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  • One World Emerging? Convergence And Divergence In Industrial Societies book cover

    One World Emerging? Convergence And Divergence In Industrial Societies

    1st Edition

    By Alex Inkeles

    In One World Emerging? Alex Inkeles clarifies the meaning of convergence in the social organization of modern societies, shows how it can be measured, and illustrates in detail the manner and degree of convergence across national boundaries. Inkeles assesses the extent to which convergence in…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Shadow Lovers UK Edition: The Last Affairs Of H.g.wells book cover

    Shadow Lovers UK Edition

    The Last Affairs Of H.g.wells, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Lynn

    Nearing 70, and in what would be the last decade of his life, H.G. Wells fell in love at least three times - once with the much younger Baroness Budberg, and soon thereafter with two well-born Americans, Constance Coolidge and Martha Gelhorn, 25 and 40 years his junior respectively. These would…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World book cover

    Green Development

    Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World, 4th Edition

    By Bill Adams

    The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development, and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. Green Development provides a clear and coherent analysis of sustainable development in both theory and practice. Green…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Care, Power, Information: For the Love of BluesCollarship in the Age of Digital Culture, Bioeconomy, and (Post-)Trumpism book cover

    Care, Power, Information

    For the Love of BluesCollarship in the Age of Digital Culture, Bioeconomy, and (Post-)Trumpism, 1st Edition

    By Alexander I. Stingl

    This book is a critique and provincialization of Western social science and Global Northern academia, by the author of The Digital Coloniality of Power. It exposes shared colonial and extractive rationalities and histories of research, higher education, digitalization, and bioeconomy while…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention: The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition book cover

    Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention

    The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition, 1st Edition

    By Zoe Sherman

    Modern advertising was created in the US between 1870 and 1920 when advertisers and the increasingly specialized advertising industry that served them crafted means of reliable access to and knowledge of audiences. This highly original and accessible book re-centers the story of the invention of…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Cybersecurity Discourse in the United States: Cyber-Doom Rhetoric and Beyond book cover

    Cybersecurity Discourse in the United States

    Cyber-Doom Rhetoric and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Sean T. Lawson

    This book examines the role of cyber-doom rhetoric in the U.S. cybersecurity debate.For more than two decades, fear of "cyber-doom" scenarios—i.e. cyberattacks against critical infrastructure resulting in catastrophic physical, social, and economic impacts—has been a persistent feature of the U.S.…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Hélène Metzger, Historian and Historiographer of the Sciences book cover

    Hélène Metzger, Historian and Historiographer of the Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Chimisso

    Is there something important to learn from the history of science about knowledge and the mind? Do habits and emotions play a significant role in science? To what extent do present concerns and knowledge distort our understanding of past texts and practices? These are crucial questions in current…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics: China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds book cover

    Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics

    China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, Ying Zhu

    This book examines the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to improve China’s image around the world, thereby increasing its "soft power." This soft, attractive form of power is crucial if China is to avoid provoking an international backlash against its growing military and economic might. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Political Candidate Selection: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Under-Representation in the UK book cover

    Political Candidate Selection

    Who Wins, Who Loses, and Under-Representation in the UK, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Ashe

    The "secret garden of politics", where some win and others lose their candidate selection bids, and why some aspirant candidates are successful while others fail have been enduring puzzles within political science. This book solves this puzzle by proposing and applying a universally applicable…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia: Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice book cover

    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia

    Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Evans, Jane Garner, Rachel Darnley Smith

    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia: Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice demonstrates the impact of healthcare approaches that take into account not only the practical needs but also the emotional experience of the patient, their partners, families and friends, lay…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Critical Methods for the Study of World Politics: Creativity and Transformation book cover

    Critical Methods for the Study of World Politics

    Creativity and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shine Choi, Anna Selmeczi, Erzsébet Strausz

    This book develops an approach to both method and the socio-political implications of knowledge production that embraces our embeddedness in the world that we study. It seeks to enact the transformative potentials inherent in this relationship in how it engages readers. It presents a creative…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Interventions

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