• Early Language Acquisition of Mandarin-Speaking Children book cover

    Early Language Acquisition of Mandarin-Speaking Children

    1st Edition

    By Yunqiu Zhang

    Compared with other subdisciplines in Chinese Linguistics, children’s language acquisition is a significant field with relatively limited achievements. Based on data from a dynamic and developmental corpus, this book is a comprehensive exploration of the early development of Chinese-speaking…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Modernization as Lived Experiences: Three Generations of Young Men and Women in China book cover

    Modernization as Lived Experiences

    Three Generations of Young Men and Women in China, 1st Edition

    By Fengshu Liu

    This book examines, in a culturally and contextually sensitive way, the particularity of what it means to be young in post-Mao China undergoing rapid and dramatic transformation by comparing childhood and youth experiences over three generations. The analysis draws on life-history interviews with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Judging and Emotion: A Socio-Legal Analysis book cover

    Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack

    Judges embody impartial legal authority. They are the nexus between formal abstract law, the legal institution of the court, and the practical tasks of making and communicating decisions. Because emotions are often viewed as inherently irrational, disorderly, impulsive and personal, and therefore…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 

  • Developing Magical Consciousness: A Theoretical and Practical Guide for Expansion book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide for Expansion, 1st Edition

    By Susan Greenwood

    Offering a new template for future exploration, Susan Greenwood examines and develops the notion that the experience of magic is a panhuman orientation of consciousness, a form of knowledge largely marginalized in Western societies. In this volume she aims to form a "bridge of communication"…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 

  • Muslim Women and Gender Justice: Concepts, Sources, and Histories book cover

    Muslim Women and Gender Justice

    Concepts, Sources, and Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina El Omari, Juliane Hammer, Mouhanad Khorchide

    This volume brings together the work of a group of Islamic studies scholars from across the globe. They discuss how past and present Muslim women have participated in the struggle for gender justice in Muslim communities and around the world. The essays demonstrate a diversity of methodological…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    This edited volume will explore a wide range of issues relating to health, medicine, and the body in China and other societies identified as Chinese during the past century, through the medium of the moving image. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China and elsewhere in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo book cover

    Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American, queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology book cover

    The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Brazilian Youth: Global Trends and Local Perspectives book cover

    Brazilian Youth

    Global Trends and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cláudia Pereira

    The collection brings together texts of Brazilian researchers who are dedicated to themes related to studies of youth cultures: sociabilities, subcultures, identities and belonging, pop culture, social movements, migration, consumption and materialities, generational exchanges, media…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Intra-State Immigrants as Sub-State Nationalists: Lived Experiences in the Basque Country book cover

    Intra-State Immigrants as Sub-State Nationalists

    Lived Experiences in the Basque Country, 1st Edition

    By Nick Hutcheon

    This book explores the attitudes, opinions and life experiences of first and second generation intra-state immigrants who are convinced and committed Basque nationalists. Based on in-depth interviews with activists, it challenges many of the assumptions often made about Basque nationalism as an…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • A Port in Global Capitalism: Unveiling Entangled Accumulation in Rio de Janeiro book cover

    A Port in Global Capitalism

    Unveiling Entangled Accumulation in Rio de Janeiro, 1st Edition

    By Sérgio Costa, Guilherme Leite Gonçalves

    Through a study of the port district of Rio de Janeiro and its history, from its emergence as a major slave market to its modern-day incarnation as a hub of tourism, real-estate and financial speculation, this book examines the different dimensions of the manner in which capitalism expands its…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 

  • Human-Canine Collaboration in Care: Doing Diabetes book cover

    Human-Canine Collaboration in Care

    Doing Diabetes, 1st Edition

    By Fenella Eason

    Adopting an anthrozoological perspective to study the participation of non-human animals in regimes of care, this book examines the use of canine scent detection to alert 'hypo-unaware' individuals to symptoms of human chronic illness. Based on ethnographic research and interviews, it focuses on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Multispecies Encounters

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