• 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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Contemporary Liminality

  • Violence and Non-Violence across Time: History, Religion and Culture book cover

    Violence and Non-Violence across Time

    History, Religion and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sudhir Chandra

    This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present. One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human…

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    Routledge India

  • Globalisation, Environment and Social Justice: Perspectives, Issues and Concerns book cover

    Globalisation, Environment and Social Justice

    Perspectives, Issues and Concerns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manish K. Verma

    This volume provides a comprehensive account of the connections between globalisation, environment and social justice. It examines varied dimensions of environmental sustainability; the adverse impact of globalisation on environment and its consequences for poverty, unemployment and displacement;…

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  • Discourse on Rights in India: Debates and Dilemmas book cover

    Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

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  • Liberal Education and Its Discontents: The Crisis in the Indian University book cover

    Liberal Education and Its Discontents

    The Crisis in the Indian University, 1st Edition

    By Shashikala Srinivasan

    What explains the peculiar trajectory of the university and liberal education in India? Can we understand the crisis in the university in terms of the idea of education underlying it? This book explores these vital questions and traces the intellectual history of the idea of education and the…

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  • The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919: A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War book cover

    The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919

    A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jangkhomang Guite, Thongkholal Haokip

    This book explores the Kuki uprising against the British Empire during the First World War in Northeast frontier of India (then Assam-Burma frontier). It underlines how of the three-year war (1917–1919), spanning over 6,000 square miles, is crucial to understanding present-day Northeast India. The…

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  • A Critical Theory of Counterterrorism: Ontology, Epistemology and Normativity book cover

    A Critical Theory of Counterterrorism

    Ontology, Epistemology and Normativity, 1st Edition

    By Sondre Lindahl

    This book offers a theory and model of counterterrorism based on emancipation and non-violence. Critical Terrorism Studies (CTS) scholars have produced wide-ranging and rich critiques of terrorism-related research, as well as state counterterrorism policies and practices. This work aims to fill in…

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    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Geo-economics and Power Politics in the 21st Century: The Revival of Economic Statecraft book cover

    Geo-economics and Power Politics in the 21st Century

    The Revival of Economic Statecraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mikael Wigell, Sören Scholvin, Mika Aaltola

    Starting from the key concept of geo-economics, this book investigates the new power politics and argues that the changing structural features of the contemporary international system are recasting the strategic imperatives of foreign policy practice. States increasingly practice power politics by…

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    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • The Authorised History of British Defence Economic Intelligence: A Cold War in Whitehall, 1929-90 book cover

    The Authorised History of British Defence Economic Intelligence

    A Cold War in Whitehall, 1929-90, 1st Edition

    By Peter Davies

    This book is the first history of UK economic intelligence and offers a new perspective on the evolution of Britain's national intelligence machinery and how it worked during the Cold War. British economic intelligence has a longer pedigree than the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) and was the…

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    Government Official History Series

  • Gender, Conflict and International Humanitarian Law: A critique of the 'principle of distinction' book cover

    Gender, Conflict and International Humanitarian Law

    A critique of the 'principle of distinction', 1st Edition

    By Orly Maya Stern

    This book conducts a gendered critique of the ‘principle of distinction’ in international humanitarian law (IHL), with a focus on recent conflicts in Africa. The ‘principle of distinction’ is core to IHL, and regulates who can and cannot be targeted in armed conflict. It states that civilians may…

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    Routledge Studies in Humanitarian Action

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