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  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being

    Edited by Guy Fletcher

    The concept of well-being is one of the oldest and most important topics in philosophy and ethics, going back to ancient Greek philosophy. Following the boom in happiness studies in the last few years it has moved to centre stage, grabbing media headlines and the attention of scientists,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Spanish-Language Television in the United States: Fifty Years of Development book cover

    Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Fifty Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through the 21st century. This book traces U.S. Spanish-language television’s development from…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies: Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets book cover

    The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Reading Art Spiegelman book cover

    Reading Art Spiegelman

    By Philip Smith

    The horror of the Holocaust lies not only in its brutality but in its scale and logistics; it depended upon the machinery and logic of a rational, industrialised, and empirically organised modern society. The central thesis of this book is that Art Spiegelman’s comics all identify deeply-rooted…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse: The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers book cover

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Locating Emerging Media book cover

    Locating Emerging Media

    Edited by Germaine R. Halegoua, Ben Aslinger

    Locating Emerging Media focuses on the tensions between the local and global in the design, distribution, and use of emerging media forms, building on scholarship on the cultural geography of new media networks and products and the relationships between the "global" and the "local." Authors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the Public Interest book cover

    Public Relations and the Public Interest

    By Jane Johnston

    In this book, Johnston seeks to put the public interest onto the public relations ‘radar’, arguing the need for its clear articulation into mainstream public relations discourse. This book examines literature from a range of fields and disciplines to develop a clearer understanding of the concept,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920 book cover

    Arming the Western Front

    War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920

    By Roger Lloyd-Jones, M.J. Lewis

    The First World War was above all a war of logistics. Whilst the conflict will forever be remembered for the mud and slaughter of the Western Front, it was a war won on the factory floor as much as the battlefield. Examining the war from an industrial perspective, Arming the Western Front examines…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Claiming India from Below: Activism and democratic transformation book cover

    Claiming India from Below

    Activism and democratic transformation

    Edited by Vipul Mudgal

    Going beyond electoral politics and government, this volume broadens the scope of the functioning of democracy in India, and explores citizens’ role in the implementation of public policy. It looks at the ways in which extra-parliamentary power monitoring devices such as public institutions,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India book cover

    Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India

    Edited by Komol Singha, M. Amarjeet Singh

    India’s Northeast has long been riven by protracted armed conflicts for secession and movements for other forms of autonomy. This book shows how the conflicts in the region have gradually shifted towards inter-ethnic feuds, rendered more vicious by the ongoing multiplication of ethnicities in an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Land Rights in India: Policies, movements and challenges book cover

    Land Rights in India

    Policies, movements and challenges

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    This volume engages with the topical issue of land rights in neoliberal India. It examines government policies, laws, land governance and land reforms from the perspective of social justice and people’s response to dispossession of land. Looking beyond the dominant discourse of land acquisition…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • The Northeast Question: Conflicts and frontiers book cover

    The Northeast Question

    Conflicts and frontiers

    By Pradip Phanjoubam

    This book explores the idea, psychology and political geography of Northeast India as forged by two interrelated but autonomous meta-narratives. First, the politics of conflict inherent in, and therefore predetermined by physical geography, and second, the larger geopolitics that was unfolding…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

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