• Technological Neutrality in Law and Politics: A Political Reappraisal book cover

    Technological Neutrality in Law and Politics

    A Political Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    By Marcelo Thompson

    Technological neutrality in law is, roughly, the idea that law should neither help nor hinder particular types of technological artefacts. It has been adopted as a fundamental principle by courts, legislatures, governmental and inter-governmental organizations around the world. Its guiding premises…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Contemporary Art Scene in Syria: Social Critique and an Artistic Movement book cover

    The Contemporary Art Scene in Syria

    Social Critique and an Artistic Movement, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Bank

    This book focuses on the expanding contemporary art scene in Syria, particularly Damascus, during the first decade of the twenty-first century.  The decade was characterized by a high degree of experimentation as young artists began to work with artistic media that were new in Syria, such as…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Birth-Throes of the Israeli Homeland: The Concept of Moledet book cover

    Birth-Throes of the Israeli Homeland

    The Concept of Moledet, 1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The book brings forth various perspectives on the Israeli "homeland" (moledet) from various known Israeli intellectuals such as Boaz Evron, Menachem Brinker, Jacqueline Kahanoff and more. Binding together various academic fields to deal with the question of the essence of the Israeli homeland: from…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Conspiracy Narratives: A Semiotic Approach book cover

    Strategic Conspiracy Narratives

    A Semiotic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mari-Liis Madisson, Andreas Ventsel

    Strategic Conspiracy Narratives proposes an innovative semiotic perspective for analysing how contemporary conspiracy theories are used for shaping interpretation paths and identities of a targeted audience. Conspiracy theories play a significant role in the viral spread of misinformation that has…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Conspiracy Theories

  • The Paraná River Basin: Managing Water Resources to Sustain Ecosystem Services book cover

    The Paraná River Basin

    Managing Water Resources to Sustain Ecosystem Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris D. Metcalfe, Pablo Collins, Mirta L. Menone, José G. Tundisi

    This book provides insight into the hydrology, ecosystem services and management of water resources in the Paraná River basin, including the importance of water to the socio-economic development of the countries within the watershed. Running through Brazil. Paraguay and Argentina, the Paraná River…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds book cover

    Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Smriti Srinivas, Bettina Ng'Weno, Neelima Jeychandran

    This book breaks new ground by bringing together multidisciplinary approaches to examine contemporary Indian Ocean worlds. It reconfigures the Indian Ocean as a space for conceptual and theoretical relationality based on social science and humanities scholarship, thus moving away from an area-based…

    Hardback – 2020-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Indian Ocean

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms: Looking for Greater Nepal book cover

    Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2020-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Nation-branding in Practice: The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar book cover

    Nation-branding in Practice

    The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Anabel Eggeling

    This book investigates the political implications of country promotion through practices of ‘nation-branding’ by drawing on contemporary examples from the sports, urban development and higher education sector in Kazakhstan and Qatar. Nation-branding has emerged as a central practice of…

    Hardback – 2020-06-13 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The BRICS Studies: Theories and Issues book cover

    The BRICS Studies

    Theories and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xu Xiujun

    Given their immense potential for development and representation of a new international political and economic order, the BRICS countries have become a strong nascent force on the global stage. However, as overall economic growth continues to slow down and the geopolitical situation becomes more…

    Hardback – 2020-06-09 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Sovereignty and Illicit Social Order book cover

    Sovereignty and Illicit Social Order

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Marc Lilyblad

    This book demonstrates how illicit social orders (established by gangs, terrorists, mafias, rebels, or other insurgent forces) arise from competition over territory, authority, and institutions in local arenas; and assesses their sobering implications for modern, national state sovereignty from the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-06 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Sport, Statehood and Transition in Europe: Comparative perspectives from post-Soviet and post-socialist societies book cover

    Sport, Statehood and Transition in Europe

    Comparative perspectives from post-Soviet and post-socialist societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ekain Rojo-Labaien, Juan Álvaro Rodríguez Díaz, Joel Rookwood

    This book examines the political significance of sport and its importance for nation-state building and political and economic transition across thirteen post-Soviet and post-socialist countries, primarily located in Eastern Europe. Adopting a critical case-study approach, building on historical…

    Hardback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Contemporary Preventive Diplomacy book cover

    Contemporary Preventive Diplomacy

    1st Edition

    By Bertrand G. Ramcharan

    This book offers an explanation and evaluation of preventative diplomacy in an age of increasing precariousness. It emphasises the importance of pursuing diplomacy and human security in connection with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which promote development grounded in peace, justice, and…

    Hardback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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