• Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam book cover

    Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Kingsley Malarney

    Originally published in 2002 Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam is a study of the history and consequences of the revolutionary campaign to transform culture and ritual in northern Vietnam. Based upon official documents and several years of field research in Thinh Liet Commune, a Red River…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Ritual in Industrial Society: A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England book cover

    Ritual in Industrial Society

    A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bocock

    Originally published in 1974, Ritual in Industrial Society is based on several years’ research including interviews and observations into the importance of ritual in industrial society within modern Britain. The book addresses how identity and meaning for people of all occupations and social…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • 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

  • Peace in International Relations book cover

    Peace in International Relations

    2nd Edition

    By Oliver P. Richmond

    This updated and revised second edition examines the conceptualisation and evolution of peace in International Relations (IR) theory. The book examines the concept of peace and its usage in the main theoretical debates in IR, including realism, liberalism, constructivism, critical theory, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds book cover

    The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: On Mimesis and Society book cover

    Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion

    On Mimesis and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Borch

    Terrorist attacks seem to mimic other terrorist attacks. Mass shootings appear to mimic previous mass shootings. Financial traders seem to mimic other traders. It is not a novel observation that people often imitate others. Some might even suggest that mimesis is at the core of human interaction.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • 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

  • International Law and the Use of Force: Cases and Materials book cover

    International Law and the Use of Force

    Cases and Materials, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Janik

    This book introduces key issues on the use of force while also providing a detailed analysis of technological developments and recent legal discussions in the field. The author examines areas such as support for rebel groups, the concept of humanitarian intervention, the Responsibility to Protect…

    Paperback – 2020-01-16
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  • 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

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data: Big Data, Big Brother? book cover

    The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Understanding Sex for Sale: Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce book cover

    Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

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