• Women Warriors in Southeast Asia book cover

    Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vina A. Lanzona, Frederik Rettig

    This book brings together a wide range of case studies to explore the experiences and significance of women warriors in Southeast Asian history from ancient to contemporary times. Using a number of sources, including royal chronicles, diaries, memoirs and interviews, the book discusses why women…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • On the Genealogy of Critique: Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant book cover

    On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both contemporary academic debates on critique, and today’s mainstream criticism, by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that civilisation…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts book cover

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire

    Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Rampley, Markian Prokopovych, Nóra Veszprémi

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire is a study of museums of design and applied arts in Austria-Hungary from 1864 to 1914. The Museum for Art and Industry (now the Museum of Applied Arts) as well as its design school occupies a prominent place in the study. The book…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Post-Truth Public Relations: Communication in an Era of Digital Disinformation book cover

    Post-Truth Public Relations

    Communication in an Era of Digital Disinformation, 1st Edition

    By Gareth Thompson

    This book explores the purpose, practice and effects of public relations (PR) at a time that has been variously described as an era of populism, post-truth and fake news. It considers how PR processes have contributed to the current social condition of post-truth and what constitutes PR work in…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Theory and Praxis: Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge book cover

    Theory and Praxis

    Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murzban Jal, Jyoti Bawane

    This book proposes a New Enlightenment – a new way of looking at the non-Western world. Breaking new ground, the essays chart a course beyond Eurocentric discourses (which completely ignore the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin-America) and forms of nativism (which are usually ethnocentric…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge India

  • Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan book cover

    Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Omar Sadr

    This book analyses the problematique of governance and administration of cultural diversity within the modern state of Afghanistan and traces patterns of national integration. It explores state construction in twentieth-century Afghanistan and Afghan nationalism, and explains the shifts in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge India

  • Political Party Dynamics and Democracy in Sweden:: Developments since the ‘Golden Age’ book cover

    Political Party Dynamics and Democracy in Sweden:

    Developments since the ‘Golden Age’, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Moller

    Sweden has often been described as a democratic forerunner, with one of the world's most stable party systems and with a well-functioning parliamentary system. However, the political landscape in Sweden has undergone a rapid change in recent years. The institutions of the political system – not…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Changing Change Management: Strategy, Power and Resistance book cover

    Changing Change Management

    Strategy, Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Darren McCabe

    The literature on Change Management works from the premise that management possesses the power to achieve change and this is evident in that resistance is little more than a footnote in most textbooks. This assumption sits uneasily, however, with the high failure rate of Change Management…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • Social Movements and Organized Labour: Passions and Interests book cover

    Social Movements and Organized Labour

    Passions and Interests, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen R. Grote, Claudius Wagemann

    This book is about the building of alliances and about joint activities between two groups of social movement actors ascribed increasing relevance for the functioning and the eventual amendment of democratic capitalism. The chapters provide a well-balanced mix of theoretical and empirical accounts…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Walling, Boundaries and Liminality: A Political Anthropology of Transformations book cover

    Walling, Boundaries and Liminality

    A Political Anthropology of Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Marius Ion Benţa, Joan Davison

    Contemporary challenges related to walls, borders and encirclement, such as migration, integration and endemic historical conflicts, can only be understood properly from a long-term perspective. This book seeks to go beyond conventional definitions of the long durée by locating the social practice…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Identity, Motivation and Memory: The Role of History in the British and German Forces book cover

    Identity, Motivation and Memory

    The Role of History in the British and German Forces, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Katharina Kayss

    This book explores the connection between British and German officer cadets’ perceptions of the past and their motivations for enlisting in the military forces in the United Kingdom and Germany. Drawing upon qualitative interviews and survey data conducted at officers’ academies in the UK and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Work, Professions and Organisations

  • The Spectacle of Critique: From Philosophy to Cacophony book cover

    The Spectacle of Critique

    From Philosophy to Cacophony, 1st Edition

    By Tom Boland

    Far from being the preserve of a few elite thinkers, critique increasingly dominates public life in modernity, leading to a cacophony of accusation and denunciation around all political issues. The technique of unmasking ‘power’ or ‘hegemony’ or ‘ideology’ has now been adopted across the political…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

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