• Putin's Olympics: The Sochi Games and the Evolution of Twenty-First Century Russia book cover

    Putin's Olympics

    The Sochi Games and the Evolution of Twenty-First Century Russia, 1st Edition

    By Robert W. Orttung, Sufian N. Zhemukhov

    President Vladimir Putin’s Olympic venture put the workings of contemporary Russia on vivid display. The Sochi Olympics were designed to symbolize Russia’s return to great power status, but subsequent aggression against Ukraine, large-scale corruption, and the doping scandal have become the true…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Governing the Commons in China book cover

    Governing the Commons in China

    1st Edition

    By Yan Zhang

    The idea of 'the commons' is a long-standing concept in the English-speaking world and in English law. A similar concept occurs in China. How different from or similar to the English idea of ‘the commons’ is the idea in China; and how is the concept applied? This book explores this important…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017 book cover

    Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific book cover

    Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marian Baird, Michele Ford, Elizabeth Hill

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women’s paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Each country-focused chapter examines the formal and informal ways in which work and care are managed,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • North Korea, Iran and the Challenge to International Order: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    North Korea, Iran and the Challenge to International Order

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Patrick McEachern, Jaclyn O’Brien McEachern

    This book examines and compares the political situations in North Korea and Iran, and the contemporary security challenges posed by their illicit nuclear aspirations. While government officials, including a series of American presidents, strategic policy documents and outside analysts have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State: The People’s Army and the Korean War book cover

    Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War, 1st Edition

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Historical Networks in the Book Trade book cover

    Historical Networks in the Book Trade

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Feely, John Hinks

    The book trade historically tended to operate in a spirit of co-operation as well as competition. Networks between printers, publishers, booksellers and related trades existed at local, regional, national and international levels and were a vital part of the business of books for several centuries.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • An East Asian Challenge to Western Neoliberalism: Critical Perspectives on the ‘China Model’ book cover

    An East Asian Challenge to Western Neoliberalism

    Critical Perspectives on the ‘China Model’, 1st Edition

    By Niv Horesh, Kean Fan Lim

    Analysts generally agree that, in the long term, the biggest challenge to American hegemony is not military, but rather China’s economic rise. This perception is spread in no small measure because Xi Jinping has – in the face of patent military inferiority – conducted himself much more boldly on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Party of Japan in Power: Challenges and Failures book cover

    The Democratic Party of Japan in Power

    Challenges and Failures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Koichi Nakano

    When the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in September 2009, Japanese citizens expected the imminent arrival of a new political era, characterized by a two-party system. However, in addition to the triple disasters of March 2011, the DPJ faced numerous difficulties arising from its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • School Bullying and Mental Health: Risks, intervention and prevention book cover

    School Bullying and Mental Health

    Risks, intervention and prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Cowie, Carrie-Anne Myers

    Bullying amongst young people is a serious and pervasive problem, and recent rapid advances in electronic communication technologies have provided even more tools for bullies to exploit. School Bullying and Mental Health collates current research evidence and theoretical perspectives about school…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    The Mental Health and Well-being of Children and Adolescents

  • Society and Education: An Outline of Comparison book cover

    Society and Education

    An Outline of Comparison, 1st Edition

    By Stavros Moutsios

    Society and Education explores the relation of society to education in Europe, as well as its comparative perspective towards overseas societies and their institutions. It is an enquiry into the social-historical institution of education and cross-cultural studies in Europe. Elaborating on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

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