• 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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    Routledge India

  • 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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    Routledge India

  • 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

  • China and International Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: Strategic Assistance book cover

    China and International Nuclear Weapons Proliferation

    Strategic Assistance, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Stålhane Hiim

    This book explores China’s approach to the nuclear programs in Pakistan, Iran, and North Korea. A major power with access to nuclear technology, China has a significant impact on international nuclear weapons proliferation, but its attitude towards the spread of the bomb has been inconsistent.…

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    Asian Security Studies

  • The Languages of Religion: Exploring the Politics of the Sacred book cover

    The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

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    Routledge India

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

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  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

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  • Religious Freedom and the Law: Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

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