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  • European Citizenship and Identity Outside of the European Union

    Europe Outside Europe?, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Weinar

    This book critically engages with the concept of European identity and citizenship, and the role of the European Union in diaspora, membership and emigration policies. It presents original research on European governance of emigration and citizenship and considers European integration in a global…

    Hardback – 2019-08-18 
    Routledge
    Critical European Studies

  • Japan and the Asian Pacific Region

    Profile of Change, 1st Edition

    By Masahide Shibusawa

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the spectacular economic growth of the Asia Pacific region in the 1970s and 1980s. How did a group of non-Western nations, in an area plagued by war, achieve such success, so quickly? Japan was the driving force in the region, and a dominant influence on…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Sino-Japanese Relations

    China's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Laura Newby

    This book, first published in 1988, analyses the economic changes that China and Japan underwent in the 1980s – changes that not only underlined, but also added to, the complexity of the relationship between these two important Asian powers. China saw a key role for Japan in its modernization plans…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • U.S./Japan Foreign Trade

    An Annotated Bibliography of Socioeconomic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Rita E. Neri

    This bibliography, first published in 1988, consists of annotated entries of monographs and journal articles published in English that discuss socio-economic aspects of Japanese society as well as the general and economic dynamics of United States-Japan trade relations. Emphasis is on the Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Japan at the Summit

    Its Role in the Western Alliance and in Asian Pacific Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Shiro Saito

    This book, first published in 1990 and written from a Japanese perspective, examines the gradual transformation of Japan's traditional role in world politics since the Second World War. With Japan's postwar economic success came calls from many quarters for it to match its economic involvement with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Make America Hate Again

    Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum

    Horror films have traditionally sunk their teeth into straitened times, reflecting, expressing and validating the spirit of the epoch, and capitalising on the political and cultural climate in which they are made. This book shows how the horror genre has adapted itself to the transformation of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Race, Nation, War

    Japanese American Forced Removal, Public Policy and National Security, 1st Edition

    By Ayanna Yonemura

    This book examines international post-9/11 policies by connecting them to the United States’ violations of Japanese Americans’ human rights during World War II. Analysing the policies of the US, Race, Nation, War illustrates how ideas of race and masculinity shaped the indefinite leave policy which…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam

    1st Edition

    By Claude Cernuschi

    This book reinterprets Wifredo Lam’s work with particular attention to its political implications, focusing on how these implications emerge from the artist’s critical engagement with twentieth century anthropology. It also reinvestigates the artist’s relationship to key figures in the history of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • American Women Artists, 1935-1970

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Langa, Paula Wisotzki

    Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn M. Fenton

    On 10 December 1910, Giacomo Puccini’s seventh opera, La fanciulla del West, had its premiere before a sold-out audience at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House. The performance was the Metropolitan Opera Company’s first world premiere by any composer. By all accounts, the premiere was an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Narratives of Faith from the Haiti Earthquake

    Religion, Natural Hazards and Disaster Response, 1st Edition

    By Roger Philip Abbott, Robert S. White

    This book presents an in-depth ethnographic case study carried out in the years following the 2010 Haitian earthquake to present the role of faith beliefs in disaster response. The earthquake is one of the most destructive on record, and the aftermath, including a cholera epidemic and ongoing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

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