democratically elected leaders in…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

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