• Japan's Economic Challenge: A Bibliographic Sourcebook book cover

    Japan's Economic Challenge

    A Bibliographic Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Michael Keresztesi, Gary R. Cocozzoli

    This book, first published in 1988, assembles a key pool of references in English to help study the ‘Japanese economic challenge’ of the 1980s. Collectively, these writings chronicle the historical, social and cultural background of Japan’s spectacular industrial take-off. They describe, analyse…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions: With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC) book cover

    Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions

    With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC), 1st Edition

    By Byung Ok Lim

    The focal point of this study, first published in 1991, is to investigate the effect of growth patterns on inflation and the distribution of income through inductive examination of the particular experiences in Korea and Taiwan. Both countries are regarded as models of successful industrialization,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • 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 represents an effort by leading scholars of Chinese politics, international relations and media studies to shed new light on China’s contemporary global soft power. By tackling the issues of China’s contemporary standing in the world, the tensions associated with China’s rising power, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World book cover

    Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Black Americans in Higher Education: Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8 book cover

    Black Americans in Higher Education

    Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

    Narrating the realities of teacher burn out, the reception of a Black intelligentsia, and HIV awareness in local communities, the eighth volume of Africana Studies explores Higher Education across the US as inextricably related to contemporary issues facing Black Americans. Featuring the work of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930 book cover

    The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    1st Edition

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organization of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic book cover

    Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This study provides the first in-depth and sustained study of women in African cinema. Films by women from different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Afghanistan: Politics and Economics in a Globalising State book cover

    Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state, and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique, and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Economic Consequences of the Euro: The Safest Escape Plan book cover

    The Economic Consequences of the Euro

    The Safest Escape Plan, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Kawalec, Ernest Pytlarczyk, Kamil Kaminski

    This book presents a new narrative on the eurozone crisis. It argues that the common currency has the potential to kill the European Union, and the conventional wisdom that the eurozone can be fixed by a common budget and further political integration is incorrect. The authors address key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Viktor Simov: Stanislavsky’s Designer book cover

    Viktor Simov

    Stanislavsky’s Designer, 1st Edition

    Edited by PAUL FRYER, Anastasia Toros

    Viktor Simov is the first English-language biography of Konstantin Stanislavsky’s principal scenic designer at the Moscow Art Theatre from the company’s formation in 1898. His ground-breaking work included the designs for the premieres of Anton Chekhov’s major stage plays, and his approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India book cover

    Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata war, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge India

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