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  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    Winner of the Award for Distinguished Scholarship from the Animals & Society Section of the American Sociological Association This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • Diversity in Black Greek Letter Organizations

    Breaking the Line, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Marie Laybourn, Devon R. Goss

    Starting in the early twentieth century and still thriving in the contemporary era, Black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) provide social support, networking opportunities, and service for the Black community. Although BGLOs have always been majority-Black organizations, there are small…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • MGM

    1st Edition

    By Tino Balio

    The winner of the 2019 Peter C. Rollins Book Award This is the first comprehensive history of MGM from its origins in 1905 to the present. Following a straightforward chronology corresponding to specific periods of film industry history, each chapter describes how successive managements adjusted…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    The Routledge Hollywood Centenary Series

  • Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Banks

    This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • America and the Postwar World: Remaking International Society, 1945-1956

    1st Edition

    By David Mayers

    The main tide of international relations scholarship on the first years after World War II sweeps toward Cold War accounts. These have emphasized the United States and USSR in a context of geopolitical rivalry, with concomitant attention upon the bristling security state. Historians have also…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Advocacy for Social Change

    Coalitions and the Organizations That Lead Them, 1st Edition

    By Herbert J. Rubin

    This book portrays how small, geographically dispersed, and progressive social change and social service organizations working within a coalition can influence national-level social policies. Based on extensive empirical research on two national organizations and their local affiliates, one…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Andrew O'Keefe

    Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere applies competing definitions and conceptions of hegemony to various foreign policy initiatives and events during the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack H. Obama to test whether they manifest a decline in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Planning for Coexistence?

    Recognizing Indigenous rights through land-use planning in Canada and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Libby Porter, Janice Barry

    Planning is becoming one of the key battlegrounds for Indigenous people to negotiate meaningful articulation of their sovereign territorial and political rights, reigniting the essential tension that lies at the heart of Indigenous-settler relations. But what actually happens in the planning…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Progress and Its Impact on the Nagas

    A Clash of Worldviews, 1st Edition

    By Tezenlo Thong

    The term ’progress’ is a modern Western notion that life is always improving and advancing toward an ideal state. It is a vital modern concept which underlies geographic explorations and scientific and technological inventions as well as the desire to harness nature in order to increase human…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • The Nation's First Monument and the Origins of the American Memorial Tradition

    Liberty Enshrined, 1st Edition

    By Sally Webster

    The commemorative tradition in early American art is given sustained consideration for the first time in Sally Webster's study of public monuments and the construction of an American patronymic tradition. Until now, no attempt has been made to create a coherent early history of the carved symbolic…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Class and the Making of American Literature

    Created Unequal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Lawson

    This book refocuses current understandings of American Literature from the revolutionary period to the present-day through an analytical accounting of class, reestablishing a foundation for discussions of class in American culture. American Studies scholars have explored the ways in which American…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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