• Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity? book cover

    Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Redesigning Animation: United Productions of America book cover

    Redesigning Animation

    United Productions of America, 1st Edition

    By Cinzia Bottini

    The animation studio United Productions of America (UPA) was able to challenge Disney supremacy in the 1950s entertainment market by creating cutting-edge animated cartoons. UPA films express a simplified audiovisual language consisting of stylized layout designs, asymmetrical compositions, colors…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Focus Animation

  • Ethics for Global Mental Health: From Good Intentions to Humanitarian Accountability book cover

    Ethics for Global Mental Health

    From Good Intentions to Humanitarian Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Elena Cherepanov

    Ethics for Global Mental Health examines the limitations of current normative approaches to global mental health (GMH) work and argues for a values-based framework that prioritizes accountability and contextual relevance of humanitarian and profession-specific values. It cautions against using…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Praising His Name In The Dance: Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies book cover

    Praising His Name In The Dance

    Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Anthony Lum

    The author provides a detailed portrait of the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work, two religions that share a common basis in the traditional religion of the Yoruba in West Africa. Specifically, the author studies the phenomenon of spirit possession, an integral aspect of worship in both…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: An International Perspective book cover

    Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Political and Military Sociology: The European Refugee Crisis book cover

    Political and Military Sociology

    The European Refugee Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karthika Sasikumar, Danijela Dudley

    This special edition of Political and Military Sociology: An Annual Review encompasses a full range of coverage on the European refugee crisis. Contributions include a focus on the characteristics and motivations of modern-day migrants, an analysis of the inconsistent standards displayed by the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Political and Military Sociology Series

  • Obama's Foreign Policy: Ending the War on Terror book cover

    Obama's Foreign Policy

    Ending the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    This edited volume is an innovative analysis of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, security and counter-terrorism policy, specifically within the context of ending the now infamous War on Terror. The book adopts a comparative approach, analysing change and continuity in US foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis book cover

    China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Travels with the Self: Interpreting Psychology as Cultural History book cover

    Travels with the Self

    Interpreting Psychology as Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Philip Cushman

    Travels with the Self uses a hermeneutic perspective to critique psychology and demonstrate why the concept of the self and the modality of cultural history are so vitally important to the profession of psychology. Each chapter focuses on a theory, concept, sociopolitical or professional issue…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Evans, Rick Kemp

    The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq presents a thorough overview and analysis of Jacques Lecoq's life, work and philosophy of theatre. Through an exemplary collection of specially commissioned chapters from leading writers, specialists and practitioners, it draws together writings and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Companions

  • State and Nation-Building in Pakistan: Beyond Islam and Security book cover

    State and Nation-Building in Pakistan

    Beyond Islam and Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger D. Long, Gurharpal Singh, Yunas Samad, Ian Talbot

    Religion, violence, and ethnicity are all intertwined in the history of Pakistan. The entrenchment of landed interests, operationalized through violence, ethnic identity, and power through successive regimes has created a system of ‘authoritarian clientalism.’ This book offers comparative,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies book cover

    Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sami Mahroum, Yasser Al-Saleh

    Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

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