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  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the substantive growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for the Afro-Caribbean…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Fictions of Integration

    American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education

    By Naomi Lesley

    This book examines how children’s and young adult literature addresses and interrogates the legacies of American school desegregation. Such literature narrates not only the famous battles to implement desegregation in the South, in places like Little Rock, Arkansas, but also more insidious and less…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Handbook of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The study of the American South is still growing, evolving, and deepening as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have come together with sociologists, musicologists, geographers, and others to broaden the ways in which we study the American South. Rather than just a rehashing of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media

    Edited by Lori Kido Lopez, Vincent Pham

    The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and stories that have been featured in mainstream film and television, to the birth and development of a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Navigating the Transnational in Modern American Literature and Culture

    Edited by Tara Stubbs, Doug Haynes

    This study develops the important work carried out on American literature through the frameworks of transnational, transatlantic, and trans-local studies to ask what happens when these same aspects become intrinsic to the critical narrative. Much cultural criticism since the 1990s has sought to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans is a new multi-authored history of one of the biggest ethnic groups in the United States. The collection brings together leading scholars and critics to create a narrative of the trials and triumphs of Italians in America. Concentrating on themes ranging…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • African Americans and Jungian Psychology

    Leaving the Shadows

    By Fanny Brewster

    African Americans and Jungian Psychology: Leaving the shadows explores the little known racial relationship between the African diaspora and C.G. Jung’s analytical psychology. In this unique book, Fanny Brewster explores the culture of Jungian psychology in America and its often difficult…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States

    Edited by Preston King, Graham M. Smith

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this volume throws light on the place of friendship in politics by connecting theoretical questions to empirical answers. Today, friendship and politics are most commonly viewed as distinct and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives

    By Yanoula Athanassakis

    Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives examines post-1929 US artistic interrogations of environmental disruption. Tracing themes of pollution, marine life, and agricultural production in the work of a number of historically significant writers including John Steinbeck, Ruth Ozeki, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

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